Exhibit Hall

Exhibit Floor Hours:
Monday, July 14 10:00 am–2:00 pm
Tuesday, July 15 9:00 am–11:30 am*
Tuesday, July 15 11:30 am–2:00 pm
Wednesday, July 16 10:15 am–1:15 pm

*Special Exhibit Hall time for directors only. Current membership type and registration category must be Director or State Agency. Each director may be accompanied by one employee from the same district, but they must enter together.

Please note: For safety reasons, rolling carts and children under age 16 will not be allowed on the Exhibit Hall floor at any time for any reason.

EXHIBIT HALL HIGHLIGHTS

Culinary Demonstrations
There’s nothing more delicious than discovering fresh ways to prepare and serve school meals. Meet with experts who can share culinary secrets and nutrition tips to increase participation at your school. For additional information, click here. The demonstrations will take place at the following times:

Monday, July 14 11:15 am–12:00 pm
Monday, July 14 1:00 pm–1:45 pm
Tuesday, July 15 12:00 pm–12:45 pm
Tuesday, July 15 1:15 pm–2:00 pm
Wednesday, July 16 10:30 am–11:15 am
Wednesday, July 16 12:15 pm–1:00 pm

Partners Pavilion (Booth 388)
“New” this year is the Partners Pavilion, where you can engage with allied organizations that support the work of school nutrition professionals. Featured this year are Action for Healthy Kids, American Society for Nutrition, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, Grain Food Foundation, New York Coalition for Healthy School Food and Share Our Strength – No Kid Hungry. For additional information, click here.

Wellness Village
All work and no relaxation makes a school nutrition professional stressed! Stop by the Wellness Village to meet with health and wellness professionals, who are ready to help you relax at a massage station, offer tips for healthy living and more.

Catch the Moment
Look back fondly on your time spent in the Cradle of Liberty with a souvenir personalized photo, captured with a background unique to the 2014 conference.

Directors-Only All-Access Pass
Attention, SNA members at the district director/supervisor level! A special exhibit time has been set aside for you on Tuesday, July 15, to walk the aisles at your own pace and network with individual exhibitors. Before entering the Exhibit Hall, be sure to pick up your Directors-Only All-Access Pass card. Visit at least five of the sponsors identified on the card to be entered into a drawing to win a 2015 SNA Conference Package, featuring one free registration to the School Nutrition Industry Conference, Legislative Action Conference and Annual National Conference!

New Product Showcase
Located outside the Exhibit Hall, the New Product Showcase will feature the newest products, services and equipment available to schools within the last year. Please stop by to see the many products on display. For additional information, click here.

Exhibitor Information

Location
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
http://massconvention.com/exhibitors

Exposition Dates: July 14-16, 2014
Monday, July 14: 10:00 am–2:00 pm
Tuesday, July 15: 9:00 am–11:30 am***
Tuesday, July 15: 11:30 am–2:00 pm
Wednesday, July 16: 10:15 am–1:15 pm

***This exclusive, non-competitive Exhibit Hall time is for Directors only.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Exhibit Hall Webinar: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/314980570
Presentation

SNA presented an Exhibit Hall Webinar on May 15, which outlined requirements from the Boston Health Dept., Boston Convention & Exhibition Center and Levy’s Restaurant & Catering for ANC14 Boston Tradeshow. Please take a moment to review this material and as always, please contact us if you have any questions. Crystal Harper Pierre/Exhibit Sales Manager, charper@schoolnutrition.org or Sherry Carrigan, VP of Industry Relations & Meetings, scarrigan@schoolnutrition.org

The Online Exhibitor Registration is now open: SNA has planned an outstanding series of education sessions and General Sessions. We encourage you to attend these sessions and learn more about the child nutrition industry. Each company receives five (5) complimentary badges per 10x10 booth space purchased. Once your company goes over their badge allotment, there is a $75 fee for additional badges. No badges, above your allotment will be processed without payment. Online registration allows you to make changes and additions to your badge order up until the time the site closes on Thursday, July 3, 2014. (Badges will not be mailed, but available for pick up onsite at the registration desk at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center).
[ Exhibitor Registration]. The cost for additional badges over your allotment once purchased onsite at the conference is a $100 fee.

Submit Your Company Program Guide Description today!: This information must be submitted by March 21, 2014, in order for companies to be listed in the 2014 ANC Program Guide. The Program Guide gives attendees an overview profile about your company. It is an important information tool for ANC attendees.

Exhibitor Service Kit: All contracted exhibitors will have the convenience of online service when ordering their materials to set-up booths. In Spring 2014, exhibitors will receive notice when the link to the Service Kit is available. All booth payments must be paid in full in order to gain access to the Service Kit.
Any questions please contact contact SNA Exhibits Sales Manager Crystal Harper-Pierre at (301) 686-3140 charper@schoolnutrition.org.

Please note that SNA's Official Show Vendors are:



Installation Hours:
Friday, July 11: 7:00 am–6:00 pm
Saturday, July 12: 7:00 am–9:00 pm
Sunday, July 13: 7:00 am–9:00 pm

GES Service Desk Hours
Friday, July 11 – Thursday, July 17: 8:00 am–5:00 pm

Dismantling Hours
Wednesday, July 16: 1:30 pm–9:00 pm
Thursday, July 17: 7:00 am–5:00 pm

Exhibit Space Fees
Contracts received on or before September 30, will receive the following rates:

Corporate Industry Member Rates:

  • 10x10 Inline: $2,400
  • 10x10 Corner: $2,600

Non-member Rates:

  • 10x10 Inline: $3,250
  • 10x10 Corner: $3,450

Contracts received after September 30, will receive the following rates:

Corporate Industry Member Rates:

  • 10x10 Inline: $2,650
  • 10x10 Corner: $2,850

Non-member Rates:

  • 10x10 Inline: $3,500
  • 10x10 Corner: $3,700

Corporate Industry Member Documents


Exhibit Documents


What’s Included with Your Booth?

  • Five (5) Complimentary Exhibit Hall badges for each 10x10 expo-space purchased
  • Twelve (12) exclusive, non-competing exhibit hall hours
  • Networking opportunities for your company to interact with over 3,000 foodservice professionals; generate leads
  • Opportunity to promote, sample and demonstrate new products & services; obtain buyer feedback
  • Access to all General Sessions and Industry Educational Sessions
  • Use of the Boston conference logo for marketing purposes
  • Company profile listed in the Exhibit section of the official ANC Program Guide (subject to print deadline); a resource used by attendees throughout the year
  • Complimentary coffee service in the Exhibits Office; 8:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Pipe & Drape for your company’s booth
  • A 7x44 Identification Sign
  • PLEASE NOTE: The Attendee Rental List is available through INFOCUS MARKETING at (800)708-5478 or customerservice@infocuslists.com

MORE OPPORTUNITIES

Culinary Demonstrations
Culinary Demonstrations provide an opportunity to showcase your latest food products, recipes, techniques, nutrition and food presentation skills, and offer ways to enhance school meals and increase participation. These six demos will be available for purchase of $3,200 each. You must be exhibiting at ANC in order to present a demo.
Download the Culinary Demonstration Application (pdf)

New Product Showcase
This is a one-of-a-kind display of new products, services or equipment strategically located within the high-traffic Marketplace area. It is a quick and effective way to introduce and promote your product to ANC attendees. The cost is $500 to obtain a shelf within the display. You must be exhibiting at ANC in order to participate in the New Product Showcase.
Download the New Product Showcase Application (pdf)

Become a Sponsor of ANC Boston!
SNA offers a broad range of sponsorship opportunities to choose from with price points that allow every company to generate awareness, show their latest innovation and support school nutrition professionals in their efforts to serve healthy school meals across this nation. To increase your company's visibility by becoming a conference or event sponsor, contact SNA Staff Vice President of Industry Relations & Meetings Sherry Carrigan at (301) 686-3151 or scarrigan@schoolnutrition.org.
Download the Remaining ANC Sponsorship Opportunities (doc)

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National Harbor, MD 20745
servicecenter@schoolnutrition.org

Tel (301) 686-3100
Fax (301) 686-3115

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