Patron Program

The SNA Patron Program is designed to increase your organization's interaction with school nutrition professionals. As an SNA Patron, your company will enjoy greater exposure and access to school foodservice professionals nationwide. All segments of the foodservice industry are encouraged to join this program.


  • Corporate Membership included ($975 value)
    • All employees will receive Industry Insider, a monthly e-newsletter designed just for Industry Members
    • Every employee receives access to the members’ only section of SNA’s Web site (access to directories, list of state school foodservice conferences, Tuesday Morning, a weekly newsletter on legislative activities, and The Journal of Child Nutrition and Management).
  • Complimentary association research
  • SNA Patron Logo to use for promotional purposes
  • Tag line for promotional use “Supporting school nutrition professionals and the children they serve.”

Meeting Registration
Benefits & Discounts

  • One School Nutrition Industry Conference registration ($890 value)
  • One Legislative Action Conference registration ($560 value)
  • Exclusive invitation to attend the National Leadership Conference
  • Annual National Conference benefits:
    • Recognition listing in the ANC Program Guide
    • Five tickets to the Final Event ($625 value)
  • Receive the industry member registration rate for all SNA meetings
  • $500 Boot Camp registration discount
  • Exclusive Annual Patron Meeting including topical discussions and high-level engagement with SNA leaders and school nutrition directors 

Magazine Subscriptions
Advertising Discounts


Complimentary &
Discounted Membership

  • School Nutrition Industry Conference attendee list ($300 value)
  • Legislative Action Conference attendee list ($250 value)
  • Annual National Conference attendee list ($750 value)
  • 35% discount on inFOCUS (membership) list rentals

ANC Exhibit Booth

  • One complimentary 10-by-10 foot exhibit space ($2,500 value)
  • Priority booth space selection prior to non-Patron exhibitors
  • Five additional name badges ($625 value)
  • Exhibit Hall booth signs identifying Patrons
  • Dedicated GES exhibitor Service Executive Support
  • Expedited empty crate return at close of show

Foundation Contribution
and Benefits

  • $1,500 contribution is tax deductible
  • SNF Friends logo for use in your organization’s promotional material
  • Listing in ANC Program Guide, School Nutrition magazine, and donor signs

Join Today!
View a listing of the 2020 SNA Patrons. To become an SNA Patron member, download the Patron Application or contact SNA Business Development Manager Nita Artis at (703) 824-3000, ext. 173, or by email at

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