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2022 National Child Nutrition Conference

April 18-22 2022 | New Orleans, Louisiana

CACFP · Afterschool Meals · Summer Food

Why Partner with the National CACFP Sponsors Association?

The National CACFP Sponsors Association (NCA) is the national platform for the USDA’s Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).  We represent a broad network of organizations that work tireslessly to serve nutritious meals and snacks to children and adults nationwide through both the CACFP and SFSP. 

Stakeholders include:

  • State and Federal Agencies 
  • Sponsoring Organizations 
  • Child Care Centers 
  • Head Start 
  • Afterschool Organizations 
  • Family Home Child Care 
  • Tribal Organizations 
  • Emergency Shelters 
  • Food Banks 
  • Anti-Hunger Organizations 
  • Industry Leaders 
  • Summer Food and more.  
CACFP SFSP Infographic with adults

Network

Engage with attendees and decision makers who influence a broad number of child nutrition participants. Build personal long-lasting relationships. 

Brand

Strengthen your brand by showcasing your products and services to CACFP and SFSP stakeholders.  

Partner

Showcase your organization as an advocate for child hunger and food insecurity with solutions to help solve problems.  

2022 National Child Nutrition Conference Opportunities

Exhibit

With many non-competitive hours, our exhibit hall is the place to showcase your products, solutions and resources while networking and building relationships.

Silver Level - $2,500

  • 10'x20' Space (pipe and drape) with Two (2) Six-Foot Tables and Four (4) Chairs
  • Conference Program Recognition
  • One-Time Social Media Promotion
  • Conference App Placement
  • One (1) Conference Registration
  • Placement in Online Exhibitor Directory

Bronze Level - $1,500

  • 10'x10' Space (pipe and drape) with One (1) Six-Foot Table and Two (2) Chairs
  • Conference Program Recognition
  • One-Time Social Media Promotion
  • Conference App Placement
  • One (1) Conference Registration
  • Placement in Online Exhibitor Directory

Nonprofit Level - $1,000

  • 10'x10' Space (pipe and drape) with One (1) Six-Foot Table and Two (2) Chairs
  • Conference Program Recognition
  • One-Time Social Media Promotion
  • Conference App Placement
  • One (1) Conference Registration
  • Placement in Online Exhibitor Directory

Exhibitor Hours

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 | 9:00 am - 1:30 pm and 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, April 21, 2022 | 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Exclusive Exhibitor Add-On Opportunities

Commercial Workshop - $500

Social Media Live Demo - $500

Advertise

Conference Program Ads

Full Page - $800

Half Page - $600

Quarter Page - $400

Tote Bag Promotion

$950 + Hotel Receiving Charges

Sponsorship

Partner with us as a sponsor and receive exclusive benefits and premier recognition.

$10,000 Sponsorships $7,500 Sponsorships $5,000 Sponsorships $2,500 Sponsorships (Education Tracks)
General Session (One Available) Evening Welcome Reception Registration (SOLD) At-Risk Afterschool (SOLD)
Grab 'n' Go Breakfast (Two Available) Conference App Selfie Spot (SOLD) Nutrition
Boxed Lunch (Two Available) Tote Bags Charging Stations Head Start
Padfolio Networking Lounge Summer Food (SOLD)
Lanyards Snack Break Program Administration & Operations
Beverage Break State Agency
Train-the-Trainer
Management
Commercial
Policy & Advocacy
Financial Management
Research & Resources
Program Spotlight

 

Become an Industry Partner

Join us in supporting CACFP and SFSP communities and helping to ensure that millions of children have access to nutritious meals daily. By investing with NCA, you are not only supporting sponsoring organizations, but also providers, children and families across the country. 

Industry Partner 4x3

Industry Partner - $1,000

  • Online Presence: Recognition year-round with logo, partner description and link on NCA website. 
  • Email Marketing: One-time placement of logo, link, and 600-character or less description in the child nutrition community eNews (sent to over 95,000+ stakeholders). 
  • Use of NCA Industry Partner Badge on your marketing materials. 
  • A 10% Discount on all Exhibitor and Advertiser fees. 

Exhibitor Hall Information

Exhibitor Hours

Exhibitor Move-In Monday, April 18, 2022 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Exhibitor Ready Hour Tuesday, April 19, 2022 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Exhibit Hall Day 1 Tuesday, April 19, 2022 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Exhibit Hall Day 2 Wednesday, April 20, 2022 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Day 3 Thursday, April 21, 2022 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Exhibitor Move-Out Thursday, April 21, 2022 1:00 pm -4:00 pm

Shipping

To ship items directly to your booth, please use Freeman shipping services.

To ship items to yourself at the hotel, please use the following address and pick up your items at the FedEx office inside the Hyatt Regency:

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

National Child Nutrition Conference: April 18, 2022 - April 22, 2022

Hold for Guest (Your Name) (Your Cell Number)

(Guest Company Name) (Booth Number) Elita A

601 Loyola Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70113

 

The shipping window for exhibitor booth materials is Wednesday-Tuesday, April 13-19, 2022. Items arriving prior to the exhibitor shipping window or left in the FedEx office will be charged an additional storage fee.

Food Samples Distribution is allowed. Exhibitors may distribute snack-size food samples during Exhibit Hall hours at no charge. Snack-size samples are individual, small portions, such as yogurt in a 6 oz. container, mandarin oranges in a snack-size bowl, a single snack bag, a single serving of whole grain snack crackers, or a small orange juice. Submit the food samples you are planning to distribute here.

Cold Storage: If you are planning to ship items that are in need of cold storage, please contact us at partnerships@cacfp.org. Cold Storage items will be shipped directly to the hotel.

 

Additional Booth Staff or Attendees

Exhibitors all receive one complimentary attendee with their booth packages. If you would like to bring additonal staff, you may choose from the following:

Exhibit Hall-Only Pass ($250): Give you full Exhibit Hall access and lunch on Wednesday and Thursday. You may not attend any of the educational portion of the conference with this pass.

Regular Attendee (current rate): Exhibitors may purchase full attendee registrations. To do so, visit our registration site. We recommend this option for exhibitor staff that want to network beyond the Exhibit Hall and attend any of the sessions in the schedule.

Exhibitor Lead Retrieval Program

We have revamped our lead retrieval program. Exhibitors who donate a door prize item will be given an opt-in attendee list. Exhibitors will need to provide a gift card of $50 or $100 denomination (Visa, Amazon, Starbucks, Walmart).

Gift cards can be delivered to the registration desk at the conference, and NCA will conduct the drawing and publicize the winners.

Exclusive Add-Ons for Exhibitors

Commercial Workshop

Apply here. Workshops must be approved by the NCNC Conference Committee.

Commercial Workshop

To schedule your demo time, please contact partnerships@cacfp.org.

Advertising

Tote Bag Promotional Item

Purchasing Deadline: March 1, 2022

Tote bag promotional items must have prior approval. Please submit your tote bag promotional item and brief description to partnerships@cacfp.org.

Submit Tracking Numbers to partnerships@cacfp.org by April 11, 2022.

Delivery Window: Monday-Friday, April 11-15, 2022*

*Tote bag promotional items arriving after April 15, 2022 will NOT be included in the attendee tote bag*

Tote Bag Address:

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

National Child Nutrition Conference: April 16, 2022

Alexia Thex, 512-987-1459

National CACFP Sponsors Association - TOTE BAG ONLY (Empire)

601 Loyola Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70113

 

Conference Program Advertising

Page Ads
High-Quality .png or .jpg No Bleed With .125" Bleed
Full Page 8.5" w x 11" h  8.75" w x 11.25" h 
Half Page  8.5" w x 5.5" h  8.75" w x 5.75" h 
Quarter Page 4.25" w x 5.5" h  4.50" w x 5.75" h 

Please email ad to partnerships@cacfp.org. Ad must have prior approval.

Submission Deadline: March 1, 2022