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2019 SNAL Exhibition Booth Information

Astor Crown Plaza, New Orleans June 18-20, 2019
The Premier or VIP Showing of Exhibits will be held on Thursday, June 20th from 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. The ribbon cutting being held at 9:25 am – 9:30 am. This will be a time for you to showcase your product, equipment and services to Directors, Supervisors, and purchasing personnel on a one-to-one basis. This year Chapter Presidents and Cafeteria Managers will also attend the Premier VIP Showing of Exhibits.

Booth Rates

Location / Size Cost Per Booth Amount
Grand Ballroom (A-D) 8’ X 10’Booth $950.00 50
Grand Ballroom Gallery 8’ X 8’ $900.00 11
Astor Ballroom (I – III) 8’ X 10’ $950.00 31
Astor Ballroom (I - III) 8’ X 8’ $950.00 9

Booth Package Inclusions

  • Eight-foot high backwall drape
  • Three-foot sidewall drape
  • One (1) 6’ Skirted Covered table (3 sides) Additional tables can be purchased: Contact Terry
  • Two (2) Contour Chairs
  • One (1) booth ID sign (7” X 44”)
  • One (1) wastebasket

Booth Assignments

Non-corporate partner booth assignments are based on a first come, first serve basis once your registration/contract and payment is received. NOTE: Corporate partners will receive first preference for booth assignments.

Electrical, Audio/Visual & Technology

The hotel has wall outlets around the perimeter of the exhibit space, but depending on where your booth is, you may have to order electrical power. All electrical power needed must be ordered and paid for directly to ‘PSAV’, the official audio visual (AV) provider of the Astor Crowne Plaza. Allan Richards, is the Director of Event Technology for PSAV. PSAV also manages the internet, telecom and exhibit electrical services. The PSAV ORDER form can be used to order these services directly. Mr. Richards can be contacted at:

Office: 504.962-0549
Fax: 877.537.0057
Cell: 504.319.1898

Booth numbers will be issued by Monday, April 29, 2019 giving amble time to make necessary exhibit purchases. Please submit your payment to PSAV at least 11 days prior to conference to secure the advanced payment rate or you will have to pay the full on-site rate after the deadline.

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Corporate Partnership Booths

All Corporate Partnership Sponsor booth spaces will be assigned in the order received before any non-corporate sponsor registrants. All corporate partner sponsors will be recognized in the exhibit area by an oval shaped logo sign, indicating the level (platinum, gold, silver, bronze) of sponsorship in addition to benefits listed in corporate partnership level purchased.

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Booth Contest

The conference color scheme will be RED, BLACK & BLUE. Each booth should include at least one item focusing on the theme and colors. The conference theme is: “SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST: EMERGING VICTORIOUS IN CHILD NUTRITION” Our conference also has a sub theme, which is “OUT SMILE, OUT PERFORM, OUT SERVICE” as shown in the conference logo below.

Awards will be given for the following:

Best Overall Booth
Best Single Food Booth Best Multi Food Booth
Best Single Non Food Booth Best Multi Non Food Booth

Booth “Tribal” Awards Will Be Given After The Premier Vip Showing.

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Hotel Kitchen

You will not be allowed to prepare or heat food in the hotel kitchen. Please make arrangements to bring your own equipment to heat and/or cook food.

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Hotel Kitchen

Shipping To Venue

Equipment and food items may be shipped to the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel. Deliveries will not be accepted prior to Monday, June 17, 2019. A storage fee of $7.50 per box, per day/or $100 per pallet per day will be billed to your hotel account for boxes shipped to the hotel. All deliveries must be shipped and CLEARLY Labeled:

Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel
Attention: Lucretia Hertzock
School Nutrition Association (SNAL) Conference
June 18 – June 20, 2019 Booth #_______
739 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA. 70130

For contact information and more detailed instructions, please refer to the Exhibitor Shipping Form in Vendor Information Packet.

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Hotel Kitchen

You will not be allowed to prepare or heat food in the hotel kitchen. Please make arrangements to bring your own equipment to heat and/or cook food.

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Why choose Us

Being a member of SNAL has so many benefits including networking, education, opportunities for professional development, and so much more.Visit the membership page to read about being a SNAL member.

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Our Mission

The School Nutrition Association of Louisiana is a state based, nonprofit professional organization representing more than 3,000 members who provide high-quality, low-cost meals to students across the state of Louisiana.

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What you get

SNAL Conference Committee puts on a great program each year that is designed specifically for the SNAL members. This 3 day program is filled with professional development, networking opportunities with vendors and fellow professionals, exhibits, and most of all fun!

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What Our Members Say?

By participating on the Board and attending the many conferences and meetings, I was provided opportunities to spread my wings and take on challenges that I otherwise would not have tried.Are you ready to SOAR?

Jo Lynne Correro Ouachita Parish School System
The association does an outstanding job informing members of new and upcoming issues that affect Child Nutrition programs in the country and in state of Louisiana.
Joni J. Blum St. Bernard Parish School Board
I have sampled new food items, seen new equipment and networked with managers, technicians and directors from throughout our state at our fun-filled conferences.
Pat H. Farris, Supervisor St. Tammany Parish
Being a member has afforded me the opportunity to grow professionally and to network with other colleagues across the state and country.
Rosie Jackson Orleans Parish Public Schools

My SNAL membership provides numerous opportunities to grow in my profession and meet lots of wonderful nutrition professional across the state of Louisiana.

Teresa Brown, MS, RD, LDN St. Charles Parish Public Schools

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