Join us at the Salem Convention Center!
Register by Feb. 22, 2019 to get the Early Bird discount rate!
Early Bird Regular Rate
OSNA Member $130 $175
Non-Member $230 $275
OSNA Retired $50 $100
Family/Spouse $50 $100
Download the 2019 OSNA State Conference Registration form (.pdf) today!
Dude! We’re finalizing a full slate of bodacious educational events for OSNA members this year. Our top-notch lineup of school nutrition professionals, chefs and experts will share the latest trends and resources that will help you gain great ideas for your school nutrition program!
Stay tuned for our gnarly program details to come.
2019 OSNA Conference Program
Friday Classes & Tours
Pre-registration is required for tours and classes scheduled for Friday, March 15. Classes and tours are scheduled as follows:
— The Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council is sponsoring a free tour of Abiqua Acres Dairy Farm, Truitt Bros. and Norpac. The tour is limited to Directors, Supervisors and Managers. We’ll be touring each location, and transportation and lunch provided. Limited to the first 25 registrants.
— ICN Course: Managing Personalities and Conflict is limited to the first 40 registered. A class overview can be found at www.theicn.org. This is a free 4-hour class, which will take place from 8 am – 12 pm.
— ICN Course: Utilizing the Cafeteria as a Classroom is limited to the first 40 registered. A class overview can be found at www.theicn.org. This is a free 3-hour class, which will take place from 1 pm – 4 pm.
— ServSafe is offered at $140. Registration deadline is 2/1/19.
— OSNA is pleased to announce that it will again host the SNA School Nutrition Specialist (SNS) Credential Exam on Friday, March 15. Register by Feb. 22, 2019. If you are planning to take the SNS exam, studying ahead is key. Please visit the SNA SNS Credentialing Program web page for planning details and to register and download the study guide.
Gag me with a spoon! We’ve planned a like, Totally Tubular ’80s Dance Party for Friday Fun Night. No duh!
Please join us from 6:30 – 10 pm at the Salem Convention Center for some new wave dancing (get ready to whip it good) and games. Costumes are encouraged, so dust off those single gloves and headbands. It’s gonna be fun big time!
2019 OSNA Food & Equipment Show Exhibitor Information
Suppliers to Oregon’s school food service market are invited to exhibit at OSNA’s Food & Equipment Show on Saturday, March 16 at the Salem Convention Center in Salem, Oregon.
Booth space reservation is now open and vendor registration forms and payment are due by February 22, 2019.
Sponsorship opportunities also are available! We welcome food product donations for the Friday Fun Night reception, Saturday Conference reception and scheduled conference snack breaks, as well as sponsorship of lanyards, conference tote bags (reusable grocery-style) and raffle prizes. Vendors may also opt to sponsor a conference speaker. If you have other ideas for sponsorships, we’re happy to hear about those, too! Please download the Sponsorship info sheet and letter from our OSNA State Conference Chair Anne Leavens for details!
The exhibit hall is open from 10:15 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 16. Set-up time: Friday, March 15, 2019, beginning at 12 noon. Tear-down time: Saturday, March 16, 2018, beginning at 2:00 pm.
EXHIBIT HOURS: Saturday, March 16, 2019
10:15 am – 11:45 am – Director/Buyer only food show time
11:45 am – 2:00 pm – Food Show open to all attendees
The Oregon Farm to School Showcase highlights producers, processors and distributors that offer Oregon grown and processed products to school districts. Showcase booths will be grouped together in the atrium and will be highlighted as Farm to School Vendors. Shared booths are available by request.
Vendors who select interest in the Farm to School Showcase on the Vendor Registration form will receive a follow-up e-mail to confirm they meet the qualifications above before being accepted to the showcase.
Scholarship/funding assistance is available to Oregon companies participating in the Showcase. Please contact Amy Gilroy for details on how to apply for assistance (email@example.com).
Download the Vendor Information sheet below for details on whether your company qualifies.
Download the Vendor Registration and Information Materials
2019 OSNA Booth Layout (.docx)
Eye Beam Event Services Form (.pdf)