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2022 SNAAZ Industry
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Welcome to 2022
SNAAZ Industry Conference

26th Annual SNIC
Westin La Paloma Hotel/Conference Center
April 11 & 12, 2022

2022 SNIC - Better Together: Leading the Way for School Nutrition

Join us on April 11th and 12th in the beautiful Tucson, Arizona for our School Nutrition Industry Conference. After two long years, we are thrilled to be back in-person with our conference theme of “Better Together: Leading the Way for School Nutrition.” Whether you are an industry member, director, or supervisor, you will walk away from this event feeling refueled to lead your teams into the next school year.


Our keynote speaker, Candy Whirley, will give a captivating presentation on the “4 C’s of Leadership” and an additional breakout session on Emotional Intelligence. In addition, SNAAZ’s Executive Director, Craig Weidel, is providing an incredible session on “Persuasion Power 2.0”. School Districts will the opportunity to meet individually with manufacturers at the vendor show, to make upcoming menu plans and share ideas with school nutrition professionals. 

2 Different Informative Education Sessions

Education Session One
Craig Weidel, SNS, MNLP., MHt.
“The Power of Persuasion 2.0”
Monday April 11th, 2022

2:15 – 3:45 PM

Education Session Two
Candy Whirley, MS, CSP
“Emotional Intelligence – Get Off The Roller Coaster”
Tuesday April 12th, 2022

8:00 – 10:00 AM

Register for 2023 SNAAZ Professional Growth Conference

We are so excited to announce the 2023 Professional Growth Conference (PGC). This year’s conference will be held again at the beautiful Little America Hotel and Conference Center in Flagstaff, Arizona. The PGC planning committee has planned a spectacular event for every level of child nutrition. So, if you are director, supervisor, manager, frontline team member, or central office/warehouse there will be some wonderful education classes and information geared specifically for you.


We are a state affiliate to the School Nutrition Association (SNA), which represents over 55,000 individuals who have made a commitment to child nutrition.

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