2014 MSNA Industry Conference

“Unleash Your Super Powers!”
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May 8-9, 2014
Arrowwood Resort
Alexandria MN

2014 Industry Conference Registration form

Jeff StaffordGet ready to “Unleash Your SuperPowers” at the 2014 Industry Conference !

Jeff Stafford, Orange Training  takes an inside out approach to providing leaders with the tools they need to be successful at work – and beyond ! Unleash your Super Powers!



 Joe Schmit, KSTP Sports AnchorCome meet Joe Schmit, KSTP sports anchor and listen to his presentation on “Silent Impact”, the influence we have on other people and don’t even know it!.



If you have always wanted to attend this conference, this would be a good year to give it a try. We have some great things planned and as a special incentive, there will be a first timer’s discount of $75.00 off the registration fee for any Food Service or Industry member who has not previously attended.


Room Types & Rates

866-386-5263 or   directly at 320-762-1124.
Mention room block  for the MN SchoolNutrition Association Industry Conference.

Deluxe standard guestroom $102.00 per night + tax
Suites $172.00 per night+ tax
2-Bedroom Cottages  $252.00 per night+ tax
4-Bedroom Cottages $352.00 per night + tax
3-Bedroom Townhomes   $306.00 per night+ tax
4-Bedroom Townhomes  $408.00 per night + tax.

** Guestroom rates do not include Waterpark Passes.


 2014 Annual State Conference
Step Out  Of Your Box“ Step Out Of Your Box!

August 3-6, 2014
Rivers Edge Convention Center
St. Cloud  MN

Sunday August 3, 2014 

  • SNS Credentialing Exam
    The SNS Credential is a mark of excellence and achievement that reflects what it takes to manage school nutrition programs in today’s challenging climate. The SNS Credentialing Exam evaluates candidates’ knowledge and skills required to perform specific job activities related to managing or directing school nutrition programs. Those who meet the exam eligibility requirements should expect to spend 3-4 months preparing for this comprehensive exam. The SNS Credentialing Exam is comprised of 200 multiple choice questions and candidates will  have four hours to complete it.
  • The exam time is from 11:00am until 3:00pm.
  • Registration for credentialing exam begins on  6/4/14
  • Credentialing Exam registration closes on  7/13/14
  • Chapter Leadership Seminar


Monday August 4,  2014Renee Rongen

Opening General Session Speaker

Reneé Rongen is an award-winning humorous and inspirational speaker and author. Reneé engages her audience with her “legacy living” philosophy and the media has dubbed her “The Mother of Motivation and a combination of Lily Tomlin, Oprah and Mother Teresa.” Her messages transcend age, culture and profession. Renee’s comedic timing coupled with her acclaimed gift as a master story teller will help to inspire you to become the best you can be.

  • Education Sessions
  • Executive Board Installation
  • Monday Night Mixer

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

  • Vendor Exhibit Show
  • Education Sessions

Wednesday, August 6, 2014Maureen Mulvaney

Closing General Session Speaker

Maureen Mulvaney, better known as “MGM”, will shake her pom poms as she helps attendees discover their super powers and show us how to change our attitudes to increase our productivity. It will be like eating a huge piece of chocolate cake without the calorie gain! Be prepared to laugh and learn!

  • Education Sessions



Le St. Germain
404 St. Germain W
St. Cloud MN 56301
Room Rates $129.00-$149.00 + tax

Best Western Kelly INN
100 4th Ave S
St. Cloud MN 56301
Room Rates $84.00 + tax

GrandStay Residential Suites
213 Sixth Ave S
St. Cloud MN 56301
Room Rate $89.90 + tax ( One bedroom Suite)

Country Inn & Suites
120 7th Ave South East
St. Cloud MN 56301
Room Rate $83.00 + tax
Located 1 mile from the convention center.
Metro Bus is available to shuttle you to/from convention center (no cost with conference  badge)
(Room block closes July 3)

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2013 Annual conference Workshop Presentations

Workshop handouts/presentations are available  to download and print off.




Click here for speaker presentations