Annual Conference Exhibitor & Sponsorship Information

*Sponsorships new for 2024!*


 2024 Annual Conference

67th Annual Conference | August 4-7, 2024
Exhibit Show Tuesday, August 6
St. River's Edge Cloud Convention Center, St. Cloud, MN
Theme: MSNA for All



2024 FAQs



Why Exhibit?

The exposure the Minnesota School Nutrition Association offers at the annual food show is simply invaluable for school nutrition industry partners. There are few states that provide consistent high volume participation at the annual show, including a high population of large school districts. Showcase your company's products and services to over 650 attendees, including 150+ directors/purchasers. Get instant feedback on new and upcoming products from districts that represent a wide range of needs and goals. Check out the graphic below for 2023 attendee demographics.

Save $$$ on your Booth!

Become an MSNA industry member and receive a discounted booth! By becoming an industry member, you will not only save money on your Annual Conference exhibit booth, but reap other invaluable benefits! Visit the industry member page for more information on becoming a member. Contact MSNA with your interest and questions.

If you are a Premier or Elite member, during registration please choose the option "I am currently a Premier or Elite industry member."

This will allow you to register your pre-purchased booth for free. 


*New for 2024* Sponsorship Opportunities


Gain a competitive edge and position yourself as a leader in school nutrition by supporting MSNA’s unique sponsorship program! Join us as a sponsor during the Annual Conference or during other events throughout the year that convene industry leaders, school nutrition professionals, and government school nutrition representatives to share valuable information, provide key insights, and create meaningful opportunities. Check out the opportunities for your company to gain visibility with over 2500 MSNA members.

Check out the prospectus for benefits & additional information.


Exhibit Show Information

Tuesday, August 6, 2024
Theme: MSNA For All
River’s Edge Convention Center | Terry Haws Exhibit Halls B & C
10 4th Ave S, St. Cloud MN 56301



Exhibitor Set Up Hours

  • Monday, August 5, 2:00-6:00pm
  • Refrigerated/Freezer Truck will be available.
  • NO early arrivals to set up. This will be strictly enforced
  • Tuesday, August 6, 7:00-9:00am

Exhibit Hall Hours | Tuesday, August 6

  • 9:15am-2:00pm Show Hours
  • 9:15-11:15am (Director's/Purchasers only*)
  • 11:30-2:00pm (All)
*Attendees with the directors/purchasers badge are allowed in for the entire show hours


  • June 14: Early Bird Registration ends
  • July 5: Deadline for company information to be placed in printed conference program
  • July 26: Deadline for booth registrations


  • All booths are 8’ x 10’
  • Each booth includes: hanging identification sign, pipe/drape, 8’ skirted table, two chairs, one waste basket, access to refrigerated truck & ice service, option to purchase additional adjacent booths, and option to provide kitchen-service in your booth (decorating form below)
  • The Exhibits Committee will handle booth placements in July. Placements will be emailed to exhibitors. If any forms require a booth #, please write "TBD."



  • Register your booth staff here (free). The show runs from 9:15 AM - 2:00 PM. Please plan accordingly in terms of lunch on Tuesday afternoon and booth staff coverage. Exhibitors receive an unlimited number of booth staff. Water and coffee will be provided.
  • Booth staff do not receive passes to the entire 3-day conference. Booth staff are only allowed in the exhibit hall. If booth staff would like to attend conference sessions, they will need to register as attendees here.




*Photos taken from the 2023 exhibit show