Voice Recognition


Ohio SNIC 2020 Conference

March 3rd - Columbus, Ohio

SNA of Ohio is pleased to present Ohio SNIC 2020!  The format for this event is a full day of education and showcasing our valued SNA of Ohio Platinum and Gold members! 

Timeline:   7:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

Location:  Marriott Columbus University Area, 3100 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202


Attendee: Cost is $125 per person to attend - includes breakfast, lunch and up to 5 CEUs!

Deadline to register has passed and online registration has now closed. 

If you are still interested in attending Ohio SNIC, please print and fill out the on-site registration form and bring it to the registration table.

Vendor: $125 registration fee per display (one per platinum member, first come, first served).  Registration includes one company representative per vendor display table.  Additional representatives from your company may register at the cost of $50 per person (up to 3 representatives per company total may attend).
Registration for vendor tables has now closed.

Hotel Accommodations: limited number of hotel rooms are reserved for the night of March 2nd at the Marriott at the discounted rate of $140 per night. 
Hotel reservations have now closed.

Please note that there will be a welcome event on March 2nd for those arriving that evening – the finalized timeline, location, and format TBD.  More information to follow.

Schedule of Events 

7:45-8:30 am

Check in, Light Breakfast, Visit with Vendors

8:30-8:45 am

Welcome from Laura Lazor, 2019 Industry Advisory Council Chairperson and Krys Hess, 2019 SNA of Ohio President

8:45-9:30 am

Plant-Based Menu Makeover

  • Learn about plant-powered meatless options for your menus, along with recipe makeovers, and potential vendors/products.  We will also discuss how to market this to your students.  
  • .75 hours CEU 1320 General Nutrition

9:30-9:45 am

Refreshment Break/Visit with Vendors

9:45-10:45 am

Equipment 101 - Understanding What You Own and What Is Available To Make Your Job

  • .75 hours CEU 3510 Facility & Equipment Planning

10:45-11:15 am

Refreshment Break/Visit with Vendors

  • Please keep in mind as you visit vendors that our next session is on special menus!  Discuss ideas to share during lunch.

11:15-11:45 am

What Day Is It?

  • Do you wish you could easily replicate the excitement (and participation!) generated by your annual 'turkey day' menu?  Are you interested in how to bring that excitement to the entire school year?   Well, rest assured you can!  Please join us for an innovative idea sharing session on how to reinvigorate your menu with easy special menu options your students and district will love.  We have loads of ideas, tried and true practices, recipes and tips to show you how you. 
  • .5 hours CEU 1100 Menu Planning  

11:45-12:45 pm

Lunch/Discussion Sessions – Special Menu Idea Sharing

  • This is a follow up to the What Day Is It? session.  Come prepared to discuss special menu ideas with your tablemates and industry attendees!
  • .75 hours CEU 1100 Menu Planning

12:45-1:45 pm 

Take Your Social Media Game to the Next Level

  • 1 hour CEU 4120 Program Promotion

1:45-2:15 pm

Refreshment Break/Visit with Vendors

2:15-3:30 pm                   

Demystifying Commodities:  Commodity Coop vs. Direct Diversion

  • This session will provide information on analyzing the features and benefits of direct diversion via the state program and the commodity co-op.
  • 1.25 hours CEU 2400 Purchasing/Procurement