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Engagement Opportunities


Through the Academy's Corporate Sponsorship program, members have access to science-based research and resources shared by sponsors as well as the opportunity to engage sponsors in dialogue. These structured Academy-directed and monitored relationships advance the Academy's vision and mission.

Why Engage with Academy Members? The Academy represents more than 112,000 nutrition and dietetics practitioners and is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy. Physicians, clients, patients, industry and government agencies value and trust the contributions of registered dietitian nutritionists.
  • Through their counseling and outreach efforts, RDNs reach approximately 260 million contacts with clients/patients per year*
  • Registered dietitian nutritionists are major influencers in purchasing, recommending and specifying products and services**
*Academy RDN Reach and Influence Survey 2021
**Compensation and Benefits Survey of the Dietetics Profession 2021

Engagement Prospectus 2023


Academy Sponsorship Opportunities

  • CPE On-Demand: Distance learning is the #1 rated member benefit, and this program allows members to learn on their own time at their convenience. Develop or list your self-study module highlighting consumer trends, new research and science-based topics. Free for Academy members, these self-study modules provide CPEUs on science-based topics, new research and consumer trends, presented by organizations committed to the food and nutrition profession. Content is reviewed for scientific accuracy, transparency of disclosures and adherence to the Academy’s policies and positions.

    Current Engagements

  • FNCE® Exhibits and Sponsorships: The Academy offers Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo® exhibitors a variety of meaningful and targeted FNCE® attendee engagement opportunities. In addition, the Virtual Spotlight Email Series provides a unique opportunity to deliver a stand-alone promotional email to influential Academy members, who are looking for innovative products, services, culinary demonstrations and recipes to meet patient and client needs. 100% of the message content is created by and dedicated to the sponsor's offerings.
  • Virtual Spotlight: The Virtual Spotlight Email Series provides a unique opportunity to deliver a stand-alone promotional email to influential Academy members, who are looking for innovative products, services, culinary demonstrations and recipes to meet patient and client needs. 100% of the message content is created by and dedicated to the sponsor's offerings.
  • Leadership Institute: This comprehensive professional development program is designed to help current and future leaders in nutrition, health and wellness develop leadership, communication and career development skills including executive presence, project management and decision making to interpersonal communication, strategic planning and team building. Through a combination of self-study, trainings, networking opportunities, individual projects, and onsite learning, participants gain hands-on experience to become more effective leaders. A variety of sponsorships offer multiple contact points throughout the spring, summer and onsite pre-FNCE®.
  • Nutrition Trends Forum Virtual Meeting and Webinar Series: The Academy's annual Nutrition Trends Forum meeting brings together leading experts in media and communications, the Academy Spokespeople and top RDN food and nutrition digital influencers. This intimate meeting features science-based presentations, interactive sessions and events, and valuable insights into the latest trends in food and nutrition. Showcase your organization's research, new products and science-based resources and engage with the Academy's influential group of national media spokespeople and Academy leaders. Contact Daun Longshore, Director, Corporate Relations to learn more.
  • Custom Sponsorship Packages: We will work with you to develop a customized, mutually beneficial sponsorship package to help your organization meet your goals while supporting the education and practice of our members. Contact Jennifer Horton, Senior Director, Corporate Relations or Daun Longshore, Director, Corporate Relations to learn more.

Other Engagement Opportunities

  • Advertise with the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: The Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the most widely read peer-reviewed periodical in the dietetics field. Each monthly issue brings original research articles, critical reviews and reports, and expert commentaries on a range of subjects, including nutrition, clinical dietetics, counseling, health care policies, and foodservice and management practices. Learn more about advertising opportunities.
  • Send Email or Post Mailings through List Rentals
    • Food and Nutrition Professionals: Renting a list (post mail and email) through InFocus Marketing is an effective way to access thousands of food and nutrition professionals including Academy members and CDR credentialed practitioners. What's more, multiple selections and regular updates make it easy to deliver your message to your exact target audience and maximize response rates. InFocus Marketing provides:
      • Customer service from a specialized team of list experts with a proven track record of success.
      • Established list research process to identify hard-to-find lists for targeted list segmentation.
      • Customized list recommendations geared to optimize response for your mail and email marketing campaigns.
      • Faster turnaround time, volume discounts, better credit terms and a host of other benefits only we can offer.
      • Multichannel marketing campaigns are made easy and effective.
        The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Commission on Dietetic Registration review all proposed mail pieces for credible, scientifically-based information prior to deployment. The Academy and CDR approve orders that are consistent with established procedures in a manner which supports the development of the profession in general and does not adversely affect the individual interests of Academy members or credentialed practitioners. For more information, counts or to place an order, please contact InFocus at 800/708-LIST (5478) or email the InFocus team.
    • Academy Spokesperson Mailing Information: Each year, the Academy's national network of media Spokespeople conducts well over 2,500 interviews in print, TV, radio and electronic media, reaching tens of millions of people in the U.S. and increasingly around the world. The Academy offers organizations the opportunity to distribute information to our network of national media Spokespeople, state media representatives and past Academy Spokespeople.

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