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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo® provides an unmatched resource for gathering the latest information and innovations related to food, nutrition and dietetics. Connect, engage and showcase products and services with nutrition and dietetics professionals in the Expo. Don’t miss this event, which continues to expand and attract a wider audience of professionals, including dietitians; sports, health and nutrition professionals; chefs and students. Don’t miss out on your best opportunity to connect and network with the most influential decision makers in the food and nutrition industry!

The collection of resources below will assist exhibitors interested in or preparing to showcase their products and services at FNCE®.

For additional information or questions about exhibit opportunities, please contact:

Anna Johnson
FNCE® Expo Manager

Exhibitor Prospectus

Build business relationships, increase brand awareness and highlight innovative products and services at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' FNCE®. Interact and connect with this global network of RDNs and nutrition and dietetics professionals, the purchasers and influencers in the nutrition and foodservice industries.

Policies and Guidelines

Thank you for being a FNCE® exhibitor! Here you can find rules, regulations and guidelines surrounding your exhibit participation in FNCE®.

Exhibitor Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

There are a number of FNCE® exhibitor opportunities through the Academy and Foundation that offer meaningful and targeted attendee engagement beyond the booth for those who:

  • Have new research, food and nutrition information, new products, recipes or breaking news to share.
  • Want to reach above and beyond the competition and create a point of difference and enhanced visibility for your organization.

View the 2024 FNCE® Sponsorship and Advertising Prospectus.

For questions about Exhibitor Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities, please contact:

Daun Longshore
Director, Corporate Relations

Center for Career Opportunities

Is your company interested in hiring nutrition professionals or interns? Are you a university offering information on internship opportunities or graduate programs? If so, the Academy invites you to exhibit at the Center for Career Opportunities — the perfect opportunity to seek out qualified individuals interested in a wide variety of employment, dietetic internship opportunities or graduate programs.

For questions about the Center for Career Opportunities, please contact:

Anna Johnson
FNCE® Expo Manager

Member Product Marketplace

Are you an Academy member who owns your own product or business and wants to reach food and nutrition professionals and students about your products and services? We invite you to exhibit in the Member Product Marketplace (MPMP) at FNCE®.

For questions about the MPMP, please contact:

Anna Johnson
FNCE® Expo Manager

Expo Hours (all times Central)

Sunday, Oct. 6
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 7
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 8
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Exhibitors FAQs

  • Description of your products and services listed in the online Interactive Floor Plan and the FNCE® Mobile App
  • Full conference badge based on the size of your booth
  • Booth badges based on the size of your booth
  • Identification sign and booth floor stickers
  • 24-hour perimeter security
  • 8' high back drape
  • 3' high side rail drape
  • Additional marketing opportunities available to exhibitors to reach attendees

*Note: Carpeting/floor covering is mandatory for all Exhibitor booth spaces. Carpeting, furnishings and utilities are not provided with your booth but can be ordered separately. This information can be found in the Service Kit available in May 2024.

Payments can be made by check (in U.S. funds, payable to Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics), Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. Contract must be accompanied by a deposit equal to 50% of the total rental for each booth requested with total balance due April 5, 2024. If balance is not paid by this deadline, the Academy has the right to cancel Exhibitor’s contract and release such space for resale without refund of deposit. Applications submitted after April 5, 2024, must be accompanied by payment in full.

Any request to cancel an exhibit booth must be made in writing to Show Management at or If space is reduced, the net reduction of space will be treated as a cancellation of that space. For cancellations on or prior to April 5, 2024, exhibitors are liable for 50% of the cost of booth space. After April 5, 2024, no refunds will be provided. No exceptions will be made.

To learn more and to sign up to become an exhibitor, please contact FNCE® Expo Manager Anna Johnson at or 312-265-9664.

Sunday, October 6:
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Monday, October 7:
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 8:
9 a.m.-1 p.m.

The priority point system governs assignment of booth space during booth selection appointments.

Points are accumulated as follows:

  • One point for participation in FNCE®.
  • Two points per 100 square feet of booth space utilized per year for the past five years.
  • Ten bonus points for five consecutive years of exhibiting at FNCE®.
  • The bonus points are forfeited if the exhibitor misses a year during this five-year period.

Each exhibiting company is provided with a complimentary allotment of Exhibitor Conference badges and Exhibitor Booth badges based on the net square feet occupied by their exhibit booth. Additional badges are available for a fee.

Exhibitor Conference Badges: Provides access to the Expo Hall during set-up, move-out, show hours, the Opening and Closing sessions and FNCE® educational sessions.

Exhibitor Booth Badges: Provides access to the Expo Hall during set-up, move-out, show hours and the Opening and Closing sessions only.

Confirmed exhibitors will receive a Service Kit (coming in May), which contains everything you need to plan for your exhibit booth. In addition, the Academy shares exhibit bulletins with helpful tips and reminders, as well as articles such as "The Importance of Working with the Academy" and "Methods of Calculating ROI."

The Call for Sessions for FNCE® has closed. Opportunities to present research, food and nutrition information, culinary demos and breaking news are included in the 2024 FNCE® Exhibitor Sponsor Packages. For more information, contact Daun Longshore.

Confirmed FNCE® 2024 exhibitors may purchase a pre-show or post-show attendee email deployment. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis and are limited to two per day. Contact InFocus Marketing: 1-800-708-5478 or

Traffic builders such as prize drawings, giveaways, contests and surveys are permitted upon review and approval by FNCE®. Booth surveys are for internal use only, and may not be used in advertising, promotions, press releases or any external communications. Look for the Promotions form in the Service Kit in May 2024.

To update your company information, contact Anna Johnson at

Exhibiting companies interested in FNCE® Media Briefings can contact Daun Longshore.

Within the Academy are 27 dietetic practice groups (DPGs) that provide focus for specialized areas of practice. Several of the DPGs host in-person symposiums in the spring of each year and year-round virtual, educational events. Additionally, 8 member interest groups (MIGs) offer year-round opportunities such as virtual networking and member engagement events.

The Academy also maintains 53 affiliate organizations. These geographically affiliated organizations include the 50 states, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia and the International Affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Although affiliated with the Academy, many of these organizations plan their own events throughout the spring and several in the fall.

Are you an Academy member who owns your own business and wants to reach RDNs, NDTRs and students about your products and services? The Member Product Marketplace is designed to assist Academy members, Affiliate Associations and their districts, and Academy organization units with the marketing of products they have developed and own.

For questions about the Member Product Marketplace application or Floor Plan, please contact:

Anna Johnson
FNCE® Expo Manager

Join the Academy

Members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics receive exciting benefits including complimentary continuing professional education opportunities, discounts on events and products in, invitations to exclusive members-only events and more!