Why Attend?


Spend four engaging and motivational days participating in education sessions, networking events, and the can't-miss expo featuring more than 60 exhibitors.

Make plans now to attend the conference that 98% of last year's attendees indicated that they would recommend to a colleague!


5 Reasons to Attend ANFP’s 2020 Annual Conference & Expo (ACE)

1.It's ANFP's 60th Anniversary!

Whether you've been a long time member or are newer to ANFP, this event will bring us all together to celebrate our proud past and vibrant future. You will experience unforgettable moments that will leave you feeling refreshed, empowered, and inspired! 

2. Earn Continuing Education Designed to Help Tackle Your Foodservice Challenges

The 2020 ANFP Annual Conference & Expo has education sessions tailored to helping foodservice professionals tackle their most pressing obstacles, all while earning up to 20 CE hours across all required areas.* To maintain the Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional (CDM, CFPP) credential, individuals must earn 45 CE hours, including nine in Sanitation and Safety and one in Professional Ethics. 

3. Discover New Product and Service Solutions with Expo Vendors

Each year, the ACE Expo hosts 50+ exhibitors that cover the full spectrum of foodservice opportunities. The Expo Hall will be full of innovative products and services. Test, sample, and evaluate the latest industry offerings. Whatever you are looking for, it is sure to be found among the many companies waiting to meet you and share their newest innovations. 

4. Gather Knowledge to Improve Your Operations

Return from ACE armed with new ideas to implement in your operations. Your facility leaders will appreciate the Return on Investment gained from your attendance at ACE! Check back on this page in the coming months for a sample letter you can provide to your supervisor explaining why your facility will reap multiple benefits through your participation at ACE.   

5. An Unparalleled Networking Environment

The Annual Conference & Expo provides the opportunity to meet individuals who experience the same challenges and difficulties that you do! Networking with these individuals will build new professional contacts for post-event follow-up, along with meeting local members from your own ANFP Chapter.

*Schedule and speakers may change without notice. 



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