Foundation Events

Academy Foundation Sponsorship Opportunities

Foundation Pre-FNCE® Nutrition Symposia

Two 90-minute sessions available

Saturday, October 8, 2022

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
1:30 – 3 p.m.

These 90-minute events offer sponsors the exclusive opportunity to engage with credentialed food and nutrition practitioners through a science-based symposium on trending topics. These can include new research and industry insights or may be a training session on highly sought-after topics such as leadership or communications

Sponsorship investment: $35,000

Additional investment to add live streaming component: $15,000

Plus, all speaker expenses including conference registration, travel, hotel, honorarium, and audio visual

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation: President’s Party with a Purpose

Date and Time
Sunday, October 9, 2022 (8 – 9:30 pm)

Hyatt Regency Orlando

Join Academy President Ellen R. Shanley, MBA, RD, CDR, FAND, for this can’t-miss event of FNCE®2022: the President’s Party with a Purpose. This ticketed event will offer FNCE® attendees to chance to have fun while giving back to the Academy Foundation. Hundreds of attendees are expected to join this live event for the opportunity to mingle, socialize and reconnect with their peers. This will be viable way to network face-to-face with attendees all in a fun and energetic atmosphere.

Sponsorship investment: $7,500

Plus, all expenses related to the food service including food, applicable corkage fees, service fee and taxes.

Foundation Breakfast Sessions

Three 1-hour sessions available

Dates and Times
Sunday, October 9, 2022 (6:45 – 7:45 am)
Monday, October 10, 2022 (6:45 – 7:45 am)
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 (6:45 – 7:45 am)

These one-hour breakfast events offer sponsors the exclusive opportunity to share new research with FNCE® attendees. Sponsorship for one of these continuing education events is available for the right partner.

Sponsorship investment: $15,000

Plus, all plus all expenses related to the breakfast including food, service fee and taxes (additional corkage fees beyond the standard menus may apply to incorporate specific products into the breakfast) and speaker expenses including conference registration, travel, hotel, honorarium, and audio visual.

Foundation Virtual 5K Run/Walk

At attendees’ leisure throughout the conference

The Academy Foundation Virtual 5K Run/Walk allows attendees to complete this race throughout the conference on their own time and terms - indoor or outdoor, morning or evening. These challenges are designed to motivate attendees to move more, while also providing an opportunity to support the Academy Foundation.

Sponsorship investment: $10,000

Foundation Donor Reception

Date and Time

Monday, October 10, 2022: 5 – 6:45 pm

The Academy Foundation’s Donor Reception celebrate donors, volunteers and Academy and Foundation leaders.  The event provides a great opportunity for attendees to network, socialize and celebrate the Foundation’s success and important work. 

Sponsorship investment: $5,000

Silent Auction

Throughout the week of the conference, select items displayed at Foundation booth and conducted with a virtual app for 24/ bidding

One of the Foundation’s most popular events during the conference is the silent auction. New this year, select items will be displayed at Foundation booth and all bidding is conducted on a virtual app for 24/7 mobile bidding. Last year’s event boasted 91 items which received 722 total bids. This event offers great exposure. In addition to sponsorship, exhibitors are encouraged to donate an item (minimum value $150) for the auction.

Sponsorship investment: $5,000

Recognition for all sponsorship opportunities includes promotion throughout Foundation and FNCE® marketing communications.

Please contact Susie Burns for more information,