SNAC International Membership Benefits

Education, Networking, Advocacy

SNAC International is the leading international trade association of the snack industry with over 400 members worldwide. SNAC's three pillars of member value:

  • Education: all SNAC Education Forum programs are free to attend for members, including the Emerging Leaders Programs held at Georgetown University, and various webinars and in-person workshops throughout the year on issues such as nutrition labeling regulations, food safety, sanitation, Bioengineered Food Disclosure, Proposition 65, industry trends and more;
  • Networking: through SNAC events (such as SNAXPO, the Executive Leadership Forum, Oct. 6-8, Lake Tahoe, CA) and access to SNAC's network of members, SNAC provides the opportunity to connect and build lasting relationships with leaders from all segments in the industry;
  • Advocacy: SNAC serves as the voice of the industry in Washington, DC, ensuring lawmakers understand implications that policy decisions and regulations have on the snack industry. and facilitates meetings with Members of Congress during the annual Legislative Summit. SNAC also provides tools and resources to help members understand how to comply with various regulations. 

Become a member and gain access to exclusive member benefits:

  • Member subscriptions to e-newsletter SNAC Report and SNAC World, the official biannual magazine of SNAC International;
  • Subscription to annual State of the Industry report; 
  • Member contact directories fostering year-round networking;
  • Opportunities to attend the snack industry's premier supply chain convention and trade show: SNAXPO (March 22-24, 2020, Charlotte, NC), as well as educational and networking programs: the Emerging Leaders Program (ELP), and ELP 2.0 (free for members) in partnership with Georgetown University; the Executive Leadership Forum; the annual Legislative Summit (free for members); and MarketForce: Excellence in Sales and Marketing (free for members); and periodic labeling, technical and food safety workshops and webinars; 
  • Access to SNAC International’s team of expert consultants specializing in nutrition, labeling, food safety and regulatory issues, technical and overall government affairs; 
  • Training manuals and reference products to assist with quality best practices;
  • Member rates on various products, technical guides and publications 
  • Enhanced marketing and industry visibility 
  • Stay updated on key issues through the Government Affairs Contacts group, and opportunities to get involved in the Association's advocacy work through the Government Affairs Committee and the Nutrition Working Group.