Conference News and Updates – August 26, 2013

We know you may be busy with back to school season but make sure you’re e-mailing us about dietary restrictions and any contact information you’d like us to share with attendees when you register!  Don’t forget to share a Q&A if you’ve registered and would like to be featured on the blog.  And join our walk team (in person or virtually) to help raise funds for FARE – we are hearing about some great VIPs that will be at the walk so you won’t want to miss it.  

Have you subscribed to our Newsletter for updates about the conference?  Below you’ll find a reprint of our fourth newsletter that was sent out this morning!


Register Today & Save

Until August 31st you can buy tickets at a $25 discount ($225 for full access to theconference, this includes the November 2nd reception, sessions on the 3rd and 4th featuring speakers like the recently announced Cybele Pascal, and the Wine and Sign cocktail party on November 3rd where you can meet your favorite authors like Colette Martin, Susan Weissman, and more)!

Our FARE Walk Team

Thank you to everyone for their support!  As of writing this we have raised $495 as a team!  Please be sure to register even as a virtual walker!  If we raise $1,000 before August 31, 2013 our team name will appear on the Walk T-Shirt!  Join our team at:

Dietary Needs – E-mail Us

Be sure to let us know of any dietary needs you may have – Chef Keith Norman recently appeared on a Las Vegas news morning show to mention the FARE walk, the conference, and the steps the South Point is taking to facilitate accommodating guests with food allergies, celiac disease, and more.  Read more and find a link to the video on our conference blog (

Networking Information – E-mail Us About This Too

Attendees need to e-mail with any websites, twitter handles, and other information they would like included in conference materials so that it will be easy to reach one another during and after the conference!  We’ve got the basics from your registration but if there’s anything you want included (or not included) please be sure to let us know.  The deadline for inclusion in the distributed directory is October 15, 2013.

New Q&As

We have some new Q&As up on the site as well, be sure to fill out a Q&A so we can feature you on our site!

Elyse Hahne
Sarah Norris
Kate H.
Homa Woodrum

Great Hotel Group Rate

We are being hosted at the South Point Hotel and Casino so have a fantastic group room rate (here’s a custom link, or reference the code FOO1102) so that if there are one or two people in a room you’ll be able to stay for $80* per night for November 1st and 2nd but only $50* per night for November 3rd and 4th.  If you add a third person to a room the rate increases by $20 per night which is still a great deal!  If you’d like to look into connecting with a roommate, there is a private Freedible group you can post to.

*There is an additional $14 per night resort fee plus taxes that are not included in the group room rate.  The resort fee has benefits that include: Complimentary in-room WIFI/internet, Complimentary Fitness Center access, Complimentary Airport Shuttle, Free local/toll free phone calls, Complimentary printing of Boarding Passes (great idea!), Complimentary WIFI in Business Center, and Complimentary parking and valet.

Blog Buttons

These blog buttons for the conference were created by Tiffany Glass Ferreira (of Food Allergy Fun fame), share the excitement, November is not far away!

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