Senior Dining Association

Hone your skills and make new connections


The SDA ONE DAY experience offers a wide range of learning opportunities as well as a chance to network with committed professionals in your local area. The event provides an unmatched opportunity to pick up essential skills and remind yourself why you’re passionate about senior dining.

Leading experts in the senior dining space will be on hand to present recent trends and best practices, while SDA chats and innovation discussions give you the opportunity to ask questions and share your experience. 

Agenda Highlights

  • Opening Speaker
  • Networking exercise
  • SDA Chats (roundtable discussions) 
  • Chat discussion presentations
  • Culinary demonstration
  • Lunch
  • Vendor showcase
  • Best practices & Innovation discussion
  • Collaborative learning
  • Networking reception

Event Information & Locations

Acts Retirement-Life Communities

Edgewater at Boca Pointe - Boca Raton, FL 

October 24, 2019

Plantation Estates -  606 Birch View Drive,  Matthews, NC, 28105

November 6, 2019

Location & Date (TBD) PA/ NJ - coming soon 

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Harris Ader, Founder of SDA

Harris’ areas of expertise include conceptual development, financial and business acumen, organizational effectiveness, project management, talent development and strategic vision & planning. Harris graduated from Johnson & Wales University.  

Event Information

Event Dates & Times

Boca Raton, Florida - October 24, 2019

Matthews, North Carolina - November 6, 2019


Event Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.      



ACTS Retirement-Life Communities


              North Carolina


  •  Location & Date (TBD) PA/ NJ - coming soon 

Meals Provided

Lunch, Snacks, Beverages & Networking Reception 

Accommodations for attendees with special diets will be available


Business Casual


Early Registration 

Before 9/20/2019                          

SDA Members: $79        After $99

Non-Members: $99       After $119

The event is limited to 100 registrations due to the group participation of the event. 

Network and learn with senior dining professionals in your local area.

Network and learn with senior dining professionals in your local area.

Do you want to get involved?

Limited Sponsorship Opportunities  Available

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