The OAC is excited to bring the Your Weight Matters message into the Greater Los Angeles area  on Saturday, November 7, 2015 with the FREE Your Weight Matters Local Events Program.

There’s no doubt that there’s a sea of information out there on how to take charge of your weight and health. Whether it’s seeing a commercial, highway billboard, or talking to your neighbor about the latest diet craze, likely you’ve been faced with sifting through a variety of information on best approaches to effectively manage your weight. But, how do you know what information to trust, what information is biased, and what is really proven and effective? If you’ve ever struggled with your weight, you know these questions all too well.

In response to the growing need for Americans to get armed with the right tools and information to effectively address their weight and health, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is proud to offer individuals in the Greater Los Angeles area the opportunity to join-in YWMLocal – Los Angeles 2015 – a FREE half-day educational event designed to present evidence-based weight management strategies led by the country’s leading experts in weight and health..

About the FREE Half-day Event:

YWMLocal – Los Angeles 2015 is a FREE event designed for the everyday individual who has ever wanted to learn more about their weight and health. This half-day event will include presentations on what is proven safe and effective in helping individuals manage their weight, all presented by the nation’s top experts in the weight industry. If you are interested in learning more about how your weight and health go hand-in-hand, how excess weight impacts your health, and what you can do to improve your quality of health, YWMLocal – Los Angeles 2015 is the perfect opportunity to arm yourself with the right education. We hope you will join us for this FREE event – details may be found below:

Date:                Saturday, November 7
Time:               8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location:        Los Angeles Convention Center, Meeting Room – 152                                               (located on the Ground Level)

If you are interested in attending this FREE event, please register your attendance by CLICKING HERE!

We encourage you to join-in the online conversation about the event by joining the official YWMLocal – Los Angeles 2015 Event Page. This is a great place to connect with other attendees and stay in-the-know about the latest details of the event.

What You Will Learn at this FREE Event:

The official event agenda is out! Attendees of YWMLocal – Los Angeles will receive valuable educational information on the broad spectrum of weight and health topics, including:

          • What evidence-based weight management options to consider and how to choose the best option for you and your health (i.e. – behavior modification, medical weight management, pharmacotherapy, bariatric surgery and medical devices)
          • Helpful nutrition and dietary tips and guidelines
          • Motivating exercise information and demonstrations
          • Motivational and inspirational messages
          • and much more!

We pride ourselves on bringing-in the country’s leading experts in these topic areas, so attendees can rest assure that they are receiving information driven by science and unbiased research. Please check-back soon, as the final Event Program Agenda will be posted, which includes presentation topics and speakers!

Take part in this unique opportunity and register for this FREE educational event today by clicking the REGISTER NOW button. Conveniently hosted at the Los Angeles Convention Center, YWMLocal – Los Angeles 2015 offers easy access to the surrounding Los Angeles area. We welcome you to invite your friends and family to join you in the event!

Parking and Travel Information

Parking Options for YWMLocal – Los Angeles 2015 Attendees:

West Hall Garage Parking Information ($15/day) – RECOMMENDED:
Attendees will want to park in the West Hall Parking Garage, located off of Pico Boulevard, for best access to the event. From the West Hall Parking Garage, event participants will enter in to the West Hall Lobby through the sliding glass doors and will want to go to Level 1 where the event is held. Attendees can access Level 1 by the nearby escalator, stairs or elevator. Once on Level 1, attendees can follow the event signage and proceed down the hallway toward Meeting Room 152.

Driving Directions

From San Fernando Valley Take Interstate 101 South to Interstate 110 South. Take the Olympic Blvd. exit and turn right at end of ramp (Blaine Street). Turn right on Olympic Blvd. Continue on Olympic Blvd. and turn right at Figueroa Street.

From San Bernardino Take Interstate 10 West (towards Los Angeles). Then take Interstate 110 North and you will take the Pico Blvd. exit. Continue North past Pico Blvd. (on L.A. Live Way) to 11th Street and turn right.

From Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley Take Interstate 405 South to Interstate 10 East. You will head east on Interstate 10 (towards Los Angeles) and then you will take the Hoover Street exit and turn left on Hoover. Continue North on Hoover and bear right on Alvarado. Turn right onto Olympic Blvd. and turn right at Figueroa Street.

From Orange County, San Diego - Take Interstate 405 North towards Interstate 110 North. You will exit at Adams Blvd. and turn left. Continue on Adams and turn right on Figueroa Street.

Public Transportation Directions

By Metro Rail - Take the Metro Blue or Expo Line to the Pico Station, which is directly across from the Los Angeles Convention Center.

By Dash Bus - Route F has several stops on Figueroa St. adjacent to Los Angeles Convention Center.


Sponsors as of 10/22/15

Sponsorship Opportunities for YWMLocal – Los Angeles 2015 are still available. If you are interested in providing support or having a presence at the event, please contact Kristy Kuna, Vice President of Programs and Operations, at or (800) 717-3117.


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