Tampa, Fla. – Registration is now OPEN for the Obesity Action Coalition’s (OAC) Your Weight Matters Annual Convention & EXPO – YWM2021-VIRTUAL! This immersive educational experience will take place July 17-25 and will offer 12 educational sessions and 20 opportunities to connect with the leading healthcare experts on topics in weight management, nutrition, exercise and more!

YWM2021 – VIRTUAL will provide attendees with quality, science-based education, valuable tools and resources, as well as connect them to a community of individuals who share a journey with their weight and health. YWM2021 – VIRTUAL will take simplify topics that can often be difficult to understand, such as: managing obesity through life stages, eating for your health, regulating your body weight and challenging disparities in obesity care. During the virtual event series, attendees will also be given a chance to connect with fellow attendees after each live stream event to discuss the sessions and their key takeaways bringing a sense of community. As always, YWM2021 – VIRTUAL includes an interactive EXPO Hall featuring the latest products, tools and resources in the weight management industry.

“We know the topic of obesity is broad and complex, especially with so much misinformation out there online. YWM2021 – VIRTUAL will break down and simplify topics that we know people who struggle with weight issues are often searching for more information on,” said Joe Nadglowski, OAC President and CEO.

YWM2021 – VIRTUAL offers different registration options to accommodate our attendees. Our free event registration offers sessions in real-time, the ability to chat and ask questions in our chat room and access to the Virtual EXPO hall. For a $50 fee, the full event registration offers sessions in real-time as well as access to all session recordings, Friday Night Zoom Social Event, bonus recorded sessions, the Virtual EXPO Hall and more! YWM2021 – VIRTUAL also offers up to 16 CE credit hours for nurses, dieticians and some healthcare professionals. All registrations options allow attendees to add-on a Connect with the Experts ticket, giving them a chance to connect one-on-one in a small group setting on the weight and health topic of their choice.

New for this year, YWM2021 – VIRTUAL also features breakout sessions, which means two sessions will be going on at the same time and audience members will be able to choose which one they would like to attend. They will include different topics and attendees will have the option to switch back and forth between the sessions based on which topic they are more interested in. There will also be post-event attendee chat opportunities and early access to the Virtual Event Platform with “how-to” videos. To learn more about YWM2021 – VIRTUAL and register today please visit YWMConvention.com!

YWM2021 – VIRTUAL is proudly supported by multiple reputable companies in the health industry. National Sponsors signed-on to date include: Platinum – Novo Nordisk, Silver – Eli Lilly, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Medtronic, Bronze – Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Celebrate Vitamins, Currax, Form Health, Geisinger, Naturally Slim and WW (formerly Weight Watchers). The OAC continues to accept National Sponsors and exhibitors. Please visit YWMConvention.com for more information.

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The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), a more than 75,000 member-strong National non-profit organization, is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals affected by the disease of obesity through education, advocacy and support.