Tampa, Fla. –  The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) hosted upwards of 400 passionate health advocates during their 8th Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention & EXPO in Tampa, FL. Attendees from 34 states and five countries were empowered in their own health journeys and energized to continue changing the world for people living with obesity.

Attendees had the opportunity to gain further understanding about the complex, chronic disease of obesity during the more than 52 educational sessions and panels lead by National experts on topics such as nutrition, weight maintenance, obesity-related conditions and much more. The incredible weekend also provided a sense of community and support as well as a chance to learn how to keep the momentum of change and education going by taking OAC Action throughout the year.

“Coming together to learn from the leading healthcare providers and exhibitors in treatment and care options while surrounded by a welcoming, community-based environment provides a unique and powerful experience for attendees. The energy and impact of the entire weekend from the speakers, exhibitors and the OAC Community was simply inspiring,” said Joe Nadglowski, OAC President and CEO.

YWM2019 would not have been possible without the generous support of our Convention National Sponsors.  The OAC would like to recognize all of the outstanding corporate supporters of YWM2019: Platinum – Novo Nordisk, Gold – Eisai, Silver – Rhythm Pharmaceuticals and WW, Bronze – Amgen, Bariatric Advantage, Boehringer Ingelheim, Celebrate Nutritional Supplements, FitForMe, Geisinger, Medi-Weightloss and Medtronic.

The OAC is excited to announce that the 9th Annual Your Weight Matters Convention & EXPO will take place in Las Vegas at Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort and Spa on July 9-11, 2020. Learn more at www.YWMConvention.com.

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), a more than 65,000 member-strong National nonprofit organization, is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals affected by the disease of obesity through education, advocacy and support.


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