Tampa, Fla. – The OAC is excited to announce that the Your Weight Matters Annual Convention is going virtual for 2020! This format gives us the opportunity to reach more individuals than ever that are seeking credible information about their weight and health. Starting Wednesday May 20th, online registration will open for the OAC’s most sought-after educational event. This immersive educational experience, taking place as a three-part event series beginning on July 11th, will challenge attendees to “think differently” about weight and health.

YWM2020 – VIRTUAL will bring together the most sought-after health and weight industry experts to present science-based information in an easy-to-understand format, designed to help attendees navigate the complex topic of weight management. This year’s program will allow attendees to dive into the science behind weight, while learning key strategies and gaining access to valuable tools.  From digging in to the science behind weight management to exercise strategies and so much more, YWM2020 – VIRTUAL promises to deliver top-notch education.

“We are extremely excited to offer Convention virtually for 2020. We know first-hand how important our Convention is to our members, and to be able to deliver it in this engaging, online format is going to be very exciting,” said Joe Nadglowski, OAC President and CEO.

YWM2020 – VIRTUAL has increased access to quality and science-based education for any individual struggling with their weight, because for the first time, the virtual sessions are being offered at no cost!

YWM2020 – VIRTUAL has different registration options to accommodate the needs of our attendees. At no cost, individuals have access to live streamed sessions and supplemental materials, the ability to chat and ask questions in real time and access to the Virtual EXPO Hall.  The YWM Virtual EXPO Hall provides attendees with vetted resources and tools as a part of the Convention. For those interested in after-hours access to recorded sessions and supplemental materials, as well as virtual support opportunities there is a paid registration option. For nurses and some healthcare professionals, we are offering up to 10 CE credit hours as well as the unique opportunity to grow their knowledge about helping patients manage their weight. To learn more about YWM2020 – VIRTUAL, please visit www.YWMConvention.com.

YWM2020 – VIRTUAL is proudly supported by reputable companies in the health industry. National Sponsors signed-on to date include: Platinum – Novo Nordisk, Silver – Rhythm Pharmaceuticals and Endo Pharmaceuticals, Bronze – Amgen, Geisinger, Medtronic, and WW. The OAC continues to accept National Sponsors and exhibitors. Please contact the OAC at (800) 717-3117 for more information.


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