Virtual Event Information

Event Details:

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is excited to announce that our 2020 Your Weight Matters Convention & EXPO has been transformed to YWM2020 – VIRTUAL! Once again, YWM will be bringing 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…. all easily at your fingertips in a VIRTUAL PLATFORM!

YWM2020VIRTUAL is offered as a FREE virtual event series that is crafted with a one-of-a-kind program designed to help individuals seeking answers about their weight and health. This year’s virtual program will allow you to dive into the science behind weight, while learning key strategies and gaining access to valuable tools. If you’ve simply wanted the answers as to why weight can be such a struggle, then YWM2020 – VIRTUAL is an event you won’t want to miss!

Event Schedule: 

Event 1: Saturday, July 11
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST/10:00 am – 12:00 pm PST

Event 2: Saturday, July 18
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST/10:00 am – 12:00 pm PST

Event 3: Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST/10:00 am – 1:00 pm PST

Click here to view the full Virtual Events Program Agenda and Schedule.

Registration Information:

The OAC knows that individuals need access to the quality of education offered at our Annual Convention, so we strive to keep the cost to the attendee low. We have registration options to meet all needs and budgets. We also have an option for nurses and some healthcare professionals looking to earn up to 10 CE Credits as part of their attendance of the virtual event series.

All registration categories include access to all three events in the virtual series. Click here for full details about registration options for YWM2020VIRTUAL.


Virtual Support Chats:

Connecting with Other Attendees

We know how important it is for our attendees to connect with a supportive community that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds, journeys and health paths. We believe engaging with others and finding support makes a pivotal difference in reaching health goals.

Attendees who take advantage of a Full Event Registration are able to take part in our Virtual Support Chats that provide an opportunity to connect with fellow attendees throughout the virtual events. Virtual Support Chats will be held on a weekly basis during the virtual events series. Pre-registration is required.

Virtual Support Chat Schedule


Virtual EXPO Hall:

Resources You Can Use.

Our goal is to equip you with the right education and tools you need to be successful on your weight management journey. The YWM2020 Virtual EXPO Hall serves as a key resource for our attendees. Our exhibitors offer products and services that can help you fill your tool box to help you find success with your weight that lasts. Take advantage of these resources at any point during the live event series!

Past EXPO Halls have included exhibitors that offer:

      • Portion control tools that aid with mindful eating
      • Behavior modification and mental health workbooks
      • Protein shakes, bars and snacks
      • Information on pharmacotherapy treatment options
      • Shapewear and fashion for all sizes
      • Bariatric vitamins and supplements
      • Specialized fitness equipment for all skill levels
      • And so much more!

If you or your company would like to participate as an exhibitor in the Virtual EXPO Hall, click here for more information.


BONUS Tools and Resources:

The Virtual Events Series will offer a variety of additional resources for attendees to access at their disposal.

These resources include:

      • Supplemental Handouts/Materials
      • Recorded Webinars (featuring OAC Advocacy Trainings)
      • OAC Resources


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