Networking Events

The Overcoming Obesity 2021 Conference is more than just a conference – it’s an opportunity to socialize with like-minded clinicians, build lasting friendships, meet industry leaders and experts in the field, gain firsthand advice, find solutions for your practice, and explore a new city! Obesity Medicine Association conferences are the best place to network with physicians and healthcare providers in the field of obesity medicine. Check out these fun networking events and activities happening throughout the conference!

Happy Hours and Receptions

Happy Hours and Receptions

Unwind after a day of learning by attending scheduled happy hours and networking events. These events are a great place to meet clinicians practicing in your area and share ideas outside of the classroom!

Member Appreciation Event/Installation of Officers*

Member Appreciation Event/Installation of Officers*

Friday, Sept. 24, 6:30-9:30 PM at the Streeterville Social Terrace
Cost: $10 for Members, $50 per Member Guest
Join us for neighborhood eats and treats at Chicago’s largest outdoor rooftop terrace! Help us recognize OMA’s leaders’ accomplishments and incoming Board Members as you enjoy time with your friends and colleagues.
*Member event only. Limited capacity.

Dine-arounds

Dine-arounds

Need dinner plans? Sign up to attend a dine-around! We’ll make a dinner reservation at a restaurant near the hotel so you can spend a pleasant evening out getting to know your colleagues. Sign up once you arrive at the conference. (Dinner costs are each individual’s responsibility.)

Meet Your Mentor/Mentee

Meet Your Mentor/Mentee

Connect and build lasting relationships with other clinicians at the conference. OMA pairs seasoned obesity medicine clinicians (mentors) with mentees to meet with throughout the conference. Sign up now! (Offered exclusively to OMA members.)

Exhibit Hall

Exhibit Hall

Opens Sept. 23 at 6:15 PM | Closes Sept. 25 at 3:45 PM
Explore the innovative technologies, products, and services available to enhance and improve your practice. Meet with exhibitors, try samples, and discover new tools to use when treating patients with obesity.

Fun Run

Fun Run

Friday, Sept. 24, 6:00-7:00 AM
Get your blood pumping during an early morning fun run led by one of our physical activity experts. Take in the sights as you run or jog around the city with a group of fellow attendees.

Experts on the Move

Experts on the Move

Saturday, Sept. 25, 6:15-7:15 AM
Explore Chicago on a fast-paced walk led by one of our physical activity experts. Learn different bodyweight and resistance band exercises you can teach to your patients. Worth 1 CME/CE credit. Attendance is optional.

Breakfast with the Experts

Breakfast with the Experts

Sunday, Sept. 26, 7:00-7:45 AM
Choose a table with a topic that interests you and spend breakfast discussing that topic with an expert and a small group of other clinicians. This is a great opportunity to follow up on any questions you may have from the sessions you’ve already attended.

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