As the world’s largest event on obesity research, treatment and prevention, ObesityWeek® provides editors, reporters, and industry writers with access to exciting new research, emerging treatment options, public policy discussions and access to some of the top scientific, surgical and policy experts in the field.

Information regarding media registrants is proprietary. ObesityWeek®, including TOS, will not give, rent or sell current or past media registration lists.


ObesityWeek® is pleased to offer complimentary media credentials to journalists employed by accredited news organizations covering the meeting for the purpose of editorial coverage. To register for the meeting, please contact TOS Director of Communications/Media Relations Kristin Collins at [email protected] for details. Once you have registered through the meeting registration site, you will also be asked to provide at least one of the following:

  • Links/files of at least three (3) bylined news stories on related topics written within the past year
  • A letter of assignment on the letterhead of the news organization being represented
  • Media identification (such as an international press pass)
  • A business card issued by a recognized news organization

ObesityWeek® does NOT provide complimentary access to any media or organizations that gather information from the TOS Sessions and Exhibit Hall for use in the development of continuing medical education materials or programs. ObesityWeek® does NOT provide complimentary access to any media or organizations that attend on behalf of for-profit organizations (for example, a freelance reporter/writer hired by a pharmaceutical company, a writer for a media outlet that is developed or supported exclusively by a for-profit company, a writer representing the interests of an advertiser, etc.). Companies or organizations producing publications, videos and/or other electronic media intended for marketing, advertising, financial analysis or public relations purposes may NOT register as media. Financial analysts and public relations personnel may NOT register as media.

Embargo Policy

There is a strict embargo on the science being presented at ObesityWeek® (this applies to all information included in the abstract book). Please see more details in the embargo policy and exceptions to the policy.

Violation of Policies

ObesityWeek® reserves the right to bar, from this and future conferences, any registered media who attempt to obtain advertising or subscriptions from any exhibitor or registrant, who deliberately promote the marketing objectives of a single company or institution, or who misuse media privileges to engage in activities other than journalistic pursuits.


Kristin Collins, TOS Director of Communications/Media Relations, [email protected]