Weight Loss Frontiers 2004 - International Conference and Exposition (WLF-ICE) (Weight Loss Frontier)

Venue: Washington Convention Center

Location: Washington, District Of Columbia, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 23, 2004 End Date/Time: Sep 24, 2004
Registration Date: Sep 24, 2004
Early Registration Date: Jul 31, 2004
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Description

Weight Loss Frontiers 2004 - International Conference and Exposition (WLF-ICE) is the world's biggest international conference and exposition for obesity prevention and treatment, including food, drugs, devices, fitness, and combination therapies.

The weight-loss business is a booming industry. Americans spend an estimated $30 billion a year on all types of diet programs and products, including diet foods and drinks. With the number of bariatric procedures approaching 120,000 per year and America's obesity epidemic costing the healthcare system as much as $93 billion in annual medical bills, leading health plans and large employers are implementing innovative programs to manage health and obesity. Co-morbidity indirect costs including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, liver disease, heart disease, stroke, and cancer represent more than $80 billion alone.

We are pleased to present this conference and exposition to provide a forum for stakeholders, including food industries, pharmaceutical companies, and healthcare providers, to pool expertise and thereby stimulate research and development in this field. Furthermore, the participants will become better acquainted with existing markets for current products and be poised to exploit potential markets for future products.

We sincerely invite you to the Weight Loss Frontiers 2004 - International Conference and Exposition to feel the pulse of hi-tech trends and to view the prospects of weight loss industry development. Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to learn from a truly distinguished faculty and to network with colleagues and other stakeholders. We look forward to seeing you Sep. 23-24, 2004 in Washington DC!

Venue

801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington
United States
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Join the Global Business VIP Launch! The Global Business Launch program is your market intelligence and business network resource. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS SEEKING PRODUCTS TO IMPORT WILL FIND: More than 2,000 companies with finished products and a showcase of the hot new products on the market. A printed directory of Export-Interested-Exhibitors for onsite sourcing and post-show follow up. Government experts familiar with specific countries' requirements for imported products from the United States available onsite. Finished Goods and Branded Ingredients: Food, Beverage, Dietary Supplements, Personal Care, ousehold Products and more at Weight Loss Frontiers 2004. INTERNATIONAL MANUFACTURERS SOURCING/SELLING INGREDIENTS AND TECHNOLOGY WILL FIND: Hundreds of companies offering quality and novel ingredients, technologies and contract services. New Ingredient and Technology Showcase highlights novel development. Scientific Poster Session profiles breaking science for product developers. Raw Materials, Technologies and Contract Services: food/beverage, supplement/nutraceutical and personal care/cosmeceuticals at Supply Expo INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CENTER - YOUR GLOBAL BUSINESS HEADQUARTERS Sign up to meet with leading industry experts who prepare you to market from: USA, Europe and Russia, Asia, Latin America and Cuba Meet with US government service personnel with expertise on your country from: Department of Commerce, Foreign Agricultural Service, Department of Health & Human Services