WLSFA New Orleans Making a Difference Bariatric Patient Conference

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WLSFA New Orleans Making a Difference Bariatric Patient Conference

This event benefits the Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America's WLS Grant Program.

When and where

Date and time


Hilton New Orleans Riverside Two Poydras Street New Orleans, LA 70130

Map and directions

How to get there

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 2 days 5 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

The Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America (WLSFA.ORG) invites you to join us at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, April 21-23, 2023. Your participation at this annual fundraiser allows the WLSFA to make a difference in the lives of people with no access to the medical treatment with the need to overcome the disease of obesity. The funds raised at this event goes to grants and saves lives!

ABOUT THE EVENT - Three days of meeting & greeting, educational sessions with the bariatric patient in mind, expo hall with a display of products and services. Two evenings of fun with costume contests, awards and giveaways.

Conference Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Two Poydras St., New Orleans, LA, 70130

Conference Dates: April 21 - 23, 2023

Discounted Rooms: Hilton New Orleans Riverside rooms at the rate of $215 per night (includes resort fee) per room.



Something for EVERYONE: Pre-ops, Post-ops, Support Team Members, Bariatric Professionals

Product Samples– Bariatric Surgeons – Plastic Surgeons – Great Professional and Patient Speakers

Relationship Building Activities

Two Nights of Fun - Three days of Education and Equipping

Two days to explore our EXPO (email info@wlsfa.org to join us as an Exhibitor or Sponsor)

Announcement of our next Grant Recipients!

For more information go to: https://www.wlsfa.org/neworleans2023/

This event benefits the Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America's WLS Grant Program.

For questions contact: info@wlsfa.org

Together we can look forward to an event that will be life changing for attendees and those that benefit from the gathering most - our Grant Recipients.


Are there ID requirements to enter the event? All registered attendees must wear the lanyard and name badge (access pass) given to you at registration at all times. Persons without an official access pass might not be allowed access to attend sessions and special events.

Is there a minimum age requirement to enter the event? Yes, the event is for adults 18 years or older. If bringing minors to the hotel, please be aware that they are not allowed in the WLSFA event or expo area at any time. Minors must be accompanied by an adult at all times while at the hotel. The WLSFA does not offer childcare services.

Is there a refund policy? There are no refunds for any donations including ticket fees.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable? Yes. Please contact us with the name and email address of the person you are transferring your ticket to. Email us at info@wlsfa.org include a subject line of Transfer Ticket

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? You do not need a printed ticket. We will have electronic registration available.

Can I update my registration information? Yes you can update it or you can contact us to update your record if needed. Email info@wlsfa.org

What if the name on the ticket or registration doesn't match the name of the person who attends? Please update us with any name changes before the event. Send an email to info@wlsfa.org

We look forward to seeing you in New Orleans, April 21-23. Watch online for more info on the event as the days get closer to the event.

Questions? Concerns? Comments? email us at info@wlsfa.org

TOGETHER we can make a difference in the lives of those who are in desperate need for WLS and do not have access to insurance and who cannot self-pay.