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The Corporate Council was organized to develop and enhance the joint strategies and efforts of bariatric surgeons, healthcare, and industry professionals in a proactive approach to addressing the challenges of obesity. Joining the Council provides an opportunity to network with industry peers and ASMBS leadership, making your voice heard in the mission of improving bariatric/metabolic care.

View the current list of Corporate Council members.

Corporate Council Supports

  • ASMBS Annual Meetings
  • ASMBS/Bariatric Surgery Public Relations/Advocacy
  • Special Projects (i.e. public awareness videos, research)
  • Sponsorship opportunities
    If your company or organization is interested in joining us and their peers in providing support for an ASMBS event, view our available support opportunities.

Membership Benefits

  • Access to ASMBS leadership who provide field updates and exclusive communications on the state of the field/society via/phone and face-to-face meetings
  • Access to ASMBS membership list ($1,000 value)
  • Annual membership dues reflected in exhibit booth size (ex. 200 sq.ft = $1,200 Level)
  • Annual meeting "member" registration rates
  • Company product/services and website link advertised on ASMBS website
  • Earn preferred exhibit placement points when dues paid by December 31
  • First choice option at ASMBS ancillary meetings (i.e. ASMBS Weekend)
  • 10% discount annual meeting booth exhibit fee

Exhibit Hall

Download Application Here

2018 Steering Committee

Angela Saba, Bariatric Times

Brian Costello, Medtronic/Covidien
Chair Elect

Tony Perroti, OPTIFAST
Past Chair

Bret Petkus, Bariatric Advantage
Senior Past President

Gary Richardson, Ethicon

Bryant Washington, BeeWell, Inc.

Bill Bishop, Obesity PPM

Conor McCrea, W.L. Gore & Associates

Alex Brecher, Bariatricpal

Eric DeMaria, MD
ASMBS President

Matthew Hutter, MD
ASMBS President Elect

Karen Flanders, CNP
ASMBS IH President

Lisa West-Smith, PhD, LISW-S
ASMBS IH President Elect

Georgeann Mallory, RD
ASMBS Executive Director

Beth Pate
Corporate Council Liaison

(352) 331-4900 ext. 102

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