Our primary purpose is to carry the AA message of recovery to the alcoholic who still suffers by cultivating an environment of unity, cooperation, respect and support of all members and family members. “Showing others who suffer how we were given help is the very thing which makes life seem so worth while to us now.”
Our committee strives to be inclusive and never exclusive , to show the newcomer that an alcoholic of all walks of life can recover in AA and live a life that is happy, joyous, and free. Love and Service!!
While there are no dues or fees for membership in AA, there are many conferences around the world and the most common misconception of these gatherings are that they are AA meetings, and “there are no dues and fees for AA membership.” However, Conventions and Conferences are special events, not regular AA meetings.
This Convention requires months of planning, preparation and money to present. Since all of the events are held at a Convention Center, there is a charge to the Committee for the use of these facilities. Other expenses include travel and lodging for speakers, printing costs, postage and supplies. The event is paid for through the cost of the registration. No baskets are passed.