Virtual AA Weekend Convention

First Ever Biarritz International Virtual AA Weekend Convention

22 to 24 January 2021

organized by the BAB Anglophone AA Group, Biarritz.

convention hotelBiarritz fronts on the Atlantic Ocean and has several beaches suitable for surfing.
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A FULL WEEKEND OF AA FELLOWSHIP
AL-ANON & YPAA PARTICIPATION

Talented Speakers and workshop leaders

RECOVERY AND ECONOMY

NO TRAVEL EXPENSE! NO HOTEL EXPENSE! NO EATING EXPENSE! NO EXPENSE!

FANTASTIC VALUE AND GREAT SHARING

Big WaveBiarritz is known as the surf capital of France and Europe

Registration/seating CAPACITY IS LIMITED.
PRE-REGISTRATION is recommended.

 

Experience Strength and Hope
Experience strength and hope means overcoming alcoholism and living a healthy and normal life. A lot of people share different experiences and what gives them strength and hope in their recovery journey. This has a huge impact on newcomers, and those already in recovery. and to the person sharing their own experience Read More… 

Why Virtual
The  2020  annual Biarritz International convention was victim of the COVID-19 Virus, Uncertainty dictates the date or even year we may next hold the ‘real event’ until such time as COVID-19 testing and a vaccine are developed. Given the great success of Zoom, local, national, and International AA meetings in Biarritz and worldwide the BAB Biarritz AA Group has adopted the Zoom platform and will host the second Biarritz International Virtual AA Convention in January 2021. Read more…

How to participate (HOW It Works)
First requirement is, voluntarily register/pre-register online. The second requirement is to have the login link at hand. A password will be required. As you login you will undergo confirmation you are a registrant. Registered attendees enter meetings, workshops, and events. Read more…

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Agenda
The scheduled agenda for the event starts with online pre-event meetings beginning Friday afternoon and continuing through to Sunday noon. Post-event meetings take place Sunday evening to Tuesday at 15h30. Registration covers all meetings. Capacity is limited, to only those who are registered. See agenda here

Venue

BIARRITZ is the only surf town in the world with a royal history, it is located on the Atlantic coast in the French Basque Country in southwestern France 22 miles from the border with Spain. It is a seaside tourist destination known for the Hôtel du Palais, its casinos, and its surfing culture. Read more…

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Special Invited Speaker
Karen C. Ph.D., lecturer and facilitator of 12 Step workshops/presentations, an AA member since 1976, will share on “Double Winners”, and facilitate a 2 hour workshop/presentation “Tools for Living A Peaceful Life”. Karen is author of the successful recovery books “Each day a new Beginning”, “The promise of a New Day”, “In God’s Care”, among over 25 other books. Read more.

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FAQ
The First International AA Virtual (Zoom) Convention held in Biarritz, southwestern France took place on 20 June 2020. Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding the Biarritz International AA Virtual (Zoom) Convention. Read more…

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Registration fees
Pre-registration €9.50*/person until 30 November 2020 (recommended).
Registration €12.50* per person after 30 November 2020. (online only)
One Day (Saturday or Sunday meetings only) Registration €7.50 (online only).
All registrations online for the event to be paid via PayPal or bank card  in euros.

Payment: How It Works
• When you click “Pay with PayPal” button, it will ask for PayPal login in a pop window.
• When you click “VISA / Master Card / AMEX ” buttons it will not ask for PayPal login
• User who does not have PayPal, can also pay using VISA/Master Card/AMEX cards.

Payment
Payment for Registration and Seventh Tradition contributions may be made at Registrations and here and/or sent via PayPal to babanglophonegroup@gmail.com.

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The First International AA Virtual (Zoom) Convention base overlooks the Atlantic ocean, surfing beaches and is close to many great golf courses, the local farmers market and shopping area.

Visit us
The Biarritz Tourism Office is well organized, and experienced in catering to convention attendees. Ready pre-programmed tours and excursions to the region are available on short notice. Read more…

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Weather and Surf forecast – Biarritz – Grande Plage
Weather and Surf forecast – Biarritz – Cote des Basques

celebrateSubject to the lifting of Coved-19 travel restrictions we Look forward to seeing all face-to-face (real) convention attendees in Biarritz in 2021 or at the next feasible date.
We Look forward to seeing you in Biarritz in 2021.