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Regional Forum

East Central – Fort Wayne, Indiana – November 15-17, 2013

Dear Friends,
You are cordially invited to the East Central Regional Forum to be held the weekend of November 15-17, 2013 at the Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Convention Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Representatives of the General Service Board and members of the General Service Office and Grapevine staff will be present at the Forum to share experience, respond to questions and hear suggestions.  It will be a weekend of lively participation for all concerned.
Registration begins at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 15, 2013. The Orientation for First-time Attendees is at 6:45 p.m. and the opening session starts at 7:00 p.m. on Friday. The Forum closes at noon on Sunday, November 17, 2013.  There is no registration fee for the Forum.  There will be simultaneous translation available from English to Spanish. We want all A.A. members to be able to participate regardless of language.
Forum Registration: You may register for the Regional Forum by filing out the Forum Registration Form and mailing it to G.S.O. or you can register online at:  All persons registering online must include their full name and postal address.  Online Forum registrations must be received at G.S.O. before November 11, 2013 in order to be processed.  If you miss the deadline, we welcome on-site registration.  It is not necessary to call G.S.O. to pre-register; advance registration simply helps our planning.
Hotel Reservations at the Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Convention Center can be made by one of the following methods:
  • By phone: Call (260) 420-1100 use Group Code: ECR to get the special room rate no later than November 1, 2013.

  • By internet please go to “Online Hotel Reservation”  

In order to get the special room rate, be sure to register for your hotel accommodation no later than November 1, 2013.
If you have any questions about this Regional Forum, feel free to email:
We are looking forward to seeing you in Fort Wayne.
Sincerely yours,
Julio E.
Julio E.,
Regional Forums Coordinator
Ward B. Ewing
Ward B. Ewing
General Service Board Chairperson