Dear Friends,

You are cordially invited to the Eastern Regional Forum to be held the weekend of August 15-17, 2014 at Hotel Sheraton Laval, located at 2440 Autoroute des Laurentides, Laval, Quebec, Canada H7T 1X5.  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, August 15, 2014. 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 promptly at noon on Sunday, August 17, 2014.  There is no registration fee for the Forum.  There will be simultaneous translation available from English to French. 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 August 11, 2014 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 but your advance registration greatly helps our planning.

Hotel Reservations at the Hotel Sheraton Laval can be made by one of the following methods:

  • By phone: 1.800.667.2440 or 450.687.2440 no later than July 18, 2014.  Please use Group Code: Eastern Canada Regional Forum to get the special room rate.
  • By sending in your hotel reservation form located on page 3 of the Forum Flyer no later than July 18, 2014.

In order to get the special room rate, be sure to register for your hotel accommodation no later than July 18, 2014.

If you have any questions about this Regional Forum, feel free to email:

We are looking forward to seeing you in Laval.

Sincerely yours,


Mary Clare L.
Mary Clare L.,
Regional Forums Coordinator
Terry Bedient
Terry Bedient
General Service Board Chairperson
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