33rd AA Triborders Intergroup North Sea Convention with Al-Anon Participation

4 - 6 February 2022, Ostend - Belgium
ProgramAccommodation

Welcome!

After the challenging lockdowns, due to the pandemic, we can be grateful and share our gratitude in person at the: 33rd North Sea Convention 2022 from Friday 4th – 6th of February.

Let’s get together and share our “Attitude of Gratitude ” for sobriety, the miraculous connections and growth through online meetings, old and new friendships and the wonderful fellowship of AA.

The 31st North Sea Convention in 2020 had taken place on site before the pandemic and the 32nd was forced online which had proven a great success despite the lockdowns.

We are proud to announce that the 33rd North Sea Convention is back on site, with a lot of fun and laughter and the opportunity to see and meet old and new friends.

Hope to see you all there.

 

The Committee

NSC 2022 Flyer

Electronic Flyer

 

View and download the flyer.
Please share it with your groups and at meetings!

 

Program

Meetings from morning till late at night in at least two languages. On Saturday we bring to you music and dance at our traditional impromptu live music session and DJ at Plad’o until 2 AM. Make sure you don’t miss any of it!

We are still finalizing the program. Please check back soon.

Guest  Speakers

Our guest speakers will share their experience, strength and hope during the main events. We will briefly introduce them here.

Bill

AA or Al-Anon (City, Country)

Lois

AA or Al-Anon (City, Country)

Bill

AA or Al-Anon (City, Country)

Jane

AA or Al-Anon (City, Country)

AccomModation

Vayamundo Oostende

General Information

At Vayamundo Oostende room and board is provided via apartment, rooms with 1 or 2 bedrooms, and/or studio’s.

Apartments, hotel rooms and studios offer a capacity of respectively 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 or 8 persons. All apartments are equipped with bathroom, toilet, living room, kitchenette with microwave, coffee-maker, refrigerator, fully equipped kitchen and sleeping facility with single beds.

Hotel rooms are additionally equipped with a minibar.

All beds are made up on arrival and one set of towels is provided per person.

 

Check-In: from 16h00 PM

Check-Out: at 10h00 AM

Booking & Detailed Information

Please call +32/ 78 15 61 00 or email groups@vayamundo.be
Booking via the Vayamundo website is currently not possible.

Use discount code: NSC2022

2 nights with breakfast: €109,00/pp (min. 2 persons/room), each additional person: €42,00 (child 3y-11y: €27,00)

1 night with breakfast: €70.50/pp (min. 2 persons/room), each additional person: €22,00 (child 3y-11y: €13,50)

Dinner on Saturday : € 25,00/per adult when reserved in advance (3-11y = €16,00/per child)

Drinks available for purchase in bar Ensor, not in restaurant Plad’o.

Coffee, tea and water during convention  will be provided for free.

Breakfast is served between 7.30 and 9.45 AM.

Lunch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday: Choice between Bar Den Ensor, restaurant Plad’o and restaurant Het Buffet

Dinner on Saturday offers a starter, different main courses (e.g. fish, meat, veggi) and desserts. € 25,00/per adult when reserved in advance. (3-11y = €16,00/per child). Drinks are included.

There are many different leisure possibilities (ping pong, fitness, swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna)

Use of swimming pool and jacuzzi is free, sauna is not included (€ 8,00/pp)

On Saturday there is a dance evening in Plad’o until 2 AM, music shall be provided by the organizing committee.

Service Positions & Support

There are various open service positions to support meetings and coordination. Please contact us selecting the service post you wish to apply for as the message subject from the drop down menu.

The minimum requirement for all positions is 6 months continuous sobriety.

 

Available Positions

Welcome Desk
Help out with registering participants and give a fist great impression of the convention. A great way to get to meet a lot of people, especially if you are new. We need one person with longer sobriety for each one hour shift and one or two additional people who could also be people in their early sobriety.

Book sales
Help carrying the message through literature! You will sell books and other sobriety related material at our book table. There is a need for two people per one hour shift.

Chair a meeting
For each meeting we need to have a chairperson. You will lead the meeting and collect Tradition 7. If you have any specific meeting(s) in mind you would like to chair, please mention it in your message!

Audio Recordings
During main events equip speakers with a clip on mic and pocket digital voice recorder. Recordings will be made available post convention here.

Literature Rep
Responsible for displays and posters and for having A.A. literature available for all.

Contact Us

How to get there

By Car

 

Take E40/A10 to Oostende. At the roundabout take 3rd exit to N34 Middelkerke.
Go straight until the tramway (7 traffic lights) and turn left direction Middelkerke /
De Panne. Follow the coastal tramway along the seafront approx. 300 meters to tram
stop Ravelingen. Parking is behind the hotel.

By Train

From the Oostende Central Train Station take the coastal tram direction
De Panne. Get out at Ravelingen. The Hotel is directly opposite the tram stop

By Plane

From Brussels National Airport (BRU) in Zaventem, take the train from the
airport to any of the three Brussels train stations and catch the hourly interCity train to
Oostende. In Oostende, take the coastal tram from the train station in the direction of
De Panne to Ravelingen stop. From Oostende airport it is best to take a short taxi ride
directly to the hotel