Dear Friends,

You are cordially invited to the Southwest Regional Forum to be held the weekend of October 20-22, 2017 at the San Antonio Marriott Northwest, in San Antonio, Texas located at 3233 NW Loop 410 at Cherry Ridge, San Antonio, TX 78213-2866. Telephone Number: 210.377.3900.  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, October 20, 2017. The Orientation for First-time Attendees is at 6:30 p.m. and the opening session starts at 7:00 p.m. on Friday. The Forum closes promptly at noon on Sunday, October 22, 2017.  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 October 16, 2017 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 San Antonio Marriott Northwest can be reserved by one of the following methods:

  • By phone: 800.228.9290 or 210.377.3900 no later than September 28, 2017Please use Group Booking Code: SOU to get the special room rate.
  • By postal mail, by completing the Hotel Reservation Form and addressing the envelope to: Southwest Regional Forum, c/o of San Antonio Marriott Northwest, 3233 NW Loop 410 at Cherry Ridge, San Antonio, TX 78213-2866 no later than September 28, 2017.

In order to get the special room rate, be sure to register for your hotel accommodation no later than September 28, 2017.

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

We are looking forward to seeing you in San Antonio. 

Sincerely yours,


Steve S.
Steve S.,
Regional Forums Coordinator
Terry Bedient
Terry Bedient
General Service Board Chairperson
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