Convention Recap: 7th Annual Primary Purpose Group Convention (Oslo, Norway)

The 7th Annual Primary Purpose Group Convention took place in Oslo on November 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, 2013. Total attendance was about 100 and the main speaker was Matthew R. from Long Beach, CA.

There were workshops, step panels, and meetings in both English and Oslo Norway - Norwegian American AA GroupNorwegian. There was a sobriety countdown on Saturday night after the main meeting. A well organized dinner and dance wrapped up Saturday night. On Sunday morning a special speaker from Iceland, Elisabet VL, spoke about her experience growing the AA program in her home country and the foundation of XAspeakers.

I attended all of the speaker meetings, the sponsorship workshop, and the english meetings. It was a great convention where I met many old friends and made new friends. Oslo is a fantastic city and the Primary Purpose Group put on a great convention. I plan to attend the convention again next year.

Sean M. from the Swenglish Group in Stockholm, Sweden