Register today for the 2020 A VISION FOR US – RI State Convention.  Taking place at Gurney’s on Goat Island in Newport, March 20-22, 2020.

Alcoholics Anonymous with Alanon participation | Area 61 Assembly of Alcoholics Anonymous

Register early! The fee for registration through February 18, 2020 is $25. The fee for registration after February 18, 2020 is $30. On-line registration will remain available through March 18, 2020 at 12 pm(noon). On-line registrations received after March 11, 2020 at 12 pm(noon) do not allow name badges to be printed for the registration packets.


The Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina • Goat Island, Newport, RI 02840

or call 833-235-7500 and reference 2020 RI State Convention

  • NEW ITEM!! The valet parking fee of $35 is waived for anyone with a disability parking placard or license plate
  • Reservations must be made directly through the hotel
  • 72-hour Hotel Room Cancellation policy
  • Deposit Policy: First night’s deposit due at time of booking
  • All Rooms $150 +13% tax per night (single, double, triple, quad)
  • The special convention room rate available for reservations made by February 18, 2020
  • The “resort fee”, which covers overnight self-parking, has been waived for the Convention. When you receive your confirmation no “resort fee” should appear.
  • The hotel has informed us that the City of Newport has mandated that each hotel must assess a $1.00 per room per night fee to fund an initiative to promote business and leisure travel to the area. This fee will appear separately on your bill as the ‘Newport Tourism Assessment’.

Convention begins at 3pm Friday March 20

  • Speaker Meetings
  • Marathon meetings
  • Afternoon and Evening Entertainment
  • Hospitality rooms
  • Great Fellowship

The Saturday evening entertainment features ‘Take It To The Bridge’. Come enjoy the sounds and dance to the music provided by this fabulous local group!


Convention Scholarships are available, in limited number, to those in need. A Convention Scholarship will grant you access to all meetings, entertainment and the hospitality rooms for the full weekend. The deadline for applications is March 6th. A lottery drawing will take place on March 7th and awarded recipients will be notified that day. Scholarships do not include any meal costs nor any hotel room expenses. Scholarships are intended for individuals who would not otherwise be able to attend the Convention. If you would care to donate to the Scholarship Fund please do so online or by completing the appropriate section on the paper Registration form.

Apply For A Convention Scholarship!