3-5th November 2023
AA Convention 2023: Unity The Lifeblood of A.A
Join us for the 2023 Convention of Alcoholics Anonymous Hong Kong! Themed "Unity: The Lifeblood of A.A.," this extraordinary event breaks free from tradition, embracing the vital spirit of connection that fuels our fellowship.
Explore Hong Kong through our convention venues in a whole new way - from colonial historical buildings to Kowloon's futuristic skyline and Lamma Island's lush jungles - all places of spiritual significance for Alcoholics Anonymous Hong Kong.
Held over three days in three distinct locations, this convention offers a unique opportunity to explore our city while celebrating the rich local history of A.A.
3 November 2023
12 Borrett Road 6pm - 9pm
Built in 1901 as the British Military Hospital, this elegant arcaded brick building currently serves as the home of the Hong Kong Kowloon Group. Borrett Road is a destination for all Hong Kong Based AA’s as it plays hosts to daily meetings for Hong Kong Island.
To kick off the Convention on a high note of Unity, the first day will feature an open meeting and pizza party. Celebrating the long-intertwined histories of 12 Borrett Road and various 12-step fellowships, this event will bring together AA’s from around the world and open to anyone willing to attend.
Attendees can look forward to sharing their inspiring recovery journeys, while forging new connections and strengthening existing ones.
12 Borrett Road
Nearest MTR to take Taxi from is Admiralty.
To take public transport, take MTR to Central and then the Number 9 Green Minibus from the Terminal at Exchange Square.
4 November 2023
Amo, Tsim Tsa Tsui 9am - 6pm
The 2023 Convention will bring together fellows from around the globe back to Tsim Sha Tsui to enjoy a full day of international speakers, panel discussions, workshops, and fellowship at AMO, an event area located in Star House just a stone’s throw away from the famous Victoria Harbour.
Tuesday, September 2, 1969 marked the start of A.A’s history in Hong Kong with a two-person meeting at the Mariners’ Club, Tsim Sha Tsui. 54 years later, the 2023 Convention has returned to its roots!
Shop A, B/F, Star House, 3 Salisbury Rd, TST
For public transport, either take MTR to TST or if travelling from Hong Kong Island, take Central Ferry across to TST.
Ferry terminal is within short walking distance to venue.
5 November 2023
Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island 10:30am - 6pm
The final day of the Hong Kong Convention will be reviving the spirit of Lamma Fun Day, with an entire programme of unity and fellowship at Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island.
Various highlights of the day to look forward to include a beach meeting, mindful walks through the lush greenery of the island, an amazing vegetarian family-style Chinese lunch, and more.
Lamma Island, Hong Kong's third-largest island, is beloved for its laid-back, multicultural atmosphere. Since 1996, it has hosted the only A.A. meeting on a beach, still held every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Lamma Island has also been the venue for numerous Lamma Fun Days, dedicated to recovery and unity for fellows and their families.