For Members

Business Convention 2017

The 2017 World Service Business Convention will be held June 2 - 4

in Danvers, MA at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel.

 Special room rate ends: Friday, May 13, 2017

$144/night for single, double, triple or quad 

Click to Reserve a Room 

  • Online FA convention registration will remain open from January 6 through March 31. Convention Registration does not include hotel. When registering, you may select a meal plan for yourself and a plan for a non-FA guest. NOTE: You may also select an EXTRA Sunday boxed lunch for yourself and for a non-FA guest.
  • During the convention, onsite registration will open Friday afternoon and there will be an FA meeting Friday evening. Convention Business Session will begin Saturday morning at approx. 8:45 a.m. and conclude Sunday at approx. 12:30 p.m.

  • Please wait to register until you know your FINAL CHOICES FOR MEAL PLAN and registration. You will not be able to change them after payment is made. No meal plans will be sold on-site. 

Convention Deadlines

Conference Member Registration Closes:   Saturday, March 4, 2017  
FA Convention Registration Closes:   Friday, March 31, 2017
Motions Due:   Saturday, March 4, 2017
Officer Applications Due:   Saturday, March 4, 2017
Hotel Registration Closes:   Saturday, May 13, 2017

Apply for Officer or Committee Chair Position -- Deadline March 4, 2017

Each year at the World Service Business Convention (WSBC), we hold elections for WSI Officers and Committee Chairs. All those who are interested and meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply by 11:59pm ET on March 4. This year we will be accepting nominations for the following positions: Secretary, Treasurer, and Committee Chairs for Public Information, Literature, Service Group Support, and 12th Step. CLICK HERE for the position descriptions and to submit your application.


Submit a Motion -- Deadline March 4, 2017

As determined at the 2008 WSBC, motions are submitted by intergroups and chapters. Intergroups and chapters who wish to submit a motion should read the FA WSBC Motion Submission Procedure. Completed forms should be submitted online by 11:59pm ET on March 4.
CLICK HERE for the procedure and to submit a motion. 

Information and Documents

2017 WSBC Registration, Hotel & Meal Plan Information

2017 World Service Conference Member Information


WSI Emails:

Email 1: FA World Service Business Convention Details

Email 2: FA World Service Business Convention Details Continued