World Service Convention

2020 Convention
Theme: Sunshine of the Spirit: 60 Years Around the Sun!

Dates: August 20-22, 2020

Renaissance Orlando at Sea World ®
6677 Sea Harbor Drive
Orlando, FL 32821 USA
Phone: 407-351-5555

Email Updates
Interested in receiving the latest details on Convention? Email conventioninfo@oa.org to sign up for the e-mailing list. Please include your name, state or country, and email address.

Hotel Reservations
Reservations are now open. Room rate is US$159 per night, any occupancy (4 people max), plus US$19.88 tax (12.5% tax, subject to change), for a total of US$178.88 per night. Rate includes mini refrigerator and complimentary guest room Internet. Meals are NOT included in the lodging rate. Rates are available August 14 through August 23.

Room rates WILL NOT be subject to the daily resort fee (currently US$30 per room night, plus applicable taxes), but will be offered as an optional upgrade upon check-in. If you choose to purchase the daily resort fee, it includes enhanced high-speed guestroom internet; transportation to Universal Studios, Disney, and Premium Outlets; two welcome resort beverage coupons; breakfast for children under 12 (2 kids per 1 adult purchase) in Tradewinds only.

Click here to make your room reservations online or call the Renaissance Orlando at 1-800-266-9432 (toll free) or 1-407-351-5555 (local). Use group code “Overeaters Anonymous World Service Convention.” Attendees are responsible for making their own reservations. The WSO does not make reservations.

Reservations must be made by July 27, 2020. Accommodations require a first night’s room deposit or major credit card to guarantee a room.

Cancellations are required 72 hours before the arrival date. A first night’s room cost will be charged if cancellation is not made before the 72-hour arrival date.

Need a Roommate?
Contact the WSO at 1-505-891-2664 or conventioninfo@oa.org. Please provide your name, state or country, phone number, email, arrival/departure dates, and the number of roommates needed so you can be added to the roommate list. The WSO is not responsible for making hotel reservations.

Convention Registration

Registration is now OPEN! To register online, please click here or download the Convention Registration form and email or mail it to the World Service Office.

Below are full and daily registration rates.

  • Full Registration includes access to all workshops and general sessions (Thursday through Saturday) and commemorative lapel pin. Rates are per person and DO NOT include meals.
Early-Bird Full Registration

 

By June 15, 2020 (11:59 p.m. MST) US$119
Full Registration June 16, 2020 (Midnight MST) through July 24, 2020 (11:59 p.m. MST)

 

US$150
Onsite Full Registration After July 24, 2020 (11:59 p.m. MST)

 

US$170

Note: After July 24, 2020 11:59 p.m. MST, advance registration is closed. Attendees can register on site at the onsite rate.

  • Daily Registration includes access to workshops and general sessions for day(s) purchased. Rates are per person and DO NOT include meals.
Thursday Only US$60
Friday Only US$60
Saturday Only US$60

Note: After July 24, 2020 11:59 p.m. MST, advance registration is closed. Attendees can purchase daily rates onsite.

  • Cancellations: All cancellations made by July 24, 2020 11:59 p.m. MST can be refunded minus a US$20 nonrefundable fee. All cancellations made after July 24, 2020 11:59 p.m. MST are nonrefundable. No-shows are nonrefundable. This is a strict policy.
  • Transfers: Registration is ONLY transferable up to July 24, 2020 11:59 p.m. MST. Written consent (email or hard copy) is required for all transfers. This is a strict policy.

Banquet
The banquet will be held on Saturday, August 22, 2020 starting at 7:00 p.m. EST. This is a plated meal and no substitutions will be made. The banquet meal is US$60 per person and is separate from the registration rate. Download the Saturday Banquet Menu for specific details.

For attendees who would like to attend the speaker, entertainment, and dance only, there is no charge. The speaker will begin at 8:00 p.m. EST.

Schedule of Events and Parking Information
Click here for a tentative schedule of events. Attendees interested in speaking or volunteering for Convention can complete the Convention registration form. Click here for descriptions of events.

Self-parking is available at the Renaissance Orlando and is currently US$28 per day, plus tax. Hotel guests will receive a 50 percent discount.

Ground Transportation
Click here for ground transportation options.

Convention Bookmark
Share information about the 2020 Convention with your members, groups, and service bodies. Click here for press format  or proof format  to download the Convention bookmark. Print and distribute at your meetings, retreats, workshops, and other OA-related events. Bookmarks are 2” X 5.5” and in full color. Acceptable if printed in black and white.

Convention Audio Recordings

Interested in audio recordings from the 2016 World Service Convention? Download the order form to purchase CDs or MP3s or call Alliance Audio Visual at 505-341-3900.

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