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East Coast Convention Event

posted Oct 7, 2018, 1:43 PM by Region Chair   [ updated Mar 20, 2020, 4:00 AM by John Pharo ]



  • The East Coast Convention 7 IS NOW SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 25-27, 2020 at the same NEW LOCATION
    • The Wyndham Garden Philadelphia Airport
      45 Industrial Highway, Essington, PA  19029
  • With our health and safety in mind the convention chairs have made the decision to postpone the ECC7 convention*.
  • Since many expenses have already been incurred, we would prefer not to provide refunds if you plan to attend in September.
  • Registration fee will remain at $45 for any new attendees.
  • Food prices will remain the same.
  • If you cannot attend in September, your prepaid meals can be refunded upon request.
  • If you registered for a hotel room via a link from this site, the hotel has already cancelled your reservation.
    • See below for the new hotel registration link.
  • An updated registration form can be found below.
  • Check the EPA website frequently for ongoing updates. http://www.naranonepa.org/events/easternpaconventionevent
  • * We hope you understand why this decision was made, and we apologize for any inconvenience.

  • Questions? Contact:  ECC7chairs@gmail.com

  • Last updated March 19, 2020

General Info

  • SEPTEMBER 25th through 27th, 2020 - Friday Morning till Noon Sunday.
    • Walk-in registration starts on Friday September 25th at 9 AM 
  • Download and save the attached flyer as a reminder and the Appeal Letter for taking actionSee below for the tentative schedule.
  • Checks to support the convention should be made payable to Eastern PA Region (footnote on your check ECC7 Convention) and mailed to: Nancy H., 132 South 10th St., Allentown, PA 18102
  • Keep coming back - your worth it!

Convention Registration

  • Registration is open!  See the attached registration form for details on registration, clothing and meal orders, and hotel reservations.  
  • Register online by going to the ECC7 convention reservation page.  

Location / Hotel

  • Wyndham Garden Hotel Philadelphia Airport - 45 Industrial Hwy, Essington, PA 19029  (NOTE:  Location changed 2/24/20)
  • August 24th is the cut-off date for special room rate of $94 at the Wyndham.
    • For hotel reservations, call the hotel at 610-521-2400 and mention Nar-Anon East Coast Convention, or go on-line at the ECC7 hotel reservation page  


  • Meal Choices (Pre-order only, must be postmarked by August 24, 2020)
    • Gourmet Boxed Lunch - $15 (Friday)
      • Turkey on Kaiser Roll
      • Roast Beef on Kaiser Roll  
      • Veggie Wrap
    • Gourmet Boxed Lunch - $15 (Saturday)  
      • Turkey on Kaiser Roll
      • Roast Beef on Kaiser Roll  
      • Veggie Wrap
    • Saturday Night Buffet - $28
    • Sunday Morning Breakfast Buffet  - $18
  • If you would like to order a meal and have already registered online please email ecc7register@gmail.com with your meal selections by 8/24/20. 
    • Please include in your email:
      • Name of the Person who registered
      • Friday boxed lunch choice (turkey on Kaiser, roast beef on kaiser or veggie wrap)
      • Saturday boxed lunch choice (turkey on Kaiser, roast beef on kaiser or veggie
      • Saturday dinner Buffet
      • Sunday breakfast Buffet
  • The amount due will be billed to the credit card you used to register and a new invoice will be sent out. 
  • It was noted that the hotel's restaurant is not open for lunch or dinner (only breakfast.)  There is a Denny's next door and the committee will plan to put together a list of any other nearby restaurants. 


  • Pre-order only
  • Convention Registration must be postmarked by August 24, 2020 
  • Apparel available include...
    • Crew Neck Tee Shirt
      • S, M, L, XL, 2X - $10
      • 3X - unavailable
    • V Neck Tee Shirt
      • S, M, L - $10
      • XL, 2X - $12
    • Long Sleeve Shirt 
      • S, M, L, XL - $12
      • 2X- $14
    • Zip up Hoodie 
      • S, M, L, XL - $25
      • 2X, 3X = $31

Request for Volunteers

The convention committee has created a volunteer sign-up page where volunteers can sign up to help staff the registration and hospitality tables at the convention.  Please access this page at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040e4aa9af22a6fc1-ecc7.

Request for Baskets

The Nar-Anon Seventh East Coast Convention is requesting baskets (or monetary donations) from the regions areas or groups on the east coast. As frequent convention attendees know, it is a great fund raiser for the conventions.  Please see the "ECC7 BASKET REQUEST LETTER.pdf" document attached below for more details.

Fun and Fellowshp planning help requested...

The East Coast Convention 7 is seeking members to plan fun and fellowship activities Friday and Saturday evenings of September 25 & 26, 2020.

Please join the planning committee for fun and fellowship. To volunteer or ask questions about ideas and budget, please contact convention chairs June O. or Peggy S. via email at ECC7chairs@gmail.com.  Related flyer can be downloaded below.


Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) - NOT UP TO DATE!

  • The East Coast Convention 7 is planning to take place as scheduled at the NEW LOCATION (45 Industrial Hwy, Essington, PA 19029).
  • With our safety in mind, the hotel is doing the following to help prevent the spread of disease.
    • Hotel staff are trained on proper cleaning, including sanitizing of walls and surfaces.
    • Hand sanitizing stations available in all public areas.
    • Sufficient amounts of soap and water in restrooms.
    • All sleeping rooms sanitized after every use.
  • Please be smart about attending only if you are feeling well.
  • Check the EPA website frequently for ongoing updates and to view the official program.
  • Questions? Contact: ECC7chairs@gmail.com
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