103rd Annual General Meeting (AGM)

& Convention

Friday, September 22,  2023

Chateau Lacombe, Edmonton

Chateau Lacombe Hotel, 10111 Bellamy Hill, Edmonton, AB T5J 1N7 


Please Note: The AWNA is offering a $300 voucher to the FIRST 50 members who register for the convention. This voucher can be used to cover the cost of the registration fee, hotel and/or travel expenses.  

Members are eligible for ONE voucher PER NEWSPAPER. 


Please register by the deadline date of August 18. 



Single - $ 79.00 + GST

Couple - $ 129.00 + GST 


Registration form online: 




The Group rate for guest rooms: 

$119/night  (plus applicable taxes) for a Standard King

$134/night  (plus applicable taxes) for Concierge King

Book your guest room no later than August 24 to take advantage of this excellent room rate


For full details:   Hotel Quick Link

or call Toll-Free 1-800-661-8801 or 780-428-6611 

(Mention you are with the Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association's AGM/Convention


Preliminary Agenda

Thursday, September 21 

6 pm Board Meeting 

7 pm Dinner

Friday, September 22 

9:00  Grab and Go breakfast 

9:30 am Annual General Meeting

         This event will be held as an in-person and hybrid event 

11:30  am  Pre-Lunch reception with Government of AB guests           

12:00 pm  Lunch

12:45 - 1:30 pm Lunch and Bear Pit Session 

1:45    DE VCOY presentation

          Tribute to Deceased Members

          BNC awards presentation  (Gen Ex, Awards of Ex & Photo Awards)

3:45 pm Annual General Meeting resumes.   

         This event will be held as an in-person and hybrid event 

         Followed by Installation of the New Board of Directors 

5:00 pm Meeting of the New Board of Directors

7:00 – Midnight Hospitality Suite

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