Connecting to Meeting Guide A support website for trusted servants

Category: Basics

Adding Online Meeting Info

With recent ‘shelter at home’ orders, many A.A. meetings have resorted to finding alternate meeting places online. Meeting Guide provides support for presenting online meetings in a variety of ways. Generally, online meetings fall into three categories: Meetings with physical location temporarily closed now meeting online Meetings happening both online and in-person at a physical […]

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. How do we embed the Google Sheet template onto our meeting page? For information on how to embed your Google Sheet, please refer to the Embed Files section of Google’s Doc Editors forum. As a reminder, please remember to set your Google Sheet to ‘Public’ to connect to the app. To validate your sheet, […]

Duplicate Listings?

It’s common for A.A. websites to have overlapping service areas. That is ok, Meeting Guide has a system for filtering out duplicates. When a website joins the app, the addresses of its meetings are all geocoded (run through Google) and then registered to that organization. When another organization joins, any meetings they have at previously-registered […]

Minimum Requirements

Meeting Guide participation is open to all general service areas, districts, Intergroup Central Offices, and international General Service Offices listed on aa.org’s “A.A. Near You” section. Because of the technical requirements related to gathering data from a large number of sources, we require that participants: Have their own independent website List their meetings on their […]

What is this Website?

This site is a service of A.A. World Services, Inc. Its purpose is to provide general service areas, districts, lntergroup/Central Offices, and international G.S.O.s with the resources needed to participate in the upcoming A.A.W.S. meeting finder. The site contains support articles that will be updated over time to cover important topics related to the Meeting […]

What is Meeting Guide?

Meeting Guide is a free mobile A.A. meeting finder app for iOS and Android. It gets its data by syncing with area, district, Intergroup/Central Office and International G.S.O. websites. Background Meeting Guide was started as a project to help members in Santa ClaraCounty, CA. It launched in November 2015 with seven connected Intergroup/Central Office websites: […]