Welcome to

The 1st Mainland European Convention!

That’s right, the first ever MER convention is happening and you can be part of it!
From the 29th of September till the 1st of October of 2023 Portugal is the place to be.
In the Hotel Real Marina in Olhão.
Join us to celebrate the true spirit of the fellowship we crave, the spirit of freedom and joy of recovery.


Registration is simple as pressing a button. By registering you are guaranted a place at the conference, excluding accommodation. Please note that the following conditions apply:

Untill 31July:
Registration 20€
Tshirt 20€

From August 1 to September 15
Registration 30€
Tshirts 25€

After those dates presencial registration will be 40€ and t-shirts also 40€



There are 2 ways to make a donation. You can either simply annonomously donate to CA Portugal by using the QR code below, or  donate directly to the convention by adding a donation fee to your ticket.

Either way, we are really happy and very appreciative of your efforts. Everything will help to support the newcomer.


Get in touch

Send a Message

We are happy to be of service. We aim to reply within 24 hours. If urgent then please send a whatsapp.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for a list of frequently asked questions. You will probably already find the answer to your questions here and will not even need to contact us.

Whats app

By clicking on the WhatsApp icon below you can contact us for any questions. Please take a look at the FAQ's below first, as your answer is most probably there. We are all volunteers and only human, so please keep questions to a minimum.

Accommodation Questions

If you have any questions regarding the accommodation, then please contact the hotel directly. We are here to answer any questions regarding the convention and not the accommodation. You will find more information regarding the convention hotel by clicking on the link “Hotel” in the menu