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2013 Convention Information

The 52nd AKA Convention will be held in Portland, Oregon on Memorial Weekend, May 24-27, 2013. It will be hosted by the AKA affiliate club, NorthWest Killies in cooperation with other west coast clubs, namely VAKC, BAKA, SCKC and ARK.

The convention site is the Red Lion on the River. This is a first class hotel right on the Columbia River, as shown above. Room rates are a bargain at $94 per night. We have arranged free shuttle service from the airport. See the link to Convention Venue for more information about the shuttle service and the hotel.

We will update the information on this website on a regular basis. Please use the links on the left to familiarize yourself with what will be happening at the convention, the venue, and things to do in Portland and in Oregon. Return to this site regularly to keep up with convention news. This convention is in an enlightened city in a beautiful state. You won't regret having attended.

If you have questions about the convention, please contact us by email

Donations from sponsors will be gratefully accepted. Please contact Jessica and Brandy Sommers by email if you wish to donate.

Convention 2013 Sponsors

Tropical Fish Hobbyist is the official magazine of AKA Convention 2013.

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The following vendors have provided support for AKA Convention 2013. Please support them in return by using their products.

The Wet Spot
Omega Sea, Limited
Seachem Laboratories