AGD Convocation Ceremony and Celebration 

COVID-19 Impact on AGD2020

In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic, we know many 2020 award applicants are concerned about attending the Convocation ceremony, scheduled for July 18, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV.  While we sincerely hope that the pandemic will be contained within the next few weeks, the AGD will provide you with information of what to do should travel still be restricted in July.  

Keep in mind, award applications are still under review.  Final approval of all qualified applications is expected to occur by March 31, 2020.  Notification of approval or denial will be sent to all applicants in early April.  Additional information regarding receiving the award in 2020 should travel still be restricted in July will be included with this information.   Questions can be emailed to

AGD Convocation Ceremony

Saturday, July 18, 2020
Caesars Palace

Celebrate in the achievements of your friends, family and peers as AGD honors the 2020 class of Fellows, Masters, and Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition (LLSR) recipients. 

The Convocation ceremony is a non-ticketed event and meeting registration is not required. Any guests needing special accommodations must contact the AGD at by July 1, 2020.

Convocation Celebration  

Saturday, July 18, 2020 

Following the AGD Convocation ceremony, join AGD leaders and members, along with families and friends, for an entertaining reception following the Convocation ceremony. New Fellows, Masters and LLSRs will be celebrated as distinguished guests. This is a ticketed event.

All ages are welcome, but tickets are required for each guest. Awardees must register to receive a complimentary ticket.

Cap and Gown

Once approved, Fellows and Masters will receive information about ordering their regalia.  Awardees will be responsible for picking up their regalia at Caesars Palace before the ceremony.  

LLSR recipients do not wear caps and gowns. LLSR recipients should dress in business attire to accept their pin onstage.