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Personal Decorum

At all meetings, receptions, activities, and interaction with other AGA members and guests during the conference, attendees are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and be responsible for personal behavior respectful of others and the esteem and reputation of the Association and our great industry. Please read the AGA's Statement on Personal Conduct.


The San Diego International Airport (SAN) is approximately 25 minutes from the hotel, and provides the easiest access in/out of the San Diego area. If you plan to leave the property, you may wish to get a rental car, otherwise you can take a taxi, Uber, or shuttle. Once on property, it is simple to get a taxi or Uber, and there is also a shuttle that goes to downtown Coronado hourly. 


Perched on its own 15-acre peninsula, the Loews Coronado Bay Resort is a private oasis of tranquility near San Diego.

The hotel address is:

Loews Coronado Bay Resort
4000 Coronado Bay Rd,
Coronado, CA 92118

Upon Arrival

Loews Coronado Bay Resort Pool E1469651537258

Tipping, Tax, and Fees at Hotel

All room rates are subject to the following:

  • 12.55% tax
  • Gratuities for housekeeping, bellman/porterage service is at your discretion 
  • $13/day resort fee
    • Room WiFi
    • Access to fitness center and studio
    • Daily newspaper available via Press Reader App
    • In-room coffee
    • Shuttle service to Silver Strand State Beach
    • Use of tennis courts, based on availability
    • Chaise Lounge chairs, umbrellas, and towels
    • Yoga and aerobics classes daily
    • Unlimited local and toll-free calls
    • 24 hour shoe shine service
    • Turndown service upon request
    • Shuttle service to downtown Coronado Village
    • Beach Concierge
    • Beach Toys 


Tipping for all activities and transportation has been taken care of through your activity registration fee. (See below for suggested attire)

Time Difference

Please note, San Diego will be on Pacific Daylight Time.


The average temperature in San Diego in late March is high 60's for the day and low 50's at night.

Dress Code

Receptions and Wednesday Dinner

Please note all three receptions (Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday evenings) are open to ALL conference attendees, while the Excellence Awards Dinner and various excursions and activities (below) require pre-registration. 

Dress for the Saturday and Sunday receptions is business casual. Dress for the Wednesday Reception and Dinner is semi-formal (men should wear sport coats and/or ties). 

SPECIAL NOTE: A professional photographer will be available to take photos of you and your guest or colleagues at the Excellence Awards Reception (Wednesday) with a gorgeous San Diego backdrop.  

Wine Tour

Activities (pre-registration required)

Sunday, March 21: Highland Valley Wine Tour 

11:00am – 5:00pm. Meet in Lobby. Wear comfortable walking shoes.

Monday, March 22: Sunset Cruise

6:00pm-8:00pm. Temperatures may cool down in the evening, so we suggest you wear layers.

Balboa Park

Tuesday, March 23: Whale Watch Tour

12:45pm – 5:00pm. Meet in Lobby. Bring a jacket and don't forget a camera!

Wednesday, March 24: Passport to Balboa Park

12:30pm – 4:30pm. Meet in Lobby. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a camera.