Refer a Colleague Rewards

Save money on your next membership renewal and participate in the Refer a Colleague Competition to enter to win a COMPLIMENTARY #AGS18 meeting registration!

  • You benefit: by receiving reward incentives, and recognition.
  • They benefit: by joining the AGS community and gaining access to member benefits.
  • We all benefit: by increasing awareness and helping the AGS mission to improve the health, independence and quality of life of all older people.

Refer a Colleague Competition: Complimentary #AGS18 Meeting Registration for Orlando, Florida

In addition to AGS' Refer a Colleague Rewards Program (listed below), we will be awarding a complimentary #AGS18 meeting registration to the AGS member who recruits* the most new members by March 31, 2018. We encourage you to use the email template at the bottom of this page to recruit colleagues.

*Recruited members must be NEW members or prior members who have lapsed for five years or more. Non-dues-paying e-members do not qualify. Recruited members must complete the referral line of their application with the full name of the person who has recruited them and submit their membership application along with full payment by March 31, 2018. In the event of a tie, the AGS will select one winner through a random drawing. The winner will be notified in April 2018. If the winner has already purchased an annual meeting registration, they will be refunded. The Refer a Colleague Competition's free registration prize includes all annual meeting sessions from May 3-May 5, 2018. The pre-conference sessions on May 2, 2018 are an additional cost and can be registered for separately through the registration portal.

Refer a Colleague Rewards Program:

  • Receive $50 off your next membership renewal for every new Physician, Health Care Provider or Early Career Professional member you recruit. 
  • Receive $25 off your next membership renewal for every new dues-paying Trainee Member (Fellow In Training, Resident or Student) you recruit. 

To receive rewards, your colleague must:

  • Be a NEW member or prior member who has lapsed five years or more (non-dues-paying e-members do not qualify).
  • Complete the referral line of the membership application with the full name of the person who has “recruited” them.
  • Submit a membership application, along with full payment.


Sample email template:

Dear (Insert Your Colleague’s Name),

Are you a member of the American Geriatrics Society? If you’re not already, I encourage you to join. I’m proud to be a member of the AGS community. Together, we are devoted to the mission of improving the health, independence and quality of life of all older people. I receive tremendous value as a member, especially because (insert how AGS has benefitted you personally). I hope you’ll consider joining. Here are some resources for more information:

If you decide to join please list me as a referral on the member application! If you have any questions or want to discuss further please let me know.


(Insert Your Name)


Remember to follow-up with your colleague to see if they have any other questions. We’ll contact you if they decide to become a member.


For additional recruitment materials or more information please contact the AGS Membership Department at or 800-247-4779.



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