The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) Annual Conference is the largest, most comprehensive zoo and aquarium professionals’ event in the country. The Conference offers attendees valuable networking and learning opportunities, and the chance to explore cutting-edge product and service providers.
Attending the AZA Annual Conference provides opportunities to:
A huge thank you to the many staff and volunteers of the Indianapolis Zoo for your time, effort and resources to making this year's AZA Annual Conference a wonderful success. Great to see the city of Indianapolis and enjoy the Hoosier hospitality of the Indianapolis Zoo!
2018 Annual Conference
September 23-27, 2018
Hosted by the Seattle Aquarium and Woodland Park Zoo
2019 Annual Conference
September 7-11, 2019
New Orleans, LA
Hosted by Audubon Zoo and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
2020 Annual Conference
September 13-17, 2020
Hosted by the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) Mid-Year Meeting is a working meeting featuring education, networking, and social events with more than 900 zoo and aquarium professionals from across the country. Peer-developed program meetings, roundtables, and workshops in an interactive format challenge attendees to collaborate with one another and promise ample opportunity to learn and discuss issues critical to your institutions.
2018 Mid-Year Meeting
March 24-29, 2018
Hosted by the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Mid-Year Meeting and Annual Conference Proceedings, dating back to 2004, are available for download to AZA members. If you're looking for older proceedings, contact Cheryl Wallen.
General questions - Contact Cheryl Wallen, Director of Conferences
Exhibiting or sponsorship questions - Contact Gina Velosky, Director of Business Development & Marketing