Commercial Member With Animals

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NEW!  AZA is pleased to announce the new Commercial Member with Animals membership category.

The creation of this category now makes valuable benefits and resources available to those product and service providers who also own or hold animals. AZA Commercial Membership provides opportunities to build business and relationships, and helps establish your company as a true partner in the mission of zoos and aquariums. View a full list of AZA Commercial Member benefits. In addition to the full Commercial Member suite of benefits, Commercial Member with Animal Members also receive a log on to access Animal Exchange.


The rigorous application process includes completion of a detailed application, statements of support from two AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums, and an on-site inspection – all ensuring that the highest standards in animal care are met. A timely determination on approval will be made once the application materials are received, the on-site inspection is complete, and a review of all materials and supporting documentation by a subcommittee of the AZA Membership Committee is completed.

The following application materials thoroughly outline this process:

Questions? E-mail AZA Membership or call (301) 562-0777 ext. 234.