Commercial Membership

AZA Commercial Membership is available for companies and consultants who provide products and services to zoos and aquariums. Commercial members have access to a variety of programs to enhance their ability to reach zoo/aquarium professionals. Commercial members also receive timely and critical information for achieving a better understanding of the needs, issues and trends of the zoo and aquarium field and are encouraged to take full advantage of all of the benefits AZA membership has to offer.

Annual dues for Commercial membership are $1,500 and include:

  • New member announcement to AZA community in Connect magazine
  • Annual Conference and Mid-Year Meeting exhibiting discount rates
  • Advertising discount rates
  • Placement in the AZA Marketplace-Online Buyer’s Guide 
  • Requests for proposal distribution service
  • Mailing label service
  • Members only access web content
  • Free and discounted admissions to participating AZA-Accredited zoos and aquariums
  • Job listings
  • AZA commercial member logo use
  • Press room postings
  • Plaque signifying AZA membership enrollment 

Download an application (PDF) to join. Are you a consultant or with a smaller company? AZA offers a Micro-Enterprise discounted category for qualifying companies. Contact AZA Member Services to determine eligibility.

Commercial Member With Animals

This membership category makes available valuable Commercial member benefits and resources to those product and service providers who own or hold animals. The application process includes completion of a detailed application, statements of support from two AZA-accredited zoos or aquariums, on-site inspection, and review by a subcommittee of the Membership Committee.


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