Benefits of Society Partner Membership

Organizations that are directly related to, or operating as a supporting partner with an AZA-accredited member, are eligible to join as an AZA Society Partner member.

As a Society Partner, AZA membership recognizes the valuable contributions and commitment as a supporting partner with your local AZA-Accredited aquarium or zoo. Membership provides access and eligibility to serve in a leadership role within the AZA community.

Society Partner members shall not hold or own animals except as an official function with an associated AZA-Accredited member.

Organizational Benefits of Society Partner Members

  • Post unlimited job openings on AZA's job board at no charge
  • Eligibility for employees to serve as officers in AZA Animal Programs
  • Network with your peers on the AZA Network, a private social networking community bringing together individuals to share knowledge, best practices and experiences
  • Connect with fellow leaders on the Directors Community on the AZA Network (Primary Contact Only)
  • Receive exclusive invitations to the Directors Dinner at the AZA Annual Conference and the Directors’ Policy Conference (Primary Contact Only)
  • Access members-only website content, including up-to-date numbers for some of the most widely used AZA statistics and benchmarking reports  (Primary Contact Only)
  • Stay informed about the zoo and aquarium professional community with member-exclusive subscription to AZA’s Connect magazine (Primary Contact Only)
  • Appear among the ‘who’s who’ of zoo and aquarium professionals and supporters with a listing in the AZA Online Member Directory – available to be viewed at any time by more than 7,000 members!
  • Keep the zoo and aquarium community informed about your organization, with eligibility to purchase one-time use mailing labels (one free set per year upon request)
  • Plaque demonstrating support in AZA.

Download an application (PDF) and apply for Society Partner membership.

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