AZA Conference 2017

Association of Zoos & Aquariums Annual Conference

09 Sep 2017 - 13 Sep 2017
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Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis / Indiana / United States of America

Association of Zoos & Aquariums Annual Conference (AZA Conference) is the largest, most comprehensive zoo and aquarium professionals’ event in the United States, bringing together leaders in the community for networking with peers, exploration of new ideas and best practices, sharing of successful programs, learning about new technology, products, and services, offering attendees valuable networking and learning opportunities, and the chance to explore cutting-edge product and service providers. This 5 days event is being organized by Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA). The venue of this event is Indiana Convention Center which is located in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. The event will be held from 09 September 2017, Saturday to 13 September 2017, Wednesday. AZA Conference 2017 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to zoo & aquariums industry from the leading exhibitors, for example, admissions, ticketing, animal care supplies, animal enrichment & devices, animal feeding & watering, animal transportation, animatronics, apparel, aquatic supplies & services, audio, video, multimedia, audio tours & equipment, biofacts, business services, conservation, education programs, construction management, design services, enclosures, containment, exhibit fabrication, facility management supplies & services, film, theater, food & beverage service and equipment, fundraising products & services, handling equipment, insurance, landscape & horticulture supplies and services, life support, marketing & advertising services, master planning, membership services, people movers & transportation, play areas, gift shop items, rides, attractions, entertainment, safRead Morearis, tours, sculpture, art, signage, interpretives, graphics, software, web, structures, shade stations, themed environments, traveling exhibits, veterinary & laboratory services and devices, visitor services. Over 160 exhibitors are expected at this event to showcase their products and services. The event will accommodate approximately 60,000 square feet of exhibit space. Over 3,000 visitors are expected at this event. The frequency of AZA Conference is annual.

  Address : 100 South Capitol Avenue

  City : Indianapolis, IN

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 317-262-3400

  Website : Click here for venue website

Indiana Convention Center

Situated in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana Convention Center is a major convention center in the nation offering over 1.300.000 square feet (120.000 square meters) of space for convention/meeting uses including over 566.000 square feet (50.000 square meters) of open exhibit space and almost 140.000 square feet (13.000 square meters) of group meeting space.

Organized by

Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA)

Founded in 1924 and based in Silver Spring, MD, the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of zoos and aquariums in the areas of conservation, education, science, and recreation.

Address: 8403 Colesville Rd Suite 710

City: Silver Spring, MD

Country: United States of America

Phone: +1 301-562-0777

Fax: 301-562-0888

Website: Click here for organizer website


  • Monday : 9:30 am - 6:30 pm (Exhibit hours)
  • Tuesday : 1:30 pm - 7:00 pm (Exhibit hours)

Event at a glance

  Event Type National Trade Show & Conference
  Start Date 09 September 2017, Saturday
  End Date 13 September 2017, Wednesday
  Category Animals, Pets & Veterinary
  Venue Indiana Convention Center
  City Indianapolis, IN
  State Indiana
  Country United States of America
  Organizer Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA)
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 3,000+
  Exhibitors 160+
  Space 60,000 square feet
  Open to Trade visitors

Future Dates

  • AZA 2018 : September 23-27 | Seattle, WA
  • AZA 2019 : September 7-11 | New Orleans, LA
  • AZA 2020 : September 13-17 | Columbus, OH

Past Editions

  • 07 Sep 2016 - 11 Sep 2016
    San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
  • 17 Sep 2015 - 21 Sep 2015
    Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT
  • 12 Sep 2014 - 18 Sep 2014
    Disney Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando, FL
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