We network.

We build.

We Protect.

Nature changes. Our members meet change with
solutions at zoos and aquariums around the world.


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The Aquarium and Zoo Facilities Association (AZFA) is a non-profit organization made up of facility professionals from aquariums, zoos and similar animal conservation facilities. We’re architects, engineers, management personnel, tradesmen, animal keepers, grounds and housekeeping staff, and more. We’re a collective of professionals who are responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of animal habitats, facilities and related equipment.

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Becoming a member

Sign up to become a member of the AZFA. For a small annual fee you gain access to the latest trends in design, management and growth of aquariums and zoos around the country. You also connect with a community that believes in the sharing of ideas, successes, what needs improvement, and anything that helps us build better habitats for animals, and the people who frequent them.

2023 AZFA Conference, October 1-5, Louisville, KY

Save the Date!

Please plan on joining us in historic Louisville Kentucky, October 1st through the 5th, 2023!

Agenda, registration, and hotel reservation information will be updated as it becomes available.