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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.

2024 AZFA Conference, September 29 - October 3, New Orleans, LA

Thanks to our friends at the Louisville Zoo and Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden for a fantastic conference! Please plan on joining us in New Orleans next fall! The 2024 conference will be hosted by the Audubon Aquarium September 29th through October 3rd.

Hotel and registration information will be posted as it becomes available.

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