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General Exhibitor Information

The 2023 AZA Annual Conference will be at the Columbus Convention Center! The premier event for zoo and aquarium professionals, the Annual Conference will be hosted by Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, and will bring together more than 2,000 leaders in the community from a wide variety of disciplines for several days of:

  • Networking with peers & sharing of successful programs
  • Exploration of new ideas and best practices
  • Learning about new technology, products, and services

A Fantastic Location
Attendees will enjoy the excitement and charm of Columbus.

Unique Networking Opportunities
AZA is proud to provide unique opportunities to promote products and services, cultivate relationships, and stay informed and engaged with the zoo and aquarium community.

Creative Marketing Avenues
Sponsorship opportunities are specially designed to bring your company to the forefront, generate buzz and create a strong awareness of your brand to decision makers in the zoo and aquarium community. Additional information may be found in the prospectus.

(tentative - subject to change)
Monday, September 11
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM Exhibitor Move-in
Tuesday, September 12
9:30 AM - 6:30 PM Exhibit Hall Opens
Wednesday, September 13
1:30 PM - 7:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
7:15 PM - 10:00 PM Exhibitor Move-out
2023 Booth Pricing

Booth prices: $2,500 each with corner space extra $200

  • Inline Member: $2,500
  • Inline Nonprofit/Government: $3,050
  • Inline Nonmember: $3,600

Additional: $2,100 each (3 or more spaces)

  • Additional Member: $2,100
  • Additional Nonprofit/Government: $2,650
  • Additional Nonmember: $3,200

20 x 20 islands: $9,000 each  – Members Only

Each 10x10 space includes 2 complimentary full registrations

Booth Draw Schedule

  • 40+ Year Exhibitors: Monday, May 22nd, 11:00 am EST
  • 30+ Year Exhibitors: Tuesday, May 23rd, 11:00 am EST
  • 20+ Year Exhibitors: Wednesday, May 24th, 11:00 am EST
  • 10+ Year Exhibitors: Friday, May 26th, 11:00 am EST
  • 5+ Year Exhibitors: Tuesday, May 30th, 11:00 am EST
  • 1+ Year Exhibitors: Thursday, June 1st, 11:00 am EST
  • New Exhibitors-Members: Monday, June 5th, 11:00 am EST
  • General Public (Non-Members): Wednesday, June 7th, 11:00 am EST