The 2018 AZA Annual Conference will be at the Washington State Convention Center! The premier event for zoo and aquarium professionals, the Annual Conference will be hosted by both the Woodland Park Zoo and the Seattle Aquarium, and will bring together more than 2,500 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 Seattle.

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. Please click here to view our Conference Prospectus for detailed information!

Tentative Schedule (subject to change)
  • Monday, September 24 - Exhibitor Move-in
  • Tuesday, September 25 - Hall Open 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26 - Hall Open 1:30 pm - 7:00 pm; Exhibitor Move-out 7:15 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Thursday, September 27 - Exhibitor Move-out 8:00 am - 10:00 am
2018 Booth Pricing
  • 10x10 Inline - Member: $2,175; Non-Profit/Government: $2,675; Non-Member: $3,175
  • Corner Premium - $100
  • Each 10x10 space includes 2 complimentary full registrations
Booth Draw Schedule
Tuesday, April 24, 11:00 am EST 40+ Year Exhibitor-Members
Thursday, April 26, 11:00 am EST   30+ Year Exhibitor-Members
Monday, April 30, 11:00 am EST   20+ Year Exhibitor-Members
Thursday, May 3, 11:00 am EST 10+ Year Exhibitor-Members
Monday, May 7, 11:00 am EST 5+ Year Exhibitor-Members
Monday, May 14, 11:00 am EST   1+ Year Exhibitor-Members
Monday, May 21, 11:00 am EST   New Exhibitor-Members
Tuesday May 29, 11:00 am EST Non Members



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