Conference News

Nashville Update: Giraffe Naming Contest

To All Members Attending the 2015 AZADV Regional Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, The Nashville Zoo is happy to announce the birth of a male Masai giraffe on July 9th weighing 171 pounds and standing 6 feet 6 inches tall. Mom Margarita is doing well and Congo is once again a happy dad! The zoo is having a contest to name the new addition by having guests deposit old blue jeans in the … [Read More...]


REGISTRATION Just a reminder that registration closes on June 21st. Currently, we have 230 registered with the majority of Delegates yet to sign up. So, if you want to experience Music City U.S.A and a fantastic conference experience, please sign up before the deadline. If you are still thinking of signing up for the Speakers Luncheon or the pre or post tours, and you’ve already registered, … [Read More...]

Nashville Luncheon

Menu, Optional Speakers' Luncheon (Nashville Conference) If you have registered or plan to register for the optional talk by zoo vet Dr. Heather Robertson, you have the following menu choices. If you have already registered, please advise Food Chair Heidi Lowenthal ( of your choice. If you plan to register for this optional talk, please include your menu … [Read More...]

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Board News

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Five Organizational Members Join Growing Reciprocal List

AZADV sincerely appreciates and is happy to announce that the following organizational members have joined the growing list of reciprocal organizational members extending the privilege of discount admission to AZADV members. The following discounts are extended: Cleveland MetroParks Zoo in … [Read More...]

Why Join AZADV Membership Tool Kit

The AZADV Executive Board has approved the release of “Why Join AZAD?” PowerPoint. The Board will use the PowerPoint as an AZADV Tool Kit for Membership Recruitment jointly by the Membership Chairman and Director of Public Relations. The AZADV Tool Kit will consist of the PowerPoint presentation and … [Read More...]

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