AZA Virtual Annual Conference 2020 - Package - Development/Fundraising & Membership and Public Relations & Marketing

During five days of online offerings and interactive events, attendees gathered to learn and find inspiration from colleagues, service providers, and new connections - all online. You can too! Purchase and view general sessions, concurrent sessions, and much more from the 2020 Virtual Annual Conference.

Registration Fee: $99 for AZA individual members; $50 for AZA Student Members; $175 for non-members. Please email AZAMeetings@aza.org to request the student member rate.

Access Expiration: 90 days from start

Access Information: You may exit the course and resume viewing at any time within 90 days from starting the course. Included in this package are all general sessions, including Virtual Zoo Day, and concurrent sessions under the Development/Fundraising & Membership, Public Relations & Marketing, and Trends & More tracks:

General Sessions

  • Opening General Session
  • Keynote: Dr. Mark Plotkin
  • Black Voices in Courageous Conversation on Racial Equity and Achieving our Mission
  • Keynote: Dr. B.N. Horowitz
  • Honors and Awards
  • Wildlife Trafficking and its Impacts on Animal and Human Health: Where Do We Go From Here?
  • Board Transition Ceremonies and Incoming Chair of the Board Address
  • Virtual Zoo Day

Development/Fundraising & Membership and Public Relations & Marketing Tracks

  • Best of Marketing - Rapid Fire
  • Beyond Palm Oil Boycott: A New Approach to Consumer Awareness
  • Community Volunteer Driven Membership Drive
  • Five Proven Strategies to Maximize Your Board’s Impact
  • Get Every Point: Tips for Creating EGGcellent Grant Applications
  • In 3 Clicks: User Journey Mapping Your Audiences Online
  • Making Conservation Behavior Change Possible: Stories & Advice to Keep Moving Forward
  • Member Cards - Searching for The Elusive Answer That Is Easy for Us and Easy for Our Members!
  • Membership Marketing Best Practices - Then and Now
  • Prepping Keepers for Media Interviews
  • Unlocking the Code to Social Motivations in Social Media
  • Using Marketing-Driven, Subscriber-Based Guest Engagement Platform to Drive Revenue
  • Working Together to Create a Culture of Philanthropy
  • You Say You Want a Planned Giving Program...Getting Started

Trends & More Track

  • A Stimulating Experience – Excitement for Some, Anxiety for Others
  • AZA Government Affairs Initiatives in a Post-COVID-19 World
  • Building an Agenda for Social Science Research
  • Increase Visitor Engagement thru Play
  • Movin’ on Up: Exploring DEAI Topics for Mid-Level Leaders
  • Navigating the Leadership Journey
  • On the Boards
  • Reaching Past the Barriers: Accounting for Implicit Biases in Planning and Program Design
  • Shifting Organizational Mindsets about Community Engagement
  • Social Science Research Collaboration: Advance the Field and Your Organization
  • The Buzz I
  • The Buzz II
  • The Call: Is Public Engagement the Solution to Saving Species from Extinction
  • What’s New in Exhibit Design?
  • Women in Leadership: Ideas for Changing Times

Questions? Email AZAMeetings@aza.org.