AZH Conference 2017

Join us for the 2017 AZH Conference 

The AZH Annual Conference is a great time for members to learn, to share knowledge and experience, to renew old friendships and establish new friendships, and to enjoy networking with fellow professionals! Anyone with an interest in horticulture is welcome to attend. AZH Annual Conference is a great time!

Never before hosted in Southwest Florida, this exciting conference will bring together over 100 horticulturists and plant professionals from zoos, botanical gardens, parks, and public gardens throughout the U.S. and beyond to enjoy lively social events, informative education sessions, fun tours of local attractions, and much more. 

The 2017 conference will be hosted by Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens. The conference hotel is the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club. The conference runs December 11–14.

2017 AZH Program Schedule - The AZH Program Committee is working hard to put together great program sessions. Click here for the program schedule.

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More info about the conference: Two days of education sessions, two days of tours to local gardens and attractions, silent and live auctions, and closing banquet are some of the scheduled activities during this exciting conference. 

Sponsorships still available! Click here for more info!

The Association of Zoological Horticulture is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to the advancement of zoo horticulture in zoological parks, gardens, and aquariums. AZH works to highlight the importance of plants within zoos and aquariums, and seeks to support the horticulturists who work in a zoological setting. Zoo horticulture encompasses a wide range of activities which requires a diversity of knowledge and skills in gardening, plant identification/selection, landscape development/management, plant-animal interactions, plant toxicity, animal browse production, etc.