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AZA Exhibit Awards 2018

Discussion in 'United States' started by RAR Designer, 30 Aug 2018.

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  1. RAR Designer

    RAR Designer New Member

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    With the annual AZA conference just a couple of weeks away does anyone know what exhibits are in the running this year for top exhibit award?
     
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    geomorph Well-Known Member 10+ year member Premium Member

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    This topic used to be hotly anticipated and discussed in the past, but not this year! I never saw a list of the eligible submissions, and have not heard of the winners...the AZA website does not list this years winners yet, at least not for the public.
     
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    geomorph Well-Known Member 10+ year member Premium Member

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    Congratulations to the winners of the Exhibit Award – institutional operating budget over $5 million:

    Top Honors – Sedgwick County Zoo for “Reed Family Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley”

    Significant Achievement – San Diego Zoo Global for “Africa Rocks”

    Significant Achievement – South Carolina Aquarium for “Zucker Family Sea Turtle Recovery™”

    It appears that no award was given for operating budgets less than $5 million, since none are listed in the press release.
     
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    And here's my favorite part of the AZA awards - the Pizzazz Reel!

     
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    geomorph Well-Known Member 10+ year member Premium Member

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    That reel is fun to watch, to see zoo commercials from other television markets! I liked the St Louis one the best, with the Explorer kid discovering the grizzly bear exhibit.
     
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    I totally agree with this statement, it's awesome to see the range and variety of zoo commercials in other TV markets! I liked the Blank Park Zoo commercial the most, it wasn't overly flashy but it was well produced and had a good message.
     
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