Interested in Exhibiting or Sponsoring?

With Us, You Reach Animal Welfare Leadership

Quality vs. Quantity

Where other animal welfare communications or events may bring numbers, The Association delivers a targeted audience. Straight. To. You.

The Only One

As the only international membership organization exclusively dedicated to animal welfare professionals, The Association has led the conversation among animal welfare leaders for more than 50 years.

Decision Makers

More than 90% of The Association members are director level or above: most are C-level. They make the decisions, enter into contracts and maintain on-going business relationships.


The average length of membership in The Association is 10+ years for leadership level members which demonstrates the value and importance of this professional association.

Engaged & responsive audience

Our average open rate for member emails is 44% with a click-through rate of 11%. Significantly higher than average email open rates.

high impact ROI

Because we communicate directly to your target audience, you'll have much higher Return On Investment with new client prospects… at least that's what our long-term sponsors tell us!

A seat at the table

You can help shape the future of animal welfare by being a part or the executive level discussions among influencers and leaders.
“When considering conference sponsorships, we look for access to leaders in animal welfare, an environment to create and extend relationships and opportunities to provide education on our products and services. In a perfect world, we want things to be both measurable and actionable.”

Access to leaders in animal welfare

  • Shelters and animal care agencies from virtually every major market attend The Association conferences.
  • More than 90 percent of Association Conference attendees hold titles of director level and above; majority are C-level titles.

“The list of attendees is a ‘Who’s Who’ in animal welfare.”

Rich environment to create and grow relationships

  • Association Conferences are designed to maximize interpersonal time between sessions and at social functions.
  • Our expanded Exhibit Hall offers ample space for displays as well as areas for visitors to converse.
  • Sponsorship packages also allow access to a semi-private partner exchange space for more in-depth conversations with attendees.

“We couldn’t accomplish more in a year than we did in the three days at the Association Conference”

Educating the industry

  • Association offers pre- and post-conference access to our membership via our social media channels, including targeted email campaigns.
  • Packages include additional passes to the event so your company may learn alongside “leaders committed to excellence.”

“We had the opportunity to present, introduce speakers and share quality time with attendees.”

Measurable and Actionable

  • The Association provides post-conference reporting for sponsors to use to measure the conference success and enable more confident renewals.
  • Certain sponsor levels include email addresses for attendee follow-up.

“The post-conference data The Association provides, including email lists, are invaluable.”

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