Buyer Registration

Buyer Registration is now OPEN!   
Already RSVP?  Click HERE for Important Buyer Information.
Approved Buyers

If you attended the AETA International Trade Show in January 2017, August 2017 or January 2018, you are an approved buyer.    All approved buyers were pre-registered to attend the August 2018 trade show.   Please check your email for details on how to confirm your attendance.    If you did not receive an email but attended one of the past three shows, please contact Heather via email  or phone (443-720-0330 x112)

*If you attended one of the last three shows, check you junk/spam email for your RSVP link.   
For instructions on how to RSVP from the email click HERE.  

Individual Buyers with Approved Stores

If you are an employee of an approved store (a store that has had buyers attend at least one of the past three shows) AND did not receive an email AND are not on the Approved Buyer List.

Click HERE to register additional buyers under an approved store. 


New Buyers

If you are interested in attending the AETA International Trade Show in August 2018 and have not attended one of the last 3 shows, click HERE to fill out the new buyer online application.  Once reviewed, you will be contacted by AETA.   You will be required to submit the following:

Store Identification

Sales and Use Tax Permit, plus any three of the following:

  • Business Incorporation document or copy of lease agreement/deed
  • State Vendors License
  • Recent business advertisement
  • Picture of store front
  • Copy of three (3) current invoices (last 6 months) over $500.00 each from wholesale suppliers
  • An active website address through which business can be verified

Please note: Mail order companies should provide a catalog.

Individual Buyer Identification

Individuals attending with a qualified store need to provide one of the following:

  • Valid employee email address
  • Personalized, imprinted business card
  • Copy of W-2 form
  • Copy of cancelled company payroll check or check stub
  • Copy of company credit card with employee’s name and company’s name