AETA Trade Show Buyers

We are so glad that you are attending the August AETA International Trade Show!  Below you will find important information that will assist you in preparation for the show.  

Show Hours

Saturday, August 11, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 12, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Monday, August 13, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

No pets are permitted in the Exhibit Halls, with the exception of service animals.

Registration Hours

Location: Hall A Lobby

Saturday, August 11, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 12, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Monday, August 13, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Events & Education

Location: Hall E

  • Saturday, August 11, 2018      6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    • AETA Member Wine & Cheese Reception 
  • Sunday, August 12, 2018        6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    • Mane Event Reception - hors d'oeuvres, networking and cash bar. Raffle drawing for AETA Members (must be present to win).

Location: Meeting Room 7 adjacent to New Product Showcase

  • Saturday, August 11, 2018      12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.          
    • Untangling SEO: A Hands-on Demonstration of SEO Best Practices from the Ground Up
  • Sunday, August 12, 2018        2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.   
    • Marketing Tank: Most Common Marketing Questions Answered     

Hotel Reservations

AETA has secured discounted rates for several hotels in the area.  Please note that there will be NO shuttle buses to and from the Expo Center.  
For more information on hotel rooms, click HERE.

Exhibitor List & Trade Show Floor Plan

Check HERE for the most up to date list of exhibitors and the trade show floor plan. 

Buyer Toolkit

AETA has created a special toolkit for our buyers to promote their attendance at the show.  
Click HERE for the buyer toolkit. 


   An Important Message from AETA International

"The AETA International Trade Show is truly the "best in show." We're excited to have you join us in August! However, in order to ensure the survival of AETA and the show, we had to make some changes this year. AETA has just been informed that the IRS is questioning the appropriateness of offering "AETA bucks" and "golden tickets," and that giving away these items may place the organization's non-profit status in jeopardy.   We are waiting to get a final determination from the IRS about the legality of these programs but don't expect an answer from them until after the August trade show.

As a result, effective immediately, we are removing AETA bucks and golden tickets from our trade shows. We understand this may be disappointing – but we are looking forward to the many, creative opportunities we'll have at this year's show to help one another grow within the equine industry."