Member Benefits

Welcome to the American Equestrian Trade Association – the leading association of the equestrian industry. AETA has six types of membership: Retail, Manufacturer, Sales Rep/Agent, Supplier, Industry Partners and Affiliates. Your AETA membership supports the equestrian trade community and promotes growth and collaboration in the industry. AETA welcomes new members.

All membership types benefit from the following:
  • Photo galleries
  • Searchable Member Directory
  • Educational Center
  • Networking on Facebook
  • Educational Webinars
  • Member Industry Discounts: Intercall Teleconferencing

Retailer Member Benefits:

Click here for the online Retailer Member Application. Click here for a PDF of the Retailer Member Application.

Pricing is as follows:

  • Small (under $500,000 gross income) $125
  • Medium ($500,000-1 million gross income) $175
  • Large ( Over $1 million gross income) $225

Retail Members who attend the AETA International Trade Show in January and August have an opportunity to gain financial benefits that far exceed their investment in dues.

  • AETA Bucks - $250 total cash discounts to spend at each trade show on orders placed with AETA member exhibitors. Retailers will be provided with discount coupons totaling $250 at both the January and August AETA International Trade Shows to be applied as credit toward qualified trade show orders. AETA Bucks will be included in all member retailers’ trade show packets available for pick up at the AETA booth at the Trade Shows.
  • Golden Ticket - One free night at both the January and August AETA International Trade Show. The Golden Ticket has an annual value of $238+, which more than covers the cost of each retail level of membership. Golden Tickets will be included in all member retailers’ trade show packets available for pick up at the AETA booth at the trade shows.
  • Raffle Prizes - Retailer members who attend the AETA International Trade Shows receive double chances to win major prizes (like a big screen TV, an I-Pod touch and Digital Cameras). Retailer members will receive double chances by bringing these tickets given to them for placing an order with AETA member Exhibitors, to the AETA booth during the trade show prior to the drawings.
  • Assurant Insurance - Assurant provides customized enrollment materials for each benefit eligible employee.The AETA Member employer or the employee may pay for these products. The plans you can choose from include: Dental, Prepaid/DHMO Dental, Life, Disability, Accident, Critical Illness, Cancer, Gap and Vision coverage.

     

 

Manufacturer Member Benefits

Click here for the online Manufacturer Member Application. Click here for a PDF of the Manufacturer Member Application.

Pricing is as follows:

  • Small (under $500,000 gross income) $250
  • Medium ($500,000-1 million gross income) $350
  • Large ( Over $1 million gross income) $450

AETA Manufacturer members that exhibit at AETA International gain profitable advantages over non-member exhibitors.

  • Booth Discount$100 off per 10x10 booth at the AETA International Trade Show
  • AETA Bucks - Attract more buyers to your exhibit by offering discounts at no cost to your company. AETA reimburses member exhibitors for giving AETA Bucks discounts to retailer members. You will receive special signage identifying your company as a participant in the AETA Bucks program. Buyers get discounts, and you gain goodwill - and potentially larger orders.
  • Raffle tickets - Big prize drawings are distributed only to customers of AETA member Exhibitors – a little extra way to thank them for their orders. AETA provides Exhibitor members with the raffle tickets and signage.
  • Assurant Insurance - Assurant provides customized enrollment materials for each benefit eligible employee. The AETA Member employer or the employee may pay for these products. The plans you can choose from include: Dental, Prepaid/DHMO Dental, Life, Disability, Accident, Critical Illness, Cancer, Gap and Vision coverage.

 

Sales Rep/Agent Member Benefits

Click here for the online Sales Rep/Agent Member Application. Click here for a PDF of the Sales Rep/Agent Member Application.

Pricing is $50.

  • Golden Ticket - One free night at both the January and August AETA International Trade Show host hotel. Tickets will be included in Sales Rep/Agent’s trade show packet available for pick up at the AETA booth at the trade shows.

 

Associate Member Benefits

  • Click here for the online Industry Partner Member Application. Click here for a PDF of the Industry Partner Member Application. Pricing is $100.
  • Click here for the online Industry Supplier Member Application. Click here for a PDF of the Industry Supplier Member Application. Pricing is $150.
  • Click here for the online Affiliate Member Application. Click here for a PDF of the Affiliate Member Application. Pricing is $50.

Member Category Includes Industry Partners, Suppliers, Affiliates

    • Access to the online community