Buyer Qualifications to Attend AETA

  • AETA Trade Show buyers are retail store owners and employees. To qualify as a buyer, your store must be a full tack store or a store that offers equestrian goods, as well as other related items such as feed, pet items, gifts, etc. including both English and Western.
  • Companies new to attending the AETA International Trade Show will need to qualify to attend the show. A list of guidelines to qualify as a buyer is outlined below. Email your company details to [email protected] and a staff person will follow-up with you.

New Buyer/Company Applicants will be required to provide the following information:
  • 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.

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