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69th Annual Convention and Trade Show
Convention: November 29-December 3
Trade Show: November 30-December 2
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA 



Why Exhibit at the 2023 AAEP Annual Convention and Trade Show? 
The AAEP’s 69th Annual Convention and Trade Show is a valuable opportunity to promote your product or service to thousands of equine veterinarians, students and technicians. With more than 300 exhibiting companies returning each year, the trade show facilitates customer connections and increases visibility for businesses that serve the veterinary profession and horse industry. 

About the AAEP
The American Association of Equine Practitioners, headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, was founded in 1954 as a non-profit organization dedicated to the health and welfare of the horse. Currently, the AAEP reaches more than 5 million horse owners through its over 9,000 members worldwide and is actively involved in ethic issues, practice management, research and continuing education in the equine veterinary profession and horse industry. 

Benefits of Exhibiting

  • Live interaction with more than 3,000 practitioners, students and technicians during the world’s largest meeting dedicated to the equine veterinary profession 

  • Complimentary listing in the Exhibitors Guide in the Annual Convention Program and the AAEP Convention App. 

  • Opportunities to advertise in the Annual Convention Program and the AAEP’s scientific journal Equine Veterinary Education

  • Opportunities to promote your brand through event participation and session sponsorship during the AAEP’s Annual Convention 

  • Opportunities for additional marketing inside the trade show (product demos, display case)

  • Virtual booth options to help you reach a broader audience

Health and Safety
The AAEP is working with the San Diego Convention Center, host hotels and conference partners to create a healthy and safe meeting experience for attendees. Protocols will be updated to reflect the most current recommendations and changes will be communicated to all confirmed exhibitors. 

Interpretation and Violation
Any points not covered in this prospectus are subject to interpretation and settlement by show management. Any violation of the rules and regulations outlined in this prospectus by any exhibitor will void the agreement for booth space, and such exhibitor will forfeit all monies that have been paid or are due under this contract. Show manager Debbie Miles shall have the right to terminate the agreement for booth space, re-enter and take possession of the space occupied by an exhibitor, and remove all persons and goods from the space at the expense of the exhibitor, for serious violations of these rules. Written notice by the association to terminate the agreement for booth space and of re-entry is no required. 

Agreement/Contract Entire Modification
This prospectus and application represent the entire agreement between the exhibiting company and the AAEP and supersedes all prior negotiations, representations or agreements, either written or oral.
Furthermore, no modifications or change of any provisions in this contract shall be made unless such modification is mutually agreed to in writing by the exhibiting company’s representative and the show manager and is incorporated as a written amendment to this contract and approved by the show manager prior to the effective date of such change or modification. Memoranda of understanding shall not be construed as amendments to this contract. 

All parts of this agreement shall be self-sustaining and capable of separate enforcement despite invalidity of any other part.

Submitting an application for booth space or an authorized signature on the official application from indicates the exhibitor has read, understands and agrees to abide by all rules, regulations and restrictions outlined in the application and prospectus.

Policy Violation
Should any violation of the policies contained within this prospectus occur, show management will ask the violator to cease. If the infringement continues, the AAEP reserves the right to terminate the booth rental agreement and expel the exhibitor from the show, thus forfeiting all monies already paid to the AAEP.

Based on the premise of section 302 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), show management asks that exhibitors warrant that their exhibits are accessible to the fullest extent of the law and will comply with the ADA and its regulations. Information about ADA compliance is available at

For More Information
Debbie Miles, Trade Show Coordinator: (859) 705-0423/