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Thursday, November 30 - Saturday, December 2Trade Show

November 30: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

December 1: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

December 2: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Explore and shop an expansive marketplace showcasing the latest technologies, products and services to improve your practice … and pick up lots of free swag, too! 

While in the trade show, enjoy free snacks morning and afternoon at the new Grab ’n Gos, and visit AAEP Connect to chat with AAEP and Foundation staff, host a meeting, charge your devices and get your shoes shined:

Meeting Pods
Sponsored by EQUUS, EquiManagement and The Horse: Your sources for horse health and veterinary business information.

Need to host a meeting on-site? Four meeting pods are available for use during trade show hours. Reserve your time at the Equine Network booth (3317). A charging station for your devices is available near the meeting pods.

Shoeshine Service
Sponsored by Dechra Veterinary Products.
Thursday, Nov. 30-Friday, Dec. 1, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 2, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Look like a boss with shoeshine gloss! Restore your shoes or boots to their original luster with a complimentary and professional shoeshine. Pick up your free shoeshine voucher from the Dechra Veterinary Products booth 91437/1441).

Portrait Hub
Friday, Dec. 1-Saturday, Dec. 2, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Make a positive first impression with a complimentary professional portrait for your practice website and social media.

Trade Show Reception
Thursday, Nov. 30, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Enjoy complimentary wine while shopping for your next practice investment or exploring the offerings from nearly 300 exhibitors.

Stable Education Product Demonstrations
Thursday, Nov. 30-Friday, December 1, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Find a seat in the Stable Education area in Hall A where exhibitors will conduct 30-minute product demonstrations, research presentations and equipment introductions. No CE credit is given. 

Grab ’n Go Snacks
Sponsored by Asto CT, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health and LubrisynHA Family of Products

Daily, 10:00-11:00 a.m. & 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Quell your hunger with a free snack at any of four Grab ‘n Go locations throughout the trade show.

Coffee Café

Satisfy your sweet tooth during lunch each day at the Coffee Café in the AAEP Connect area. Indulge in complimentary sweets, treats and little eats while supplies last. Coffee will also be available here throughout the day courtesy of Professional Embryo Transfer Supply, Inc. (PETS).

Trade Show B-I-N-G-O

Grab a bingo card from the kiosk near the convention registration desk and then travel the trade show collecting stickers on every exhibitor name. Submit your completed card at the AAEP booth for a $10 AAEP General Store gift certificate and to be entered in daily drawings for prizes, including VISA gift cards and more.

Community Service Event: Build a Horse 
Saturday, Dec. 2, Noon-2:00 pm   FREE

Limited to 50 participants; advance registration required at the AAEP booth 

Provide comfort and a sweet pick-me-up to children in high-stress situations with an adorable personalized stuffed horse. Participants will assemble kits with a stuffed horse, customized t-shirt, card, and drawstring backpack. Each participant will personalize the card, stuff the horse, and name it so that it is ready to bring much-needed joy to the child.

Join the Discussion in Lunchtime Chats

Meet others who share your professional or personal interests by finding a seat at one of the Lunchtime Chats tables in the seating area of Hall C each day of the trade show. Tables will be organized by subject and will include a mix of clinical and general interest topics that change each day.

Thursday, November 30

  • Keynote: Master the Chemistry of Change

  • Milne Lecture: Reproduction

  • Running

  • Photography

Friday, December 1

  • Back to Basics: Radiology in Practice

  • Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Biking

  • Traveling

Saturday, December 2

  • Complex Lameness

  • Non-Colic Gastrointestinal Disease

  • Optimizing Personal Wellness in Practice

  • Hiking