08 Jul 2015

SHOT Show Hotel Rooms Going, Going …

July 8, 2015 By Chris Dol­nack, Senior Vice Pres­i­dent and Chief Mar­ket­ing Offi­cer At the Exhibitor Acad­e­my we held last month in Las Vegas, our part­ners at Con­vExx tipped us off to the sta­tus of hotel rooms avail­able for the 2016 SHOT Show. That tip came down to one fine

0
02 Jul 2015

Trade Show Attitudes—Beyond the “Power of Positive” Platitudes

Dur­ing the recent 2015 Exhibitors Acad­e­my in Las Vegas, we were treat­ed to one of the most engag­ing keynote address­es one could hope to have. Pre­sent­ed by Jef­fer­son Davis—better known as the “Tradeshow Turn­around Artist”—his hour-long address had the near­ly 100 Acad­e­my atten­dees furi­ous­ly tak­ing notes and com­pet­ing for atten­tion

0
30 Jun 2015

2016 SHOT Show Selected for International Buyer Program

June 30, 2015 By Melis­sa Schilling For the third year in a row, the Nation­al Shoot­ing Sports Foundation’s® (NSSF’s®) SHOT Show® has been select­ed by the fed­er­al government’s Inter­na­tion­al Trade Admin­is­tra­tion (ITA) as one of just 23 trade events cho­sen to par­tic­i­pate in the ITA’s Inter­na­tion­al Buy­er Pro­gram (IBP) in

0
23 Jun 2015

2015 SHOT Show Exhibitor Academy Earns High Praise

Near­ly 100 new and vet­er­an SHOT Show exhibitors last week attend­ed the 2015 SHOT Show Exhibitor Acad­e­my, where exhibitors filled sem­i­nar rooms at the Sands Expo Cen­ter to learn how to max­i­mize their return on invest­ment and exchange ideas to improve the show expe­ri­ence for all in atten­dance. The first

0
11 Jun 2015

2016 Industry Day at the Range Already Gaining Traction

June 11, 2015 By Chris Dol­nack, Senior Vice Pres­i­dent and Chief Mar­ket­ing Offi­cer While the 2015 Indus­try Day at the Range set a record for atten­dance, our man­age­ment part­ners aren’t rest­ing on their lau­rels. CMG Mar­ket­ing & Events’ Cathy Williams and her staff are fast-track­­ing spon­sors and exhibitors to ensure

0
19 May 2015

IWA Show Connects U.S. Firearms Manufacturers to European Market

For many years, the Nation­al Shoot­ing Sports Foun­da­tion (NSSF) has exhib­it­ed at the annu­al IWA & Out­door Clas­sics show in Nurn­berg, Ger­many. It is always a pro­duc­tive event for us, but none more so than the 2015 show. There are many rea­sons why exhibit­ing at the IWA & Out­door Clas­sics

0
06 Apr 2015

SHOT Show 2015 Exhibitor Academy—We Want You!

SHOT Show 2015 Exhibitor Academy—We Want You! April 6, 2015 By Chris Dol­nack, Senior Vice Pres­i­dent and Chief Mar­ket­ing Offi­cer It is with great pride and excite­ment that NSSF is mak­ing plans for its sec­ond annu­al SHOT Show Exhibitor Acad­e­my. Fol­low­ing on the tremen­dous suc­cess of last year’s inau­gur­al event,

0
13 Mar 2015

2015 SHOT Show ‘Tremendously Valuable,’ Satisfaction High

March 13, 2015 By Chris Dol­nack, Senior Vice Pres­i­dent and Chief Mar­ket­ing Offi­cer The 2015 SHOT Show, held this past Jan­u­ary at the Sands Expo Cen­ter in Las Vegas, Neva­da, has proven itself to be one of the best across the col­lec­tive spec­trum of exhibitors, buy­ers, law enforce­ment per­son­nel and

0