Each year, the SHOT Show has its fair share of celebrity appearances — actors, rock stars, politicians, pro athletes and more.
Below are a few appearances that exhibitors have slated. Let us know if your company is planning to have a celebrity make an appearance at the show. In return, we’ll help you promote it.
- 5-time Olympic Medalist Kim Rhode will be at the Otis Technology booth (No. 14213) Jan. 15, 16 and 17 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. each day. Kim is the first American in an individual sport to medal in five consecutive Olympics.Otis Technology also has a number of other celebrity appearances scheduled, including legendary Vietnam War sniper Chuck Mawhinney, Medal of Honor recipient Jon Cavaiani, pro shooter Doug Koenig, country music singer Mark Wills and MMA Champion Matt Hughes. Check the celebrity listings in the My Show Planner section of the SHOT Show website for more details.
- On Jan. 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 pm, FNH USA (booth No. 13462) will host Legendary SEAL Team 3 Sniper Chris Kyle offering his insights on his long career as a SEAL Team Sniper as well as participating in photo opportunities and signing autographs.
- Cabot Guns Company, LLC (booth No. 1919) will host several celebrities this year including 11 time NRA National Pistol Champion and History Channel’s Top Shot Season 2 Finalist, Brian “Gunny” Zins on Jan. 16 from 1 to 4:00 pm, actor and noted gun enthusiast Joe Mantegna on Jan. 17 from 4:15 to 4:45 p.m. and Sharpshooter William Bethards perhaps best known from Top Shot Season 4 with memorable quips like “hey, diddle diddle right down the middle” on Jan. 15 from 1 to 3:00 p.m.
- A group of celebrities will be at the Bushnell Outdoor Products booth (No. 12519) for autographs. Included are John Scoutten, co host of Shooting USA, Will and Jimmy Primos, Hosts of Primos TRUTH About Hunting, Haley and G.O. Heath, hosts of Family Traditions, Simmons Pro Les Johnson, host of Predator Quest and Keith Mark and Shawn Michaels, hosts of MacMillan River Adventures.
- The Bone Collector Crew will be at the Ameristep (Booth #1018 & 1021) on Jan. 15 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm and Ralph & Vicki Cianciarulo of Archer’s Choice and The Choice will be autographing pictures Jan. 17 from 9 to 10:00 am.
- View more planned celebrity appearances here.
If you’re planning a celebrity appearance or special event or your booth, let us know. Simply log in to the Exhibitor Dashboard and enter your information about the appearance.