Exhibitors: Are You an NSSF Member Yet? If Not, You’re Missing Out on SHOT Show Savings and Discounts

Membership in the National Shooting Sports Foundation, your industry’s trade association and the owner of the SHOT Show, has a long list of benefits. For SHOT Show exhibitors, one of those benefits can mean huge savings on booth space at the show. Non-members are paying $35 per square foot (or $3,500 for a 10×10). NSSF […]

2014 SHOT Show Was a Hit

The 2014 SHOT Show was another one for the record books—record attendance, record sales, and record industry unity. The show also registered record satisfaction with attendees and exhibitors alike.

Increasing International Buyer Attendance at SHOT Show

A key aspect of the strategic plan approved the National Shooting Sport Foundation Board of Governors is to increase international buyer attendance at the SHOT Show and, in doing so, increase sales opportunities for SHOT Show exhibitors and international retailers and wholesale distributors alike. In response to this directive, the SHOT Show team has exhibited […]

Banned in the USA: Federal Court Hits ‘Fair Guide’ Scammer with $9M Judgment

We’ve warned our exhibitors countless times over the past few years about scam artists Construct Data — which produces Fair Guide and Expo Guide — and its deceptive and misleading trade show directory scams. The Federal Trade Commission has announced that a federal court has banned the Slovakia-based company from the trade show directory business […]

The Value of Trade Shows – Guest Blog from Timothy Schneider, Publisher, Association News

Appointment-only and reverse trade shows have grown demonstrably in popularity of late. Though these types of events have their place and can seem to be more cost-effective, the traditional trade-show format has inherent value that no other format does. As both an exhibitor at and organizer of trade shows, Timothy Schneider offers a well-rounded perspective […]

2014 SHOT Show Sees Positive Trends Continue in Exhibitor and Attendee Satisfaction

The 2014 SHOT Show at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas was another one for the record books — record attendance, record sales and record industry unity.  The show also registered record satisfaction with attendees and exhibitors alike, with 75 percent of exhibitors completely or very satisfied and 96 percent of exhibitors extremely or very […]

Thanks to the 2014 SHOT Show Sponsors for Their Steadfast Support

The 2014 SHOT Show was very fortunate to have so many dedicated sponsors contribute to this record-setting year. For many of our sponsors, this is not the first time they have stepped up. Outdoor Channel marked its fourth consecutive year as the show’s Pinnacle Sponsor, the highest sponsorship level associated with the show. Outdoor Channel’s […]

SHOT Show to Stay at Sands Expo through 2018

The National Shooting Sports Foundation followed up its recently concluded, record-setting SHOT Show by adding another year to its agreement with Sands Expo in Las Vegas. Under the new terms, NSSF will put on the SHOT Show at Sands Expo through 2018. The 2014 SHOT Show, which ran Jan. 14-17, attracted more than 67,000 in […]

Keep an Eye on Your Inbox: SHOT Show Surveys Being Sent This Week

All SHOT Show attendees and exhibitors should keep an eye on their email inboxes in the coming days. We’ll begin sending our post-show surveys this week. Each year, we continue to make many improvements based on your feedback, and we’ll do so again for next year’s show. Please take the time to provide us with […]

SHOT Show Auctions Yield More Than $90,000 in Support of Outdoor Traditions

Powered by nearly 150,000 views and hundreds of bids on GunBroker.com, the 2014 SHOT Show Auction of two historical firearms and a one-of-a-kind engraved knife generated $90,376 in support of America’s hunting and shooting sports heritage. The 2014 auction on GunBroker.com featured a one-of-a-kind Tribute to Henry rifle designer B. Tyler Henry, the first-ever Doug […]

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