I’d personally like to thank everyone out there that served as our eyes and ears in regard to suitcasing and outboarding at this year’s SHOT Show. Thanks to your efforts, a number of suitcasers and outboarders were shown the door after interfering with the day-to-day business of our paying customers at the show. If you [...]
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All I can say is, “What a show.” Record sales orders being written on site, record buyer attendance and what may be the highest level of enthusiasm our industry has shown to start a new year. That’s pretty much how you can sum up the 2012 SHOT Show. We’d like to thank all involved in [...]
Tuesday afternoon we asked the SHOT Show’s following on Facebook what their favorite products were at this year’s show. Take a look at this word cloud image to see what words stood out in their collective responses (115 of them when this report was pulled).
After four days, miles of walking, countless face-to-face meetings and more of our industry’s products in one place than anywhere on earth, the 2012 SHOT Show is in the books — and it’s officially a record-breaker. Here is NSSF’s wrap-up news release: Nation’s Passion for Firearms Reflected in Record-Setting SHOT Show® LAS VEGAS–Energized by unprecedented [...]
MidwayUSA founder and CEO Larry Potterfield has done a lot for the shooting sports over the years. At the SHOT Show, he was recognized for all he has done. Potterfield was awarded NSSF’s Ken Sedlecky Achievement Award, which is presented to individuals who have distinguished themselves by their long-term commitment to the success of the [...]
The digital edition of the Day 4 issue of SHOT Daily is now available online. SHOT Daily is brought to you by The Bonnier Corp. and the National Shooting Sports Foundation. (Also available in PDF format here.)
There are about 2,500 members of the press at the show this year, so we can’t list them all, but here are some sites providing regular SHOT Show updates throughout the show: Outdoor Channel NBC Sports Outdoor Life Field & Stream NRA News NRA Blog American Rifleman American Hunter GunUp Blog Network AR15.com Outdoor Hub [...]
The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the industry’s trade association and owner of the SHOT Show, recently reached a historic milestone: 7,000 members. That number is more than double what membership was at just five years ago. “Our membership has never been stronger or more engaged,” NSSF President Steve Sanetti said during his SHOT Show State [...]
The digital edition of the Day 3 issue of SHOT Daily is now available online. SHOT Daily is brought to you by The Bonnier Corp. and the National Shooting Sports Foundation. (Also available in PDF format here.)
Most people don’t like traffic, but exhibitors at the 2012 SHOT Show love it. Business has been brisk at the show so far, and there’s still two days to go. NSSF’s roving reporter Ann Baldwin has been roaming the show floor. Here’s her look back at the show’s opening day.