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All posts by: Jim Curcuruto, NSSF Director, Research and Marketing Development

I am pleased to announce that former Congressman Lt. Col. Allen B. West will be delivering the final keynote address of the Executive Management Seminar at the 2018 SHOT Show®. Taking place Monday, Jan. 22, the day before the show opens, this powerful seminar will cover the hottest management techniques and business practices taking place […]

Today’s FFL customers want much more than just a place to buy some ammo and shoot the breeze. Give them the experience they want with a staff your competition will envy. In today’s marketplace, having the best facility in the best location isn’t enough to separate you from your competition. Customers select your business because […]

This week we began mailing SHOT Show badges to U.S.-based exhibitors, buyers and media professionals registered to attend the show. Exhibitor badges will be mailed during the first week in January. To save you time calling our customer service line, we’ve implemented a new self-service feature that allows you to instantly ascertain the status of your […]

One of the hottest trends boosting sales among today’s FFLs exists in the NFA arena. With the liberation of suppressor use in more than 40 states, more and more dealers are seeking expanded licensing under National Firearms Act (NFA) regulations, those regulations pertaining to the class of firearms, some ammunitions and accessories that include suppressors, […]

A special SHOT Show service helps enterprising U.S. manufacturers explore opportunities with overseas markets.  American manufacturers of firearms, ammunition and related accessories that are looking to expand their opportunities in foreign markets are faced with numerous challenges. What kind of plan do you need? How do you find contacts and buyers? How do you maneuver […]

Don’t get caught up in costly and unnecessary litigation. This 2018 SHOT Show Retailer Seminar tells you what you need to know. Has your FFL encountered an incident of negligent entrustment when it comes to the transfer of a firearm? Do you fully understand what the term “negligent entrustment” means? The phrase is actually more […]

Since late summer, we’ve provided several updates regarding hotel availability during the week of the 2018 SHOT Show. We’ve just received the latest update from our show management partner ConvExx that tells the tale of what’s booked in our discounted hotel blocks and what’s not. Suffice it to say, if you’re hedging a bet you […]