Executive Management Seminar

Monday, January 22
9:15 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

After a sold-out inaugural 2017 Executive Management Seminar, the National Shooting Sports Foundation will once again be offering this specialized training, which addresses the needs of industry professionals from up-and-coming managers to presidents and CEOs.

Taking place Monday, January 22, the day before the show opens, this powerful seminar will cover the hottest management techniques and business practices taking place today. You will hear from leading authorities on topics such as: how to thrive in a changing market, cultivating your leadership skills, workforce development, avoiding derailment and improving mental toughness that will allow you to make better decisions and hone your business action plans.

This seminar is open to NSSF Members for $275 and non-members for $375. You can register for the Executive Management Seminar when you register for the 2018 SHOT Show, or you can log into your 2018 dashboard to add this event. Registration for the 2018 SHOT Show opens October 2017.


9:15am – 9:30am Check-in/refreshments
9:30am – 9:45 Welcome from NSSF Director, Research and Market Development, Jim Curcuruto and welcome from Presenting Event Sponsor AVAILABLE
9:45am – 10:45am Keynote Speaker #1: Steven RinellaOutdoorsman, Author, and Host of the Top-rated MeatEater Podcast and the MeatEater TV Show
Keynote Topic: Lessons from the Field: Thriving in a Changing Marketplace
10:45am – 11:00am Break 1
11:00am – Noon Keynote Speaker #2 Sponsored by Trijicon: Tim Irwin: NY Times Best Selling Author
Keynote Topic: Impact — Great Leadership Changes Everything
Sponsored by Trijicon
Noon – 1:00pm Lunch
Sponsored by Experticity
1:00pm – 1:45pm Keynote Speaker #3: Marsha Petrie Sue: Leadership, Communication and Personal Development expert
Keynote Topic: How to Handle Difficult Work Situations
1:45pm – 2:00pm Break 2
2:00pm – 3:00pm Keynote Speaker #4: Jason Selk: Professional speaker, coach and author of Executive Toughness
Keynote topic: Relentless Solution Focus and Executive Toughness
3:00pm – 4:00pm Keynote Speaker #5: Allen B. West: Congressman, Army Lieutenant Colonel
Keynote topic: Workforce Development
4:00pm – 4:45pm Networking and book signing event sponsored by Southwick Associates with open bar and hors d'oeuvres
Sponsored by Southwick Associates
*agenda subject to change.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event.
For sponsorship information, contact Chris Tatulli, NSSF Director Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales, at

Session Descriptions