Jan 21–24, 2025
Venetian Expo + Caesars Forum
Las Vegas

Day 2 Highlights | 2024 SHOT Show Update

Day 2 headlines

SHOT Show® is off to a great start! Make sure you're getting the most out of your time here with today's update.

Badge Pickup

There are several locations available to make picking up your badge easy and convenient once you arrive in Las Vegas. Visit this webpage to find the location that works best for you.

Today's Highlights

Exhibit Floor Opens
Walk the SHOT Show's extensive exhibit floor to check out what our exhibitors have to offer. Exhibit floor hours today:

Venetian Expo and Caesars Forum:8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
LE Ballroom at Venetian Expo:8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Press Room Hours
The Press Room is the place to get your day in order, grab some coffee and plan your day on the floor. Today, Wednesday, January 24, the Press Room is open from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM, while the show floor is open from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Today's Press Conference Room Schedule
Here are today’s press conferences taking place in Marcello 4401A:

10 a.m.Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation—Stop the Proposed Colorado Hunting Ban
11 a.m. Absolute Machine Tools—Secrets of Barrel Making No One wants You to Know
3 p.m. Shooting For Women Alliance—SFWA Ladies Choice Awards
Learn more about these and other press conferences.

Join Us From 1-2 p.m. For NSSF Governors’ Forum

NSSF will host several governors to speak about the importance of the firearm industry to their state, efforts to attract firearm- and ammunition-related businesses and the benefits of those businesses to their state economies today. The Governors' Forum will be held today from 1-2 PM at The Venetian Expo, Palazzo M (5th Floor).

Join Us From 4-5 p.m. For NSSF Attorneys General Forum

Several state attorneys general will gather for a first-ever event involving the top law enforcement agents in several states. “Boots & Badges” will be a laid back and interactive discussion with several state attorneys general fighting the legal battle against the Biden administration and other politically-driven attacks against the firearm and ammunition industry and Second Amendment rights. The event will be held today from 4-5 PM on the Great Outdoors Plaza, right outside Caesars Forum.


Tonight: Industry Networking Reception

Relax after the SHOT Show floor closes, enjoy complimentary beverages and connect with the industry on the Great Outdoors Plaza from 5:30-6:30 p.m.. Open to all SHOT Show badge holders. This event is generously sponsored by Accufire Technology.

Today's Education Sessions

We’ve got a great lineup of SHOT University™ courses today:

9:00-10:00 a.mA Practical Guide to Using ChatGPT to Make Life Easier & Business Better
10:15-11:15 a.m.The FFLs Guide to an ATF Audit & How to Prevent a NOR
11:30 AM-12:30 p.m.OSHA Enforcement Activity within the Shooting Range Industry in 2023 & How to Avoid these Violations
1:30-2:30 p.m.Leveraging your Point of Sale Solution to Plan for 2024
3-5 p.m.FBI/NICS Update – ATF Town Hall
View all courses

Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP)

8:30-9:30 a.m.FGM Architects Presents: The Basics of Law Enforcement Indoor Firing Range Design
9:15-10:15 a.m.Safran Optics 1 Presents: ECOTI – Law Enforcement Development and Application
10:30-12:30 a.m.Daniel Defense Presents: The LPVO in Law Enforcement
10:45-11:45 a.m.ADS & TYR Tactical Presents: Body Armor Basics
1-3 p.m.American Cop Presents: Ready Positions & Better Outcomes
1:30-3 p.m.Troy Acoustics Presents: Ready, Aim, Fire! Range safety starts in the design stage
View all courses

Stay Informed

Here are just a few ways to keep in touch with everything that’s going on this week.

  • SHOT Show TV and YouTube — SHOT Show is sharing content 24/7 on SHOTShowTV.com. For all SHOT Show TV product highlights, interviews and overall show coverage, visit the SHOT Show Youtube channel.
  • SHOT News — Get all the news that every attendee needs to make their SHOT Show experience more complete.
  • Social Media — For real-time highlights and breaking news from the show, the SHOT Show’s FacebookInstagramLinkedInYouTube and X feeds are your instant-access points. Like ‘em, share ‘em, retweet ‘em and remember to use #SHOTShow so we know you’re with us.
  • SHOT Show Mobile App — Download the app for real-time show announcements, interactive floor maps, meeting and scheduling functions, product-information downloads (including product scanning at the New Product Center), SHOT Show video feeds and more!
  • Digital Tracker Details Everything  Everything you need to know about the SHOT Show is detailed in our 2024 SHOT Tracker. Packed with show schedules, networking details, education descriptions, exhibitor lists, and a sneak peek of the hottest products being displayed, the Tracker is key for effective pre-show planning.
  • View the SHOT Show Schedule here.

Don't Miss

NEW THIS YEAR: Archery Business Pavilion
For the first time, the 2024 SHOT Show features a new archery area, branded the Archery Business Pavilion. Located in Caesars Forum, the show area is designed to provide a comprehensive look at the industry, from traditional archery equipment to cutting-edge technology in compound bows, trail cams and other gear.

Visit Protect Liberty PAC
Stop by Booth #42312 to learn more about the Protect Liberty PAC, which was created to protect our liberty and defend America's cherished freedoms on Election Day.

Visit Project ChildSafe®
Visit Booth #42409 to learn more about your industry’s firearm safety program and how to get involved. Also, NSSF and the industry are dedicated to providing education about mental health and suicide prevention. See the many resources available to companies, organizations and individuals at the show.

Outdoor BBQ's
Outdoor BBQs are available at the Venetian, back of Level 2, sponsored by Daniel Defense & the Great Outdoor Plaza at Caesars Forum.

‘SHOT After Dark' Special Events
We have three great evenings of events planned outdoors on the Caesars Plaza for all SHOT Show attendees. View Event Details here.

SHOT Show VIP Networking Events
VIP packages providing exclusive access to 2024 SHOT Show badge holders can be purchased anytime online.

Dining Options
The SHOT Show’s host hotels at The Venetian, Harrah's, LINQ and Flamingo have several restaurants by acclaimed chefs like Emeril Lagasse, Guy Fieri, Gordon Ramsay, Wolfgang Puck and Tetsuya Wakuda – all experiences you can only enjoy in Vegas. But, if your travel budget requires more economical alternatives, these same hotels (and some of these acclaimed chefs) offer more than 100 dining options. 

NSSF Is Here for Your Business

Participating in the SHOT Show is a big deal. You are directly supporting the many programs and initiatives of NSSF® — the Firearm Industry Trade Association. Meet with NSSF experts at the 2024 SHOT Show to learn strategies for strengthening your business as well as the many benefits of NSSF membership. Learn more.

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