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JAN 17–20, 2023

November SHOT Show Updates

Welcome to the latest SHOT Blast, written by the SHOT Show team at NSSF and our show partners to keep you informed on all things SHOT Show.

2022 SHOT Show Fact Check

We know there are some rumors and misinformation being spread out there, so we want to give you a quick fact check: We are moving forward with the biggest SHOT Show ever. In total, we will have over 2,000 exhibits covering over 800,000 net square feet of floor space. The industry is definitely ALL IN. A slew of the industry’s most well-known brands have publicly come forward and shared statements about their excitement to re-engage with customers at the 2022 SHOT Show.

Here are a few of them:

  • Beretta
  • Browning
  • Daniel Defense
  • Davidson’s
  • Federal Ammunition
  • Fiocchi USA
  • FN-USA
  • Glock
  • Hornady
  • Kimber
  • Leupold & Stevens
  • Lipsey’s
  • LWRC
  • Magpul
  • Mossberg
  • Nation’s Best Sports
  • North American Arms
  • Remington
  • Ruger
  • Savage Arms
  • Smith & Wesson
  • Springfield Armory
  • Winchester

Introducing SHOT Show eXtra

A combination of two previous pavilions, SHOT eXtra presents the next generation of shooting, hunting, and outdoor industry companies in an easy-to-browse table-top pavilion. This all-new pavilion will run the same days and hours as the SHOT Show and will be located adjacent to the New Product Center.

New Product Center — Moving to Caesars Forum

One of the most popular spots visited at the SHOT Show is moving to Caesars Forum — The New Product Center. The hottest new technology coming to market is on display here. Get hands-on with the latest innovations and smartest products that will improve operations and keep your customers coming back for more.

An All-New SHOT U

With course topics such as customer communications, compliance, digital marketing and more, you’ll access operational knowledge you can’t find anywhere else. New for 2022, SHOT University courses will be available a la carte offering a dozen classes, and will run Tuesday, January 18 through Friday, January 21, giving you more flexibility than ever before to participate. Enroll early to get your spot!

Specialized Training for Law Enforcement

The Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) at the SHOT Show has various training sessions running Tuesday, January 18 through Thursday, January 20. Each of these sessions provides valuable insights for real-world, on-scene applications of various technology and training methods.

LE Justification Tool

When the brightest professionals across law enforcement, private security, and the military join forces, you're bound to make the deep connections that can make all the difference in your mission. But securing travel approval from your supervisor or commanding officer might require a little extra effort. Let us help you make the case for attending the SHOT Show with this sample letter.

2022 SHOT Show Fact Check: Health & Safety Precautions

We know you’re ready to do business, face to face. And, we know there are rumors about health and safety measures that may or may not be in place for the 2022 SHOT Show. Here’s the facts: We will be following all COVID-19 requirements for Las Vegas, the Venetian Expo and Caesars Forum — and those requirements may shift over the next few months. You can actively monitor the latest guidance here.

Convenient & Affordable Hotels Precautions

Plan a stress-free trip to Las Vegas with flexible and affordable accommodation options. The best discounts are happening now through our only official hotel partner, OnPeak. For the lowest rates and the best selection of rooms, make reservations by December 31. Shop available hotels. If you plan to stay at the Venetian Resort, you can continue to receive the lowest rate available at that property by clicking here and booking directly with the hotel through our discounted SHOT Show block.

International Travel Restrictions Easing

For the first time in two years, easing international travel restrictions are reuniting business professionals in firearm industries from around the world at SHOT Show. To make your trip stateside as smooth as possible, please visit There you will find information regarding visas, COVID-19 testing opportunities to meet travel requirements to get back home, plus, special benefits for delegations and more.

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Chris Dolnack
SVP & Chief Customer Officer, NSSF
Colleen Leonard
Manager, Conferences & Events, NSSF
Zachary Maddox
Zach Maddox
Manager, Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales, NSSF
Melissa Schilling
Melissa Schilling
Director, Conferences & Exhibitions, NSSF
Chris Tatulli
Director, Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales, NSSF
Quinn Cassidy
Quinn Cassidy
Manager, Exhibition & Sponsorship, NSSF
Bill Dunn
Bill Dunn
Vice President, Marketing, NSSF
JAN 17–20, 2023 LAS VEGAS