The 2021 NASGW Expo Wrap-Up

Posted by NASGW on 10/31/21 3:34 PM

The 2021 NASGW Expo wrapped up in Columbus, Ohio, on Friday with great success. The highly anticipated event was the first major, industry-wide event since SHOT Show 2020, not canceled due to COVID-19. The NASGW Expo is the premier event for shooting industry wholesalers to plan their purchasing for the upcoming year. "It was one of the best NASGW Expos I've experienced since my time with the Association," said Kenyon Gleason, NASGW President. "There was certainly excitement in the air. People were so happy to be back together in person in a meaningful, productive manner. It truly was a great week."

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NASGW Announces The Winners of Their Annual Appreciation Awards and Caliber Awards

Posted by NASGW on 10/27/21 9:05 AM

The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW), the association representing shooting sports wholesalers, manufacturers, and their trade partners, announces the winners of their annual Appreciation and Caliber Awards during of their Appreciation Dinner at the NASGW Expo, in Columbus, Ohio.

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NASGW & POMA Announce Finalists for the 2021 Caliber Awards

Posted by NASGW on 10/7/21 6:15 AM

The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) in partnership with the Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA), have chosen the top three products in six categories including: Best New Rifle, Best New Handgun, Best New Shotgun, Best New Ammunition, Best New Optic, and Best New Accessory. An independent panel of 18 industry judges, comprised of NASGW members and POMA members, selected the finalists in each category. In order to qualify, manufacturers needed to be a NASGW member in good standing and the product must have been publicly released between November 2020 and prior to this year’s Expo. "Despite the cancelation of last year's NASGW Expo, the Caliber Awards have continued to grow in notoriety across the shooting sports industry," said Kenyon Gleason, NASGW president. "This year we have another lineup of outstanding finalists for each of our six categories and we can't wait to announce the winners at the Expo in Columbus, Ohio."

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NASGW Announces 2021 Appreciation Award Nominees

Posted by NASGW on 10/7/21 5:30 AM

The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) and their wholesale members have nominated this year's Appreciation Award finalists. Each year, NASGW Awards the top optics, accessory, ammunition, and firearms manufacturers and the leading importer and innovator who best demonstrate a commitment to the two-step distribution process and provide outstanding value and service. Wholesaler members evaluate manufacturers' performance on four key criteria; distribution policy, marketing, sales, and promotion; logistics and operations; and NASGW and industry support. This comprehensive assessment of manufacturer performance is designed to provide a more balanced appraisal that truly recognizes the best of the best, according to NASGW distributor members.

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The FFLGuard 2021 Online Symposium

Posted by NASGW on 3/26/21 4:22 PM
FFLGuard – known throughout the firearms industry as the gold standard for legal services, compliance solutions, and technology guidance – is proud to present a virtual, multi-day symposium beginning on June 2nd highlighted by its 13th Annual Clients-Only Meeting.  For the first time, FFLGuard will invite EVERY federal firearms licensee (FFL) to its yearly proceedings by adding an unprecedented line-up of “thought leadership” presentations and seminars delivered by firearms industry experts.
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POMA, SEOPA, and NASGW Join Forces to Host Shooting Sports Showcase

Posted by NASGW on 12/8/20 11:00 AM

Leaders of the Professional Outdoor Media Association, the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association, and the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers have partnered to host an industry-exclusive event at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s Talladega Marksmanship Park in Talladega, AL, on March 8, 2021. The inaugural Shooting Sports Showcase is designed to give firearms industry representatives a day to showcase new products to members of the media, dealers, and wholesalers.

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NASGW Announces Annual Award Winners

Posted by NASGW on 10/20/20 3:15 PM

The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW), the association representing shooting sports wholesalers, manufacturers, and their trade partners, is excited to announce the winners of their annual Appreciation and Caliber Awards virtually, in place of their Appreciation Dinner during the Annual NASGW Expo, which was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NASGW Announces $50,000 Donation to NRA-ILA

Posted by NASGW on 9/13/18 7:00 AM
Ankeny, IA (September 13, 2018) – The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW), the association representing shooting sports wholesalers, manufacturers and their trade partners, announced a donation to the NRA's Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) to support industry advocacy efforts to protect our Nation's 2nd Amendment Rights.  
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NASGW Announces $25,000 Donation to CSF

Posted by NASGW on 8/13/18 7:00 AM
Ankeny, IA (August 13, 2018) – The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW), the association representing shooting sports wholesalers, manufacturers and their trade partners, announced a donation to the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) to support industry advocacy efforts to protect sportsmen's rights.
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NASGW Announces $25,000 Donation to the American Suppressor Association

Posted by NASGW on 7/12/18 7:00 AM
Ankeny, IA (July 12, 2018) – The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW), the association representing shooting sports wholesalers, manufacturers, and their trade partners, announced a donation to the American Suppressor Association to support their state and national advocacy efforts.  
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