HARTFORD, CT (April 27, 2021) – Orchid LLC and Williams Mullen’s Firearms Industry Group announce that the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) and leadership of its SCOPE™ program will address attendees at the 2021 Firearms Industry Compliance Conference, to be held in Orlando, FL on June 8 – 9.
“The continued evolution of the firearm industry and its reliance on new technology necessitates a data-driven supply chain,” says Jon Rydberg, CEO of Orchid. “NASGW SCOPE and its program director, Easton Kuboushek are leading the charge, providing firearm manufacturers, distributors and retailers with visibility into consumer demand at entirely new levels. We’re honored to share their experience with our conference attendees.”
NASGW SCOPE™ is an industry-owned, distributor-led initiative to collect and analyze data that strengthens shooting sports businesses. On June 8, Kubousheck will deliver a presentation titled “The Future of the Firearms Supply Chain: Data-Driven Wholesale Distribution.” The presentation will focus on NASGW’s vision for a data-driven distribution network that improves the profitability for every business in the supply chain. The 60 minute discussion will accompany over 20 other sessions which cover such topics as Titans of Firearm Industry eCommerce, Firearm Payment Processing, ATF eForms of the Future, Raising Capital in the Firearm Industry, Firearm M&A, the Legal Side of FFL Revocations, Advanced eBound Book Principles and more.
“NASGW members and distributors have made tremendous progress in advancing our industry’s ability to collect and analyze data,” says Kuboushek. “We look forward to sharing the vision, progress and value of SCOPE at FICC.”
The 2021 FICC event will be held at the beautiful Westgate Lakes Resort in Orlando Florida. Discounted room blocks begin at $89 per night and have been expanded several days before and after the event for business travelers who wish to enjoy the resort with their families. All participants are invited to two cocktail receptions which will be held outside by the Pelican’s Landing pool.
NASGW Wholesaler Member Discount: NASWG members receive a 20% discount on FICC registration. Individuals seeking to receive the discount can contact Shaun Phelan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration: Individuals seeking to register for the in-person conference, to present or to sponsor the event can do so here or on the Orchid Advisors or Williams Mullen’s Firearm Industry Group websites.
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ABOUT ORCHID LLC
Orchid LLC and its subsidiaries offer business software, compliance software, and regulatory services to the shooting sports industry. Orchid Solutions provides firearm payment processing services, Point-of-Sale, and ERP services to improve how retailers, ranges, and manufacturers sell firearms and accessories. The firm's business software integrates directly with Orchid eBoundTM, an application that provides a powerful low-cost electronic Bound Book and an electronic ATF Form 4473. Orchid Advisors provides ATF, Import, and Export licensing and firearm compliance services to Federal Firearms Licensees. The firm shares its expertise with the industry through the FFL UniversityTM, FFL MasterClassTM and the Firearms Industry Compliance ConferenceTM. For additional information, visit www.OrchidLLC.com.
ABOUT WILLIAMS MULLEN
Williams Mullen is a regional, full-service law firm with approximately 240 attorneys in offices across North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Washington D.C. The firm’s Firearms Industry Group helps industry members navigate legal issues, from regulatory compliance to e-commerce development, financing needs and interest from the venture capital world. Additionally, Williams Mullen attorneys provide companies with advice and counsel in matters involving import and export controls, immigration and foreign direct investment, government contracting, and taxation. Visit them at www.williamsmullen.com.
The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers is comprised of wholesalers, manufacturers, independent sales reps, media and service providers - both national and international - all of whom are primarily focused on shooting sports equipment and accessories. As a trade association representing the business interests of its members, NASGW’s mission is to bring shooting sports buyers and sellers together. For more information about the NASGW, visit the association’s website at www.nasgw.org.