SHOT Show attendees pricing went up significantly for SHOT Show 2014. It looks like the exhibitors will be hit in 2015. This email was sent out to SHOT Show exhibitors …
Dear SHOT Show Exhibitor:
The year 2013 has been a year like no other with record-breaking sales coupled with unprecedented attacks against the shooting and hunting industry. These attacks by headline-seeking politicians and their willing accomplices in the media have upped the ante in Washington, D.C., and in an increasing number of states. They threaten the very existence of our industry like never before.
NSSF has stood fast as the industry’s trade association in the face of this onslaught, promoting our industry’s lawful position on countless topics such as so called “assault weapons,” high-capacity magazines, background checks for private sales, firearms safety in homes and the shameful failure to put disqualifying mental health records into the NICS system.
Continuing the fight to ensure the future of your business and our industry requires even more broad-based support from all segments of the industry. There has never been a time when strength in numbers is more important. Yet, fewer than 25 percent of SHOT Show exhibitors are currently NSSF members.
The SHOT Show provides NSSF with the majority of its income. That is why a new three-tiered SHOT Show exhibit space pricing structure is being implemented. ALL industry companies who exhibit at the SHOT Show will contribute to our mutual defense and promotion in the coming years.
Beginning with the 2015 SHOT Show, the fee for booth space will be $35/net square foot. NSSF voting members will receive a discount of $10 per net square foot ($25/net sq. ft.). NSSF supporting members will receive a discount of $5 per net square foot ($30/net sq. ft.). If you are already a voting member or supporting member, you will receive these discounts automatically. If you are not currently a member, you can join NSSF and earn the discount for 2015. Minimum annual dues for NSSF supporting membership are $450, with a maximum contribution of $15,000, depending upon sales volume. Please go to nssf.org/join to learn how to join now if you are not yet a member.
Thank you for your support of the SHOT Show and NSSF. We hope that you will stand up and join the nearly 10,000 NSSF members as we continue to fight for our industry and to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports