NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
Our mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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NSSF Infographic Rebuts N.Y. Attorney General Report

New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman this week released a report blaming other states for violent crime within its own borders. Arguing that firearms are illegally trafficked into New York from states without the same ineffective gun control laws as New York, the report misses several key facts. NSSF reminds New York of these facts […]



Retailer Seminar Reveals a New Path to Profits: Airguns

Airguns have received an injection of consumer enthusiasm in recent years, and the good news for firearms retailers is that this niche product can produce some wonderful margins—if you know how to stock and sell them. Stephen Archer knows how, and he’s going to pass on his secrets to you in the 2017 SHOT Show […]



Branding Expert Ken Schmidt is Keynote Speaker at 2017 SHOT Show Executive Management Seminar

I am pleased to announce that Ken Schmidt, former Director of Communications for the iconic motorcycle brand Harley-Davidson, will be hosting the keynote presentation at SHOT Show’s newest educational forum, our 2017 Executive Management Seminar. Schmidt first began working with Harley-Davidson in 1985, a time when the maker was struggling to remain relevant. With Schmidt’s […]



Enjoy a Day of Golf and Support Our Veterans at the 3rd Annual NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic

With the new SHOT Show registration page up and running, I wanted to take a moment to invite you to take part in a pre-SHOT Show event that has become one of our most important of SHOT® Week™: the annual NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic. Now in its third year, the NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic raises money to support […]



Connecticut Court Ruling on PLCAA Demonstrates Importance of Election

A Connecticut Superior Court judge issued a decision upholding the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) and dismissing a suit brought against the Remington companies, a distributor and a retailer.



Key Points For Selecting a Burglar Alarm System—Part II

Our last column on this subject talked about the basics of what to look for and questions to ask when installing a new alarm system or planning for an upgrade of a current system. Let’s take a closer look now at some of the finer points to consider. Who’s Connected to Your System and How? […]



Champion Shooter Julie Golob Takes on Social Media in 2017 SHOT Show Retailer Seminar

If you’ve been involved in the firearms industry or shooting sports for as little as a day, you’ve undoubtedly heard of Julie Golob. One of the most accomplished professional shooters in the world, with more than 120 championship titles in international, national and regional marksmanship competitions across seven different shooting disciplines, she is also a veteran […]



Mike Rowe to Headline 2017 SHOT Show State of the Industry Dinner

NSSF is pleased to announce that Executive Producer, Narrator, and TV Host Mike Rowe will provide the headlining entertainment for the 2017 SHOT Show State of the Industry Dinner. Mike Rowe is best known as the “dirtiest man on TV,” a title he earned on the hit TV series Dirty Jobs, where he completed 300 different […]