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January 30, 2023

2023 SHOT University a Success, Educational Opportunities to Continue Throughout the Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The 2023 SHOT UniversityTM was deemed a tremendous success by attendees and its organizers at NSSF®, The Firearm Industry Trade Association. This SHOT Show® marked the second year of NSSF’s extended learning opportunities, which were available a la carte Tuesday, January 17, through Friday, January 19, giving attendees more flexibility to participate.

SHOT University Sponsors - 2023 SHOT ShowSession content covered topics such as customer communications, used firearms, new shooters, ATF/NICS, compliance, operations, marketing, workforce development and more to help retailers and ranges hone their management skills for today’s highly competitive and regulated marketplace.

“We are thrilled at the feedback from our premier educational event for FFLs and range owners,” said John McNamara, NSSF Managing Director, Member Services. “NSSF extends its sincere thanks to this year’s sponsors. I encourage everyone who attended one of these sessions to get to know these companies and thank them for their commitment to their success.”

This year’s SHOT University sponsors include:

NSSF reminds its members that the SHOT University Seminars that take place during the annual SHOT Show are the kick-off point for year-round retailer and range owner education. NSSF members, upon returning home and putting to good use all they learned at SHOT Show, should log in to the NSSF Member Portal and take advantage of their education benefit, SHOT University OnlineTM.

Available only to NSSF members, SHOT University Online is a one-of-a-kind, online continuing-education resource for firearm industry professionals, with dozens of learning modules covering everything from OSHA and ATF compliance to training program creation, social media best practices and inventory management, all specific to the specialized needs of firearm businesses. Courses are completely free for NSSF members and available to take any time, anywhere, from desktop, laptop or smart device. For more information, visit SHOT University Online.

Need to join NSSF and take advantage of this resource? Visit


About NSSF
NSSF is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of thousands of manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers nationwide. For more information, log on to


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