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May 31, 2018

Freeman Joins 2018 NSSF Industry Summit as Platinum Sponsor

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that Freeman has agreed to sponsor the 2018 Industry Summit at the Platinum level. This annual event takes place next week, June 4-6, at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

FreemanFreeman is a leading consultant and corporate partner in brand experience building, working extensively in the trade show and conference arena, including NSSF’s annual SHOT Show. The firm has a global presence, with 90 offices around the world supported by 7,000 employees coordinating events for more than 300,000 exhibiting clients.

“It is a pleasure to have Freeman sign as the top sponsor for our Industry Summit,” said Melissa Schilling, NSSF Director, Conferences & Exhibitions. “Their partnership with us in putting on SHOT Show has been a tremendous success, but this sponsorship underscores the fact that despite their tremendous client list, our industry is one they hold in high regard. We’re looking forward to their input and participation at the Summit and anticipate our attending guests will as well.

“Freeman is honored to support our longstanding partnership with NSSF,” Stephen Hagstette, Sr., Director, Freeman Client Solutions.

The NSSF Industry Summit is the premier forum for leaders in the firearms industry, providing a platform for information and idea exchange. Attendees to the annual event represent every sector of the firearms industry, including retailers, manufacturers, distributors, range owners, conservation community members, state wildlife agency staff and marketing and public relations professionals.

Registration for the 2018 NSSF Industry Summit remains open, though seating is limited at this time. Agenda, speaker information, hotel reservations and other information such as airport and rental car links, can be found here.

There are a limited number of sponsorship opportunities available for the 2018 NSSF Industry Summit. To learn more about the benefits of sponsoring this important event, contact Chris Tatulli, NSSF Director, Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales, at


About NSSF
The National Shooting Sports Foundation 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 more than 11,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, visit


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