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September 3, 2015

Joseph Chiarello & Co. Signs as Silver Sponsor for 2016 SHOT Show University

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September 3, 2015

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Bill Brassard

Joseph Chiarello & Co. Signs as Silver Sponsor for 2016 SHOT Show University

NEWTOWN, Conn.—The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that Joseph Chiarello & Co. Inc. is the newest Silver sponsor of the 2016 SHOT Show University. An NSSF affinity member benefit partner, the Summit, New Jersey-based Joseph Chiarello & Co. Inc. is a leading provider of insurance products designed for those in the firearms industry.

“Year after year, Joseph Chiarello & Co., Inc. continues to work with NSSF and support the programs that improve our industry for everyone,” said Patrick Shay, NSSF Director, Retail Development. “Earlier this year the company joined as a sponsor of the Rimfire Challenge program to support the many new enthusiasts exploring the shooting sports, and now they’ve stepped up to contribute to the all-important educational forum SHOT Show University represents for so many of our retailers. We are very proud to have them partner with us in this effort.”

“Sponsoring SHOT Show University is no-brainer!” said Joseph Chiarello, the company’s President. “As an insurance provider, we always look favorably upon those who go above and beyond what is required. This includes membership in the NSSF and taking advantage of the educational resources they provide. Joseph Chiarello & Co. Inc. is proud to support the NSSF and the 2016 SHOT Show University.”

SHOT Show University is NSSF’s annual education seminar for retailers. The 2016 event will take place January 18, the day before the show opens. Four educational tracks are designed to allow retailers from startups to veteran the opportunity to engage with a host of well-regarded business experts speaking on laws and regulations affecting their businesses, opportunities for growth and the latest in technology.

The 2016 SHOT Show University will take place January 18, the day before the show opens. Registration for this event is now open to retailers and exhibitors whose applications to attend the show have been approved. NSSF Premium Retailer members are permitted one complimentary ticket to the event. Tickets for all other NSSF members and for Premium Retailer members wishing to purchase tickets in addition their complimentary seat are $250. Tickets for non-member retailers and exhibitors are available for $500. The full course description for the 2016 SHOT Show University is available here. For more information, visit or click here.


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 12,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, visit

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