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August 2, 2021

Mark Barnes and Associates is Gold Sponsor of 2021 NSSF Import/Export Conference

Mark Barnes & Associates | AttorneysNEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that Mark Barnes & Associates has become a Gold-level sponsor for NSSF’s 2021 Import/Export Conference.

Mark Barnes and Associates is a Washington, D.C.-based law firm handling matters related to the firearms, weapons and explosives industry. The firm prides itself on providing personalized client service as it pursues practical, cost-effective solutions to complex legal issues.

“We welcome Mark Barnes & Associates as a Gold Sponsor of the 2021 Import/Export Conference and salute their leadership,” said Melissa Schilling, NSSF Director, Exhibitions and Conferences. “We’re grateful for their investment in the success of this important industry event.”

“Global trade relationships are essential to the performance of many companies in the firearm trade. Mark Barnes & Associates ardently represents a number of these companies in their import and export activities. The firm is proud to sponsor the NSSF annual Import/Export Conference because of the critical knowledge that is transferred between the participants, as well as the opportunity to build positive relationships with relevant regulatory agencies, such as ATF, TTB and DDTC,” said Mark Barnes & Associates. “The conference helps participants in the trade understand and comply with national and international law, and contributes to the success of trade partners and businesses.”

The 2021 Import/Export Conference gathers industry professionals to discuss the many compliance issues facing today’s U.S. firearm and accessory makers negotiating the complexities involved in doing business with other countries. The event is the firearm industry’s premier educational event for manufacturers and others in the supply chain doing business internationally or considering such expansion.

The 2021 Import/Export Conference will take place August 3-5 in Washington, D.C. This is an in-person event at the Trump International Hotel.

Registration for the conference is open and is available to anyone in the firearm industry. NSSF members receive a significant discount on both their primary registration fee and any additional staff attending this event.

Additional sponsorship opportunities for this conference are still available. To learn more, contact Chis Tatulli, NSSF Director, Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales, at For more information on the conference, including speakers and legislative issues scheduled for discussion, click here.


About NSSF
The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearm 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, visit 


NSSF Media contact:
Bill Brassard
203-426-1320 ext. 212

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