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July 5, 2016

NSSF Adds Special ATF Session to 2016 Firearms Retail Security Conference

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July 5, 2016

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Bill Brassard

NSSF Adds Special ATF Session to
2016 Firearms Retail Security Conference

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) is pleased to announce that professionals from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) will be making a special presentation at the upcoming 2016 Firearms Retail Security Conference. Scheduled as the closing presentation during the first day of the conference, this special seminar will discuss current crime trends and provide solutions today’s firearms retailers can replicate to deter criminal activity in their businesses. A question and answer session will immediately follow the ATF presentation.

“We’re very pleased that ATF has agreed to speak on this particular topic,” said Patrick Shay, NSSF Director, Retail Development. “As security technology increases, so does the number of ways criminals find to defeat those measures. It’s crucial that today’s firearms retailers understand how, when, where and what types of crimes are being perpetrated today and the measures they can put in place to ensure their employees, customers, inventory, data and other sensitive items stay safe.”

The 2016 Firearms Industry Retailer Security Conference will be held August 15-17 at the Omni Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. Both NSSF Members and non-members may register to attend, and NSSF Members receive a substantial discount on their registration fee. For more information, including conference registration and hotel room reservation links, click here. Need to join NSSF? Go to and click on the “Membership” heading at the top of the page.


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 13,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, visit

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