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May 18, 2016

NSSF Announces Stellar CEO Panel Lineup for 2016 Industry Summit

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May 18, 2016

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Bill Brassard

NSSF Announces Stellar CEO Panel Lineup
for 2016 Industry Summit

James Debney

Bruce Pettet

Steve Hornady

Chris Killoy

Chris Dolnack

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce its lineup of top industry officials headlining a special session during the upcoming 2016 Industry Summit. “A View From the Top” will feature Steve Hornady, President of Hornady Manufacturing Co., James Debney, President and CEO of Smith & Wesson, Chris Killoy, President and Chief Operating Officer for Sturm, Ruger & Co., and Bruce Pettet, President and CEO of Leupold & Stevens. The session will be moderated by Chris Dolnack, NSSF Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.

“We’re excited to present our first ever NSSF Industry Summit CEO discussion,” said Dolnack. “Our panelists have decades of experience in this industry and others, and are some of the most well-respected individuals in the firearms industry. Their leadership of these hugely successful companies represents the pulse of the firearms trade as a whole, and we think their ‘View From the Top’ will provide invaluable insights to those attending the Summit.”

Taking place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 6-8, the 2016 Industry Summit provides attendees with the latest research related to the firearms and ammunition industry, hunting and target shooting, while delivering cutting-edge information from experts in their field. Those attending the Summit are decision makers from all segments of the firearms industry, including firearms retailers, range owners, members of the conservation community and state wildlife agency professionals.

A small number of openings are available for this event, but it will sell out. For more information, including the Summit agenda, list of speakers, hotel arrangements, activities in the Pittsburgh area and registration, visit A limited number of sponsorship opportunities also remain available. To learn more about how your company can help support this important conference, contact Chris Tatulli, NSSF Director, Exhibit & 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 13,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, visit

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