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February 24, 2015

NSSF Joins Orchid Advisors to Co-Sponsor Firearms Industry Compliance Conference

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February 24, 2015

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Mike Bazinet

NSSF Joins Orchid Advisors to Co-Sponsor
Firearms Industry Compliance Conference

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, today announced it would join Orchid Advisors in joint sponsorship of the annual Firearms Industry Compliance Conference to be held May 11- 13, 2015 at the Marriott’s Orlando World Center Resort. The 2015 conference brings together firearm manufacturers, importers, exporters, distributors, dealers and regulators such as the DOJ and ATF to answer the question, “How can I optimize compliance?”

“We are pleased to further our relationship with NSSF,” says Jon Rydberg, CEO of Orchid Advisors. “Orchid brings the only dedicated focus to solving firearms industry challenges with process and technology.  NSSF’s involvement in the conference will add critical insight for participants on evolving firearm and ammunition regulation and add a more balanced discussion across the manufacturer-distributor-dealer environment.”

Larry, Keane, NSSF Senior Vice President, Assistant Secretary & General Counsel says, “NSSF is pleased to join with Orchid Advisors to co-sponsor this important and timely conference because it will offer the practical, operations-oriented solutions to our member base that we strive to provide.”

Rydberg adds, “We are pleased that ATF is committed to the annual Firearms Industry Compliance Conference series. This provides a valuable opportunity for industry members to interact directly with senior ATF personnel on compliance topics.”

Last year’s speakers and attendees included the following firearm companies, regulators and trade groups, among others. Walmart, Remington Outdoor Company, Smith & Wesson, Mossberg, ARC Worldwide, Davidson’s, Lipsey’s, Big Rock Sports, Colt, Ruger, Century Arms, FN America, Troy Industries, Kimber, Taurus, ATF, NSSF, F.A.I.R. Trade, US Customs and Border Protection and the National Firearms Dealer Network.

Participants who wish to attend the event can register here: Discounted registration is available to all NSSF members on the registration page.

Sponsor, exhibitor and speaker requests should be submitted online prior to March 12, 2015. In addition, industry participants may submit requests for the ATF-delivered presentations to

Highlights from last year’s event can be found on the Orchid Advisors website,


About Orchid Advisors

Orchid Advisors is a strategic management consultancy focused on transforming the worlds of operations, technology and compliance in selected industries. Our initial entry market is the Firearms Industry where Orchid serves more major manufacturers than any other consulting firm. Orchid clients hire the firm to help reinvent business processes, implement technology solutions to support that change, and strategically plan and monitor resulting sustainable audit and compliance cultures in their organization. Orchid Advisors bring the depth and breadth of Big Four consulting with the innovation, thought leadership, and economies of a boutique analyst firm. For more information, see NSSF has endorsed Orchid Advisors as a compliance information provider.

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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