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July 11, 2017

Orchid Advisors is Newest Bronze Sponsor of Import/Export Conference

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that Orchid Advisors has signed as a Bronze Sponsor of the upcoming 2017 Import/Export Conference. Headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, Orchid Advisors is a leading compliance and operational consultancy firm to the firearms industry. The company is also an NSSF-endorsed compliance advisory company.

Taking place August 2-4 in Washington, D.C., the NSSF and FAIR Trade Group Import/Export Conference gathers industry professionals to discuss the many compliance issues facing today’s U.S. firearms and accessory makers negotiating the complexities involved in doing business with other countries.

“Our partnership with Orchid Advisors grows stronger every year,” said Melissa Schilling, NSSF Director, Exhibitions and Conferences. “We are pleased to have its team of professionals bring their extensive knowledge bank to this conference.”

Jeff Grody, Executive Director of the Orchid Advisors Export Services Practice, said, “Attendance at the Import/Export Conference is mandatory for everyone in the industry who wants to stay current with import/export regulations and compliance program best practices. Orchid Advisors is very pleased to continue its sponsorship of this important annual event.”

A joint presentation of NSSF and the FAIR Trade Group, the 2017 Import/Export Conference is the firearms industry’s premier educational event for manufacturers and others in the supply chain doing business internationally or considering such expansion. Additional sponsorship opportunities for this conference are still available. To learn more, contact Chis Tatulli, NSSF Director, Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales, at Learn more about the conference, including speakers, legislative issues scheduled for discussion and economic impact data.


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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