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December 12, 2017

PointsNorth Search Group is Newest 2018 SHOT Show Executive Management Seminar Sponsor

PointsNorth - Logo - EMS SponsorNEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation®(NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, is pleased to announce that PointsNorth Search Group has agreed to sponsor the 2018 Executive Management Seminar. Designed as the premier educational forum for rising managerial and executive-level professionals, the Executive Management Seminar will take place the day before the 2018 SHOT Show® opens, Monday, Jan. 22.

With offices in Crosslake, Minnesota, PointsNorth Search Group specializes in recruiting high-impact professionals and placing them at leading companies in the outdoor recreation industry. Owned and managed by Ross Gilsrud, an experienced outdoor industry sales and marketing professional, PointsNorth specifically addresses the staffing needs of hunting, shooting sports and fishing manufacturers.

“PointsNorth brings experience and insight to the hiring needs of our highly specialized industry and its attendant niche markets,” said Jim Curcuruto, NSSF Director, Research and Market Development. “Its sponsorship and presence at our Executive Management Seminar are sure to be beneficial to those attending.”

“PointsNorth Search Group is pleased to again be a sponsor of this leadership seminar. We believe strongly in the benefit of continuing education in this rapidly shifting outdoor recreation marketplace,” said Gilsrud. “This educational forum will offer participants new ideas, techniques and tools to increase their organizations’ competitive edge.”

During the 2018 SHOT Show Executive Management Seminar, attendees will hear from top experts such as Steven Rinella, Lt. Col. Allen West, Dr. Tim Irwin, Dr. Jason Selk and Marsha Petrie Sue, who will discuss the hottest management techniques and business practices taking place today. You’ll learn about trending topics, such as how to thrive in a changing market, cultivating leadership skills, workforce development, avoiding derailment and improving mental toughness, all aimed at improving skill sets and providing ways to hone business action plans. See the full agenda and speaker lineup here.

Morning coffee and a buffet lunch will be provided during this informative seminar.

The 2018 SHOT Show takes place Jan. 23-26 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Registration is now open. Both NSSF Members and non-members are invited to add the Executive Management Seminar to the list of events they wish to attend once they’ve successfully registered to attend SHOT Show.

Additional sponsorship opportunities are available for this important event. To learn how you can become a sponsor, contact Chris Tatulli, NSSF Director, Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales, at 203-426-1320 ext. 214 or [email protected].


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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