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October 27, 2017

Southwick Associates Renews Executive Management Seminar Sponsorship for 2018 SHOT Show

Executive Management Seminar - Southwick Associates LogoNEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, is pleased to announce that Southwick Associates has agreed to renew its sponsorship of the Networking Event at the highly anticipated 2018 SHOT Show’s Executive Management Seminar. Designed as the premier educational forum for rising managerial and executive-level professionals, this seminar will take place the day before the show opens, Monday, Jan. 22.

Headquartered in Fernandina Beach, Florida, Southwick Associates is a market research and statistics firm specializing in the hunting, shooting, sport fishing and outdoor recreation markets. The company has delivered comprehensive market insights, helping companies identify new products and solutions that boost sales and profitability, for more than 25 years. Southwick frequently partners with NSSF to jointly produce a wide variety of highly insightful research studies.

“Having the right data at the right time is crucial to sound decision making by our industry members, and the expertise Southwick brings to the table in that regard is invaluable,” said Jim Curcuruto, NSSF Director, Research & Market Development. “We’re looking forward to everyone at the Executive Management Seminar working with Southwick’s representatives to discover all they have to offer.”

“Every company’s information needs are unique. Having the opportunity to talk directly to people about their issues and needs is invaluable for finding the right information solution,” said Rob Southwick, President of Southwick Associates. “We look forward to this year’s events and the many insights to be gained.”

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, leadership skills cultivation, workforce development, avoiding derailment and improving mental toughness, all aimed at enhancing skill sets and providing ways to hone business action plans. 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

Full Executive Managment Seminar Agenda and Speaker Profiles


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 12,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, log on to


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