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June 28, 2022

USCCA is Presenting Sponsor of NSSF Range-Retailer Business Expo

NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, The Firearm Industry Trade Association, is pleased to announce that the U.S. Concealed Carry Association will return for its third year as Presenting Sponsor of the 2022 Range-Retailer Business ExpoTM.  Slated for July 11-13 in New Orleans, the Range-Retailer Business Expo is the premier gathering for entrepreneurs, startups and well-established firearm range and retail operators.

USCCAUSCCA is a fast-growing association of responsibly armed Americans whose members have access to self-defense education, lifesaving training and self-defense liability insurance, preparing them for the before, during and after of a lawful act of self-defense.

“We are thrilled to have USCCA back as the lead sponsor for the Range-Retailer Business Expo,” said Zach Snow, NSSF Director of Member Development. “With millions of new gun owners interested in education and training, particularly in the area of personal and home security, USCCA is the perfect fit as presenting sponsor for this event.”

“This annual event is a reminder of the essential work that NSSF does to support businesses as they provide resources and support to American gun owners,” said Tim Schmidt, President and founder of the USCCA. “The USCCA commends these businesses for their role in educating and training responsibly-armed Americans to be their family’s first line of defense, and we are privileged to be partnering with NSSF to support them in their self-defense journey.”

The USCCA will have its Official Partner program on display at the Expo. The Official Partner program offers ranges the opportunity to receive marketing materials, tools and resources to improve engagement online and foot traffic at their locations. Official Partners may be eligible to host a variety of events and seminars, and have these advertised and promoted by the USCCA.

The USCCA provides partners access to its training programs so staff members can become certified to teach USCCA’s sought-after curriculum. Trainers work with the USCCA’s award-winning Instructor Support Team.

The NSSF Range-Retailer Business Expo combines top-notch education sessions with leading subject matter experts and a trade show featuring products and services dedicated to these industry segments. This one-two punch can give your business the upper hand in both strategy and operations.

Register for the Expo now here and make your hotel reservations at the New Orleans Marriott Warehouse Arts District or the Omni Riverfront. Both of which are providing discounted rates for the event. Make your discounted hotel reservations here.

There’s a full agenda of educational sessions covering cutting-edge business topics. The sessions include:

  • How to Raise Investor Funding with Frank Medina and Jeff Swanson
  • Increasing Profit Margins with Kenny Frazier
  • Modern Indoor Range Design with Chris Hart
  • Visual Merchandising with Doug VanderWoude and Sarah Parkhurst
  • Keeping Customers Engaged with Jordan Arcibal
  • Building a Membership Program with Amanda Carey
  • Revitalizing Your Training Program with Paul Bastean
  • Increasing Sales to Women and New Shooters with Karen Butler
  • Elevating Your Social Media Strategy with Brenna McCoubrey

Learn more about these sessions and others on the Expo’s educational agenda page.

Sponsorship opportunities are selling fast, but there are still openings if your business wants to be among those supporting an event dedicated to elevating the range and retailer segments of industry. Contact Chris Tatulli at to learn more about sponsorships.

Get jazzed about joining NSSF and your industry colleagues in New Orleans in July for the NSSF Range-Retailer Business Expo.


About NSSF
The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearm industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of thousands of manufacturers, distributors, firearm retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers nationwide. For more information, log on to


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