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May 17, 2018

USCCA Joins Growing List of 2018 Industry Summit Sponsors

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to add the United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) as its newest Silver Sponsor of the 2018 Industry Summit. This annual event takes place this year June 4-6 at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Headquartered in West Bend, Wisconsin, USCCA is a membership-based organization that provides firearms education and safety training to the public. Its work includes education about self-defense, safe firearms storage and handling, crime prevention and legal concealed carry of firearms.

“USCCA is recognized as a leader in firearms safety messaging and education, and that’s central to the viability of our industry,” said Melissa Schilling, NSSF Director, Conferences & Exhibitions. “We’re very pleased to have this organization’s support for our 2018 Industry Summit.”

“The United States Concealed Carry Association is proud to be a Silver Sponsor of the 2018 NSSF Industry Summit,” said Tim Schmidt, USCCA’s President & CEO. “The National Shooting Sports Foundation does great work as the trade association for our industry, and it’s an honor to get to collaborate with them alongside our industry peers at this Summit year after year.”

The NSSF Industry Summit is the premier forum for leaders in the firearms industry, providing a platform for information and idea exchange. Attendees to the annual event represent every sector of the firearms industry, including retailers, manufacturers, distributors, range owners, conservation community members, state wildlife agency staff and marketing and public relations professionals.

Registration for the 2018 NSSF Industry Summit is now open. Agenda, speaker information, hotel reservations and other information such as airport and rental car links, can be found here.

There are a limited number of sponsorship opportunities available for the 2018 NSSF Industry Summit. To learn more about the benefits of sponsoring this important event, contact Chris Tatulli, NSSF Director, Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales, at


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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