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September 7, 2018

Venetian and Palazzo Hotels Join in Sponsoring NSSF’s 2018 CMO Summit


NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that Las Vegas’ Venetian and Palazzo hotels have signed on to be Supporting Sponsors of the organization’s 2018 CMO Summit. The luxury hotel complex is NSSF’s headquarters hotel for the annual SHOT Show.

The Venetian and The Palazzo“Having worked closely with the professionals at the Venetian and Palazzo during our years partnering with them at SHOT Show, I can personally vouch for their expertise in marketing and advertising,” said Melissa Schilling, NSSF Director, Conferences & Exhibitions. “Everyone attending this year’s CMO Summit will surely benefit from the insights they bring to the table.”

The 2018 CMO Summit takes place September 18-19 at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. This year’s forum, NSSF’s second, will highlight real-time data mining, trends in digital marketing, the opportunities and pitfalls within social media and the divergent pathways media consumption is taking. The conference features a number of highly regarded speakers, including Bonnier Media’s Executive Vice President Gregory Gatto, best-selling authors Jon Gordon and Jack Uldrich, and ShopperBridge.com co-founder Beth Gregg.

In addition to the main conference, this year a special Research Track will be hosted post-conference. Taking place throughout the Wednesday afternoon following the close of the Summit, the Research Track will begin with a working lunch, followed by interactive discussions on customer engagement, artificial intelligence and chatbot utilization, multi-generational buying intel and fresh ways of discovering what drives today’s buyer.

All marketing, public relations and advertising professionals in or working with the firearms industry are strongly encouraged to attend this year’s CMO Summit. NSSF Members receive a discounted registration fee. Seating is limited and this event is selling quickly. Full conference registration information, including rates, nearest airport, club amenities and area dining and entertainment options are available here. The conference agenda and speaker information are also available.

Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information on how your company can support this summit, contact Chris Tatulli, NSSF Director, Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales, at ctatulli@nssf.org or 203-426-1320 ext. 214.

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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 nssf.org.

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Media contact:
Bill Brassard
203-426-1320