Shot Show

1,600 exhibitors

since 1979

Las Vegas, Nevada (since 2010)

  • Once a year in January
  • Largest Firearms Industry trade show
  • One of the largest trade shows in the world
  • 600,000 square feet
  • 62,000 industry professionals attend
  • from all 50 states
  • Attendees from 100+ countries
  • 2010 Has been in Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas Nevada. 
  • law enforcement agents and agencies, hunting gun shops shooting ranges, sporting goods stores
  • not open to the public and is restricted to commercial buyers and sellers

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The Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Tradeshow (SHOT) is the worldwide annual gathering that unites manufacturer and retailer and all other industry stakeholders to trade, source and learn about the latest products, innovations and trends in the shooting sports industry.

SHOT Show Reviews

  • SHOT Show 2010
    – 2010 SHOT Range Day
    – 2010 SHOT Day One
    – 2010 SHOT Day Two
    – 2010 SHOT Day Three
    – 2010 SHOT Day Four
  • SHOT Show 2009
    – 2009 SHOT Range Day
    – 2009 SHOT Day One
    – 2009 SHOT Day Two
    – 2009 SHOT Day Three
    – 2009 SHOT Day Four
  • SHOT Show 2005
    – 2005 SHOT Day One
    – 2005 SHOT Day Two
    – 2005 SHOT Day Three
    – 2005 SHOT Day Four

  • 22 shows in Las Vegas
  • 6 shows in Dallas, TX (1983,1984,1989,1991,1994,1996)
  • 4 shows in New Orleans, LA (1981,1987,1992,2001)
  • 3 shows in Atlanta, GA (1982,1985,1999)
  • 3 shows in Orlando, FL (2003,2007,2009)
  • 2 shows in Houston, TX (1986,1993)
  • 1 show in San Francisco, CA (1980)
  • 1 show in St. Louis, MO (1979)

1979 – First SHOT Show – St. Louis, MO


Before we Attended as Media

  • SHOT Show 2004 Las Vegas, Nevada 33,264 attendees
  • SHOT Show 2003 Orlando, Florida 27,494 attendees
  • SHOT Show 2002 Las Vegas, Nevada 31,342 attendees
  • SHOT Show 2001 New Orleans, Louisiana 25,496 attendees
  • SHOT Show 2000 Las Vegas, Nevada 29,607 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1999 Atlanta, Georgia 25,814 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1998 Las Vegas, Nevada 32,759 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1997 Las Vegas, Nevada 35,102 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1996 Dallas, Texas 28,500 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1995 Las Vegas, Nevada 29,600 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1994 Dallas, Texas 27,800 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1993 Houston, Texas 25,030 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1992 New Orleans, Louisiana 23,262 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1991 Dallas, Texas 25,525 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1990 Las Vegas, Nevada 23,523 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1989 Dallas, Texas 23,500 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1988 Las Vegas, Nevada 19,800 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1987 New Orleans, Louisiana 19,500 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1986 Houston, Texas 20,950 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1985 Atlanta, Georgia 19,200 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1984 Dallas, Texas 22,000 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1983 Dallas, Texas 20,000 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1982 Atlanta, Georgia 17,850 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1981 New Orleans, Louisiana 17,800 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1980 San Francisco, California 8,500 attendees
  • SHOT Show 1979 St. Louis, Missouri 5,600 attendees

NASGW

National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW)

since 1953

BRINGING SHOOTING SPORTS BUYERS AND SELLERS TOGETHER

The NASGW is the organizer and sponsor of the industry’s former Hunting Show, now known as the NASGW Annual Meeting/Expo Event. This annual event provides an unmatched educational, marketing and communications opportunity for the hunting and shooting sports wholesaler, manufacturer and sales professional.

  • 1953 organized as the Sporting Goods Jobbers Association
  • 1954 1st incorporated
  • 1962 name was officially changed

The NASGW serves as a liaison with other sporting goods associations, including

  • the National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA)
  • The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF)
  • The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation(CSF)
  • The National Rifle Association (NRA)
  • The National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses
  • The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW).

National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers
One Parkview Plaza, Suite 800
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 USA
(630) 596-9006

http://www.nasgw.org