TriggerCon

Tactical Research Innovation Guns and Gear Review Convention

started in 2017

Bellevue, Washington

  • 4 day event in July
  • founded by John Hwang
  • include a range day and industry day open to media and industry attendees

TriggrCon 2020

  • 2019 Bellevue, Washington
    July 23 – 27, 2019
  • 2018 Bellevue, Washington
    July 26 – 29, 2018
  • 2017 Tacoma Convention Center
    Tacoma, Washington
    July 27 – 30, 2017
  • 2016 NW Shooting Sports Expo (NWSSE) Became TRIGGRCON
    – 3 days
    – 4,000 registered attendees
    – 80 vendors

Westchester Collectors Inc

started in November 1984

  • November 1984 – first show was at the Westchester County Center 
  • founded by  Newman Chittenden and Martin Fasack 
  •  Eastern States Exposition
    – West Springfield, MA
    – 3 times a year
    – one of the largest gun and knife shows in the Northeast
    – 700 tables
  • Orange County Fairgrounds gun and knife show
    – Middletown, NY
    – 4 shows
  •  Marlboro, MA 
    – three times a year
  • Shriner’s Auditorium
    – Wilmington, MA
  •  Waterbury, Ct
    – 3 shows

Crossroads of the West

started in 1975

  • 1975 Bob Templeton started Crossroads Gun Shows

  • Arizona State Fairgrounds – Phoenix, Arizona
  • Cache County Fairgrounds Event Center – Logan, Utah
  • Centennial Hall – Mesa, Arizona
  • Cow Palace – Daly City (San Francisco), California
  • Davis County Fairgrounds – Farmington, UT
  • Del Mar Fairgrounds – Del Mar, CA
  • Dixie Center – St. George, Utah
  • Findlay Toyota Center – Prescott, Arizona
  • Las Vegas Convention Center – Las Vegas, NV
  • Mountain America Expo Center – Sandy (Salt Lake City), Utah
  • National Orange Show Grounds – San Bernardino, California
  • OC Fair and Event Center – Costa Mesa (Orange County), California
  • Ontario Convention Center – Ontario, California
  • Pima County Fairgrounds – Tucson, Arizona
  • Reno Convention Center – Reno, Nevada
  • The Pavilions at World Market Center – Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Tulare International Agri-Center
  • Utah Valley Convention Center – Provo UT
  • Ventura County Fairgrounds – Ventura, California

Crossroads of the West
P.O. Box 290
Kaysville, UT 84037-0290

801.544.9125

Central Florida Arms Show

600 tables

since 1968

Lakeland, Florida

  • Largest in southeast
  •  held three times a year
    – third weekend of January
    – first weekend of May
    – third weekend of September.
  • sponsored by Lakeland Rifle and Pistol Club 
  • military weapons, swords, knives, guns, antiques, and more
  • yes, there is air conditioning!
  • at the SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus

http://www.lakelandgunshow.com/

Las Vegas Antique Gun and Knife Show

600 exhibitors

since 1962

Las Vegas

 “Longest continuing running event in Las Vegas,”

  • 3 day event
  • Annual, held in January (usually)
  • 1962 Harry Mann started a small gun show at the Stardust Hotel
  • 1969 Harry Mann died, Wally Beinfeld took over as Show Producer
  • 1969, the Show was held in a 4,000 square foot room
  • 2014 Riviera Hotel’s 95,000 square feet convention center
  • Friday, May 10, 2013 Wallace Beinfeld passed (84)
    – Wally produced the Las Vegas Antique Arms Show for 51 years
  • Karen and Paul Balfour took over as Show Producer
  • cool and unique gun show
  • Las Vegas Antique Arms, International Sporting Arms and Custom Knifemaker Show
  • nothing but guns and gun-related antiques

Home

So many one of a kind items here, its like a museum, but where you can buy stuff

#GunShowLoopholeTour
#GunShowLife
#LasVegasGunShow
#NevadaGunShow

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIeiarZXz1I

Las Vegas Antique Arms Show

2018

2017

NSSF

National Shooting Sports Foundation

Founded in 1961

Newtown, Connecticut


“To create a better public understanding of and a more active participation in the shooting sports”
Harmon Williams (of Browning) motioned to establish the NSSF at the Second National Conference on the Shooting Sports
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. NSSF has a membership of more than 8,000 manufacturers, distributors,
firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers


Warren Page

– 1960 Created the First National Conference on the Shooting Sports
– 1972 Director of National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF)