- Offer a unique product: Consider selling a unique or niche product that will stand out from the rest and attract customers to your booth.
- Create eye-catching displays: Set up your booth with attractive displays that showcase your products and catch the attention of customers.
- Provide product demonstrations: Offer demonstrations of your products to showcase their features and capabilities.
- Host a giveaway or raffle: Host a giveaway or raffle for customers who visit your booth. This can attract more people and create a buzz around your booth.
- Offer a discount: Consider offering a discount to customers who make a purchase at your booth. This can encourage them to buy from you rather than a competitor.
- Provide educational materials: Provide educational materials, such as pamphlets or brochures, that explain the features and benefits of your products.
- Have a well-trained staff: Ensure that your staff is knowledgeable and friendly, and can answer any questions customers may have about your products.
- Use social media: Use social media to promote your booth and offer special deals to customers who visit you at the gun show.
- Partner with other vendors: Partner with other vendors at the gun show to cross-promote each other’s products and bring more customers to your booth.
- Create a welcoming environment: Create a friendly and welcoming environment at your booth that encourages customers to stop and browse.
- Bring a variety of products: Offer a variety of products in different price ranges to appeal to a wider range of customers.
- Engage with customers: Engage with customers by asking them about their needs and interests, and offering personalized recommendations based on their preferences.
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12 ideas for success selling at a gun show
- Know your products: Be knowledgeable about the firearms and accessories you are selling, including their features, prices, and potential uses.
- Display your products attractively: Set up your booth in a visually appealing manner that showcases your products to potential customers.
- Offer competitive prices: Research the prices of similar items sold by other vendors at the gun show and offer fair prices that will attract buyers.
- Be approachable: Smile and greet potential customers in a friendly manner. Be available to answer any questions they may have about your products.
- Be prepared to negotiate: Be open to negotiating prices with customers. This can help you close more sales and build a loyal customer base.
- Bring enough inventory: Make sure you have enough inventory to meet the demands of customers. Consider bringing a variety of items in different price ranges.
- Provide excellent customer service: Be attentive to the needs of your customers and offer a high level of customer service. This can help you build a positive reputation and encourage repeat business.
- Accept multiple forms of payment: Be prepared to accept multiple forms of payment, including cash, credit cards, and checks.
- Advertise your booth: Promote your booth ahead of time on social media and through other marketing channels to attract potential customers to the gun show.
- Bring marketing materials: Have brochures, business cards, and other marketing materials available to hand out to potential customers.
- Follow up with customers: After the gun show, follow up with customers who expressed interest in your products. This can help you close sales and build long-term relationships.
- Maintain a professional appearance: Dress professionally and maintain a clean and organized booth to project a professional image to customers.
Firearms Industry Compliance Conference (FICC)\
- by Orchid Advisors and NSSF
- industry-only event
learn about the newest regulations and technologies and how to manage your compliance objectives
Past Firearms Industry Compliance Conferences
- May 6 – 8, 2019
- Palm Beach Gardens, Florida – PGA National Resort & Spa
- May 16 – 18, 2018
- St Paul, Minnesota – Intercontinental St. Paul
- May 8 – 10, 2017
- Arlington, Virginia – Westin Arlington Gateway
- May 2 – 4, 2016
- Atlanta, Georgia – Atlanta Marriott Marquis
ATA Trade Show
by the ATA (Archery Trade Association
closed to the public
Past ATA Trade Shows
2019 ATA Trade Show
- January 10 – January 12, 2019
- Louisville, KY
2018 ATA Trade Show
- January 11 – January 13, 2018
- Indianapolis, IN – Indiana Convention Center
2017: Indianapolis, IN
Gun Rights Policy Conference
Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC)
- annual three-day meeting held every fall
- Hosted by the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA)
- the host city of the GRPC moves each year,
- first held in Seattle in 1985
- national, state and local gun rights organizations
- tightly focused, and the only people who attend are persons with a high level of interest in Second Amendment activism
- policy-only meeting for gun rights activists
- an important tool for promoting activist success
- Attendees must pay for their own travel and lodging, but the conference itself is free, and the attendees receive large packets of books and other materials
2019 GRPC – 34th Annual
Was be held in Phoenix, Arizona
Registration and further information will be available in Spring 2019
Second Amendment Foundation
Past Gun Rights Policy Conferences
- Gun Rights Policy Conference 2018 – Chicago, Illinois
- Gun Rights Policy Conference 2017 – Dallas, Texas
- Gun Rights Policy Conference 2016 – Tampa, Florida
- Gun Rights Policy Conference 2015 – Phoenix, Arizona
- Gun Rights Policy Conference 2014 – Chicago, Illinois
- Gun Rights Policy Conference 2013 – Houston, Texas
- Gun Rights Policy Conference 2012 – Orlando, Florida
- Gun Rights Policy Conference 2011 – Chicago, Illinois
- Gun Rights Policy Conference 2010 – San Francisco, California
- Gun Rights Policy Conference 2009 – St. Louis, Missouri
- 2008: Phoenix, Arizona
- 2007: Cincinnati, Ohio
- 2006: Charlotte, North Carolina
- 2005: Los Angeles, California
- 2004: Washington, D.C.
- 2003: Houston, Texas
- 2002: Phoenix, Arizona
- 2001: Cincinnati, Ohio
- 2000: Washington, D.C.
- 1999: St. Louis, Missouri
- 1998: Seattle, Washington
- 1997: Denver, Colorado
- 1996: Washington, D.C.
- 1995: Dallas, Texas
- 1994: San Francisco, California
- 1993: Washington, D.C.
- 1992: Los Angeles, California
- 1991: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- 1990: Phoenix, Arizona
- 1989: Atlanta, Georgia
- 1988: Dallas, Texas
- 1987: Buffalo, New York
- 1986: Seattle, Washington
NOC Train & Learn Industry Event
THREE DAYS of training and seminars
- 2021 May 28 – 30, 2021 St. Louis, Missouri
- 2020 postponed
- 2019 May 24 – 26 2019
Kalash Bash TX
started in 2019
to celebrate the Kalashnikov rifle and it’s many variants
- 2 day event
- Camp Kalashnikov / RV
- 2019 Navasota, Texas
April 13-14, 2019
- 2020 Eagle Lake, TX
October 10-11, 2020
Training for the Brand Ambassador
five days of instruction from subject matter experts
brainchild of champion professional shooter Dianna Muller
- 2021 Orlando, Florida – February 13-17, 2021
– West Orlando Firearms Training facility
- 2020 Orlando, Florida – June 6-10, 2020
Precision Rifle Expo
all things related to long range precision rifle shooting.
to introduce novice shooters and precision rifle enthusiasts with top manufacturers and precision rifle instructors and competitors
- Arena Training Facility
– in Blakely, Georgia.
Own the Night Shoot
Burrillville, Rhode Island
see and demo gun and shooting illumination related equipment
- May 11, 2019
- April 28, 2018
- Wallum Lake Rod and Gun Club
- Burrillville, Rhode Island