NEWTOWN, Conn –-(Ammoland.com)- More than 250 industry members gathered to network and listen to nearly two-dozen speakers address those in attendance at the 11th Annual Firearms Import/Export Conference co-hosted by NSSF and the FAIR Trade Group, on July 31 and Aug. 1 at the Hyatt Regency Reston Town Center in Reston, Va.
The speakers represented a broad cross-section of industry and government experts, the latter representing such bodies as the State Department, Department of Commerce and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Sponsors included A.N. Deringer, Inc., Total Logistics Resource, Inc. (TLR), PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC) and RatnerPrestia.
“It was great to be able to meet, hear from and talk to folks from a variety of agencies,” said Joseph Bartozzi, senior vice president and general counsel for O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc.
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 6,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, log on to www.nssf.org.