Concealed Carry Expo comes to Lake Mary, Fla., Sept 22-23 2012

Gander Mtn. Academy hosts two-day firearms, gear, training & instruction showcase.

Gander Mountain
Gander Mountain

ST. PAUL, Minn. –-( Gander Mountain Academy, renowned as one of the top firearms training facilities in the nation, is teaming with some of the industry’s top manufacturers and trainers to host the first Concealed Carry Expo.

The two-day event will be held September 22-23 at the nation’s first Gander Mountain Academy facility in Lake Mary, Fla.

Concealed Carry Expo will feature on-site concealed carry certification classes for just $99, dozens of vendors, special guests, limited-time-only promos, Try & Buys from top manufacturers, and more.

“This is an exciting first-of-its-kind event that will showcase all of the best gear, training and instruction in the firearms world, bringing together the best brands and the true experts in self-defense and personal protection,” said Chris Juelich, national director of Gander Mountain Academy. “With 20,000 square feet of space, state-of-the-art classrooms, a full live shooting range and the most advanced simulators available, our Lake Mary facility is the perfect venue, and we look forward to an informative and enjoyable weekend.”

Among the guests scheduled to appear are:

  • Rob Pincus, one of the nation’s premiere self-defense experts, owner of I.C.E. Training Company and developer of the Combat Focus Shooting program.
  • Mark Walters, host of the nationally-syndicated Armed America Radio program.
  • Michael Martin, author of Handgun & Concealed Carry Fundamentals.
  • Representatives from the United States Concealed Carry Association.

In addition, representatives from top manufacturers like 5.11, Benelli, Beretta, Blackhawk, Browning, Bushmaster, Bushnell, Charter, Colt, CVA, CZ, EO Tech, Federal, Glock, Gun Vault, H&K, H&R, Hoppe’s, Hornady, Leupold, Magtech, Marlin, Mossberg, Liberty, Outers, Para, Remington, Sig Sauer, Speer, Springfield, Surefire, Streamlight, Trijicon, Uncle Mike’s and Winchester will be on hand.

Gander Mountain Academy is located at 3750 Flagg Lane in Lake Mary, near the intersection of Interstate 4 and Lake Mary Blvd. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22-23. For more information and event details, call Gander Mountain Academy at 407-804-0514, visit the Gander Mountain web site at or find Gander Mountain Academy on Facebook.

About Gander Mountain Company
Gander Mountain Company headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., is the nation’s largest retail network of outdoor specialty stores for hunting, fishing, camping, marine and outdoor lifestyle products and services. Since 1960, Gander Mountain has offered the best selection of outdoor equipment, technical apparel, active casual wear, and footwear featuring national, regional and specialty brands at competitive prices. Focused on a “We Live Outdoors®” culture, Gander Mountain dedicates itself to creating outdoor memories. There are currently 117 conveniently located Gander Mountain outdoor lifestyle stores in 24 states. For the nearest store location call 800-282-5993 or visit Gander Mountain is also the parent company of Overton’s (, a leading catalog and Internet based retailer of products for boating and other water sports enthusiasts.

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