Naperville, IL –-(Ammoland.com)- The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) is pleased to announce that Texas Governor Rick Perry will be the featured speaker at NASGW’s 2013 Annual Awards Reception and Dinner at the Gaylord Texan Hotel in Grapevine, (Dallas) Texas on Tuesday, October 29, 2013.
The 47th and current Governor of Texas. Perry7001120000000000000 served as Chairman of the Republican Governors Association in 2008 and again in 2011. Perry is also the longest serving governor in Texas state history. A Presidential candidate for President of the United States, Perry is a strong supporter of the Second Amendment and the firearms / shooting sports industry, Perry’s address kicks off the association’s 40th Annual Meeting and Expo celebration.
“We are delighted that Governor Perry has accepted our invitation to speak at this year’s Annual Awards Dinner,” said Kent Williams, NASGW’s Chairman of the Board and President of Williams Shooters Supply in Quincy, IL.
The NASGW Expo features 460 booths and runs from October 29-November 1 and include educational workshops and industry networking reception.
Attendance is limited to NASGW members and guests. For further information, visit www.nasgw.org/events. Complete information including program agenda, hotel (s), workshops, exhibitor and badge registration, sponsorship and advertising opportunities are also available on the site. The 1,500 room Gaylord Texan and conference center is 10 minutes from the Dallas/Fort Worth airport.
NASGW is a trade association of wholesale distributors, manufacturers, representatives, media and service providers in the sporting goods industry. Annual sales of NASGW wholesaler members were $4.2 billion dollars spread among tens of thousands of SKU’s in 4 million square feet of warehouse space. In addition NASGW members employ 1,000 sales personnel selling the products and services of its manufacturer partners.
For further information, contact NASGW at 1833 Centre Point Circle, Suite 123, Naperville, IL 60565