NASGW Announces Annual Award Nominees

National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW)
National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW)

Oakbrook Terrace, IL -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW), the association representing shooting sports wholesalers, manufacturers and their trade partners, is proud to announce the nominees for this year's NASGW Leadership Awards.

Each year, NASGW Awards the top optics, accessory, ammunition and firearms manufacturers who best demonstrate a commitment to the two-step distribution process, and who provide outstanding value and service. Wholesaler members evaluate the performance of manufacturers on four key criteria; distribution policy, marketing, sales and promotion; logistics and operations and NASGW and industry support. This comprehensive assessment of manufacturer performance has been designed to provide a more balanced appraisal that truly recognizes the best of the best according to NASGW distributor members.

This year's nominees are:

Firearm Manufacturer of the Year:

  • Ruger
  • Glock
  • Smith & Wesson
  • SIG SAUER
  • Kel-Tec
  • Mossberg
  • Springfield
  • Taurus

Optics Manufacturer of the Year:

  • Burris
  • EOTech
  • Leupold
  • SIG SAUER
  • Trijicon
  • TRUGLO, Inc.
  • Sun Optics
  • Konus

Ammunition Manufacturer of the Year:

  • Hornady
  • Magtech
  • PMC Ammunition
  • Aguila Ammunition (TxAT)
  • Remington
  • SIG SAUER
  • Winchester
  • TR&Z USA Trading Corp.

Accessory Manufacturer of the Year:

  • Battenfeld
  • Birchwood Casey
  • Crimson Trace
  • Magpul
  • Streamlight
  • Allen Co.
  • Hogue, Inc.
  • TRUGLO, Inc.

Importer of the Year:

  • Armscor
  • Century Arms
  • Eagle Imports
  • IWI US, Inc.
  • Aguila Ammunition (TxAT)
  • American Tactical
  • PMC Ammunition
  • Walther

Innovator of the Year:

  • Ruger
  • SIG SAUER
  • Colt’s Manufacturing
  • Crimson Trace
  • G2 Research
  • Hornady
  • Leupold
  • Smith & Wesson

Award recipients will be announced at the Annual Awards Dinner & Reception at this year's NASGW Expo on October 25th in Kansas City, MO.

The awards dinner will set the stage for three days of productive meetings as distributors, manufacturers, manufacturer's reps and media prepare for the coming sales year.

About NASGW:

The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers is comprised of wholesalers, manufacturers, independent sales reps, media and service providers – both national and international – all of whom are primarily focused on shooting sports equipment and accessories. As a trade association representing the business interests of its members, NASGW’s mission is to bring shooting sports buyers and sellers together.

For more information about the NASGW, visit the association’s website at www.nasgw.org.

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