As the firearms industry's trade association, NSSF is working day in and day out to promote, protect and preserve our industry and our sports. There are many reasons to join NSSF.
Here are 10 of them:
NSSF is working on behalf of every one of its 12,000-plus members every day to strengthen our industry. Our membership is made up of a diverse group of businesses -- retailers, ranges, manufacturers, distributors and more. NSSF is the unified voice of our entire industry.
NSSF stands in defense of every segment of our industry on Capitol Hill and in state capitols nationwide. The association has grown its government-relations efforts immensely, resulting in many key legislative successes for our industry.
NSSF membership supports a wide variety of programs and efforts aimed at creating and retaining shooters and hunters. From the widely successful First Shots program to providing college students with grant opportunities, NSSF is making a huge impact in bringing new people into our sports.
NSSF recognizes the opportunity to deliver even greater value to its members by providing reliable industry research and analysis. By utilizing the association's detailed reports, NSSF members can make better management decisions, resulting in greater success for their organizations.
As the owner of the industry's largest trade show, NSSF rolls out the red carpet for its members at the SHOT Show. Members receive discounted booth space, five extra booth-priority points when exhibiting, early notification on registration and hotel accommodations, access to the NSSF Member Lounge and Member Business Center, and more.
NSSF has a huge library of resources for its members. For example, firearms retailers can take advantage of ATF compliance consultations from industry pros, printed guides, webinars and videos created specifically for their businesses. Ranges can tap into an array of resources, including NSSF's team of range compliance consultants, an online library of materials and also receive NSSF's monthly newsletter for shooting facilities, The Range Report.
NSSF is at the forefront of the digital age and is quick to alert its members of threats to our industry and our sports. Among the NSSF's digital offerings is the weekly e-newsletter "Bullet Points," a roundup of industry issues, and the weekly "Government Relations Update," which includes all of the latest news from Washington, D.C., and state capitals around the country.
NSSF's award-winning communications team works 24/7 on behalf of our industry to further our mission to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Besides attracting the world's largest gathering of outdoor media to the SHOT Show each year, the NSSF uses multiple communication platforms to educate, inform and persuade today's key audiences on the industry's behalf.
As the voice of our industry, NSSF is working constantly to educate the public and the media on a variety issues. From modern sporting rifles to traditional ammunition, NSSF is communicating the facts to the masses.
In addition to getting the support of all of the above, NSSF members receive a slew of discounts and benefits. Included are discounts on point-of-sale software, shipping needs, property and casualty insurance, research and literature, employee background checks, credit-card processing, security systems and display cases.