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EXHIBITOR & SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 

Don't miss your opportunity to showcase your brand to the industry's hottest market segment. Tens of thousands of freedom-loving Americans will be walking the aisles, looking at the latest and greatest concealed carry guns and gear. This is the can't-miss show of the year ... and your brand is invited to be a part of it.

Interested in reserving a booth? Submit your application today:

 

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Why Richmond? 

  • Nearly 3 million CCW holders registered in Virginia and its surrounding states.

  • 365,000 NRA Members within 300 miles of Richmond, Virginia

  • Greater Richmond Convention Center is easily accessible from major highways.

Why should you exhibit? 

  • Unrivaled event directly related to the CCW, personal protection and home defense markets

  • Unequaled product exposure to a highly pre-qualified audience

  • Unprecedented amount of educational seminars and workshops from introductory to expert level

  • Unique opportunity to connect with those experienced or new to the CCW lifestyle

More About the Concealed Carry Marketplace

  • NICS Firearm Background Checks reached an all-time high in 2015 with over 23 million checks performed, compared to less than 9 million in 2014.
  • A recent Gallop Poll reported 60% of respondents cited Personal Safety and Protection as the primary reason they own a gun.
  • An estimated 15+ million people have concealed carry permits with millions more eager to acquire their permit and obtain training and instruction.
  • Women are the fastest growing group of gun owners in America.
  • Over 5 million women participated in target shooting last year:
    • 42% of women who own a firearm have at least three, along with a concealed carry license.
    • 73% of women gun owners have had at least one training class.

The NRA Carry Guard Expo is positioned to reach this rapidly growing group of people that range from those just starting out, to those already actively engaged in the personal safety and protection of themselves and their family, all with the common goal of possessing the products, knowledge and skills necessary to prepare and defend themselves when a threat arises.

 

Exhibiting Opportunities at the NRA Carry Guard Expo

Eligibility is limited to only those products and services that directly correspond to concealed carry, personal protection and home defense. Onsite sales are permitted except for firearms, ammunition, gun powder and primers. The NRA Carry Guard Expo offers affordable space rates, a highly pre-qualified audience, extensive educational opportunities and our commitment to help keep your costs as low as possible. Plus an advertising plan like only the NRA can provide:

  • National advertising to the NRA’s 5 million members
  • 125,000 NRA Certified Instructors
  • Special invitations to the hundreds of thousands who have taken our courses
  • Regional advertising concentrated within 300 miles of Richmond, VA

2018 Floor Plan

The 2018 Floor Plan will show you where to find your favorite vendors at this year's NRA Carry Guard Expo.  

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Booth Application

If your company matches our criteria and if we have space still available, we will make every effort to provide you with the best space available. This application is not a contract for booth space. 

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Sponsorship & Advertising

The fastest and most cost effective means of building your brand and generating sales is through sponsorships and advertising. Stand out from the crowd and boost your visibility to a highly motivated attendee base with targeted sponsorships and advertising before, during and after the NRA Carry Guard Expo. Valuable opportunities are available for exposure in media campaigns to the NRA’s 5 million members, national and regional advertising campaigns and great on-site opportunities.

Exhibitor Frequently Asked Questions

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Exhibitor Resources

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Plan Your Stay

NRA Carry Guard Expo is your ultimate personal protection destination. Join us in Richmond, VA, for three action-packed days with the greatest firearms exhibitors and educators in the industry!

Want to Know More

Contact us at 866-343-1805 or email us at shows-exhibits@nrahq.org.

NRA Carry Guard Expo

A 3-day educational and interactive experience dedicated to Individuals interested in increasing their knowledge and skills within personal protection, concealed carry and defense tactics.