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OUR ASSOCIATION

The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers was organized in 1953 and incorporated in 1954. The Association was originally identified as the Sporting Goods Jobbers Association. In 1962 the name was officially changed, and manufacturers and reps were invited to join as Associate members. The NASGW is the organizer and sponsor of the industry’s former Hunting Show, now known as the NASGW Annual Meeting/Expo Event. This annual event provides an unmatched educational, marketing, and communications opportunity for the hunting and shooting sports wholesaler, manufacturer, and sales professional.

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President's Message: Change is a Good Thing

NASGW President, Kenyon Gleason's monthly column to the members for the month of November 2022.

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NASGW and the Hummel Group Launch Fortify Insurance

NASGW and the Hummel Group announced last month the creation of risk management and insurance solutions called Fortify Insurance.

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Shotgun Sales on the Rise – More Heading to the Field

SCOPE data indicates that as the pandemic fervor has waned, more shotgun purchases are trending back toward field guns instead of tactical.

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NASGW Announces Annual Donations

NASGW announces annual donations to NSSF, CSF, Walk The Talk America, the Youth Shooting Sports Alliance, and the American Suppressor Association.

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Chairman’s Message: The Best Week in the Shooting Sports Industry

NASGW Chairman Chris Mean's monthly column to the members for the month of November 2022.

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The Future of NASGW

Founded in 1953, NASGW will celebrate its 70th Anniversary in 2023. What better opportunity to look back on the role NASGW has historically played in the shooting sports industry and lay out a plan for where NASGW is going as we eclipse that 70 year mark. To guide us, there needs to be a path forward. NASGW Vision 70 is that path.

Insurance Solutions for the Shooting Sports Industry

The shooting sports industry is constantly under pressure from outside influences. That’s why Fortify was created, to help defend what you’ve built. Fortify provides specialized risk management services to help protect your people, your property and your business.

THE 2023 NASGW EXPO

The 2022 NASGW Expo in Kansas City, MO wrapped up at the end of October. Planning is underway for the 2023 Expo in Columbus, Ohio.

SCOPE CLX

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Make way for the next evolution of SCOPE™ and the integration of retail sales data. SCOPE CLX offers NASGW members a clear picture of sales trends at the retail level.