FAIRFAX, Va. – The National Rifle Association proudly announces MidwayUSA, the Internet retailer with “Just About Everything® for Shooting, Reloading, Gunsmithing and Hunting,” as the Official Sponsor of the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits for a ninth consecutive year. The 147th edition of the NRA’s preeminent annual event will be held May 3-6, 2018, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.
“Since its inception in 1871, the National Rifle Association has been, and continues to be, the foremost protector of our Second Amendment rights. Brenda and I, along with the rest of the folks here at MidwayUSA, have always been strong supporters of the NRA,” said Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA. “We’re honored to return, for the ninth consecutive year, as the Official Sponsor of the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits – we’ll see you all in Dallas!”
“The NRA is proud of our continued partnership with MidwayUSA as we celebrate our freedom at the NRA Annual Meetings in Dallas,” said Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President and CEO of the NRA. “The Potterfield family are longtime friends and allies in our continued fight to protect and defend the right to keep and bear arms, and we are honored to yet again showcase their amazing contribution to this unique American freedom as the Official Sponsor of the 147th NRA Annual Meeting.”
The 2018 NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits features more than 15 acres of the most spectacular displays of firearms, shooting and hunting accessories in the world, drawing tens of thousands of Second Amendment supporters, NRA members and shooting sports enthusiasts from across the nation. Visitors can spend the day exploring products from every major firearm company in the country, can book the hunt of a lifetime in our exclusive outfitter section and view priceless collections of firearms in the gun collector area. Attendees will see an amazing array of knives, wildlife art, shooting accessories, hunting gear, ATVs and much more!
For more information about the full 2018 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits schedule of events or to explore exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities, visit www.nraam.org.
Both country kids from Missouri, Larry and Brenda Potterfield turned their passion for shooting sports into a career by opening a small gun shop in 1977 that would eventually become MidwayUSA (www.midwayusa.com). They instilled family values like honesty, integrity and respect for others into the business, and strive to maintain this culture with each Employee added to their growing team. For over 37 years, MidwayUSA has offered JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING® for Shooting, Reloading, Gunsmithing and Hunting with an unyielding focus on Customer Satisfaction.
About the National Rifle Association
Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest civil rights and sportsmen’s group. Five million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and is the leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military. Visit http://www.nra.org.