Welcome to NASGW

The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers is comprised of wholesalers, manufacturers, independent sales reps, industry media, organizations and service providers - both national and international - all of whom are primarily involved with hunting and shooting sports equipment and accessories.

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, media and sales professional.





NASGW, in association with Growth Strategy Partners LLC, is pleased to announce a webinar designed to help shooting industry companies grow their businesses. The topic of this session is "Building a sales strategy and forecast, a roundtable panel discussion.”
$30,000 Contribution Marks A Historic Advancement in NSSF’s Firearm Safety Program. NASGW, representing firearms wholesalers, manufacturers, independent sales reps, and media in the hunting, fishing and shooting sports industry, has become the first Silver Sponsor of Project ChildSafe.
NASGW announced grants to four nonprofit organizations in support of industry efforts to advance youth sports, preservation and congressional support for the sporting goods industry. The awards were part of the organization’s 41st Annual Meeting and Expo being held at the Marriott and Statehouse Convention Center.
Over 450 members met last night to kick off the 2014 41st Annual Meeting and Expo of the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) held at the Marriott Hotel and the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. Kent Williams, NASGW Chairman, welcomed the members and set the stage for three days of productive meetings as distributors, manufacturers, manufacturer’s reps and media prepare for the coming sales year.
NASGW presented its first ever Lifetime Achievement Award to Richard A Lipsey, Chairman of Lipseys LLC, Baton Rouge, LA for his exceptional leadership and contributions to the sporting goods industry and his community.