The National Rifle Association Annual Meeting is being held in Louisville, Kentucky this May 15-18.
The annual meetings are a great way to get energized for the coming year’s legislative battles, enjoy the fellowship of fellow gun owners, and see all of the new guns, holsters, and gear that the manufacturers are bringing to market. This year’s Celebration of American Values banquet will feature talk show host Glenn Beck.
Make sure you stop by the NRA site and see everything that this year’s meeting has to offer. There will be a whole plethora of new guns for 2008 on display by all of the manufacturers who exhibit during the expo. Unlike the annual SHOT Show, the NRA annual meeting gets the consumers in contact with the gun makers. This is the only chance many people have to go hands on with all of the new guns and gear that will ship in 2008. That alone is probably worth the price of admission.
Do not forget to check out our page on trade show coverage. Members of our team go to the NRA show, SHOT Show, NASGW expo and many other events throughout the year. We do our best to bring you the best coverage of all of the new shooting stuff that will be on your dealer’s shelves in the coming months. Need new hunting gear? How about ammo or reloading equipment? It will all be on display at the show in Kentucky.
Louisville is a great venue, and gun owners will really like the event here. Whereas the SHOT Show seems to be stuck in Las Vegas, the NRA likes to move around so more of the members have a chance to attend an event. It is also nice seeing the revenue go to cities and states that are not rabidly anti-freedom like DC, San Francisco, New York and Chicago.