Shooting Sports Industry Trade Associations
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Orchid has a long and proud history of supporting the firearm industry’s trade associations and their members. We use our communication platforms to highlight each organization its mission. Our executives donate their time and expertise to the trade associations at many different events throughout the year. Also, our discount programs are designed to help defray some of the trade association membership costs. Our industry is stronger when we are all working together.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 12,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers.
The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers is comprised of wholesalers, manufacturers, independent sales reps, media and service providers – both national and international – all of whom are primarily focused on shooting sports equipment and accessories. As a trade association representing the business interests of its members, NASGW’s mission is to bring shooting sports buyers and sellers together. For more information about the NASGW, visit the association’s website at www.nasgw.org.
NASGW SCOPE™ is built in partnership with NASGW wholesalers to provide an aggregated source of sales and inventory data. This data is accessible only by NASGW members utilizing two-step distribution. Never before has a tool like SCOPE™ been available to the shooting sports industry.
The American Suppressor Association (ASA) is the unified voice of the suppressor industry. Our mission is to unite and advocate for the common interests of suppressor manufacturers, distributors, dealers, and consumers. To accomplish our mission, our principal initiatives focus on state lobbying, federal lobbying, public education, and industry research.
As the industry’s largest suppressor distributor, Silencer Shop’s goal is to supply customers with a suite of services that allow for a simpler silencer ownership process. With the most trafficked suppressor website, a robust nationwide network of kiosks, and ATF compliance and customer support, Silencer Shop provides the most efficient process of acquiring NFA items. For more information, visit SilencerShop.com.
FFL Law (ffllaw.com) was created exclusively for the shooting sports industry and offers services to manufacturers, distributors, retailers, importers, exporters and e-commerce companies. Its attorney-client privileged legal engagements include: Licensing, Compliance, ATF / Export / Import Advisors, Interpretation of Firearm Law, Product Classifications, Commercial / Transactional Support and Corporate Compliance and Due Diligence.
Williams Mullen is a regionally based, full-service law firm with more than 230 attorneys in offices across North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Washington D.C. Since our firm began in 1909, our goal has been to provide business and legal solutions to help our clients’ businesses thrive. While we excel within our mid-Atlantic footprint, our clients find that they increasingly come to us for their legal needs across the United States and internationally. They tell us they appreciate our Am Law 200 big firm capabilities and experience without the big firm rates.
Since its inception in 1984, Maynard Cooper & Gale has grown to be a nationally recognized law firm with more than 240 attorneys. Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, the firm has offices in New York and San Francisco and four additional Alabama offices located in Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery and Tuscaloosa. We maintain our philosophy to continually focus on each individual client and be responsive to their evolving needs. Additionally, we combine the understanding of the client’s business climate with the knowledge of a dynamic legal environment to provide the highest quality service. Our dedication to making the client our first priority has earned the firm numerous years on the BTI Client Service A-Team.