Fairfax, Va.—MidwayUSA, the catalog and internet retailer with "JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING SM for Shooting, Reloading, Gunsmithing and Hunting," has demonstrated its support for the Second Amendment and the National Rifle Association by becoming the Official Sponsor of the NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits for a second consecutive year. The 140th edition of the NRA Show will be held April 29 – May 1, 2011, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA.
"When people ask me why MidwayUSA is sponsoring theNRA Convention, I tell them it’s because we can, and because we should," said Larry Potterfield, founder and CEO of MidwayUSA. "We can support the NRA because over the years our Customers have been very good to us, and we should support the NRA because it’s the right thing to do. The NRA protects our rights as Americans and our future as sportsmen. [My wife] Brenda and I, and the rest of MidwayUSA, are excited to do our part to support the 140th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Pittsburgh."
The 2011 NRA Annual Meetings will cover 320,000 square feet of exhibit space and feature more than 500 of the most spectacular product displays from every major firearm company in the country, as well as knives, wildlife art, shooting accessories, hunting gear and much more. In addition, attendees can book the hunt of a lifetime in NRA’s exclusive hunting outfitter section or see priceless collections of firearms in the gun collector area. Attendees can also attend Celebration of American Values spectacular events featuring nationally known speakers. In 2010, more than 72,000 people attended the NRA Annual Meetings in Charlotte, NC. For more information about the 2011 NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits sponsored by MidwayUSA, call 877-672-7632 or visit www.nraam.org.
Founded in 1871, the NRA is America’s foremost defender of Second Amendment rights and the world’s leader in firearms education and training. NRA’s successes would not be possible without the determined efforts and countless hours of service, our four million members and industry leaders like MidwayUSA have given to support Second Amendment rights and NRA programs.