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SHOT Show Media Blast No. 1

December 5, 2013
Dear SHOT Show Media Professional:
Welcome to the first issue of the SHOT Show Media Blast for the 2014 SHOT Show.
Please review the helpful reminders in this newsletter. We also encourage you to visit the Media Section of . To keep up with general show information, we urge you to read the SHOT Show Blog, follow the show on Twitter at #shotshow and Facebook at , and regularly visit the show’s website .

Preparing for the Show
The SHOT Show (Jan. 14-17) is just weeks away. If you have not made your travel and hotel arrangements or your interview and meeting appointments, we encourage you to do so. For hotel and travel information, check with onPeak , the official housing partner of the SHOT Show, or call 800-388-8104. When making your travel plans, remember there are scammers out there; read our warning.. Also, remember it is possible to find modestly priced meals in Las Vegas. Find meals for $50 or less and also learn about free attractions by using the SHOT Show restaurant guide.

Registration/Adding Crew
You can view your registration information, resend a confirmation, apply to attend Media Day or add crew members by using the online ConnectME Dashboard. You will need your media registration number to access the dashboard. If you have difficulties, email [email protected].

Online Newsroom
The SHOT Show website’s online newsroom is up and running. There you can check the press conference schedule, press room hours, search for exhibitors and their news releases, see SHOT Show news releases, learn about the show Press Room’s services and guidelines, and more. It also helps to read Frequently Asked Questions .

Media Day at the Range
SHOT Show Media Day at the Range™ on Monday, January 13, is divided into two sessions: morning and afternoon. Attendance at the morning session, which begins at 8:00 a.m., is by exhibitor invitation only. All individuals on this list have received an email invitation to register for this session. The afternoon session, which begins at 12 p.m. and runs until 4:00 p.m, is open to any registered media person whose SHOT Show credentials have been approved. Registration for the afternoon session will be accepted until the cutoff number is reached; currently, there are still openings for the afternoon session. In December, both morning and afternoon Media Day registrants will receive a mailing containing their Media Day badge, which is separate from their SHOT Show media badge, and additional information about Media Day. (Note: There are no color-coded wristbands for Media Day 2014.) International media who have registered for Media Day will not receive their badge in the mail. They should bring their Media Day email confirmation and a photo ID to gain entry. Learn more about Media Day at .

Project ChildSafe at SHOT Show
For SHOT Show story ideas, see the Online Newsroom . One story topic we would like to remind you about is the firearm industry’s safety education program, Project ChildSafe. The program, which was developed by NSSF and has distributed 36 million free firearm safety kits, will have a booth on Level 3 of the Venetian and an information table in the NSSF Members Lounge. Industry companies ranging from Cabela’s and Oudoor Channel to small independent retailers and shooting ranges have partnered with NSSF’s Project ChildSafe to promote the safe handling and secure storage of firearms nationwide.

SHOT Show Mobile App
The show’s mobile app is almost ready for download. SHOT Show Mobile puts exhibitor information, floor plans, events and more at your fingertips. App tools allow you to plan your agenda, take notes and create your personal route of booths to visit. Learn more at .