OCTOBER 8, 2019

NASGW Appreciation Award Nominees

ANKENY, IA – The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW), the association representing shooting sports wholesalers, manufacturers, and their trade partners, is proud to announce the nominees for this year's NASGW Leadership Awards.

Each year, NASGW Awards the top optics, accessory, ammunition, and firearms manufacturers who best demonstrate a commitment to the two-step distribution process, and who provide outstanding value and service. Wholesaler members evaluate the performance of manufacturers on four key criteria; distribution policy, marketing, sales, and promotion; logistics and operations, and NASGW and industry support. This comprehensive assessment of manufacturer performance has been designed to provide a more balanced appraisal that truly recognizes the best of the best, according to NASGW distributor members.

This year's nominees are:

Firearm Manufacturer of the Year

Glock
KelTec
Ruger
SIG SAUER
Smith & Wesson
Taurus

Optics Manufacturer of the Year

EOTech
Leupold & Stevens, Inc.
SIG SAUER
Stryka
Trijicon, Inc.
Truglo

Ammunition Manufacturer of the Year

Aguila
Armscor International
Hornady
Magtech
Vista Outdoor
Winchester Ammunition

Accessory Manufacturer of the Year

Birchwood Casey
Crimson Trace
Magpul
SB Tactical
SilencerCo
Warne Scope Mounts

Importer of the Year

Aguila
Armscor International
CZ-USA
MKS Supply
Tristar Arms

Innovator of the Year

Glock
Hornady
KelTec
Ruger
SIG SAUER
Winchester Ammunition

Award recipients will be announced at the Annual Appreciation Dinner & Reception at this year's NASGW Expo on October 22nd in Orlando, FL. The awards dinner will set the stage for three days of productive meetings as distributors, manufacturers, manufacturer's reps, and media prepare for the coming sales year.

About NASGW

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.

For More Information Please Contact Us At:
Gregg Alexander
National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers
galexander@nasgw.org