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SHOT Show 2019 Las Vegas

SHOT Show Las Vegas 2019

For the past 40 years and the 10th year in a row at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, the firearm industry professionals gather for SHOT Show, the largest trade show for target shooting, hunting, outdoor and law enforcement products.

The 41st Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show®) will take place this January 22 - 25 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas.

Owned and sponsored by the National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the SHOT Show is the largest trade show of its kind in the world. For 4 days, the SHOT Show will attract over 65,000 industry professionals from the firearms and outdoor industry, hosting more than 1,600 exhibiting companies on over 630,000 square feet of exhibit space.

The SHOT Show will showcase new, innovative products used for target shooting, hunting, outdoor recreation and law enforcement purposes. On display will be a wide spectrum of products, including firearms, ammunition, gun safes, locks and cases, optics, shooting range equipment, targets, training and safety equipment, hunting accessories, law enforcement equipment, hearing and eye protection, tree stands, scents and lures, cutlery, GPS systems, holsters, apparel, leather goods, game calls and decoys.

The products unveiled at the SHOT Show are usually what consumers will see on retailers' shelves during the course of the year.

Note: The SHOT Show is open to trade members only and not to the public.


SHOT Show Las Vegas 2019 Dates

January 22 – 25, 2019

SHOT Show Las Vegas Address
Sands Expo & Convention Center
201 Sands Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89169
(702) 733-5556
Located adjacent to the Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino

Mark your calendars
SHOT Show 2019 Hours
Tuesday, Jan 22 8:30am – 5:30pm
Wednesday, Jan 23 8:30am – 5:30pm
Thursday, Jan 24 8:30am – 5:30pm
Friday, Jan 25 8:30am – 4:00pm
Upcoming SHOT Show Las Vegas Dates
January 21–24, 2020
January 19–22, 2021
January 18-21, 2022

2019 SHOT Show Attendance Restrictions / Info.

Attendance at the SHOT Show is RESTRICTED to the shooting, hunting and outdoor trade and commercial buyers and sellers of military, law enforcement and tactical products and services ONLY.

The SHOT Show is not open to the public, and NO one under age 16 shall be admitted (including infants).

For 2019 SHOT Show attendee badges will not be mailed. Attendees will be able to pick-up badges at the Sands Expo Center and the following hotels around Las Vegas. (Bally's, Circus Circus, Flamingo, Harrah's/The LINQ, Luxor, MGM Grand, Mirage, New York-New York, Park MGM, and Treasure Island)

SHOT Show 2019 Schedule

Sunday, January 20
8:00 am – 4:00 pm HAVA Invitational Golf Classic (Charity golf event to raise funds for disabled combat veterans)
Monday, January 21
8:00 am – 4:30 pm SHOT University - Separate fees apply
8:00 am – 5:00 pm National Tactical Officer's Association Special Training Session
8:30 am – 5:30 pm SHOT Week Supplier Showcase
9:45 am – 5:00 pm Executive Management Seminar
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm NSSF Member Reception
5:30 pm –7:00 pm Law Enforcement and Armed Forces Kickoff Meet & Greet
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
(Media Day)
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
(Buyer Day)
Industry Day at the Range - Invitation only event
Tuesday, January 22
8:00 am – 5:30 pm New Product Center Open
8:15 am – 2:30 pm Law Enforcement Education Program - Separate fees apply
8:30 am – 5:30 pm SHOT Show Exhibit Floor/Product Viewing Open
8:30 am – 5:30 pm SHOT Week Supplier Showcase
9:00 am – 4:30 pm Retailer Seminars - Separate fees apply
5:30 pm – 7:15 pm State of the Industry Reception with Mike Rowe - Ticket purchase required
Wednesday, January 23
8:00 am – 5:30 pm New Product Center Open
8:15 am – 4:00 pm Law Enforcement Education Program - Separate fees apply
8:30 am – 5:30 pm SHOT Show Exhibit Floor/Product Viewing Open
9:00 am – 3:30 pm Retailer Seminars - Separate fees apply
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Export Control Reform Training Session
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Export Control Reform Training Session
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Export Control Reform Training Session
Thursday, January 24
8:00 am – 5:30 pm New Product Center Opens
8:15 am – 4:00 pm Law Enforcement Education Program - Separate fees apply
8:30 am – 5:30 pm Exhibit Floor/Product Viewing Open
9:00 am – 3:30 pm Retailer Seminars - Separate fees apply
Friday, January 25
8:00 am – 3:00 pm New Product Center Opens
8:30 am – 4:00 pm SHOT Show Exhibit Floor/Product Viewing Open

What to expect in SHOT Week in Las Vegas

Besides exploring over 12.5 miles of aisles with a wide spectrum of products at the Sands Expo & Convention Center, here are a few other events what looking into.

What to expect in SHOT Week in Las Vegas

SHOT Week Supplier Showcase
SHOT Week Supplier Showcase will feature over 260 OEM third-party suppliers on hand to network with exhibiting manufacturers and explore their needs for extrusions, fabrication, fabrics, machinery, metal, plastics, software, logistical support and tools.
Location: Jan 21, & 22, 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Executive Management Seminar
Executive Management Seminar is created to provide executive, senior level managers and rising managers information and insight on the latest management techniques and business practices. Attendees will hear from top-notch lineup of speakers presenting on topics such as Voice of the Customer, multi-generation management and segment-specific marketing techniques.
Location: Jan 21 | 9:45 am – 5:00 pm

Industry Day at the Range (Invitation only event)
Industry Day at the Range gives exhibitors the opportunity to provide a sneak-peek and hands-on experience to hundreds of firearms, ammunition, optics and vehicles to invited outdoor media members and buyers.
Location: Jan 21 | 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (Media Day) | 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm (Buyer Day)

SHOT Show University
NSSF's annual SHOT Show University is the premier educational resource for firearms retailers and range owners attending the show. Comprising of Four learning tracks, SHOT Show University features multiple sessionsthat allow attendees from novice to veteran to choose the courses that best suited their business needs.
Location: Jan 21 | 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

SHOT Show Las Vegas 2019
SHOT Show Las Vegas 2019
SHOT Show Las Vegas 2019
SHOT Show Las Vegas 2019

The 2019 SHOT Show Complementary Shuttle

The SHOT Show offers FREE Shuttle rides to and from the Sands Expo Center and official SHOT Show hotels (see listed below). The SHOT Show FREE Shuttle is available Monday – Friday. Morning and afternoon service runs every 15 minutes as follows:

From Hotels To Sands/The Venetian
Monday: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tuesday – Friday: 7:00 am to 10:30 am
(Check at the hotel lobby for departure points.)
From Sands/The Venetian To Hotels
Monday - Thursday 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Friday only 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Buses depart from the Level 1 Lobby of The Venetian, just past the New Product Center at the bottom of The Venetian escalator.

The SHOT Show Complementary Hotel Shuttles route numbers and pick up locations are listed below.

Route# Hotel Boarding Location
Route 1 Luxor Hotel and Casino North Bus Plaza
Route 1 Excalibur At Luxor, North Bus Plaza
Route 1 Tropicana Las Vegas North Tour Lobby
Route 2 New York-New York Main Entrance
Route 2 Park MGM Tour Bus Area
Route 3 Planet Hollywood Tour Bus Area
Route 3 Elara Flamingo Road Entrance
Route 3 MGM Grand Main Entrance
Route 4 Bellagio Tour Bus Area
Route 4 Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Tour Bus Area
Route 4 Bally's Hotel and Casino Flamingo Road Entrance
Route 4 Flamingo Las Vegas At Bally's, Flamingo Road Entrance
Route 4 Paris Las Vegas At Bally's, Flamingo Road Entrance
Route 4 Westin Las Vegas At Bally's, Flamingo Road Entrance
Route 4 Hilton Grand Vacations at Flamingo At Bally's, Flamingo Road Entrance
Route 5 Hilton Grand Vacations on the Strip Front Entrance
Route 5 Circus Circus Hotel Front Entrance
Route 6 SLS Las Vegas Main Valet on Paradise Road
Route 6 Westgate Resort & Casino East Tower Entrance
Route 6 Stratosphere Casino Hotel Tower North Entrance
Route 7 Trump Hotel Las Vegas Curbside on Fashion Show Drive
Route 7 Caesars Palace Colosseum Bus Entrance
Route Walk Harrah's Las Vegas Walk to Sands Expo
Route Walk Mirage Hotel Casino Walk to Sands Expo
Route Walk The LINQ Hotel Walk to Sands Expo
Route Walk The Venetian Walk to Sands Expo
Route Walk The Palazzo Walk to Sands Expo
Route Walk Treasure Island Walk to Sands Expo

Sands Expo & Convention Center

Sands Expo & Convention Center
Sands Expo & Convention Center
201 Sands Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Sands Expo Phone Number (702) 733-5556
Sands Expo Emergency Number (702)733-5195

The Sands Expo Center is adjacent to The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas right off the Vegas Strip. The Sands Expo Center boasts 1.8 million square feet of combined meeting and event space and is the site of numerous conventions and events throughout the year and most notably, the SHOT Show every January in Las Vegas.

Sands Expo is 4.5 miles from McCarran International Airport, about a 15-minute drive.

Sands Expo parking is located in the underground garage of The Palazzo and the above-ground structure of The Venetian.

Limited oversized vehicle parking is available on the first level of The Venetian parking garage, and may be accessed from either the Las Vegas Blvd or Koval Lane entrances. Curbside loading and unloading is prohibited.

Sands Expo & Convention Center Parking

Hotels within walking distance to the Sands Expo & Convention Center

Hotel Distance
Harrah's Walking distance
The Mirage Walking distance
The LINQ Walking distance
Venetian/Palazzo Walking distance
Treasure Island Walking distance
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