For the past 42 years and the 12th year in a row at the Venetian Expo & Convention 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 43rd Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show®) will take place January 18 - 21, 2022 at the Venetian Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, with expansion into the new Caesars Forum and adding more exhibit space and totaling over 800,000 net square feet. A perfect opportunity for more companies to showcase their products to industry buyers.
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 60,000 industry professionals from the firearms and outdoor industry, hosting more than 1,600 exhibiting companies (more than 2,400 total when incuding the Suppliers Showcase and the Pop-Up Preview) on over 692,000 net square feet of exhibit space - equivalent to nearly 16 acres.
Sometimes referred to as the Las Vegas Gun Show 2022, the upcoming 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.
SHOT Show 2022 is expanding into the new Caesars Forum conference center. This will be an opportunity for more companies to showcase their products to industry buyers.
As of September 2, 2021 the Sands Expo & Convention Center changed it's name to The Venetian Expo.
Note: The SHOT Show is open to trade members only and not to the public and NO one under age 16 will be admitted.
Venetian Expo Center and The Venetian Convention Center
201 Sands Ave.,
las Vegas, NV 89169
Located adjacent to the Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino
SHOT Show 2022 Hours
Palazzo Ballroom - 5th floor
The Venetian Convention Center
Site of the 2022 Supplier Showcase
2022 SHOT Show Supplier Showcase Dates January 17 & 18, 2022
2022 SHOT Show Supplier Showcase Hours
The SHOT Show is not open to the general public, and NO one under age 16 will be admitted.
Admission 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.
Applicants who register to attend the SHOT Show (whether online or in-person at the show) are required to submit documentation to verify their trade status.
Based on the documentation submitted, show management must be able to verify that your company is in the shooting, hunting, outdoor industry and that you currently work for the qualified company.
SHOT Show management reserves the right to permit or deny admission to anyone based on information provided
2022 SHOT Show Badge Pickup....
For the 2022 SHOT Show, attendee badges will not be mailed. Attendees will have to pick-up badges at the Express Registration counter at The Venetian & The Palazzo, Main Registration at Venetian Expo Center, and Caesars Forum. McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1) and the following hotels around Las Vegas. (Circus Circus, Flamingo, High Roller, Luxor, MGM Grand, Mirage, and Treasure Island) List of Badge Pickup Locations
Note: There is a $100 replacement fee for a lost or stolen badge.
Face masks will be required at both the Venetian Expo and Caesars Forum.
Masks are currently required in all public, indoor spaces in Las Vegas and ALL SHOW ATTENDEES will be required to wear a face mask covering the nose and mouth at all times.
SHOT Show plans to provide masks and personal hand sanitizer for all guests. Hand sanitizing stations will be clearly marked and located throughout both Caesars Forum and the Venetian Expo and Conference Center.
Please follow all recommended Health & Safety Measures including: Stay at least 6 feet from one another, wash your hands often, cover your cough or sneeze, and stay home if you are sick.
For more information, visit the SHOT Show 2022 Health Protocols page
- The 2022 SHOT Show will run Tuesday, January 18, through Friday, January 21
Use these SHOT Show Survival Tips for some time saving and money saving tips and tricks
Wondering how to get around SHOT Show Las Vegas? We have put together a list of all your transportation options and all you need to know about SHOT Show 2022 Las Vegas Complementary Shuttle Service.
Besides exploring over 12.5 miles of aisles with a wide spectrum of products at the Venetian Expo & Convention Center and Caesars Forum, here are a few other events worth looking into.
SHOT Show Supplier Showcase will feature over 500 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: Palazzo Ballroom on the 5th floor (Level 5) at the Venetian Hotel Meeting Rooms
Date/Time: January 17 - 18, 2022 from 8:30am - 5:30pm
Attendance is FREE for any registered 2022 SHOT Show exhibitor or attendee
SHOT Show eXtra Pavilion is the place to find all new manufacturers and suppliers you've never seen before at the show. With 100 exhibiting companies, you are bound to find new potential inventory.
Location: Caesars Forum (next to New Product Center)
SHOT Show 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: Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club
Date/Time: Monday, January 17 | 8:30 am – 12:00 pm (Media Day) | 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm (Buyer Day)
This is an Invitation only event
NSSF's annual SHOT University is the premier educational resource for firearms retailers and range owners attending the show. Comprising of Four learning tracks, SHOT University features multiple sessionsthat allow attendees from novice to veteran to choose the courses that best suited their business needs.
Date/Time: January 18 - 20 | 7:30 am – 5:30 pm Enrollment fee required
Location: Level 3 at the Venetian Expo
Don't do the 2022 SHOT Show without the SHOT Week Planner
The Free 2022 SHOT Week Planner provides an online matchmaking service, that puts exhibitors and show attendees in contact with each other.
2022 SHOT Week Planner is a FREE service
Your SHOT Week Planner stores complete profiles of all the attendees and exhibitors and enables you to schedule appointments and contact each other with the click of the mouse.
SHOT Week Planner is a great time management tool that allow you to organize your schedule, make appointments, build your show agenda and keep track of your events.
Your 2022 SHOT Week Planner login information was included in the email you recieved when you registered for SHOT Show.
Log in and start using the 2022 SHOT Week Planner right away!.
Back in 1979 ...
Sony released the very first Walkman with a $200 price tag
ESPN was launched on cable television
Margaret Thatcher was elected Prime Minister of the U.K.
USSR invaded Afghanistan
In a small venue in St. Louis, Missouri, the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show opened its doors for the first time.
Do you know ...
Venetian Expo Center is located on The Strip. Many SHOT Show attendees will be within a 10-minute walk of the Venetian Expo Center.
SHOT Show 2021 will be expanding to the Caesars Forum and adding more exhibits, education, meetings and great experiences. January 18 – 21, 2022
Caesars Forum is located steps from the Venetian Expo Center and connected via a sky bridge. Besides the sky bridge from the Venetian Expo here are other ways to access Caesars Forum. A skybridge from the Harrah's hotel and The LINQ Hotel + Experience, monorail, or shuttle bus drop-off at the main entrance.
LasVegasHowTo.com is strictly a travel information website and in no way affiliated or associated with the SHOT Show, National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) and/or it's respective companies. If you have specific questions regarding the show, please contact the convention organizers directly.