EDGEFIELD, SC — The National Wild Turkey Federation announces Chêne Gear as the Longbeard Sponsor for the upcoming Sports Convention & Expo, scheduled for February 15-19 in Nashville, Tennessee. This year’s festivities mark 50 years of delivering the NWTF’s mission.
“Chêne is very proud to be a part of the NWTF Sports Convention & Expo,” said Jeff Jones, owner of Chêne Gear. “Being a partner in an organization that has been serving the wild turkey and conservation mission for 50 years is a true honor for Chêne. Outdoor conservation is in our core beliefs.”
Chêne Gear, a manufacturer of premium waterfowl equipment, will sponsor beverage stations at ticketed events and at the Waterin’ Hole, and will also occupy booth 1751 on the show floor.
“We are happy to have Chêne back as a sponsor and exhibitor,” said Natalia Daniels, NWTF National Director of Licensing and Corporate Relations. “They have a bigger booth to welcome attendees and outfit them with quality boots and gear. We are grateful for his continued commitment to the NWTF.”
The first event of the NWTF Convention and Sport Show, officially sponsored by Mossy Oak, is the Pub Crawl scheduled for the night of Wednesday, February 15.
The convention festivities officially kick off on Thursday, February 16 with meetup sessions, the opening night party and the opening of the Sport Show floor, featuring more than 450 of the best exhibitors in the outdoor industry. The NWTF Sport Show takes place Thursday through Saturday at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. The convention festivities conclude with a worship service on Sunday, February 19.
About the National Wild Turkey Federation
Since 1973, the National Wild Turkey Federation has invested more than half a billion dollars in wildlife conservation and has conserved or improved more than 22 million acres of critical wildlife habitat. The organization continues to advance wildlife conservation, forest resiliency, and robust recreational opportunities across the US by working beyond borders at the landscape scale.
2023 is the 50th of the NWTF he anniversary and an opportunity to push the organization’s mission into the future while honoring its rich history. for his 50 he anniversary, the NWTF has set six ambitious goals: positively impact 1 million acres of wildlife habitat; raise $500,000 for wild turkey research; increase membership to 250,000 members; dedicate $1 million to education and outreach programs; raise $5 million to invest in technology and the people of NWTF; and raise $5 million to build a $50 million endowment for the future. Find out how you can help us achieve these lofty goals.
A company with deep roots in Arkansas’ sacred flooded forest, Chêne was founded by die-hard duck hunters who believed that boots shouldn’t be a disposable item. Chêne built their durable, breathable nylon to last many seasons and redefined the standards for premium waterfowl clothing. All Chêne products are backed by a limited lifetime warranty and best-in-class customer support.