Mossberg Joins NWTF Sports Show & Convention in Nashville as Longbeard Sponsor

EDGEFIELD, SC — The National Wild Turkey Federation will celebrate 50 years of delivering missions during this year’s Sports Convention & Expo, scheduled for February 15-19 in Nashville, Tennessee. The NWTF welcomes Mossberg as a Longbeard sponsor for this year’s festivities.

“We have had a very long and successful association with the NWTF, and we are very proud to continue this association in 2023 as a sponsor of Longbeard,” said John MacLellan, Mossberg’s vice president of sales and marketing. “We look forward to visiting our NWTF friends and family later this month in Nashville!”

A leading innovator in the firearms industry and a convention sponsor since 2008, Mossberg will sponsor the convention’s Waterin’ Hole, Virtual Continuous Silent Auction and will also occupy booth 1231 on the show floor.

“We are very pleased to have Mossberg sponsoring our convention again and helping us kick off the NWTF’s 50th anniversary,” said Natalia Daniels, NWTF’s national director of licensing and corporate relations. “They have been very supportive over the years. We are grateful for their part in making our Convention and Sports Show so much fun for our attendees.”

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.

About OF Mossberg & Sons, Inc.
Founded in 1919, OF Mossberg & Sons, Inc., is the oldest family-owned firearms manufacturer in the United States and the world’s largest manufacturer of pump-action shotguns. Celebrating 100 years of innovation, Mossberg leads the industry with more than 100 design and utility patents to its credit and stands as the first ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of long guns. The complete information on shotguns, rifles, pistols and trade accessories, for special purposes, police and military is available at or by calling 1-800-363-3555. Mossberg can also be found on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.