EDGEFIELD, SC — The National Wild Turkey Federation announces Vortex® as a Longbeard Sponsor for the Sports Convention & Show, taking place February 15-19 in Nashville, Tennessee. This year’s festivities mark 50 years of delivering the NWTF’s mission.
“Half a century of conservation is a big deal, not just for wildlife, but for anyone who likes to spend as much time outdoors as possible,” said Joe Hamilton, Vortex® CEO. “Vortex® is proud to support the NWTF and its mission, and we look forward to hanging out with the thousands of like-minded hunters and shooters who travel to Nashville this year for the convention.”
Vortex®, a US-owned optical manufacturer known for its VIP Guarantee, will sponsor the convention’s raffles, auctions and merchandise showcase for the second year in a row. They will also occupy booth 2046 in the showroom.
“We are grateful for the continued support of Vortex® as a sponsor and exhibitor at the Sport Show,” said Natalia Daniels, NWTF National Director of Licensing and Corporate Relations. “Stop by their booth and let them outfit you with the perfect optics for turkey season.”
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. Convention activities 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.
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