Houston to host NRA meeting
FAIRFAX, Va. -- The National Rifle Association (NRA) is pleased to announce this year’s Annual Meetings and Exhibits, to be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston Friday-Sunday, May 3-5.
Seventy thousand attendees are expected at this year’s Annual Meetings and Exhibits, sponsored by Midway USA, making this one of the largest in NRA’s 142-year history. Leading firearm manufacturers will display the firearm industry’s latest and greatest products. Guides and outfitters, various hunting and shooting accessories, and an extensive private collection displayed by NRA-affiliated gun collector clubs will fill 9 acres of convention space.
The ever-popular NRA-ILA Leadership Forum will take place on Friday from 1-3 p.m. Confirmed speakers for the event include Gov. Rick Perry, former Rep. Asa Hutchinson, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, Sen. Ted Cruz, former Sen. Rick Santorum, former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton, and Emmy Award winner and host of Fox News’ “Justice with Judge Jeanine” Jeanine Pirro.
NRA Country, a proud partnership between NRA and country music’s brightest stars, is pleased to present NRA Country Jam III, on the third floor of the Houston convention center May 3. This year’s headlining act is the “Eli Young Band.” Doors will open at 6 p.m. NRA Country Jam III is presented by Bushnell and benefits the Folds of Honor Foundation, an organization which provides support services to the spouses and children of soldiers killed or disabled in service to our country.
NRA’s Stand and Fight Rally, sponsored by Midway USA, will take place Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Glenn Beck, political commentator and host of the “Glenn Beck Program,” will be the featured speaker for the evening.
NRA’s Annual Meetings and Exhibits provides a safe and fun atmosphere the whole family can enjoy. NRA offers diverse seminars presented by Cabela’s throughout the three-day convention, including: Methods of Concealed, Gun Dog & Retriever Training, Defensive Shooting Skill Development, and Refuse to be a Victim®.
For more information, including event tickets, visit www.nraam.org.