Trade ready to welcome back SHOT Show

SHOT Show 2022 is coming back bigger than ever and registration is now open for you to attend what is being described as the most eagerly anticipated SHOT Show ever.

There is a sense that the industry is really pulling together to make SHOT 2022 a celebration but also an appreciation of what we all have been through during the last two years of global pandemic struggles.

Manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, retailers, ranges, law enforcement, private security and armed forces will all be in attendance and the SHOT Show team are more than excited to welcome us all back. “After two years apart, it’s time to come together as a community and get business done,” says a SHOT Show representative. “That’s why we’re very excited to announce the 2022 SHOT Show registration is now open for attendees.”

Back and bigger than ever

Experience the most extensive coverage of industry products and manufacturers with the all-new expansion to Caesars Forum, just steps away from The Venetian Expo. At a total of 800,000 net square feet to explore, this additional space provides access to more brands, more equipment, more opportunity and more great deals.

Sands Expo Becomes Venetian Expo

It has been known as the Sands Expo for many years, but now, the Las Vegas home of the SHOT Show has a new name: The Venetian Expo. In addition to The Venetian Expo name change, The Venetian Congress Center, where the SHOT Show’s meeting rooms and ballrooms are located, has been renamed as The Venetian Convention Center.

Bridging the Gap — All New SHOT Shortcut

With the SHOT Show’s expansion to the new Caesars Forum, this will be the largest floorplan in show history. To make navigating between the Venetian Expo and Caesars Forum seamless, a bridge has been constructed connecting the two convention centers — with attendees making the walk between buildings in less than one minute.

All New Hotel Access

The expansion to Caesars Forum has also added several more hotels that are within easy walking distance to the SHOT Show floor, such as Harrahs, LINQ and Flamingo. Book rooms at these and many other top resorts along the Las Vegas Strip. Many hotels contracted for the 2022 SHOT Show have rates designed to accommodate varying travel budgets.

2022 Health and Safety Precautions

The SHOT Show says that it is committed to a safe environment for all visitors to the 2022 show, and special procedures and precautions will be used based on the most up-to-date local, state and event industry guidelines. 

The SHOT team commented: “As plans and adaptations evolve, information will be posted to keep our SHOT Show community updated on how we will help to ensure a healthy, productive and powerful event experience.”

At the time of going to print, Nevada State rules indicate that masks will have to be worn at SHOW Show but attendees will not have to be vaccinated in order to attend. 

What they say…

Many of the key business people from our industry have told SHOT how eager they are to be back at the show for 2022.

Mark Smith, President & CEO Smith & Wesson

“After navigating such a difficult time together with our customers and partners, we cannot stress how excited we are to finally come back to SHOT Show this year. We are busy working alongside the NSSF on enhanced health protocols and we’re thrilled with the opportunity to spend some time together again and share our new and exciting products”

Chris Killoy, President & CEO, Ruger

“The NSSF SHOT Show is the pinnacle event for the outdoor shooting sports industry. Ruger is excited to reunite with customers and colleagues once again and be part of the show’s highly anticipated expansion to the new Caesars Forum.”

Josh Dorsey, Vice President, Glock

“We support SHOT Show and look forward to seeing our entire industry together once again in 2022.”


The schedule at a glance


Sunday, January 16

NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic


Monday, January 17

Supplier Showcase

LEEP Meet-Up Networking Event


Tuesday, January 18

Supplier Showcase and SHOT Show Exhibit Halls

SHOT University

Law Enforcement Education Program


Wednesday, January 19

SHOT Show Exhibit Halls

Export Training Sessions

SHOT University

Law Enforcement Education Program


Thursday, January 20

SHOT Show Exhibit Halls

SHOT University

Law Enforcement Education Program


Friday, January 21

SHOT Show Exhibit Halls