EDGEFIELD, S.C. — In just one week, conservationists, turkey enthusiasts, gear aficionados and the outdoors lifestyles’ most devoted supporters will descend upon Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center for the 44th annual NWTF Convention and Sport Show, officially sponsored by Mossy Oak.
“The NWTF is thrilled to return to Nashville,” NWTF CEO Becky Humphries said. “This event is our celebration of our volunteers, partnerships, donors, our incredible achievements and to keep the momentum going for another successful year of conservation.”
The National Wild Turkey Federation Convention is set for Feb. 12–16 and is widely recognized as one of the biggest consumer shows in the country.
Attendees will enjoy more than 350 exhibitors on the sport show floor; the Grand National Calling Championships; call making and taxidermy competitions and guest speakers, including Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, MeatEater’s Steve Rinella and many more. In addition, attendees will enjoy live music from various artists including Chris Janson and Rhett Akins.
Plus, the NWTF Conservation Conference will bring together representatives from federal and state agencies charged with management of this country’s wildlife and lands.
To purchase tickets, obtain your sport show wristband or plan your convention experience, visit www.nwtf.org/convention.
Also, follow along with NWTF’s coverage of the Convention and Sport Show on its social channels or by visiting www.nwtf.org/.
About the National Wild Turkey Federation
When the National Wild Turkey Federation was founded in 1973, there were about 1.3 million wild turkeys in North America. After decades of work, that number hit a historic high of almost 7 million turkeys. To succeed, the NWTF stood behind science-based conservation and hunters’ rights. The NWTF Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. initiative is a charge that mobilizes science, fundraising and devoted volunteers to conserve enhance more than 4 million acres of essential wildlife habitat, recruit at least 1.5 million hunters and open access to 500,000 acres for hunting. For more information, visit NWTF.org.