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ATA Board Honors Scholes, Outtech

Patrick Durkin May 5, 2014

The ATA Board of Directors honored Outtech President Jay Scholes and his team with a “Special Recognition Award” in April for their dedication to growing the archery industry and making their “Innovations” party the can’t-miss kickoff of the ATA Trade Show since 1999. Jay McAninch, president/CEO of the Archery Trade Association; and Scott Shultz, ATA Board president and owner of Robinson Outdoor Products, presented the award April 8 to Scholes in Minneapolis at…

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Microsoft Issues Security Warning and Fix for Internet Explorer

Kelly Hotovec May 1, 2014

Microsoft recently announced that its Internet Explorer (IE) browser has a major security flaw that could allow hackers to slip malicious code into commonly used websites. The vulnerability exploits Adobe Flash and could allow hackers to download apps, install malware, create new user accounts, change or delete stored data, and generally use the system as their own.

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ATA Board OKs New Preference-Points System for Trade Show

Patrick Durkin April 29, 2014

The Archery Trade Association’s Board of Directors voted during its April meeting to update the preference-point system for ATA Trade Show exhibitors starting with the 2015 Show. “The previous system for calculating exhibitors’ preference points was devised in 2001,” said Maria Lewis, ATA Trade Show coordinator. “As the Show evolved, it became clear the system needed an update.” Lewis said one reason for the update is that the Show now has exhibitor features like…

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ATA Board Update: Ellig, White pass baton to Adee, Kaufhold

Patrick Durkin April 22, 2014

As two well-respected ATA Board members step aside for two newcomers, all four agree the Archery Trade Association is strongly positioned to expand the industry by capitalizing on archery and bowhunting simultaneously in the years ahead. “There’s strong potential for major shifts in the archery business,” said Mike Ellig, president of Black Gold, who served the past three years on the ATA Board of Directors. “All of us have competed for the same 3 million bowhunters for many…

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