ATA Trade Show Revenue Helps Fund Archery and Bowhunting

ATA Staff January 22, 2010

ATA Trade Show Revenue Helps Fund Archery and Bowhunting COLUMBUS, OHIO — The ATA Trade Show is the only archery and bowhunting show that dedicates net revenues to fund archery and bowhunting programs, projects and industry growth. This means every company that attended the 2010 Show made an investment in its own future. "Such funding wouldn't be possible if the ATA didn't own and operate the Trade Show," said Jay McAninch, ATA's CEO/president. "Before the ATA took…

Fred Bear Award Honoree Announced

ATA Staff January 19, 2010

Fred Bear Archery & Bowhunting Communicator Award Honoree Announced COLUMBUS, OHIO - Archery and bowhunting industry professionals cheered when the recipient of the prestigious POMA/ATA Fred Bear Archery and Bowhunting Communicator Award was revealed on the final day of the ATA Trade Show in Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 13 - 15. Legendary bowhunter and journalist Dwight Schuh, of Nampa, Idaho, was named the honoree. Obviously surprised by the announcement, Schuh explained, "I told the guys at our…

ATA Trade Show Numbers Were Up, Boosted by Order-Writing Retailers

ATA Staff January 19, 2010

ATA Trade Show Numbers Were Up, Boosted by Order-Writing Retailers COLUMBUS, OHIO — The 2010 ATA Trade Show in Columbus, Ohio, drew nearly 12 percent more attendees than a year ago, while nearly every exhibitor enjoyed increased order-writing. Both the increased traffic and business helped inspire optimism for the new year. "The mood on the floor was the most upbeat I recall in the 10 years I've been with the ATA," said Jay McAninch, ATA CEO/president. "More specifically,…

Trade Show Attendance Tops 2009 Totals

ATA Staff January 14, 2010

Trade Show Attendance Tops 2009 Totals The 2010 ATA Trade Show welcomed 5,760 people Wednesday, eclipsing by 775 the first-day total of 4,985 at the 2009 Show in Indianapolis. The ATA anticipates even higher attendance today because pre-show registrations and onsite registrations reached 7,907 by 4:30 p.m. yesterday, far outranking last year's three-day attendance total of 7,331. "This makes for a solid, memorable return to Columbus," said Jay McAninch, ATA CEO/president. "The…

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