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2 Incumbents, 1 Newcomer Elected to ATA Board

Patrick Durkin March 9, 2015

Jack Bowman, president of Bear Archery, won his first election to the ATA Board of Directors during the organization’s annual balloting that ended March 1. Board incumbents Todd Vaaler, director of operations of Gateway Feathers; and Scott Henrikson, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Bowtech Archery, won re-election to their seats. This year’s election featured a competitive six-person field, with Bowman edging out BJ Wolf, national account executive at Plano Synergy, for…

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6 ATA Trade Show Attendees Emerge As Winners

Katelyn Rutland March 5, 2015

ATA Trade Show attendees who visited the Retail Archery Academy had the opportunity to participate in six prize drawings. Participants who completed the Academy survey were entered in a drawing for one of four $150 Visa gift cards or a kiosk system and free, three-month access to Archery-ProShop.com. Winner of Archery-ProShop.com Ross Landsborough, Triggers and Bows Winners of $150 Vista Gift Card Duane Fox, Plum Creek Archery Carrie Hookstead, Hunt-N-Gear Larry Miller, Miller’s Gun Supply…

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Counterfeiters Target Archery

Patrick Durkin March 5, 2015

Retailers and consumers who think they’re scoring unbelievable online deals on archery products are probably right about one thing: The deal isn’t believable. In fact, if they’re buying counterfeit products, they could even be complicit in criminal retailing. Counterfeiters have grown increasingly bold the past few years as they collect or photograph samples of well-known sights, broadheads, arrow-rests and other accessories. Once in hand, they reverse-engineer and manufacture…

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Meetings Set for 2016 Trade Show Sponsorship Opportunities

ATA Staff March 3, 2015

Companies wishing to secure sponsorship opportunities for the 2016 ATA Trade Show are meeting Kurt Weber, ATA Director of Marketing, in Louisville at the Kentucky Exposition Center for individual walk-through meetings March 16 - 18. If interested in sponsoring the 2016 Show, ATA-member companies can also schedule a conference call to identify and secure sponsorship assets. Companies wishing to schedule an appointment by phone or on site can call (717) 858-2451, or email Kurt…

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