Colt Signs as Supporting Sponsor

(JOHNS ISLAND, SC) – SHOT Show® Industry Day at the Range™ is proud to announce Colt’s Manufacturing Co., as the newest Supporting Sponsor. The twelfth-annual Industry Day at the Range will be held on Monday, January 16, 2017, the day before the opening of SHOT Show at the Boulder Pistol and Rifle Range in Boulder City, Nevada.

“We are pleased to welcome Colt as a Supporting Sponsor of Industry Day. This event is devoted to providing exhibiting manufacturers in the outdoor, hunting, and shooting industry a jump on their competition with early media exposure and providing their buyers with an opportunity to sell new products through firsthand experience. It is essential that today’s leading manufacturers are involved so we can continue to join together over 2,000 of the industry’s leading media and buyers where new products are unveiled, tested and analyzed,” said Industry Day at the Range manager, Kelsey Puryear.

“We have been working so diligently to strengthen Colt and build excitement,” said Paul Spitale, SVP for Colt. “Industry Day at the Range gives us the perfect opportunity to share the great story coming out of Colt for 2017 with some of the most influential writers, broadcasters, and tastemakers in the industry. That story is that 2017 will be an even more exciting year for Colt fans than 2016.”

Exhibitor registration remains open with extremely limited shotgun (clay target), airgun and archery shooting spaces available. Limited ATV/truck demo track space is also open. Registration for non-shooting exhibits will be available through October 1 and booth selection is on a first come, first served basis. Pistol and rifle shooting lanes are sold out. To register click here and for more information on what is included in each exhibit space visit the FAQ page.

About Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC 

Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC is one of the world’s leading designers, developers and manufacturers of firearms. The company has supplied civilian, military and law enforcement customers in the United States and throughout the world for more than 175 years. Our subsidiary, Colt Canada Corporation, is the Canadian government’s Center of Excellence for small arms and is the Canadian military’s sole supplier of the C7 rifle and C8 carbine. Colt operates its manufacturing facilities in West Hartford, Connecticut and Kitchener, Ontario. For more information on Colt and its subsidiaries, please visit

About Industry Day at the Range

Industry Day at the Range is owned and operated by CMG Marketing & Events and Triple Curl Advertising and PR. Held annually the day before the opening of SHOT Show®, Industry Day provides members of the press and retail, wholesale and law enforcement purchasing agents the opportunity for hands on testing of firearms, ammunition and related accessories being introduced to the consumer market during SHOT Show.  The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the title sponsor of Industry Day at the Range.