EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation announces Chêne Gear as a Longbeard Sponsor for the upcoming Convention and Sport Show, set for Feb. 15-19 in Nashville, Tennessee. This year’s festivities mark 50 years of mission delivery for the NWTF.
“Chêne is very proud to be a part of the NWTF Convention and Sport Show,” said Jeff Jones, owner of Chêne Gear. “To be a partner with an organization that has 50 years of mission delivery for the wild turkey and conservation is truly an honor for Chêne. Conservation in the outdoors is in our core beliefs.”
Chêne Gear, a manufacturer of premium waterfowl gear, will sponsor beverage stations at ticketed events and the Waterin’ Hole, and also will occupy booth 1751 in the exhibit hall.
“We’re happy to have Chêne return as a sponsor and exhibitor,” said Natalia Daniels, NWTF national director of corporate relations and licensing. “They have a larger booth to welcome attendees and outfit them in quality waders and gear. We are grateful for their continued commitment to the NWTF.”
The first event of the NWTF Convention and Sport Show, officially sponsored by Mossy Oak, is the Pub Crawl set for the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 15.
Convention festivities officially open on Thursday, Feb. 16 with the rendezvous sessions, the evening’s Kickoff Party and the opening of the Sport Show floor, which features more than 450 of the best exhibitors in the outdoor industry. The NWTF Sport Show runs from Thursday to Saturday in the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. Convention festivities conclude with a worship service on Sunday, Feb. 19.
About the National Wild Turkey Federation
Since 1973, the National Wild Turkey Federation has invested over half a billion dollars into wildlife conservation and has conserved or enhanced over 22 million acres of critical wildlife habitat. The organization continues to drive wildlife conservation, forest resiliency and robust recreational opportunities throughout the U.S. by working across boundaries on a landscape scale.
2023 is the NWTF’s 50 th anniversary and an opportunity to propel the organization’s mission into the future while honoring its rich history. For its 50 th anniversary, the NWTF has set six ambitious goals: positively impact 1 million acres of wildlife habitat; raise $500,000 for wild turkey research; increase membership to 250,000 members; dedicate $1 million to education and outreach programs; raise $5 million to invest in technology and NWTF’s people; and raise $5 million to build toward a $50 million endowment for the future. Learn how you can help us reach these lofty goals.
A company with deep roots in the hallowed flooded timber of Arkansas, Chêne was founded by diehard duck hunters who believed waders shouldn’t be a disposable item. Chêne built their durable, breathable nylon to last many seasons and redefined standards for premium waterfowl apparel. All of Chêne’s products are backed by a limited lifetime warranty and best-in-class customer support.
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