EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation welcomes Nomad and Huk as Longbeard Sponsors for the 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.
“Sponsoring the National Wild Turkey Federation show is a key part of our outreach efforts every year,” said Chris Russell, vice president of marketing at Marolina Outdoor. “The members of NWTF are some of our most important customers. This show marks the kickoff to turkey season, and we are always excited to attend the event and talk with people committed to conservation and turkey hunting. This is where we collectively get geared up for a new season.”
Nomad and Huk — the notable outdoor brands based in the NWTF’s home state of South Carolina and sponsors of the NWTF convention since 2016 — are return sponsors of the convention’s Pub Crawl as well as the Waterin’ Hole. They also will occupy booth 401 in the exhibit hall.
“Nomad and Huk are such valuable supporters of NWTF’s mission and especially our Convention and Sport Show,” said Natalia Daniels, NWTF national director of corporate relations and licensing. “Once again, they are helping us provide the Pub Crawl and Waterin’ Hole for attendees to have an exceptional experience at our show. Nomad continues to have a major presence in our exhibit hall and provides essential gear for spring turkey hunting.”
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.
About Marolina Outdoor Inc.
Marolina Outdoor Inc., the maker of Huk and Nomad performance clothing, was founded to bring deep-seated product expertise across all outdoor categories. Our innovative designs and technologically focused products create the foundation of our authentic outdoor apparel. Huk clothing represents a fresh take and a unique understanding of angling needs, offering functional styles that appeal to anglers of all ages. Nomad is motivated to provide quality apparel so that hunters can maximize their experiences to hunt and provide sustenance regardless of the size of the game or where their pursuits lead them.
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