Seminars

Seminars are 75-minute classes that help attendees learn, grow and prosper from the expertise of skilled presenters who share information and take questions from the audience.

Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022

Practical Aerodynamics for Archery



Darrel Barnette - Veteran Innovative Products
8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Room C-101

How and why do arrow components affect arrow flight and performance? Learn how aerodynamic forces act on an arrow in flight and why selecting arrow components is so critical.

Can a Buy Group Help Your Business?



Deb Colgrove and Marty Stubstad - ARRO
8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Room C-104

Are you looking for a way to boost sales or increase profit margins? In this session, you will gain insight from industry veterans on how membership with a buying group can have a positive impact on your retail business.

S3DA: Increasing Retailers' Bottom Line



Holly Helton - S3DA
8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Room C-105

Retailers that run the S3DA program in their establishments have experienced a signficant increase in sales and retention among their customers. Learn how to utilize our program to create year-round customers that invest in both competitive archery equipment and hunting-related items.

Avoiding Target Panic - How to Pick the Right Release and Execute the Shot



George Ryals IV - Last Chance Archery
8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Room C-108

Every archery shop has had a customer come to them looking for a new release aid to help them shake off target panic. Learn how to identify the right kind of release for each shooter, but also how to properly execute the shot to avoid falling back into the same bad habits.

Building Arrows and Bolts for Ultimate Accuracy



Tim Gillingham - Gold Tip
8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Room C-109

This presentation will discuss a process for building arrows and bolts that provides the accuracy needed for success in the field or on the tournament circuit. Tim will cover arrow weights, pros and cons of different diameters, fletching options, and more.

Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022

What’s Missing from Your Retail Insurance Policy?



James Blankenbeckler - RT Outdoors
8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Room C-101

Most retail shops have a standard liability policy, but many forget about other areas in which they could be vulnerable. Learn how you can take the extra step to ensure your business is protected from costly losses or lawsuits.

Are E-bikes Here to Stay?



Peter Godlewski - Rungu Dualie E-Bikes
8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Room C-104

E-bikes are rapidly becoming the go-to vehicle for the North American hunter. Learn about the potential this product category could have for your business and gain insight into the future of off-road electric vehicles.

Top 5 Technologies for Archery Dealers to Sell More



Michelle Salerno - Celerant
8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Room C-109

The pandemic had a huge impact on retail this past year and archery dealers faced even more challenges with equipment/firearms/ammo at all-time lows. Now’s the time to step back and determine which technology can move your business forward.