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2017 Events

2017 Events

The 146th NRA Annual Meetings & Events promises an unparalleled presentation of exhibit, events and activities. There are numerous Co-Chair opportunities available, select the one that's right for you.

Ring of Freedom Credential Pick-Up

Wednesday April 26, 2017 (ROF Hotel) – 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Thursday, April 27, 2017 (ROF Hotel) – 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday, April 28, 2017 (Convention Center ROF Hospitality Suite) – 8:00 am – 6:00 pm 
Saturday, April 29, 2017 (Convention Center ROF Hospitality Suite) – 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

NRA Ring of Freedom Welcome Reception

Thursday, April 27, 2017

There's no better way to kick-off the NRA Annual Meetings! Come meet and greet new Ring of Freedom members, or reconnect with old friends.

National NRA Foundation Banquet and Auction

Thursday, April 27, 2017

An evening of food, fellowship and firearms. The auctions feature one-of-a-kind firearms, hunts and merchandise—proceeds help fund programs such as youth and women education, hunter services, conservation, and firearms and marksmanship training and safety.  

NRA-ILA Leadership Forum

Friday, April 28,2017

NRA-ILA's annual Leadership Forum is one of the most politically significant and popular events in the country, featuring our nation's top Second Amendment leaders in government, the media and the entertainment industry. The Forum is also a must-stop for candidates seeking the highest levels of elected office-including governor, congressman, Senator or President of the United States.

NRA Ring of Freedom Brunch

Friday, April 28, 2017

All Ring of Freedom members are invited to stand shoulder-to-shoulder to celebrate freedom with fellow patriots. In past years, officers have delivered moving speeches and tributes, while thanking supporters new and old.

Women's Leadership Forum Luncheon

Friday, April 28, 2017

Connected by their commitment to freedom, women from all walks of life come together at the NRA Women’s Leadership Forum Luncheon & Auction for an exciting day of auctions, food and entertainment. It’s an event you don’t want to miss!

Access to NRA Ring of Freedom Hospitality Suite

Friday - Sunday

The Ring of Freedom Hospitality Suite is a much-appreciated benefit of our Co-Chairs. The suite is your place to take a break from the crowds and sit back and recharge, or meet like-minded people. The suite is open the following dates and times:

Friday, April 28, 2017 – 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Saturday, April 29, 2017 – 8:00am to 6:00pm

Sunday, April 30, 2017 – 9:00am to 5:00pm

Co-Chair Reception

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Join other Ring of Freedom Co-Chairs for fellowship and a lively reception before the Saturday Night Celebration!

Cigar and Bourbon Reception

Saturday, April 29, 2017

There's no better way to top off another successful NRA show than by relaxing and unwinding with a cigar and a Bourbon. This after-hours reception is the perfect nightcap.

Saturday Night Celebration

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Join NRA Country as we celebrate freedom and honor our brave men and women serving our country. Always a favorite among attendees, this event will sell out fast.


“I love the access to Ring of Freedom events. It gives me a good feeling to know that I am part of making the NRA Annual Meetings possible and successful.”

“Being a Co-Chair is an excellent opportunity to make new friends from all over the country. It is a worthwhile experience, and I will urge all of my friends to participate. I am already looking forward to Nashville!”

“I love to take my kids and grandkids and pass on our shooting sports heritage.”

“The NRA Ring of Freedom Hospitality Suite is a much appreciated benefit. It is a great way visit with like-minded people and take a break from the crowds.”

I hope you'll take advantage of this chance to experience the NRA Annual Meetings like no one else will be able to. Thank you for your membership and continued support. I'll see you in Atlanta!

You choose your level of commitment — whether it’s a $1,000 co-chair or a bronze, silver, gold or platinum sponsorship.

Limited Co-Chair Sponsorships Are Available!

To Claim Yours, Contact Frances Sullivan at 703-267-1132 or
NRA Ring of Freedom Co-Chair purchases are not tax-deductible.

NRA Ring of Freedom Co-Chairs serve a critical role in defending our most cherished values, rights and traditions.