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2015 Western Hunting & Conservation Expo has Sold Out!


January 15, 2015

Salt Lake City, Utah: The Exhibit Hall at the 2015 Western Hunting and Conservation Expo (WHCE) is officially sold out with over 350 exhibitors. Experiencing rapid growth in the past five years, the WHCE is fast becoming one of the best consumer shows for companies to sell their products. Over 35,000 western hunters are expected to attend the 4-day event that will run from February 19-22, 2015 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Exhibit Hall was expanded once again this year to accommodate the increased space needed for exhibitors.

This year’s WHCE is breaking records already for the number of exhibitors and the as a result SFW and partner the Mule Deer Foundation are anticipating the biggest crowds ever.

Ammunition manufacturer and distributor Ammo & More and ACI (Armscor Cartridge Inc.) are joining Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife (SFW) and the Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) and as the Title Sponsors for the 2015 WHCE. The Expo features a keynote address on Friday February 20th by the National Rifle Association’s Wayne LaPierre and music from top selling country music artist Jerrod Niemann. On Saturday evening, the crowd will be entertained by country music legends Sawyer Brown.

The 2015 WHCE will have some of the most coveted big game tags available for auction from mule deer, bighorn sheep, elk, moose and several other North American big game animals. Twenty-five sheep tags are available for auction or raffle and attendees can apply for the chance to draw for 200 big game tags courtesy of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. The Expo will offer free seminars by some of the top pro staffers in the hunting industry.

“With the growth in exhibitors, this Expo is now a can’t-miss event for hunters and shooters” commented Jon Larson, President of Sportsmen for Fish & Wildlife. “Having Wayne LaPierre speak about our second amendment rights and the foundation of our outdoor recreation pursuits will certainly be a highlight.” Register for the Expo and find the full schedule of events and details of auctions, tags, seminars and more is available at

Contact: Jon Larson, (801) 885-5277


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