An NRA Woman’s Guide to the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits

Fill your weekend with empowering women’s events, educational information and tons of fun!

by posted on August 20, 2021
NRA Annual Meeting

If you’re attending the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits September 3-5, 2021, there are quite a few events specifically geared toward women that you won’t want to miss. #SpeakYourTruth for the Second Amendment surrounded by wonderful women who share your values and passion for freedom at these gun-girl-power functions!

NRA Women Booth (#2501)
9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sept. 3-4, Friday and Saturday; 10 am - 5 pm on Sept. 5, Sunday
Visit the NRA Women’s Booth (adjacent to the main NRA booth) to learn more about the NRA’s programs for women and get to know other NRA women of shared values and interests. Princess Diana’s 1981 Royal Wedding Shotgun will also be on display (courtesy of the NRA National Firearms Museum) during exhibit hall hours.

The Westley Richards 12-gauge side-by-side shotgun was created in Birmingham, England, for the 1981 nuptials of Lady Diana Spencer and HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales. This exquisite firearm was engraved by the Brown Brothers with gold crests and floral accents. The British royal seal and other heraldic emblems of the couple are included in the decoration. It’s something you’ll definitely want an up-close look at!

15th Annual NRA Women’s Leadership Forum Luncheon & Auction
9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Sept. 3, Friday
This is the most anticipated NRA women’s event of the year, and you’re invited! Be part of this unforgettable gathering of likeminded women as we celebrate the sisterhood we share, participate in live and silent auctions, and raise funds essential to strengthening the NRA’s fight to protect our freedom. You’ll also hear from impactful speakers such as Judge Jeanine Pirro and Governor Kristi Noem. Find tickets for this truly life-changing event here!

NRA Women Mix & Mingle
4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Sept. 3, Friday
You’ll also have a chance to see Princess Diana’s shotgun during the NRA Women Mix & Mingle event. Stop by our booth on Friday afternoon to hear from influential NRA Women—NRA leaders, athletes, ambassadors and more—and enjoy time networking and socializing with other NRA women. The Mix & Mingle event is for NRA Women of all ages. Just don’t forget to wear your NRA Women teal for a giant group photo! You might even be lucky enough to receive one of our giveaways.

Ladies First: Welcoming—and Keeping—New Women Gun Owners
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 4, Saturday
Of the 21 million guns sold in the United States in 2020, 40 percent were to women—more proof that America’s gun-owning demographic is experiencing a seismic shift. However, this seminar isn’t just for the new gun owner …

As NRA Women, we want to answer the questions of how to keep them coming back to the range, and how to educate them in becoming warriors in the fight to preserve the Second Amendment. Join us for a no-holds-barred panel discussion in which you will meet the leaders of some of the largest and most active gun groups for women who, through their individual platforms, are at the forefront of recruiting, motivating, and training thousands of American women gun owners across the country every year.​ We hope to see you in room 371!

REALIZE Your Carry Options CCW Fashion Show
6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Sept. 4, Saturday
This one isn’t just for the ladies, but no NRA Woman will want to miss the chance to support the REALIZE Firearms Awareness Coalition, a not-for-profit organization designed to educate Americans on the Second Amendment and emphasize firearms education for women. You’ll get to enjoy both his and her fashion that will actually conceal your firearm in style. You might even recognize some of the models of this CCW fashion show as the powerful women for gun rights who make up the DC Project. The DC Project is dedicated to the education, preservation and advocacy of the Second Amendment on both national and state levels of government. Get your tickets now for a night of fun and fashion inspiration.

NRA Women New Energy Breakfast
9 a.m. on Sept. 5, Sunday
This special Sunday breakfast program will feature coffee and conversation with women of shared values. Attendees will hear from NRA leaders and special guests, and make new friends in the firearms community. It’s a great way to wrap up a fun-filled weekend of education, entertainment and empowerment. Breakfast will be served in room 320 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door; find yours here.

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