HARTFORD, CT (March 22, 2022) – Orchid and Williams Mullen’s Firearms Industry Group are pleased to announce that AmmoReady, Guns.com and FastBound will sponsor and attend the 2022 Firearms Industry Conference (FIC), to be held in Atlanta on April 25–27.
“We’re thankful for AmmoReady, Guns.com and FastBound’s sponsorship of this year’s Firearms Industry Conference,” said Orchid CEO, Jon Rydberg. “We’ve long recognized each as a technology leader in their respective market within the firearms industry and believe the support and expertise they bring to FIC 2022 will be invaluable for all attendees.”
Named a Channel Leader sponsor, AmmoReady is a comprehensive ecommerce solution designed for FFLs featuring custom, mobile-ready storefronts, point-of-sale integrations, live distributor catalog feeds and firearm dropshipping. AmmoReady Founder and CEO, Paul Angell, will co-lead an ecommerce learning session titled “A Retailer’s Decision: Which Ecommerce Platform is Right for Me?” with FIC 2022 FFL Leader sponsor, Guns.com.
“As the fastest growing online marketplace for firearms, Guns.com provides dealers with the easiest way to sell guns online without the upfront costs.” said Jeff Tesch, Guns.com Director of Business Development. “Supporting FIC allows us to reach and assist retailers exploring the ecommerce space. We thank Orchid and Williams Mullen for organizing such a content rich event for attendees and look forward to connecting with dealers and continuing the growth of our digital community.”
A Leader level sponsor, FastBound is a trusted provider of FFL Bound Book and e4473 compliance software with over a decade of experience serving the firearms industry.
“Since 2010, FastBound has managed over a billion firearms transactions,” said FastBound VP of Sales, Jamison Collins. “Thanks to Orchid, the Firearms Industry Conference provides a stage for us to share the knowledge we’ve gained in the last decade-plus to help FFLs find success and stay ATF compliant.”
Held April 21–27, FIC 2022 features virtual and in-person educational sessions led by federal agency executives, firearms industry professionals and subject matter experts. Sessions are broken intro three comprehensive learning tracks: Firearms Law & Finance, FFL Compliance, and FFL Technology. FIC On-Air™ will be held online April 21–22, followed by FIC Workshops on April 25 and the main FIC event April 26–27 in Atlanta.
Registration and sponsorships for FIC 2022 are open now at orchidadvisors.com/FIC. A portion of all event registrations and sponsorships will be donated to Project ChildSafe. Attendees are encouraged to reserve their hotel rooms at the Westin Buckhead Atlanta by April 3 at orchidadvisors.com/FIChotel.
About Orchid LLC
Orchid LLC and its family of companies, including partner firm FFL Law, have been offering business software, firearms-friendly payments, and legal and regulatory services to the shooting sports industry for over a decade. With powerful POS, ecommerce, ERP and Bound Book solutions, as well as expert knowledge of ATF, import/export and state-level regulations, Orchid helps FFLs profitably manufacture, distribute and sell firearms with great efficiency and the utmost compliance. Get started today at orchidadvisors.com.
About Williams Mullen
Williams Mullen is a regional, full-service law firm with offices across North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The firm’s Firearms Industry Group helps industry members navigate legal issues from regulatory compliance to e-commerce development, financing needs and interest from the venture capital world. In addition, Williams Mullen attorneys provide advice and counsel in matters involving Import/Export Controls, White Collar & Investigations, Cybersecurity & Data Protection, Intellectual Property, Employment Law, Government Contracting and legal aspects of social media marketing. Learn how Williams Mullen can assist your company at williamsmullen.com.
AmmoReady.com provides inventory and distributor catalog management, point-of-sale integration, custom ecommerce websites, and firearms dropshipping solutions. Through a growing list of optional add-ons, the AmmoReady platform also offers turn-key integrations with Gun.deals, WikiArms, TaxJar, ShipStation, Credova, Orchid POS™, Norton Shopping, Signifyd, AmmoSeek, Everest, GunBroker and more. Get started at ammoready.com.
Guns.com is the most convenient, user-friendly, low-cost way for firearms dealers to sell guns online – period. Offering a better solution, a better partnership, Guns.com makes it easy to get your inventory in front of a wider net of potential buyers. We are not only focused on increasing bottom lines and online sales, but on building a community with store front dealers and helping them compete in the ever expanding digital realm. To top it off, Guns.com has the most competitive performance-based fees that are truly a win-win! We don’t collect a commission unless we sell your firearm – ever. Plus, getting started is easy and there is no fee to join. Get started at dealers.guns.com.
Since 2010, FastBound FFL Software and Electronic 4473 have processed over a billion transactions for thousands of FFLs with guaranteed ATF compliance. Our expertise and responsive support are two big reasons why FFLs trust FastBound more than any other provider to handle their firearms compliance. FastBound is the only solution with an attorney-backed compliance guarantee. We are also the only solution with an attorney-backed compliance guarantee and are proud to be 100% developed, hosted and supported in the USA. Get started at fastbound.com.
About Project ChildSafe
NSSF, the trade association of the firearms industry, launched Project ChildSafe in 1999 (originally as Project HomeSafe). Since 1999, the program has provided more than 40 million free firearm safety kits and gun locks to firearm owners in all 50 states through partnerships with thousands of law enforcement agencies across the country. That’s in addition to the more than 70 million free locking devices manufacturers have included, and continue to include, with new firearms sold since 1998. While helping to prevent accidents among children is a focus, Project ChildSafe is intended to help adults practice greater firearm safety in the home. For more information, visit projectchildsafe.org.
CEO, Orchid LLC