The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, has a NSSF Retailer Education Seminar scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Portland Airport, 7900 NE 82nd Avenue, in Portland, Oregon, on September 16.

NSSF encourages all firearms retailers in the region to register to attend this five-hour seminar designed to help FFL holders stay in compliance and protect their livelihood.

Seminars will cover:

  • Regulatory Requirements
  • How to Recognize and Deter Straw Purchases
  • Error Proofing Your 4473
  • Acquisition and Disposition Book Ins and Outs
  • Security of Inventory
  • NICS Services to FFLs
  • Understanding the NICS Process
  • When You Are Inspected — The ATF Inspection Process
  • Sales at Gun Shows
  • NICS Background Check on Non-U.S. Citizens

A Q&A session will follow.

All attendees will receive an NSSF Retailer Education Kit that includes a number of compliance tools and materials, including a 4473 Overlay, articles on how to pass an inspection with flying colors and a Don’t Lie for the Other Guy straw purchase prevention kit.

These seminars are free to NSSF members and $100 per person for non-members.

NSSF has several Retailer Education Seminars planned for the remainder of this year and encourages all FFLs in these regions to attend:

Aug. 12: Pittsburgh, Penn.
Aug. 19: Springfield, Mass.
Sept. 9: Denver, Colo.
Sept. 16: Portland, Ore.

Register at

For more information contact:

Patrick Shay

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