February 10th, 2013

Brownells 7th Annual Career Fair Runs March 27-28, 2013

Brownells’ 7th Annual Gunsmith Career Fair will be held at the Des Moines Marriot Downtown in Des Moines, Iowa, March 27-28, 2013. The Brownells Gunsmith Conference & Career Fair is expected to draw hundreds of attendees along with representatives from three dozen potential employers. As in past years, the Career Fair will include gunsmithing seminars along with opportunities for individuals to interview for jobs with arms-makers and government agencies.

Brownells job far.Gunsmith CareerFair.com.

In addition to industry and government representatives, many trade schools and colleges offering gunsmithing programs will be exhibiting at the 2013 Gunsmith fair. 2012 exhibitors included:

Colorado School of Trades
1575 Hoyt Street
Lakewood, CO 80215
www.SchoolofTrades.com

Montgomery Community College
1011 Page Street
Troy, NC 27371
www.Montgomery.edu

Murray State College
One Murray Campus
Tishomingo, OK 73460
www.MSCok.edu

Pine Technical College
900 Fourth St. SE
Pine City, MN 55063
www.Pinetech.edu

Pennsylvania Gunsmith School
812 Ohio River Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15202
www.PaGunsmith.edu

Trinidad State Junior College
600 Prospect Street
Trinidad, CO 81082
www.trinidadstate.edu

Wabash Valley College
2200 College Drive
Mt. Carmel, IL 62863
www.iecc.edu

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March 25th, 2012

2012 Gunsmith Fair to Be Held in Des Moines April 27-28

Brownells’ 6th Annual Gunsmith Career Fair will be held at the Des Moines Marriot Downtown in Des Moines, Iowa, April 27-28, 2012. The Sixth Annual Gunsmith Career Fair is expected to draw hundreds of attendees along with representatives from three dozen potential employers. As in past years, the Career Fair will include gunsmithing seminars along with opportunities for individuals to interview for jobs with arms-makers and government agencies.

Brownells job far.Gunsmith CareerFair.com.

In addition to industry and government representatives, many trade schools and colleges offering gunsmithing programs will be exhibiting at the 2012 Gunsmith fair. These include:

Colorado School of Trades
1575 Hoyt Street
Lakewood, CO 80215
www.SchoolofTrades.com

Montgomery Community College
1011 Page Street
Troy, NC 27371
www.Montgomery.edu

Murray State College
One Murray Campus
Tishomingo, OK 73460
www.MSCok.edu

Pine Technical College
900 Fourth St. SE
Pine City, MN 55063
www.Pinetech.edu

Pennsylvania Gunsmith School
812 Ohio River Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15202
www.PaGunsmith.edu

Trinidad State Junior College
600 Prospect Street
Trinidad, CO 81082
www.trinidadstate.edu

Wabash Valley College
2200 College Drive
Mt. Carmel, IL 62863
www.iecc.edu

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March 22nd, 2011

Brownells Announces Annual Gunsmith Career Fair Seminars

Brownells' Gunsmith Career FairThe 5th Annual Brownells Gunsmith Career Fair will feature some of the biggest names in the gun trade. These experts will share their knowledge to help budding gunsmiths learn new skills and grow their businesses. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF) representatives will also be on hand to answer questions. The Gunsmith Career Fair runs April 15 and 16, 2011, at the Downtown Marriott Hotel in Des Moines, Iowa. The event is FREE to gunsmiths and exhibitors.

Wide Range of Scheduled Seminars
Seminars range from advancing your career in the gunsmithing profession to starting or expanding a gunsmithing business. View the full seminar schedule at gunsmithcareerfair.com. Scheduled Seminars are listed below:

    Seminar Title and Seminar Leader
  • Am I Gunsmithing or Manufacturing — ATF Technology Branch (4/15)
  • Alternative Careers in the Industry — Bill Gravatt, Sinclair Int’l (4/15)
  • Essential Components of a Business Plan — Tom Shay (4/15)
  • Creating Your Niche in Life — Doug Turnbull (4/15)
  • Marking Variances & When are They Required — ATF Technology Branch (4/15)
  • Finding Your Specialty in the Industry — Sharon Dressel (4/15)
  • Small Businesses Don’t Die; They Commit Suicide — Tom Shay (4/15)
  • Responsible, Professional Gunsmith Opportunities (Keynote Address) — Ron Power (4/15)
  • Professional Techniques on Gunsmithing Guns — Ron Power (4/16)
  • Creating a Great Customer Experience — Bart Miller (4/16)
  • Understanding Ballistics — Paul Dressel (4/16)
  • Communicating with the Public — Reid Coffield (4/16)

It’s Not Too Late to Register
There’s still time to register to attend or exhibit, just go to gunsmithcareerfair.com or call 641-623-5401 and ask for Stacy or Jill. Attendees and exhibitors are urged to book hotel rooms and flights early.

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