May 8-10, 2017 • Westin Arlington Gateway • Arlington, VA


About the Conference

The Firearms Industry Compliance Conference (FICC) is the only conference in the industry focused on collaborative discussions among legal, compliance, operations, technology, and government regulatory professionals. This industry-only event provides attendees an unprecedented opportunity to learn about the newest regulations and technologies and how to manage your compliance objectives while keeping an eye on business goals.

Registration Fee
Before 5pm
Friday, April 7
After 5pm
Friday, April 7
NSSF Members
(Save $50 on Conference Registration)
$549 $649
Non-NSSF Members $599 $699
Pre-Conference Workshops

NFA A to Z
Best Practices in Retail Security
The Coming Storm & Firearm Accountability Taskforce

$199 $199
Group Attendees
(3 or More Attendees from the Same Company)
Special Pricing Available
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The Firearms Industry Compliance Conference is the only event of its kind, dedicating its attention to joining cross-functional disciplines to discuss compliance process and technology. Our one of a kind event goes far beyond product or sales:  The Firearms Industry Compliance Conference is the first and only conference whose underlying purpose is to advance holistic industry initiatives and includes all FFL and business types – Manufacturers, Dealers, Importers, Wholesalers, Distributors, and even Freight companies and 2nd tier Suppliers.

Join accomplished industry experts to discuss the intersection of legislation, regulation, and compliance, with that of operations, logistics, and technology, and learn how to meet your objectives.

You will also have the opportunity to engage in nearly 20 break-out sessions focused such topics as: best-in-class laser and barcode scanning technology, serial number control, modern day ERP systems, and supporting compliance tools.

JUST ANNOUNCED:  Special Pre-Conference Workshop Topics 2017

On Monday May 8, we will be hosting one-of-a-kind pre-conference workshops on NFA, Retail Security, for the first time ever, an Executive Session, designed specifically for CEOs, CFOs and General Counsels. Speakers for the special, pre-conference workshops will come from ATF, Orchid Advisors, NSSF, Maynard Cooper, and other industry leading organizations.

Monday, May 8 Starting at 2:00pm (Due to the limited seating capacity for these events, registration is on a first come, first served basis, so register today!)

Track A: The Coming Storm and the Firearms Accountability Counsel Taskforce
A discussion about the impact of large law firms and the Gun Control lobby on regulation and gun ownership

Track B: NFA, From A to Z
Everything That You Need to Know About NFA Compliance

Track C: Best Practices in Retail Security
Security Risk Assessment, Cost of Breach, Preventive Controls, Detective Controls, Self-Audit, Insurance, ATF Interaction

About NSSF

The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 12,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers.

Our Mission Statement
To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.

10 Reasons to Join NSSF
As the firearms industry’s trade association, NSSF is working day in and day out to promote, protect and preserve our industry and our sports. There are many reasons to join NSSF. Here are 10 of them.


About Orchid Advisors

Orchid Advisors assists firearms manufacturers, distributors and retailers in achieving compliance and operational excellence through education, technology, software and consulting solutions that reduce risk, cut costs, and provide expert guidance to make our client’s business more successful and efficient.Our unique methodology provides process, technology and internal control solutions that achieve all three objectives at once. Our consultants derive their expertise from years served in Fortune 500, Federal Government, Global Business Consulting and Legal environments. Orchid Advisors is the only compliance consulting firm endorsed by the NSSF.

Industry Services & Expertise

  • ATF, Regulatory Compliance Advice
  • ATF Inspection Readiness / Mock Inspections
  • Firearms Export / Import Compliance and Licensing
  • Electronic A&D and Compliance Software
  • FFL Compliance & Business Training (Online or In-Person)
  • Firearm Industry Compliance Events
  • Business & Technology Optimization (ERP, WMS, POS)
  • FFL Launch and Growth Services