Convention

Exhibitor Info

2023 HSCF WORLDWIDE HUNTING EXPO & CONVENTION

JANUARY 20-22, 2023

PRESENTING SPONSOR


WHY YOU SHOULD EXHIBIT AT THE HSCF CONVENTION

This is your buying audience! Attendees are in search of outdoor excursions, recreational & personal vehicles, hunting & fishing gear, artwork, jewelry and more.

Join us at the George R. Brown Convention Center! Over 100,000 square feet of exhibit space! The host hotel and location for our banquets is the Hilton Americas-Houston.

This annual event is a tremendous opportunity to showcase your operation, service or product to a dedicated and qualified consumer audience. Don’t miss this chance to meet face to face with HSCF members and daily attendees.

HSCF members encompass a highly qualified buying audience – average household income (HHI): $200,000-$500,000 with 18% having an average HHI of $500,000 or more; average net worth: $2.2-2.5M; 21% are business executives; 66% are business owners; 47% own 2 or more residences; 50% own acreage; 59% own 3 or more vehicles; 48% own ATV’s/UTV’s; 18% own boats; 3% own airplanes; 90% take 1-5 annual leisure/vacation trips; 55% spend $10,000 or more annually on hunting; 44% take 6 or more hunting/fishing trips annually.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


DON’T JUST TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT… HERE IS WHAT EXHIBITORS HAVE TO SAY

“We really had a good convention and were really impressed with the event, the relationships we have built and the pool of prospects and current customers the organization brings to Capital Farm Credit.”

-Kent P. Savage, Relationship Manager III, Capital Farm Credit, Houston Region

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“It was a great show. Load in and load out was fast and painless. Everyone was very accommodating and helpful. Our booth was steady to very busy. Planning for next year already. “

-Leo Martinez, Manager, DEA Ranch

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Just a quick note to express our thanks and appreciation for being included in your event. Everyone we dealt with in setup, operation, and tear down was pleasant, helpful, hospitable, and professional. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and had a very productive weekend. Thanks again for this fantastic partnership. The Houston Safari Club Foundation is truly a fantastic group!” 

-Andy Wohlgemuth, Community/Social Media Coordinator, Bass Pro Shops – Katy

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“This was Boyds first year at the Houston Safari Club Foundation convention and we were blown away with the amount and quality of people we encountered. Everyone we met, from the organizers to the attendees, was passionate about conservation, the outdoors and America. It was exciting to be part of a convention that is focused on ensuring there is generational longevity to our passion and lifestyle.

-Dustin Knutson, General Manager, Boyds Gunstocks Industries Inc.

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“The HSCF team puts on a world-class event that attracts a great audience. As a technical clothing brand 100% Made in the USA, it was great to connect with people who share our values of conservation, are passionate about the outdoors, and love America. We’re excited to continue our partnership with Joe and his team and look forward to many more conventions in the future with them!”

-Nick Skally, VP, Marketing & eCommerce, FORLOH INC.


RESERVE YOUR BOOTH NOW FOR 2023

2023 Exhibitor Application

2023 Exhibitor Application: PDF 

2023 Expo Hall Map   


PRIORITY POINT SYSTEM

The HSCF Exhibitor Priority Point System is the exhibitor booth location assignment method used to determine placement at HSCF’s annual Convention. This system allows exhibitors an incentive to participate annually as well as the opportunity to continually improve their priority point ranking. Additional annual points are awarded for exhibitors who participate in various HSCF efforts. Complete rules and regulations may be found here:

Exhibitor Priority Point System   


MAKE AN AUCTION DONATION & HELP PROTECT THE FUTURE OF HUNTING

THIS IS OUR BIGGEST FUNDRAISER OF THE YEAR! Your donation will help HSCF raise funds to support its mission – preserving the sport of hunting through education, conservation and the protection of hunters’ rights. Hunting expeditions, firearms, artwork, jewelry, trips and sporting accessories (to name a few) are big hits in our auctions & raffles! 

Merchandise Donation Form: Online           Merchandise Donation Form: PDF  

Hunt/Trip Donation Form: Online                 Hunt/Trip Donation Form: PDF

Gazelles Silent Auction Donation Form  

HSCF Rebate Policy    Live Auction Guidelines


EARN EVEN MORE PRIORITY POINTS-BE A CONVENTION SPONSOR

Your support makes it possible for Houston Safari Club Foundation to continue its vital efforts in scholarship, youth education, conservation, habitat management, wildlife restoration and so much more. A variety of premium sponsor levels and individual sponsorship opportunities are available to meet any marketing need or budget. Let us customize a Convention sponsorship package for you! Contact Joe Betar at [email protected] or 832.767.1881.

SPONSORSHIP OPTIONS      SPONSORSHIP FORM


OFFICIAL HOTEL: HILTON AMERICAS-HOUSTON

The hotel is located within convenient walking distance of the Expo hall. We look forward to seeing you!

To take advantage of discounted, negotiated rates within the HSCF room block, all hotel reservations must be booked using the HSCF Hilton-Americas Houston portal hosted on this website. HSCF is not contracted with any third parties to reserve hotel rooms for this event. Should any third parties contact you to make hotel reservations, they are doing so without the authorization of HSCF. Reservations made through any other means, other than this portal, will not afford you the discounted rate nor will it be noted in the HSCF room block.  

HSCF will NOT contact you to book your hotel, please use the link to book your hotel stay.

BOOK HOTEL ROOM


Take A Look At The Fun We Had In 2022!


EXHBITOR RESOURCES

Exhibitor Kit  Exhibitor Kit PDF   Booth Guidelines   AV Guidelines   

Expo Hall Map   Name Badge Request Form    Name Badge Request Form: Online

Exhibitor sales tax regulations for the state of Texas. For more information: http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/taxforms/01-forms.html

For more information please contact [email protected] or 713.623.8844.

*Shepard Exposition Services, Inc. is the only authorized exhibitor services provider for the HSCF Convention. The use of any providers other than Shepard, may cause you to incur additional charges by Shepard to deliver your items from the dock to your booth location.


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES TO HELP YOU GET AROUND


BANQUETS: LIVE AUCTIONS & ENTERTAINMENT

The fun doesn’t stop when the Expo ends!

Our banquets and auctions are fun-filled events offering opportunities to meet and greet fellow hunters and take home incredible auction items.

  • Friday Night: Friday evening festivities include our annual hunting awards, recognition of scholarship recipients, live auctions, games and live entertainment.
  • Saturday: The ladies take charge on Saturday as they present the Gazelles Luncheon, a lively event for gals and guys alike!
  • Saturday Night: The weekend of fun culminates at our Saturday evening black-tie (optional) gala featuring our grand live auction and live entertainment.

2023 BANQUET REGISTRATION

 

COVID-19 INFORMATION

COVID-19 Country Specific Information

More Info   

COVID-19 HSCF Waiver

Liability Statement 


THANK YOU TO OUR CONVENTION SPONSORS!

 

Corporate Partner

 
FOrloh
CORPORATE PARTNER
MidWay
CORPORATE PARTNER
Cabellas
CORPORATE PARTNER
Wildlife Partners, LLC
CORPORATE PARTNER
Capital Farm Credit
CORPORATE PARTNER
 


Trailblazer Sponsor

 
COnroe Empire Electric
Trailblazer
gunwerks
TRAILBLAZER
 


Pathfinder Sponsors

 
farm & ranch
GOLD
SPONSOR
Global Rescue
GOLD
SPONSOR
 


Silver Sponsors


Bronze Sponsors

 
Suzanne Hixson, In Memory of Steve Smith
BRONZE
SPONSOR
 


Underwriting Sponsors

 
Texas Hunt Lodge
UNDERWRITING
SPONSOR
Wing Tactical
UNDERWRITING
SPONSOR
Pro Cargo 2
UNDERWRITING
SPONSOR
Brush Country
UNDERWRITING
SPONSOR
Alliance Print Evolved
UNDERWRITING
SPONSOR
Conroe Taxidermy – Mike Simpson
UNDERWRITING
SPONSOR
South Texas Ranches – Ruple Properties
UNDERWRITING
SPONSOR
 


Gazelles Sponsors

 
Houseman Companies (Gisela Houseman)
SILVER
SPONSOR
Ambassadors of Conservation
SILVER
SPONSOR
Conroe Taxidermy – Mike Simpson
PLATINUM
SPONSOR
Nelson
BRONZE
SPONSOR
Kaswoski
BRONZE
SPONSOR
Anna & Tommy Morrison
SILVER
SPONSOR
Carolyn & William Newlin
GOLD
SPONSOR
Lauri and Gib Surles
SILVER
SPONSOR
Kathryn & James Lofton
SILVER
SPONSOR
Burrows
GOLD
SPONSOR
Gay Rod, In Memory of Bob Rod
GOLD
SPONSOR
Leah & Tyler Symens – Hal Watson Air Conditioning Co.
GOLD
SPONSOR
Pepper
SILVER
SPONSOR
White
PLATINUM
SPONSOR
Nancy & Gary Ellison
SILVER
SPONSOR
MaryAnn and Gerald Russell
SILVER
SPONSOR
Suzanne Hixson, In Memory of Steve Smith
SILVER
SPONSOR
Mostyn
SILVER
SPONSOR
Rebekah Shandiz Akbari Boone
BRONZE
SPONSOR
Rebecca Booth
BRONZE
SPONSOR
Williamson
BRONZE
SPONSOR
Laird
PLATINUM
SPONSOR
Pro Cargo 2
BRONZE
SPONSOR
Kainer
BRONZE
SPONSOR
Lamas
BRONZE
SPONSOR
MCCORVEY-gazelle
BRONZE
MCCORVEY-gazelle
SILVER
SPONSOR
SADLER_Scholarship
PLATINUM
SPONSOR
Pyle2
SILVER
SPONSOR
Cheryl & Kevin Ormston
SILVER
SPONSOR
 


YWCE Sponsors

 
Comiskey Foundation
SILVER
SPONSOR
MidWay


Sheryl & Ross Melinchuk – Gold
SILVER
SPONSOR
Cabelas


 


Scholarship Sponsor

 

Donate Now!

 

Support the Dan L Duncan Scholarship program!

Scholarship Donation Form

Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a non-profit organization, exempt from federal income tax, under section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. The charitable deduction for contributions to HSCF is the cash amount of the contribution, less the value of goods and services received, to the extent permitted by law. HSCF EIN 74-2177975. Please contact your tax advisor concerning deductibility of any payments as business deductions. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization.