The Gathering at The Sawmill is a Firearms Media Event presented by Avantlink. The Gathering is bringing together the firearms community, media and law enforcement to showcase new and existing products that serve both law enforcement and the general public. The event will take place March 17 - 19 in Laurens, SC at The Sawmill Training Complex - a 250 acre facility that houses barracks, helicopter landing zones, a 50 foot tower, virtual training facilities, simulation zones, a unique and difficult 1400-yard sniper range and multiple shooting bays with distances ranging from 25 to 100 yards.
The Vendor Village is an open-air environment that allows attending companies to showcase products while being shielded from the elements. Tents, tables and chairs are provided to offer a more comfortable setting rain or shine.
Participating companies will have the option to rent demo booth space on one of 12 demo bays for
each day varying in yardage. All demo bays will be outfitted with steel targets and can be reserved for half or a
Sponsorships are available for various levels of participation by day or entire event.
Lodging is available about 30 minutes from the range with a group rate available at 2 hotels. The
closest airport will be Greenville Spartanburg International (GSP) and that is about an hour drive to the range
itself. Transportation to and from the range will be provided throughout the day, but there is ample parking at The
Sawmill if you choose to drive.
Food and beverage will be available on site to purchase for breakfast and lunch of each day. There
will be entertainment and dinner available Wednesday and Thursday night as well.
If you are interested in more information on how to register to attend or become a sponsor, please
contact [email protected].
Vendor and attendee registration will be open January 6th – February 28th.