1. One Day $50
  2. All 3 Days $120
  3. Law Enforcement One Day $30 (Must show ID at registration pickup)
  4. Law Enforcement Three Day $75 (Must show ID at registration pickup)

For Law Enforcement 1 Day tickets, please use the promo code: leo1

For Law Enforcement 3 Day tickets, please use the promo code: leo3

We WILL be checking I.D's at the gate.

All attendee badges must be picked up at The Clubhouse at The Sawmill upon arrival. Children under the age of 18 must have an adult present.

If interested in attending, please visit our eventbrite. From there click on tickets.

For all questions or concerns, please contact [email protected]

Sponsored by:

The Gathering is proud to be sponsored by Avantlink, an industry leading, cost-per-sale, affiliate marketing network. For more information visit

Participating Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Sponsorship Levels

If interested in becoming a sponsor, please download the form below and email it to [email protected].

The Gathering will take place rain or shine. The Vendor Village area will be tented in case of rain. Any vendor’s with items to be stored overnight can do so in the Club House of The Sawmill. Sponsor Items needing to be shipped can be sent to:

The Sawmill Training Complex ATTN: The Gathering/ (YOUR COMPANY NAME) 8524 Neely Ferry Rd. Laurens, SC 29360

Demo Bays

Demo bays will be open Wednesday and Thursday from 9am-5pm, and Friday from 9am-3pm. All ranges will be considered hot starting at 9am. Ranges will be rented on a first come first serve bases. All ranges are outfitted with steel plates and an 8ft table for product. Please check the box below of your request.

Demo Bay rental availability:

  1. 1⁄2 day range rental- $500
  2. Whole day range rental- $1000
  3. Whole event range rental- $2400

For Demo Bay Reservations, please fill out our Registration form.

Please send the completed form to [email protected]

Vendor Village

Participating Vendors

  1. Palmetto State Armory/Lead Star Arms
  2. Sig Sauer
  3. Glock
  4. Taurus
  5. Springfield Armory
  6. Avantlink
  7. North American Rescue
  8. Nine Line Apparel
  9. Silent Majority
  10. USCCA
  11. Lucid Optics
  12. IWI
  13. ATI
  14. Amend 2
  15. US Lawshield
  16. Morrisette
  17. Rugged Suppressors
  18. Black Rock Branding
  19. Hiperfire
  20. Armaspec
  21. Extant
  22. Ryker USA
  23. Vertx
  24. Cryptic
  25. Thril
  26. Krate Tactical
  27. Edmund Andrew Company
  28. Ikon Weapons
  29. EO Tech
  30. Shadow Systems
  31. Dead Air
  32. nP Tecnhologies
  33. 1791 Gunleather
  34. JSD/Patmos
  35. APF Armory
  36. North American Trade
  37. Otte Gear
  38. Stockade
  39. War Angel Firearms
  40. GSight
  41. NVD
  42. TB Fabrications
  43. ISO Tunes Hearing Protection
  44. Mustang Performance Coatings
  45. Green Wolfe Tactical
  46. Urban Utility Bags
  47. BW Financial Services
  48. Gun Owners of America
  49. Weber Tactical
  50. Wilder Tactical

Vendor Village

Each table is 8ft long and comes with two chairs and two attendee badges. All display items will be securely stored at night on range property and can be picked up the next morning.

  1. One Table - $500
  2. Two Tables - $850

The sale of non-serialized items is allowed in the Vendor Village.

Vendor Village hours

  1. Wednesday March 17th 9am-6pm
  2. Thursday March 18th 9am-6pm
  3. Friday March 19th 9am-4pm

If interested in becoming a Vendor, please visit our eventbrite. From there click on tickets and scroll down to add-ons.

For all questions or concerns, please contact [email protected]

Vendor shipments will be accepted beginning Wednesday March 10th at The Sawmill. Shipments can be sent to:

The Sawmill Training Complex ATTN: The Gathering/ (YOUR COMPANY NAME) 8524 Neely Ferry Rd. Laurens, SC 29360

Vendor Village will be open for set up Tuesday March 16th from 9am-7pm. Please check in at The Clubhouse for your badges and table number. Upon check in, any pre-shipments will be delivered to your table in the Vendor Village. A map of Vendor Village will be available at check-in as well. All tables are outside underneath a large open aired tent to protect against any weather elements.

Travel / Accomodations

Air Travel

We recommend flying in to Greenville / Spartanburg Airport.


We have secured group rates at the following hotels:

Holiday Inn Express

Fairfield by Marriott

Hampton Inn Greenwood

Hampton Inn & Suites - Clinton I-26

The Sawmill Tactical Training Complex

Located in Laurens, South Carolina, USA

The Sawmill Training Complex features nearly 250 acres of diverse East Coast terrain with barracks, helicopter landing zones, a 50’ tower, virtual training facilities, simulation zones, a unique and difficult 1400-yard sniper range and ranges from 25 to 100 yards. Just 39 miles from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, we’re conveniently positioned in central, upstate South Carolina.

We give discrete training support to Multiple Small Units up to Company-Sized elements with on-site lodging to accommodate 50+ with optional meal plan. The Sawmill is ideally suited for Full Mission Profile and Pre-Deployment Training - just bring your own training cadre - in addition to DOD, DHS and DOS exercises, and we’ll cover the rest. We support federal and local law enforcement, civilian functions such as corporate off-sites, MilSim events and competitions. Please visit for more information on the facility.

Schedule of Events

Food Truck Lane

The following Food Trucks will be open and ready to serve lunch and dinner during The Gathering.

Seminar Schedule

The Gathering

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.

Vendor Village

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.

Demo Bays

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 whole day.


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.