The United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) announced today that its upcoming annual expo taking place this year at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA on May 17th to May 19th, will include a special showroom devoted solely for responsibly-armed women. TheWomen’s Concealed Carry Showroom will allow them to test-out women-specific carry options includingspecific product and service recommendations for the growing community of female firearms owners, shooters and instructors.

“This year’s USCCA Concealed Carry Expo will be our biggest and best one yet, and we’re especially proud that it will include a special focus on the thousands of responsibly armed women who have embraced, or are considering, the concealed carry lifestyle,” said Tim Schmidt, Founder & President of the USCCA. “The firearm is the ultimate equalizer, and it truly levels the playing field to allow anyone to protect themselves against someone who wishes to harm them or their family. This year’s USCCA expo will provide an informative and welcoming place for women to build a stronger voice within the USCCA community and empower them to take control of their own safety and that of their families.”

The number of Americans who have applied for concealed carry permits has now reached 18 million, a 60% increase since 2014. There has also been a sharp increase in women applying for concealed carry permits – that rate has doubled just within the last 4 years making women the fastest growing segment of the gun industry.

The USCCA recently unveiled an action-packed agenda for its annual expo dedicated to responsibly-armed Americans which be held this year.

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The Expo, which is expected to draw over 10,000 attendees from across the country, is a consumer show dedicated to opening a world of tactical ingenuity, education and training to responsible gun owners. It will offer over 70 safe and practical seminars from industry experts, a FREE live-fire shooting range to test new handguns and a huge selection of gear, services and information from USCCA’s trusted industry partners.

For more information and to register for a special Charter Arms giveaway, please visit the expo website at

The U.S. Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) provides self-defense education, training and legal protection to responsible American gun owners. Headquartered in West Bend, WI, the USCCA is the largest and fastest-growing association whose sole focus is the responsibly armed American.

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