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UGE Spring Gun Show – May 5th!

Event, Uncategorized February 21, 2018

Vendors, get Ready for our next big Show, May 5th!  We have booked space at the Salt Lake County Equestrian Event Center in South Jordan… an amazing location!   Tons of parking!   Save the date and book your space now… First come, First Serve!

Please select the link below to see the Vendor Information Packet.  Please contact our Event Coordinator, Jo Roberts, if you have any questions.

UGE May 5 Event Vendor Packet

 

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Legacy Gun Show Video

Event February 19, 2018

Our Media Guys just wrapped a super post Legacy Show Video!  Check it out on You Tube!   Our Spring Show will be amazing!   Stay tuned… more to come!

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Legacy Gun Show Video

Event February 15, 2018

Vendors, check out our Video from our Jan. 20th show in Farmington.   See what  some of our Vendors had to say about the show and our shows in general compared to other Gun Shows…

 

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Hiring BearCat Girls

Work with us February 7, 2018

We’ve had great luck meeting people to work with via the Utah Gun Exchange community.  So … Here we go again!!  This one is big!

Utah Gun Exchange is seeking to hire four like-minded female personalities to satisfy the role of BearCat Girl.
The four BearCat girls will be a united team collectively representing the UtahGunExchange brand in pursuit of its sales and marketing initiatives.

The BearCat Girls will utilize the company’s Armored Personnel Carrier, known as the BearCat, in order to advance the company’s sales and marketing efforts. Each BearCat Girl will become a central marketing element of the company and participate in a variety of company activities that contribute to the overall sales, marketing, and revenue goals.

The role of BearCat Girl will be an EXCLUSIVE position rising to a high degree of scarcity and celebrity.

BearCatGirl Activities Include but are not limited to:

  1. Fill the Calendar full of BearCat girl marketing and sales promotions and activities
  2. Represent the UtahGunExchange Brand with the highest degree of professionalism
  3. Be capable of representing our brand and our products to the UtahGunExchange.com community, local business leaders, and local politicians with pride and professionalism
  4. Capable of speaking and/or presenting yourself and/or products in front of large crowds
  5. Present yourself in an attractive and inviting manner that is family centric, women centric, and professional. BearCat girls should be approachable and fun to interact with
  6. UtahGunExchange model, bearcat model, event model, apparel model, and any other modeling as requested
  7. Participate, act, model, etc. in a variety of UtahGunExchange Video Productions
  8. Participate in a variety of social activities hosted by the Company
  9. Dress in UtahGunExchange uniforms or other as directed
  10. Other responsibilities as directed

It is important that each applicant understand this is a serious sales and marketing role for serious women only.  You must be punctual, smart, computer savvy, highly photogenic, outgoing, social and energetic and have a strong entrepreneurial desire.  You will become a front line trademark-like logo representing our brand in an attractive, clean, and professional manner.

The role of BearCat Girl will not be an easy job to fill.  Each BearCat Girl will be vetted extensively in order to assure UtahGunExchange that the individuals selected are proper for the role.

In this role, you will become an integrated front line addition to our logo and brand name.  People will associate you with the UtahGunExchange brand.  For this reason, you can understand the importance of the position and the need to find the right personalities.

Income potential six figures.  Base + commission

To Apply:

Submit email to:  workwithus@utahgunexchange.com and include contact information, resume describing your education, work history, and sales and marketing and modeling experience.  Remember, this is a sales and marketing role.  Please show us your sales skills!

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Next Event April 21st!

Event January 24, 2018

A huge shout out and thanks to all of our awesome Vendors and Attendees who knocked our Jan. 20th  show out of the park!     We had so much fun, and we are looking forward to our next Event….. more to come!

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Sr. Web Developer (Team lead, WordPress, PHP) position open!

Work with us January 23, 2018

Utah Gun Exchange is seeking a WordPress Developer responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on). The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with the responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred. A strong background in SEO and how to apply best practices for it during development will be necessary.

Responsibilities

– Designing and implementing new features and functionality.
– Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture.
– Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS.
– Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin.
– Follow SEO guidelines throughout the development cycle to boost site visibility.
– Work to refactor, update or integrate older site code to preserve functionality moving forward.
– Understand and follow best practices for secure web development from the ground up.
– Help manage our code repo and deployment process.

Skills and Qualifications

– Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery.
– Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications.
– Experience designing and developing responsive design websites.
– Comfortable working with debugging tools.
– Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working pages.
– Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML).
– Understanding of web caching technologies.
– Proficient understanding of code versioning tools.
– Strong understanding of PHP back-end development.
– Some of the tools, software and services we use:
Git
Gtmetrix
Pingdom
Slack
Trello
Python
Bash
WordPress
G Suite
Linktrust

 

Please email workwithus@utahgunexchange.com to start the dialogue!

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Free Introduction to Firearm Safety for Children!

Event January 10, 2018

We are excited to announce that we will have a booth devoted to Firearm Safety for Children at our Jan 20th show!    Classes will run every 30 minutes starting at 9:30 AM.   Children will leave with a Certificate of Completion and a Sticker!

Sign your child up, drop them off and go shop with our Vendors!  Or, ladies can pop right next door to our Women Only Booth, enter to win our Women’s Give Away and visit with our Licensed Instructors… all Women!

More information coming soon!

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UGE & Well Armed Women Present Intro to Firearms / Safety / Awareness / Self Defense For Women by Women!

Event January 10, 2018

Ladies!  Are you interested in Firearms but hesitant to sign up for a class because it can be a little intimidating?    UGE gets it!   We want to help!   Make sure to stop by our Ladies only booth at our Jan. 20th Show!    Get information on Introduction to Firearms, Safety, Situational awareness and more!    This booth is for women only and staffed by women only!   We will have an array of firearms for you to handle, lots of information presented by Women, an array of self-defense products and ideas…. and while you are there, register for our Basket of Goodies Give Away!

 

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JANUARY 20 EXHIBITOR SLOTS NEARLY SOLD-OUT!

Event January 6, 2018

If you want to sell your products at our upcoming January 20th gunshow, or have not paid for your booth, don’t wait!  Get your slot confirmed now.  We are nearly SOLD-OUT.

Exhibitor Information Packet ——  > CLICK HERE

UtahGunExchange exhibitor says, “I sold more product in one day at the UtahGunExchange Gunshow than I did in two days at the Crossroads show.”

This gunshow is going to be incredible!  We have attractions never before seen at Gunshows.  Love it!

Spreading the cause of freedom from the 2nd Amendment Capital of the United States 🇺🇸

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Next Gun Show is January 20th, 2018!

Event January 3, 2018

We are excited to announce our next gun show on January 20th, 2018! You don’t want to miss this family friendly event. It is going to be huge with many unique displays and surprise reveals, most never seen before by the general public!

Bring your family and friends out for a day of fun including bounce houses, face painters, magicians, a rock climbing wall, and free food & drinks. Sign your kids up for one of our classes while you enjoy the show!

UGE and our vendors will be offering everything from but not limited to:

  • Firearms/accessories/ammo
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Women’s Products
  • Water and Food Storage
  • Women’s Classes- Introduction to firearms, safety, self-defense and awareness (Taught by Women, For Women Only)
  • Children’s Classes- Introduction to firearms/ safety

VENDORS – Download a vendor information packet by clicking HERE

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A Look Back at Our First Gun Show

Event January 3, 2018

Take a look back with us at our first Gun Show from September 30th, 2017! It was a huge success, with vendors exceeding their sales from larger, 2-day gun shows! Attendees thoroughly enjoyed the family friendly atmosphere, free activities and food.

Utah Gun Exchange is committed to continually bringing family friendly events to our community along with promoting local and veteran owned businesses.

Our next show is January 20th, 2018. We hope to see you there, along with your family and friends! Click our Facebook Event Page for more information!

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Opportunities to work with UGE

Work with us December 4, 2017

downloadUtah Gun Exchange is looking for members of our community to work with us to grow and provide a better experience to everyone. This section will provide information on different areas that we would love the opportunity to work with you. Stay tuned!

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The ATF actually wants to ban ALL 5.56 ammo, not just green-tip.

Commentary March 17, 2015

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by Kenny Barlow
Co-Founder, Utah Gun Exchange

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The outpouring of opposition from frustrated sportsmen and shooters saved our 5.56 ammo, right? Wrong.

According to ATF Director B. Todd Jones, the ATF move to ban 62 grain surplus 5.56 ammo isn’t over; it is just temporarily “suspended” with a possible plan for expansion.

During the Senate Appropriations Committee on Commerce, Justice, and Science meeting last Thursday (March 12, 2015), Director Jones thought he was just going to have another mundane funding increase request but instead found himself pressed by Committee Chair Senator Richard Shelby (R – AL) on his concerns of the ATF veering into the legislative realm.

From there the Director’s candid responses  seemed all too telling.

As Jim Shepherd from The Shooting Wire (read original article here) reports:

[Senator] Shelby summarized the BATFE’s 2016 $1.3 billion budget request as a $60 million dollar increase over 2015, then flatly remarked: “I am interested in how the agency would use this increased funding, particularly in light of recent complaints from hunters and sportsmen who believe that ATF overstepped its authority by attempting to ban certain ammunition from recreational use.”

Shepherd reports that Jones told the Committee that the effort to ban green-tip wasn’t over:

…he made it very clear that the matter of military surplus ammunition in 5.56 was far from closed. In fact, the characterized the status as “suspended” not withdrawn.

But does it stop at green-tip? Far from it. Director Jones actually took aim at a much wider and far more popular group of ammo:

When Jones was questioned on what Shelby characterized as an “overreach” of authority by ATF earlier this week, he didn’t retreat. Instead, Jones used the opportunity to tell Sen. Shelby’s subcommittee that, because of the growth of AR-style pistols, he now considered “Any 5.56 round to be a challenge to officer safety.”

He then asked lawmakers to help in a review of the 1986 bill written to protect officers from armor-piercing (“cop killer”) rounds. That measure largely exempted 5.56 and a variety of other ammunition because it was used by target shooters and not in weapons readily used by criminals.

That’s right, folks, he said “any 5.56 round”.  He doesn’t find just M855 ammo dangerous, he finds ALL 5.56 rounds to be the problem and then asked lawmakers to revisit the 5.56 armor piercing exemption.  Removing the 5.56 exemption means a de facto ban on AR-Style rifles and pistols because sure you can buy the AR but what good is it if you can’t buy any 5.56 for it? And certainly while this may not withstand judicial scrutiny as “reasonable restrictions”, just like the interstate handgun purchase ban, I’d rather we nip this overreach in the bud now then down the road with drawn out court battles.

This battle for our 5.56 ammo is far, FAR from over.  As Shepherd points out:

Jones candidly stated that – especially with the sales popularity of the AR-style pistol, he considered all 5.56 ammo a threat…

And this administration has shown little reluctance to take unilateral action-especially if it meant being able to make life even more difficult for law-abiding gun owners.

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  • Hiring BearCat Girls

    by on February 7, 2018 - 0 Comments

    We’ve had great luck meeting people to work with via the Utah Gun Exchange community.  So … Here we go again!!  This one is big! Utah Gun Exchange is seeking to hire four like-minded female personalities to satisfy the role of BearCat Girl. The four BearCat girls will be a united team collectively representing the […]

  • UGE Spring Gun Show - May 5th!

    by on February 21, 2018 - 0 Comments

    Vendors, get Ready for our next big Show, May 5th!  We have booked space at the Salt Lake County Equestrian Event Center in South Jordan… an amazing location!   Tons of parking!   Save the date and book your space now… First come, First Serve! Please select the link below to see the Vendor Information […]

  • Next Gun Show is January 20th, 2018!

    by on January 3, 2018 - 0 Comments

    We are excited to announce our next gun show on January 20th, 2018! You don’t want to miss this family friendly event. It is going to be huge with many unique displays and surprise reveals, most never seen before by the general public! Bring your family and friends out for a day of fun including bounce […]

  • Next Event April 21st!

    by on January 24, 2018 - 0 Comments

    A huge shout out and thanks to all of our awesome Vendors and Attendees who knocked our Jan. 20th  show out of the park!     We had so much fun, and we are looking forward to our next Event….. more to come!          

  • Legacy Gun Show Video

    by on February 19, 2018 - 0 Comments

    Our Media Guys just wrapped a super post Legacy Show Video!  Check it out on You Tube!   Our Spring Show will be amazing!   Stay tuned… more to come!