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Information for Vendors

NBS is proud to have maintained solid relationships with our Vendors over the past 60 years, and views them as a critical component to our success. Our Vendors are not required to join in the same way our Members do, but instead submit programs that are reviewed by the NBS Staff and Committees for presentation to the Membership.

Vendor Benefits

  • NBS Markets are actual purchasing markets, not just trade shows.
  • NBS Vendors have an opportunity to network directly with retailers who attend to purchase products and services based on pre-negotiated and approved programs.
  • Our Membership is comprised of knowledgeable professionals who have been in business for years and understand market trends. NBS Members are pre-screened, pre-qualified, financially-sound large volume dealers.
  • NBS Markets allow potential customers to come to you in one central location.
  • NBS will work with you to customize a program that will maximize your sales experience.
  • NBS Members are provided with your program offering weeks in advance, and come prepared to write orders.
  • As a new NBS Vendor, you will present your product to our NBS Members in an exclusive presentation format, maximizing your market experience. Known as the Hot Show Buying Session or New Vendor Review, these presentations are the highlight of the NBS Market for many Members and Vendors alike.
The purpose of NBS Markets is clearly defined: To bring together its Members and Vendors, like you, to conduct business. You will be presenting your product and services to NBS Members who represent billions of dollars in combined retail sales! 

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Vendor News

Planning has begun for the ‪NBS‬ 2016 Fall Semi Annual Market!
Posted 05/18/16: This week NBS is hosting Business Development Meetings for the camping category. In attendance are NBS Committee Members JC Bush with Al's Sporting Goods, Bob Taylor with Big Bear Sports Center, Susan Aikens with Dunham's Sporting Goods and Marshal Taylor with Gunnison Sports Outfitters See more >
Business Development Meetings for the 2016 Summer Athletic Market
Posted 05/02/2016: Recently NBS hosted Business Development Meetings in preparation for the up coming 2016 Summer Athletic Market. Chris Champ and Dave Stockmeyer of ‪NBS‬ along with Members of the NBS Athletic Committee,Ken McCartan of Dunham's Sporting Goods, Todd Garretson ofGarretson's Sport Center, John Atkinson of Erie Sport Store, Mike Blythe of Blythe's Athletics and Louis Talamantes of Buddy's All Stars Sporting Goods See more >
NBS awarded Daniel Defense's "Business Partner of the Year"
Posted 01/25/16: Last week at the SHOT Show in Las Vegas, NBS was awarded Daniel Defense's "Business Partner of the Year". See more >
Things To Do in Fort Worth
Posted 01/08/15: Whether this is your first time in Fort Worth, Texas, or your fifteenth, there's plenty to do, see, and eat during the evenings and any free time you might have. Below are links to various sites about where to eat, things to do, and the nightlife here in Fort Worth. See more >
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