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QDMA Convention Coming to Louisville

Louisville, KY – This July, QDMA will host its tenth annual National Convention and Whitetail Expo. The event will return to the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, July 9-11.

The Convention, sponsored by Bass Pro Shops, will kick off Friday with the Whitetail Rambling, a new addition to the festivities that will give early arrivers the chance to engage with industry professionals in an open mic setting. The Whitetail Wisdom Speaker Series will follow and continue throughout the weekend, enabling attendees to take advantage of three days of expert advice that they can implement on their own property. The Series features some of the most renowned whitetail experts, land experts, biologists, and celebrity hunters in the country.

Sponsored by Whitetail Properties, the Whitetail Expo on Saturday and Sunday presents an opportunity for attendees to shop thousands of square feet of merchandise from nationally recognized companies. Among the exhibitors are companies representing every facet of deer management and hunting, including trail cameras, food plot seed, ATVs, hunting apparel, taxidermy, management products, and much more.

Among the celebrities attending the 10th Annual National Convention and Whitetail Expo are Lee and Tiffany Lakosky of The Crush, Pat Reeve and Nicole Jones of Driven TV, Bill Winke of Midwest Whitetail, Dan Perez of Whitetail Properties, Zac Cooper from the Browning Pro Staff, Dr. Grant Woods of Growing Deer TV, and whitetail experts, Craig Harper and Karl Miller.

In addition to its title sponsors-Bass Pro Shops and Whitetail Properties-QDMA would also like to thank its additional supporters for their generous contribution to the event:

Big & J Industries, Inc., Biologic, Buck Lunch, Budweiser, Cabela’s, Cuddeback, DOLMAR, Hunter’s Specialties, Lacrosse, MeadWestvaco, Millliken Forestry Company, Mossy Oak, Outdoor Underwriters, OXTRAC, Parker, PlotSaver, Plum Creek, Predator Control Group, Purina Wildlife Series, Remington, Resource Management Service, Ruff & Tuff, Soterra, St. Joe, Tecomate Seed, The Management Advantage, and Trophy Rock.

Visit or call (800) 209-DEER to register. For hotel reservations, call the Marriott Hotel Downtown (800-533-0127) and mention the QDMA National Convention.

Vendors, reserve your spot at the Whitetail Expo today. Contact Brancey Singley at (800) 209-DEER or for vendor information.

About QDMA

Founded in 1988, QDMA is a national nonprofit wildlife conservation organization with more than 50,000 members in all 50 states and Canada, and several foreign countries. Membership in QDMA is open to anyone interested in better deer and better deer hunting, and committed to ethical hunting, sound deer management and the preservation of the deer-hunting heritage. To learn more about QDMA and why it is the future of deer hunting, call (800) 209-3337 or visit

Kevin Paulson

Kevin Paulson is the Founder and CEO of His passion for Hunting began at the age of 5 hunting alongside of his father. Kevin has followed his dreams through outfitting, conservation work, videography and hunting trips around the world.

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