RAPID CITY, SD (October 23, 2023) – The National Bowhunter Education Foundation (NBEF) sponsored the Professional Outdoor Media (POMA) business conference this June in Broken Arrow, OK. Media and content creators in the hunting, shooting and outdoor industries attend the conference to sharpen their skills through educational courses, build relationships and see the latest products. Corporate and non-profit partners establish and maintain media relationships at the annual event.

NBEF shared its safety and success-focused bowhunter education messages with influential media, social media and content creators throughout the conference.

“NBEF values our relationships with media and the industry. Our sponsorship investment demonstrates our level of commitment,” explained Marilyn Bentz, NBEF Executive Director. ”It’s always great to catch up with dear friends and make new ones.”

“POMA appreciates NBEF and NBEF’s Executive Director Marilyn Bentz strong support of POMA since 2005,” explained POMA President Kevin Reese. “It’s always a pleasure to see Marilyn at our conference and to have her serve on vital committees.”

NBEF offers bowhunting instructional items, books, videos, 3-D models, apparel and more at nbef.org.

About NBEF

The National Bowhunter Education Foundation offers instructional content and tools for bowhunter education classes in the US. Helping bowhunters become safe and successful hunters and stewards of the sport are important NBEF missions. The NBEF provides bowhunter certification standards and class content that states and certain circumstances require in order to bowhunt. NBEF provides instructor training and certification.

NBEF oversees the International Bowhunter Education Program and works with the International Hunter Education Association and state agencies to coordinate a unified program. Europe and other countries accept the NBEF (IBEP) certification and conduct IBEP classes.

NBEF also oversees the International Crossbow Education Program and works with state agencies responsible for crossbow education to develop comprehensive online crossbow safety courses that teach students important laws and regulations, game identification, and safe, responsible handling of crossbow equipment.

NBEF is a 501(c)3 corporation that isn’t a membership-based organization. Tax-deductible donations to support this non-profit are welcome.

Learn more at nbef.org.




Kim Emery, Firefly Publicity, kim@fireflypublicity.com