While practicing OPSEC is an important part of prepping, you don’t have to be alone. As a matter of fact, there are survival expos all across the United States. If you’ve been wanting to find mass gatherings of like-minded individuals, learning new tips and getting new gear, then you may want to check out what’s near you. Here are a few examples of expos based on your region.
Northeastern United States
The New England Bushcraft & Outdoor Expo in Charlton, Massachusetts is a popular choice for anyone interested in wilderness adventure and survival. They have workshops, vendors, and skill training over a 22-acre space. It’s family friendly and kids under 10 get in free.
Central United States
The Survival, Gun, & Outdoor Show in Rock Island, Illinois is a large scale expo featuring over 400 vendors. There are stalls specializing in everything from survival, ammo, fishing, firearms, optics, and more. There isn’t a better place to get nearly everything you need.
Southern United States
The South Atlanta Survival Expo & Gun Show-RK Prepper in Atlanta, Georgia is another popular catch-all prepper convention. They have booths with demonstrations, gear, and daily expert seminars.
Western United States
The Southern Utah Self-Reliance Conference in South Washington, Utah focuses more on the idea of preparedness than exuberance. This is a fantastic event to attend if you’re wanting to expand your ability to be ready for anything
There are hundreds of prepper style conventions around the U.S., these were just a few. Try searching [your state] prepper expos online to find more options near you.