Welcome to

Association Européenne de Commerce d’Armes civiles
The European Association of the Civil Commerce of Weapons


The AECAC General Assembly will take
place in Nuremberg on March 3rd 2023.

Welcome to AECAC

Welcome to the AECAC web page. Our Association is formed from numerous national associations representing the interests of gun and hunting trading businesses and specialised shops from all over Europe. AECAC defends efficiently the gun retailers at European level.


On Monday 13th of June 2022, an event organized by the Europeans Hunter Association (FACE) and the European Manufacturers Association (ESFAM) took place in the European Parliament on the upcoming policy challenges in the field of firearms legislation. In addition to numerous members of the parliament from various parties, Peter Brass (Representative of Interest for …

AECAC is preparing for the upcoming discussion about EU Firearms law Read More »

In spring 2020 the AECAC members elected Michael Blendinger as new general secretary. Mr. Blendinger is vice-president of the German member association VDB and entrepreneur in Nurnberg. We have spoken with him about the future challenges and his ideas how to steer the AECAC through the coming times. Q: Mr. Blendinger, the Covid-19 crisis is …

Interview with Michael Blendinger Read More »