Event Calendar

September 10th thru 12th 2019

Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort

400 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767

*Bluestone Trading Company will be offering immediate payment for diamonds and jewelry of all sizes and qualities onsite 

Tuesday September 10th

Noon – 5:00 PM- Registration in Foyers D,E,F,G

Noon- 4:00  PM  *Bluestone Trading Company Buying  diamonds and jewelry onsite- Foyer D

5:00 PM- 6:00 PM- * Kick off Presentation– Event Organizers- Ballroom F&G or Water’s Edge

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM   Cocktail Reception & Dinner -Ballroom F&G or Water’s Edge*

*Sponsored by United Precious Metals


Wednesday September 11th

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM- Breakfast in Ballroom F&G

8:00 AM- 5:00 PM – Training & Presentations- All in Ballroom F&G

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM- Grow Your Pawn Balance & Service ChargesVernon Stading-Devoted Pawn Consulting 

9:05 AM-10:05 AM- Take Advantage of Tax Breaks & Benefits Ed Lyon – Tax Master Network

10:10 AM- 11:10 AM- Pawn Compliance Training – Dave Griffiths- The Consultants

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM- Profit With Bitcoin in Pawn– Brannen Mehaffey

Lunch*– 12:15 to 1:00 PM- Ball Room G  *Sponsored by Wexler Insurance

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM- Marketing Your Pawnshop the Right WayLen Summa- PawnMaster

2:00 PM- 3:00 PM- More Money During Tax Time  Jerry Cravatt

3:05 PM- 4:05  – Benefits For You & Your Staff– Lisa McClain

4:05 PM- 5:05 PM-Preparing to Sell Your BusinessSteve Stallcup

5:30 PM- 6:30 PM- Formal Dinner-Ballroom F&G* Sponsored by Bash ATM’s

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM  Celebrity Speaker- Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger* Sponsored by Bluestone Trading Company

Thursday September 12th

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM- Breakfast in Ballroom F&G

8:00 AM- 4:30 PM – Training and Presentations- All in Ballroom F&G

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM- Online Sales for Beginners & ExpertsLen Summa- PawnMaster

9:05 AM – 10:05 AM- Save Money with Better Card Processing Options-Allen Kopelman- Nationwide Payment Systems 

10:10 AM – 11:10 AMWealth Management and Retirement Planning  James Regan- Sharpe Point Financial

11:10 AM- Noon- Lunch* Sponsored by Nationwide Payment Systems 

Noon- 1:00 PM- A Better Way to Sell Your Firearms Online Jeff Tesch- Guns.com

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM- Grow Your Pawnshop Through Google Reviews– Rob Hennefer- Podium

2:20 PM – 3:20 PM- Social Media & SEO Marketing for Pawnshops Larry Davis 

3:30- 4:30 –Grow Your Retail SalesVernon Stading-Devoted Pawn Consulting

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM- Final presentation in Ballroom F&G

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Closing Reception Event- Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres *Sponsored by Devoted Pawn Consulting 

*Speaker Lineup Subject to slight change as time slots for speakers are added 



The Resort

Amazing Sunsets
Pier 60 at Sunset
Enjoy the Massage & Spa