2016 CROSSOVER EXPO May 9th – 12th Gaylord Hotel Orlando Florida

2016 CROSSOVER EXPO May 9th – 12th Gaylord Hotel Orlando Florida

Posted on 08. Jan, 2016 by in Blog, Events, News

                              

Fellow Pawnbrokers & Fans,

The Pawnshop Consulting Group is happy to announce that this years “Crossover Expo 2016” is going to be jointly hosted with the Florida Pawnbrokers Association. 

PCG and the FPA are working together to bring a high-level educational training series to Florida along with a trade show component with numerous vendors in attendance to help extend benefits and options for the industry as well as for Florida Pawnbrokers.

The Crossover theme will be introducing a number of industries at this show to provide a wider range of business opportunities with professionals in a larger sphere of industries.   

The event is being hosted at the Gaylord Hotel in Kissimmee Florida May 9th – 12th.

Registration for this year’s event is $395 per attendee which includes all activities of the event itself. All FPA members and active PCG clients in good standing will obtain a $100 registration discount and will be able to register for $295 per attendee. 

Rooms under our room block are $169 per night and may be booked directly with the property under the “Pawnshop Consulting Group” room block or with this pass key:

Gaylord Reservation Link for Event

There are a limited number of rooms available, we do recommend early reservations to insure your stay at the host property!

PCG has produced a number of high level Symposiums over the years along with our famed “Management Camp Series” and are bringing these formats to this year’s event along with a trade show component.  Vendors from a wide range of products and services will be in attendance at the show.

3 full days of activities going on that will educate, stimulate, and provide more options to enhance your business model and your future! PCG has assimilated some of the best and brightest minds from a range of backgrounds and industry’s to illuminate and educate the attendees of this event.

This will be a do not miss opportunity to meet, greet, and hear from some of the most enlightened minds available including a number of industry specific professionals.

PCG and FPA are putting together a portion of the show specific to Florida pawnbrokers that will include the legislative activities going on in the state today, a brief history of what the industry has dodged over the past few years along with the future looks like from a regulatory standpoint and more going forward.

We are working to bring some banking professionals in to discuss “Bank Discontinuance” activity not only in Florida but the country in general with the “Operation Choke Point” going on by the current administration.

From the Trade Show Perspective we will have a number of PCG approved Diamond Buyers at the show, so bring your goods and we are offering a “Colored Stone” sorting service by various Graduate Gemologists that will be on site at the show. We will be taking reservations for this service as we are expecting a robust necessity for this service alone. Stay tuned for more information on this service.

This year’s event is both an educational symposium type format, with a trade show attached. 3 full days of activities going on that will educate, stimulate, and provide more options to enhance your business model and your future!

Our lineup of Speakers & Seminars include the following:

  • David Barker – Former Economist for the NY Federal Reserve and adjunct professor for the University of Chicago – Topics on Gold, Currency, Economic Outlook for the future and more
  • David Johns – ICG Former Human Resources Director – Cash America, Founding Partner Value Pawn – “Industry Best Practices” along with how to recruit, select, and retain talented Human Capital – David will be joined by his partner Marvin C Kidwell, a licensed Professional Counselor with background in Psychology
  • Brad Huisken – IAS Leading Public Speaker – Brad has been on the lecture circuit for decades and has a wide range of sales training and management materials he has developed. Brad will be presenting a custom tailored piece just for the Crossover Expo on “Best Practices”
  • David Geller – Master Jeweler – Jewelry Training – How to train staff and personnel on how to offer, sale, and price jewelry repairs and more
  • Jamie Smith – Pawnbroker – Numismatics Specialist – A high level look at Numismatics, how and why you should be dealing in coins and bullion in your business
  • Jack Brown – Mid States Refinery – The do’s and don’ts with your precious metals, and an in depth look at the processes and the risks along with the high level of fake precious metals circulating today
  • Jerry Whitehead – Founder Pawnshop Consulting Group, Inc. – Industry Best Practices – PCG today services hundreds of clients in more than 40 countries world wide and is in a unique position to witness “best practices” of some of the best operators on a global basis
  • Harold Dambrot – GG and Pawnbroker Master – Mr. Dambrot is a multi-decade pawnbroker with expertise in diamonds, watches, bullion, operations, legislation and much more – another do not miss opportunity to witness one of the brightest minds in the world today
  • Victor Guzman – Presto Ecom Systems – Necessity for Technology in your business
  • Dan Laube – NXT – Online Marketing – How online marketing drives customers and revenues in your store – high level approaches to online marketing tips n’ tricks
  • Steven Moore – ButterMilk Media – Social Media – Why web presence is so important, the how to’ along with the do’s and don’ts on the Internet
  • Justin Whitehead – Social Media and today’s generation
  • Tony Gallo – Sapphire Protection – Much of what you need to know about staying safe and secure in your operations
  • Woody Matthews – CPA Accounting Principles and YOUR business – Why good financial record housekeeping is important for your business
  • David Sigerson – Attorney / Lobbyist Florida Pawnbrokers Association
  • Joshua Davis – FPA President Florida Pawnbrokers Association – Pawnbroker – Status of the Industry and the Association today in Florida

Folks, this is our initial line up of presenters and activities for this years event. Help make it a success and come and witness some of the brightest minds in the world today along with a group of high-level vendors that can help you and your business for a lifetime.

Tentative Schedule

Monday 5/9/2016

  • Vendor set up / registration Noon till 5PM

Tuesday 5/10/2016

  • Vendor set up / registration 9AM till Noon
  • Seminars running concurrently all day 8AM to 6PM (light breakfast and lunch served)
  • Reception in Exhibit Hall 6:00 – 8:00PM

Wednesday 5/11/2016

  • Breakfast all attendees 8 – 9AM
  • Exhibit Hall Grand opening 9AM – 6:00PM (lunch in the exhibit hall noon till 1PM)
  • Seminar Session Break 2 Hours TBD
  • Reception in Exhibit Hall 4:30 – 6:00PM
  • Gala Dinner – Entertainment 8PM till?

Thursday 5/12/2016

  • Breakfast all attendees 8 – 9AM
  • Exhibit Hall 9AM – 4:00PM (lunch in the exhibit hall noon till 1PM)
  • Seminar Session Break 2 Hours TBD
  • Vendor Tear Down (Post 5PM)

Here is a link to obtain the registration form, you may print the document, fill it out, scan and email or send your application with payment directly to:

Pawnshop Consulting Group, Inc.

8501 NW 77th St.

Tamarac, FL 33321

954-540-3697

Registration FORM Link

All attendees must also sign an event terms sheet, link below:

Attendee Terms Link

On behalf of the Pawnshop Consulting Group, Inc. and the Florida Pawnbrokers Association we are working hard to deliver up a world-class production for all of our friends in family in Florida and beyond.

Jerry Whitehead

Pawnshop Consulting Group, Inc.

www.pawnshopconsultinggroup.com

jerry@pawnshopconsultinggroup.com

954-540-3697

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8501 NW 77th Street
Tamarac, Florida 33321 USA
954-540-3697

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