Formerly Pitbull Conference

Atlantic City, 2024

Sunday, June 23

NPLA CHARITY CASINO NIGHT & POKER TOURNAMENT

7:00 pm -10:00 pm Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood Ballroom

Join us for the National Private Lenders Association Charity Poker Tournament

Supporting St Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Tournament fee not included in registration – Purchase your ticket or sponsorship here

Monday, June 24

EARLY CHECK-IN

Beginning at 2:00 pm 
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Seminole Grand Ballroom Foyer        

Take advantage of our early check-in to expedite entry to the NPLA Networking Session and Kickoff Cocktail Party.

Please bring your ID and proof of registration

SPONSOR SET UP

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Seminole Grand Ballroom           

Please be sure to check in prior to sponsor set up.

NPLA NETWORKING SESSION

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Seminole Grand Ballroom           

The Networking begins! Start the evening with an opportunity to meet and have a drink with sponsors,
guests, brokers, and network with new contacts.

This event is for all attendees

MENTORSHIP MIXER HOSTED BY NPLA ASSOCIATION & TRX CAPITAL

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, DAER Nightclub

Meet face-to-face with individuals who understand the nuances of private lending. It’s about sharing experiences, challenges, and successes to help each other grow. Whether you’re looking for a mentor, have advice to offer, or simply want to connect with like-minded professionals, this event is for you. 

This event is for NPLA Members and invitation only. 

KICKOFF NETWORKING PARTY

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, DAER Nightclub

A gathering of NPLA Conference Sponsors & Guests, kicking off what will be a great event! Don’t forget to wear your name badge to enter the party.

This event is for registered Sponsors, Premier, and General Admission Guests only.

Tuesday, June 25

CHECK-IN & BREAKFAST

8:00 am
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Seminole Grand Ballroom Foyer & Brighton Ballroom

Arrive at 8:00 am to get checked in, have a leisurely breakfast, and find your seat.
If you have already checked in and are wearing your lanyard with name badge, there is no need to check in again.

Breakfast will end promptly at 8:45 am.
Breakfast is for registered Sponsors, Premier, General Admission, and Broker Day Pass Guests only.

MORNING SESSION WELCOMING REMARKS: JON HORNIK

9:00 am – 9:30 am 
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Seminole Grand Ballroom 

CAPITAL MARKETS OVERVIEW: TRENDS & FORECASTS

9:30 am – 10:05 am 
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Seminole Grand Ballroom 

Industry experts will provide a comprehensive outlook on the capital markets, examining current trends, economic indicators, and predictions for the future. Understand how these factors influence real estate financing and investment strategies.

FEATURED SPEAKER: NATIONAL ECONOMIST, CHRIS PORTER

10:10 am11:10 am 
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Seminole Grand Ballroom 

Chris Porter, Chief Demographer at John Burns Research & Consulting, will share his expert insights and tips about the economy, the private lending industry, and more.

HOW TO FUND A 100M DOLLAR DEAL: STRATEGIES FOR LARGE-SCALE DEALS

11:15 am – 11:50 pm 
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Seminole Grand Ballroom

Unpack the strategies for funding large-scale deals. Insights from seasoned experts will guide you through identifying partners equipped to handle substantial projects and how they are funded. 

LUNCH BREAK

11:55 pm – 12:55 pm 
Brighton Ballroom

Join us for a delicious catered lunch.

Lunch is for registered Sponsors, Premier, and General Admission Guests only.

DIVING INTO DIVERSE MARKETS: A LOCAL PERSPECTIVE

1:00 pm – 1:35 pm 
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Seminole Grand Ballroom 

Gain unique insights into succeeding in various local markets across the country. Hear from lenders who have successfully navigated different regional landscapes, sharing their experiences, strategies, and the nuances of local real estate markets. 

NAVIGATING COMPLIANCE & RISK IN NONBANK LENDING

1:40 pm – 2:15 pm 
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Seminole Grand Ballroom

Panelists will demystify the complexities of compliance and risk management for nonbank lenders. Industry experts will provide insights into the latest regulatory trends, effective risk assessment techniques, and how to maintain operational resilience in a changing landscape. 

SCALING UP: STRATEGIES FOR GROWTH IN PRIVATE LENDING

2:20 pm – 3:00 pm  
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Seminole Grand Ballroom

Discover the best practices for scaling your business, whether you’re a broker, lender, or service provider. This panel brings together a mix of industry experts to discuss operational efficiencies, growth strategies, and overcoming common challenges in expansion.

NPLA NETWORKING SESSION

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Seminole Grand Ballroom 

An amazing Networking opportunity where you can close out the day with an opportunity to meet and have a drink with sponsors, guests, brokers, and network with new contacts.

This event is for all attendees

SPONSOR BREAKDOWN

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm 
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Seminole Grand Ballroom 

OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY

9:30 pm – 12:00 am 
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Sound Waves Theater

Time to celebrate with cocktails, dancing, music, and a few exciting surprises.

This event is for Sponsors, Premier, & General Admission Guests only.