Formerly Pitbull Conference

October, 2024 - Austin, Texas

Sunday, October 27

NPLA MIXER

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden

Network and unwind at our Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden mixer event! Enjoy Texas BBQ, craft beers, cider, and wine, and make valuable connections.

This event is sponsored by the National Private Lenders Association. The Mixer is not included in your conference ticket. Purchase your ticket here.

There is no charge for NPLA Members if your RSVP is submitted on time.

Monday, October 28

NPLA ASSOCIATION NETWORKING BREAKFAST

9:00 am – 10:00 am
Fairmont Austin, Congressional Ballroom         

NPLA members gather for a relaxed breakfast to start the day. 

This event is for NPLA Association Members only.

NPLA ASSOCIATION MEETING

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fairmont Austin, Congressional Ballroom      

NPLA Members gather to discuss industry trends, share insights, and shape the association’s agenda for 2025. 

This event is for NPLA Association Members only.

EARLY CHECK-IN

Beginning at 2:00 pm 
Fairmont Austin, Congressional 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
Fairmont Austin, Congressional Ballroom           

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

NPLA NETWORKING SESSION

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Fairmont Austin, Congressional 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

KICK-OFF COCKTAIL PARTY

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fairmont Austin, Palm Court

Join NPLA Conference sponsors and guests at our opening party to kick off an amazing event! Remember to wear your name badge for entry.

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

Tuesday, October 29

CHECK-IN

8:00 am
Fairmont Austin, Congressional Ballroom Foyer

Arrive at 8:00 am to get checked in, head to breakfast, or walk the sponsor hall, then find a seat in general session.

If you have already checked in and are wearing your lanyard with name badge, there is no need to check in again.

BREAKFAST

8:00 am – 8:45 am
Fairmont Austin, Revue/Garrison

Join us for breakfast and networking.

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 
Fairmont Austin, Congressional Ballroom 

PANEL 1

9:30 am – 10:10 am 
Fairmont Austin, Congressional Ballroom 

Details coming soon!

FEATURED SPEAKER: TO BE ANNOUNCED

10:15 am11:15 am 
Fairmont Austin, Congressional Ballroom 

Details coming soon!

PANEL 2

11:20 am – 12:00 pm 
Fairmont Austin, Congressional Ballroom

Details coming soon!

LUNCH BREAK

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 
Fairmont Austin, Revue/Garrison

Join us for a delicious catered lunch.

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

PANEL 3

1:00 pm – 1:40 pm 
Fairmont Austin, Congressional Ballroom 

Details coming soon!

PANEL 4

1:45 pm – 2:20 pm 
Fairmont Austin, Congressional Ballroom

Details coming soon! 

PANEL 5

2:20 pm – 3:00 pm  
Fairmont Austin, Congressional Ballroom

Details coming soon!

NPLA NETWORKING SESSION

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fairmont Austin, Congressional 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 
Fairmont Austin,  Congressional Ballroom 

NPLA ASSOCIATION PRIVATE DINNER

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Iron Works 

NPLA members will meet for a private dinner to celebrate the accomplishments of the NPLA. The event will be held at the authentic, casual Southwestern barbecue restaurant, Iron Works.

This event is for NPLA Association Members only.

OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY

10:00 pm – 12:30 am 
Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar

Time to celebrate with cocktails, singing, dancing, and great entertainment. 

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