NPA Industry Partner sponsors support the pawn industry at Pawn Expo in Las Vegas
The National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA) is pleased to announce the roster of sponsors for Pawn Expo, the pawn industry’s only national convention and trade show held in Las Vegas, NY July 9-11, 2019.
The Pawn Expo sponsors are:
- National Shooting Sports Foundation – Diamond Sponsor, Welcome Celebration Sponsor
- Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group – Gold Sponsor
- Dia Trendz – Gold Sponsor
- Data Age/PawnMaster – Name Badges and Registration Packets Sponsor
- SimplexDiam – Tote Bag Sponsor
- Wexler Insurance Agency – Trade Show Reception Sponsor
- Marshall & Sterling – Annual Meeting and Membership Breakfast Sponsor
- Bluestone Trading Company – Back Cover of Convention Program Sponsor
- Palak Diam – Silver Sponsor
- Geib Refining Corporation – Sponsor of Keynote Speaker, Captain Richard Philips
The National Pawnbrokers Association is proud to have such strong support from Industry Partners. Hosted annually by the NPA in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada, Pawn Expo offers education sessions, special events, and a trade show featuring over 100 companies, all designed to help new and veteran pawnbrokers strengthen and grow their businesses. Pawn Expo has been held in Las Vegas for 10 years and presents the largest trade show servicing the pawn industry in the nation.
Meet the Pawn Expo Sponsors
Data Age/PawnMaster has been a member of the NPA since 1988 and has been a long time supporter of Pawn Expo. Data Age was founded in 1988 when they identified the need for small businesses, like pawn shops, to have an easy to use point-of-sale and inventory management system. This year, Data Age/PawnMaster has generously sponsored the Pawn Expo Name Badges and Registration Packets, which are distributed to each Pawn Expo attendee upon arrival at Pawn Expo.
Wexler Insurance Agency is sponsoring the Pawn Expo Trade Show Reception, which takes place on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at the end of the first day of the trade show from 4:00-5:00pm. Wexler Insurance Agency and its affiliated companies make up one of the world’s largest privately owned independent insurance agencies specializing in providing insurance to the pawnbroker trade. Wexler Insurance Agency is a prominent supporter of the NPA, and has been an NPA member since 1995.
SimplexDiam joined the NPA in 2016 and is proud to sponsor the Pawn Expo tote bags, which are distributed to each Pawn Expo attendee when they arrive at Pawn Expo. Established in 1983, SimplexDiam, Inc is a preferred jewelry closeout source, having purchased and sold almost every type of closeout jewelry and closeout diamond for over 30 years. The company focuses on a number of sources for its diamond and jewelry closeouts, including pawn stores, gold buyers, and refiners.
Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group is a prestigious Gold Sponsor for Pawn Expo. Founded in 1913 by a group of Wisconsin jewelers to meet their unique insurance needs, Jewelers Mutual has continued to protect jewelry wherever it sold. Pawnbroker clients have all found peace of mind by trusting their property and jewelry inventory to a company with proven financial strength and dedication to serving its policyholders. Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group has been a member of the NPA since 2017 and are proud to be the 2019 Pawn Expo Gold Sponsor.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) is the Pawn Expo 2019 Welcome Celebration Sponsor. Established in 1961, their mission is to promote, protect, and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. The NSSF has been an NPA member since 2016. The Welcome Celebration takes place on the first evening of Pawn Expo, Tuesday July 9, 2019 at 6:30pm. The celebration, themed “Denim & Diamonds,” is a networking highlight for pawnbrokers and industry partners alike. The NSSF supports and provides industry education on ATF Compliance, FFL Security, and various retail related topics.
DiaTrendz is proud to have been an NPA member since 2003 and is a Gold Sponsor for Pawn Expo. Over the last 17 years, DiaTrendz has been a premier choice for the U.S. pawn industry in regard to diamond jewelry, including their new line of bridal jewelry, The Bridal Trendz . DiaTrendz strives to help pawnbrokers compete with chain stores with aggressively priced jewelry.
Marshall & Sterling has been a long-time supporter of the NPA and Pawn Expo. Founded in 1864, Marshall & Sterling joined the NPA in 2010 and is proud to be the Sponsor for the Pawn Expo Annual Meeting and Membership Breakfast. This special event kicks off at 8:00am on the first morning of Pawn Expo, July 9, 2019. Marshall & Sterling’s Specialty Risks Division specializes in servicing the money-handling industry. Their main focus revolves around the check cashing, pawn, armored car, courier, precious metal refineries, and ATM industries worldwide.
Geib Refining Corporation is honored to Sponsor the Pawn Expo 2019 Keynote Speaker, Captain Richard Philips. Established in 1979, Geib Refining Corporation refines gold, silver, platinum, palladium, rhodium, and iridium from many diversified industrial sources. They have been a member of the NPA since 2001 and have been steadfast supporters of Pawn Expo, and other events held by the NPA.
Bluestone Trading Company has been a member of the NPA since 1988 and is proud to be the sponsor of the Back Cover of Pawn Expo Program. Since 1978, they have been offering exceptional deals on a vast inventory of loose diamonds as well as finished jewelry. Bluestone Trading Company’s long-time commitment to supporting the NPA, hard work, honesty and integrity makes this family owned business a premier diamond and estate jewelry dealer to the pawn industry.
Palak Diam is honored to be the Silver Sponsor for Pawn Expo 2019. Palak Diam is a full-service diamond company in the diamond industry and provides a vast array of polished diamonds of all ranges and sizes. Palak Diam has been a member of the NPA since 2005 and has supported Pawn Expo and the pawn industry for many years.