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Pawnbrokers from all over the US are converging on the The Mirage in Las Vegas this week for the annual NPA Pawn Expo. This years theme is “Building the new NPA” and includes several networking receptions, a keynote address from Larry Winget, peer roundtables, the trade show and of course several educational seminars.

The seminars started today and go through Thursday. The trade show takes place Wednesday, July 9th from 1:30 to 5:30 and Thursday, July 10th from 9:30 to 1:00.

The keynote address was delivered this morning by Larry Winget, the Pitbull of Personal Development. His address was titled “The Cold, Hard, Ugly Truth About Success” and by all accounts was inspiring, eye opening and definitely motivating. More than a few shop owners will be implementing his ideas into their businesses.

Other speakers include:
Martin Rapaport
Chairman and Founder, Rapaport Group

Linda Byars Swindling, JD, CSP
Author, Speaker and Business Owner, Journey On

David siminski
Regional Sales Director, United Precious Metal Refining, Inc.

Rod Gillis
Numismatic Educator, American Numismatic Association

Mark Lowers
President and CEO, Lowers & Associates

Los Ellis
Author, Speaker, and Business Owner, Los Ellis, Inc.

Robert Frimet, CAMS
President, RMF Consulting Group

Jamie Smith
Owner, Allied Pawn and Jewelry

Cathy Gish, PHR
Human Resources Director, Brittex Financial, Inc.

See some of the pre-trad show pictures below. It looks empty now but it will be buzzing with activity tomorrow. Hope to see you there!

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