Sponsors Resource

Welcome

We are pleased to have you join us for Pitbull’s 56th National Private Lending Conference.

This resource page is meant to streamline the exchange of all information pertinent and required for your company’s participation. Please bookmark this page to return to for updates and future reference.

Please review all info presented here.

And don’t forget to fill out and submit the required online “Sponsor Form.”

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected]

At a glance, here is some important info with links for your convenience.

Date & Venue

Sunday, November 6 – Golf Tournament
(Entry sold separately. Details can be found here.)

Monday – Tuesday, November 7 – 8
The Venetian Resort
3355 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 414-1000

Room Reservations for Palazzo Tower at The Venetian Resort

Room discount available to all Pitbull Conference Guests and Sponsors.
(Discount expires Thursday, Oct. 6)

Audio Visual Online Order Form

For “Advance Rate,” orders are due by Tuesday, Oct. 18. Rates increase after this date.

Instructions can be found below in the “AV & Electrical” tab.

Sponsor Form and Important Deadlines

Online Sponsor Form
Upon your Sponsorship purchase, our office will email you a link with password to access your custom online Sponsor Form.
Here you will be able to input or update all information we require of you, including your designated contact person, marketing materials, company representatives attending, and speaker information. Although you may return to this form at any time to make updates, please keep the following deadlines in mind.

ASAP
Marketing Material – At a minimum, without a logo and URL we cannot include you on our website or in any email campaigns.

Thursday, October 6 @ 5 pm PST
Completed Online Sponsor Form – Timely submissions play a critical role in our event production. We appreciate your cooperation.

Thursday, October 6
The Venetian’s hotel room discount and availability is not guaranteed after this date. Click here for details.

Tuesday, October 18
Advance Rate Deadline
Audio Visual Order – See “AV & Electrical…” tab below for instructions and form

Thursday, November 3 @ 5 pm PST
Rep substitutions cannot be made after this date.

Anytime well before Monday, November 7
After you have confirmed your shipment has arrived at the hotel, call FedEx Venetian at 702.836.4400 to cover handling fees.

Shipping Packages To & From the Hotel

Shipments In

Regardless of carrier, all shipments to and from the Venetian are handled by the FedEx office on site. Find detailed instructions here:

FedEx Shipping Instructions

Important Notes

  • To cover handling fees, payment arrangements must be made with the FedEx office onsite well in advance of Sponsor Set-up on Monday, November 7th.
  • Without making these arrangements, packages will not be released or delivered to your booth location.
  • Once you have confirmed with your carrier that your shipment has arrived at the hotel:
    • Call FedEx at 702.836.4400 to make arrangements to cover handling fees. There are two payment options:
    • Hotel guests may charge their room.
    • Provide credit card information over the phone.
  • Track packages to avoid surprises.
  • Have all tracking numbers on hand. Without this information, the FedEx staff cannot locate missing items.
  • Labeling: Use only the name of the recipient who will be onsite to receive and sign for the packages.
  • Do not include any hotel contact name on your package.
  • If you are shipping pallets OR using a vendor other than FedEx or UPS, you must call 702.836.4400 to make special delivery arrangements.

Label your packages as follows:
(Name of Your Company Rep) (Their Cell Number)
c/o FedEx Office at Venetian Las Vegas
3355 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, NV, 89109
(Pitbull Conference)
Box___of___

Shipments Out

  • Packing supplies can be purchased from FedEx.
  • Blank FedEx air bills are also available, but none for ground. So, please be sure to bring your own.
  • On Tuesday between 3-5 pm, FedEx staff will visit each booth with instructions and forms to help facilitate shipping your items, including making arrangements to cover handling fees for outgoing packages.
  • Special arrangements for pick-up are required if you are shipping pallets OR using a vendor other than FedEx or UPS.

FedEx Office Business Center
Phone: 702.836.4400 or 702.414.4489
Fax: 702.262.0801
Email: [email protected]

Operating Hours
Mon – Fri: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 2 pm*
Sunday: 9 am – 2 pm*

*Please contact the store for extended
weekend hours on select days.

Booth Numbers & Assignments

When shipping packages or ordering AV rentals, you do not need to provide a booth #. We will inform the hotel of your booth location, and they will accommodate accordingly.

Audio Visual & Electrical
  • Equipment rental
  • Access to an electrical power source
  • Internet access other than standard wireless use

“Advance Rate” deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 18. Rates will increase after this date.

Instructions for ordering:

  • Click here for Audio Visual & Electrical Online Ordering Form
  • This will take you to the “Calendar of Events” page.
  • Scroll down to find “Pitbull Conference, November 8, 2022.”
  • Click the blue “Go to Store” button and follow the instructions to sign up for an exhibitor account.
  • Use “TBD” to fill in the booth location field.
  • Select the electrical items and equipment you need and add them to your cart.
  • Upon checkout, please skip “upload your booth diagram.”
  • Enter your payment option to place your order.

Helpful Tips:

  • To determine the amount of power (volts/amps) you need to order, once signed in to the portal, select “Electrical Exclusive.” That will bring up “Electrical Frequently Asked Questions” and “Electrical Helpful Hints” to the left.
  • Each electrical hookup serves a maximum of four plugs.
  • If you need more, it will require a plug strip. Plug strips cannot be ordered online; however, they are available for purchase from the Exhibit & Business Service Center. You may also bring your own.
  • The Exhibit & Business Service Center is located in The Venetian Expo, Level 1. Hours: M-F 8 am – 5 pm.

For assistance with online orders, please contact the Exhibit & Business Service Center:

702.733.5070
[email protected]

Charging Stations

The only charging stations allowed at the event are those provided by Pitbull Conference.

Monday Evening Booth Set-Up & Early Check-In

(Times listed are subject to change. Please be sure to check back in as we move closer to the event date.)

Monday, November 7
The Venetian Resort
Convention Center, 2nd Floor
Lido Ballroom Foyer

Early Check-in & Booth Set-up
4:00 pm – 6 pm

Before entering space to set-up, Sponsors must check-in to receive their name badges. This will expedite entry into that evening’s VIP Cocktail Party as well. You will not be allowed to pick up anyone else’s badge other than your own. A photo ID will be required.

Checking in early for the VIP Cocktail Party is a must, as the check-in desk and the party are some distance apart.

Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Copper Sponsors are allotted a 10’x10′ space and will be provided a 6’ x 30” skirted table with two chairs.

Ruby Sponsors are allotted space to display one 8′ tall x 3′ wide banner and will be provided a small round 30″ x 30″ high draped table with one chair.

If you have ordered any AV services, please allow extra time to set up.

If there is any possibility you or your team will not be able to set up at this time, you MUST contact [email protected] to make special arrangements.

Networking Event - Monday Evening

VIP Cocktail Party
The Palazzo Tower Pool at the Venetian
7 pm – 9 pm

A gathering of Pitbull Conference attendees & sponsors, kicking off what will be a great event!

Don’t forget that to enter the party, you must have already checked in and picked up your name badge! (Convention Center, 2nd floor, Lido Ballroom Foyer)

This event is for registered Sponsors, VIP, Premier & General Admission guests only. Guest and Sponsor Rep substitutions cannot be made at the door.

Timeline for Tuesday, November 8

These are approximate times and subject to change.

7 am
Early Check-in for Sponsors
The Venetian Resort
Convention Center, 2nd floor
Lido Ballroom Foyer

7:30 am – 8:15 am
Check-in begins and doors open to guests
All Sponsor booths must be manned at this time.

A full breakfast will be served until 8:15 am.

But again, don’t forget! You must have already checked in and picked up your name badge to enter.

8:30 am
Morning presentations begin

1 pm – 2:15 pm
Catered lunch

2:15 pm
Afternoon presentations, including Keynote Speaker Jon Hornik, and “The Lendies” award ceremony

5 pm – 6 pm
After Party
Murano Ballroom

This event is for registered Sponsors, VIP, Premier & General Admission guests only. Guest and Sponsor Rep substitutions cannot be made at the door.

Tuesday Evening Booth Breakdown Times

6 pm – 7 pm. 

Please do not begin breaking down your booth before this time.

Guests' Data

We do not provide Guests’ data.

Any exchange of contact information is entirely voluntary on the part of our Guests. However, our custom networking app will help facilitate your outreach before, during and after the conference.

Pitbull Conference Networking App

With the goal of taking your event experience to the next level, Pitbull Conference will be using our custom networking app.

Access to the app will become available on Monday, October 31.

Click here for instructions.

Your Profile

Correctly identify yourself for other Sponsors and Guests by building your networking app profile.

Click here to begin.

Name Badges

If a badge is forgotten or lost, we will not be able to provide you with a replacement. To re-enter the event you will have to purchase a new ticket.

Additional Sponsor Rep Passes
Golf Tournament

Join fellow Guests and NPLA Members for a fun afternoon of golf. Click here for details.

There is no charge for NPLA members, as long as an RSVP is submitted before the deadline.

Reminders and Tips

• Photo ID required for registration check-in

• Proof of registration will be emailed to you Tuesday, Nov. 1st.

• Business attire required (sport coats or suits for gentlemen.)

• Although it may be warm in Las Vegas this time of year and our VIP Cocktail Party will be held outdoors, the ballroom tends to be cold, so please bring a sweater or jacket.

• No cameras or audio recording equipment is allowed.

• Badges must be worn at all times. NO EXCEPTIONS.

• If a badge is forgotten or lost, we will not be able to provide you with a replacement. To re-enter the event you will have to purchase a new ticket.

Guest and Sponsor Rep substitutions cannot be made the day of the event or at the door.

Marketing materials can only be handed out or displayed at your booth.

 

Hotel Valet & Self Parking

Self-Parking: Complimentary

Valet: $35/day

Valet Hours of Operation: 24 hours / 7 days
(Subject to availability.)

FedEx Business Center

The FedEx Office Business Center is located on level 2 of the Convention & Expo Center at the Venetian, adjacent to the Bellini Ballroom. A satellite business center location is available on level 1, near the Galileo Ballroom.

3355 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702.836.4400 / 702.414.4489
Fax: 702.262.0801
Email: [email protected]

Operating Hours
Mon – Fri: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 2 pm*
Sunday: 9 am – 2 pm*

*Please contact the store for extended
weekend hours on select days.