Sponsors Resource


We are pleased to have you join us for Pitbull’s 45th National Hard Money 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] or 858-736-7788.

At a glance, here is some important info with links for your convenience. This same information will be contained in the “Sponsors Event Packet” download yet to be posted.

Date & Venue

Wednesday-Thursday, March 14-15
We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center
Wassaja Ballroom 109-113
10438 N. Fort McDowell Rd
Scottsdale AZ 85264

Booth Set Up Times & Name Badge Pick Up

Wednesday, March 14, (the evening before event) 5:00pm-6:30pm
Wassaja Ballroom 109-113

Each sponsor will be provided a 6’ x 30” black skirted table and 2 chairs.

At this time, all Sponsors will be able to pick up their name badges to be worn at that evening’s cocktail party and next day’s conference. Please note you will not be allowed to pick up anyone else’s badge other than your own. A photo ID will be required.

Networking Event - Wednesday Evening

VIP Cocktail Party hosted by PeerStreet
7:00pm-8:30pm Poolside Patio

A gathering of Pitbull Conference attendees & sponsors, kicking off what will be a great event! Please plan to join us for some music, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

Shipping & Receiving Packages

The We-Ko-Pa Shipping and Receiving Office will be handling your packages shipped to and from the hotel. The hotel will charge $5 for every package and $75 for every pallet that they handle coming in and going out.

Hotel contact for these matters:
Michael Tomlinson
[email protected]

Address your shipping labels as follows: (this is mandatory)
Name of Company Rep Receiving Package/Your Company Name
Pitbull Conference 3/14-15/2018
We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center
10438 N Fort McDowell Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85264

Packages must be clearly labeled “HOLD for Pitbull Conference”

Packages may be delivered up to 5 days in advance.

Your company is responsible for confirming delivery to the hotel. Please bring ALL tracking numbers and confirmed delivery information with you.

Collecting Your Shipped Items:
All properly labeled shipments will be automatically brought up to the ballroom for Wednesday evening set up. However, if you have not properly labeled your shipment, you will have to contact the Shipping & Receiving team to have your packages brought to the ballroom in time for set up. These packages will be brought up on a first come first serve basis.

Shipment Out:
If shipping items out, you must come prepared with your own shipping labels (FedEx, UPS, etc), as well as supplies for repackaging. The hotel will then remove properly labeled and boxed items from ballroom for shipment out the following morning.

Booth Numbers & Assignments

When shipping packages or ordering AV rentals, you do not need to provide a booth #. Booth assignments are finalized at the venue before Sponsors arrive for set up. We will inform the hotel of your booth location and they will accommodate accordingly.

Audio Visual & Electrical

If you require assistance with any audio visuals or access to an electrical outlet for your booth, arrangements must be made with the hotel in advance.

Orders must be submitted by February 21st to guarantee services. Download order form here.

Hotel contact for these matters:
Allen Schewe
[email protected]

Business Office

There is a self-serve business office on site open 24/7 available to hotel guests with room keys.

Time Table for Thursday March 15


These are approximate times and subject to change.
15 minute breaks will be taken intermittently throughout the day.

Sponsor check-in

Check-in begins and doors open to guests
All Sponsor booths must be manned at this time
Continental breakfast

Conference begins
Morning presentations

Catered lunch

Afternoon presentations including Awards Presentation, Keynote Speaker Jon Hornik & Forum Q&A

After party with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres held poolside and hosted by Superior Loan Servicing

Please do not begin breaking down your booth until the second Forum discussion has ended and Mr. Rosen has concluded the event.




Giveaways are strongly encouraged. They are an effective way of bringing extra attention to your company.

Popular giveaways include i-Products, cameras, gift cards, alcohol, cigars and casino chips.

On the morning of the event you may bring your giveaway item(s) to Kathleen Rosen at the registration desk or Julie Ryan at the audio visual table located in the ballroom.

Attach your company’s business card to the item and be sure to have the giveaway professionally presented.

Please no handwritten certificates.

Cross Promotion Graphics

Announce your participation as a Pitbull Sponsor, Speaker or Round Table Panelist on your website.

Please feel free to download and use any of the artwork provided below. We are also happy to create any custom art you might need.

If you are able to hyperlink the graphic that is ideal, if not, please place www.pitbullconference.com either beside or below the graphic.


Pitbull Conference Promo Ad

Pitbull Promo 1 (600×726 for web use)

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Pitbull Conference Networking App

With the goal of taking your event experience to the next level, Pitbull Conference will be using our own networking app—a fantastic networking tool and digital event guide.

To sign up, click here for a helpful step-by-step visual guide.

You will need to enter the unique passphrase sent to you in an email entitled “Pitbull Conference Networking App Sign Up Instructions, RSVP + Hotel”

Sponsors' Conference Call with Leonard Rosen

In preparation for our upcoming event, Leonard asks that you, or at least one representative from your company, join him for the following:

Conference call of all Sponsors

Tuesday, February 27th 2018
1:30pm PST / 2:30pm MST / 3:30pm CST / 4:30pm EST

Receive important updates regarding conference information, the networking app, and strategies to help maximize the rewards of your sponsorship.

Call: 319-527-2713
Enter Access Code: 160101
Attendance will be taken at 1:35 PST.

It is extremely important that you have a representative on this call. The call will run approximately 20 minutes. If you have any question(s) you would like answered while on this call, please email them in advance to [email protected]