The National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA) was founded as a trade association in 1987 and supports independent pawnbrokers. As the industry’s only national association, it offers education and networking for members and advocates for the industry at the national level.
NPA works to provide independent pawnbrokers nationwide with resources and tools to strengthen the pawn industry. NPA members are committed to operating their business in such a manner as to enhance and promote the positive and professional image of all pawnbrokers. Members believe in establishing positive and long-lasting relationships with local, state, and federal government officials. The NPA is the industry’s only national association representing independent pawnbrokers and is located in Southlake, TX.
What is Pawn Expo?
Pawn Expo is the only national convention and trade show for the pawn industry. 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.
What began as a simple gathering of NPA members has grown into the largest and most comprehensive pawn industry convention and expo event in the U.S., bringing pawnbrokers, industry partners, and companies from around the globe together in one convention. Attendees leave energized and equipped with the latest industry knowledge.
Pawn Expo 2019 exhibitors have the exclusive opportunity to be Pawn Expo sponsors. These opportunities are designed to help you build your brand name recognition, reach new customers, and raise your corporate profile.
Pawn Expo 2018 Pawnbroker Attendees
66% of attendees were owners or executives
88% of attendees are the decision-maker for their company
51% of attendees operate multiple pawn store locations
32% were first-time attendees
Attendees represented 27 states and 7 countries
Build Your Brand Among the Industry’s Most Powerful Audience
Why Should I Be a Sponsor?
Whether you are looking to boost sales or increase brand awareness, a Pawn Expo sponsorship provides the ideal context and credibility for you to have your company logo, and products effectively branded with this event.
The Pawn Expo sponsorship opportunities are designed to help you:
Build brand recognition – A sponsorship is the perfect way to compliment your advertising and marketing methods and add something new to the mix. Your sponsorship will be supported heavily through an integrated marketing, advertising, and public relations program.
Reach new customers – On average, 30% of pawnbroker Pawn Expo attendees are there for the first time.
Raise your corporate profile – Through Pawn Expo, your company will be projected as an industry player and leader committed to activities that benefit the pawn industry.
Network with industry leaders – Pawn Expo draws an average of 400 pawnbrokers of those, 80% that are store owners, executives, and upper level managers – in short, the decision makers. During the three-day convention, sponsors will obtain direct access to these pawn industry leaders.
Source: Event Website