California Pawnbrokers Association 55th Convention & Expo

55th Annual Convention and Exposition at the Hotel Maya 700 Queensway Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802 • 562-435-7676.

Hotel rate is $159 and you must make reservations by September 23, 2011. Rooms are going fast so don’t put off your reservation.

To register call the resort directly at 562-435-7676 and tell them you’re with the California Pawnbrokers Association!

A Long Beach waterfront hotel of distinction…

Hotel Maya – a Doubletree hotel on the scenic downtown Long Beach waterfront – offers full-service, upscale California resort hotel accommodations fusing Latin American and Southern California styles. They are minutes from Long Beach Convention Center, the Pike at Rainbow Harbour dining and entertainment complex and all major freeways. The waterfront hotel is located on the shuttle line to downtown Long Beach and is only 30 minutes from LAX, as well as convenient to Orange County, Long Beach, Burbank and Ontario airports.

With views of the ocean, river and Long Beach Pier…

Reflecting the romantic, eclectic and vibrant lifestyle of Long Beach, California, the freshly renovated hotel features spacious guest rooms and suites with stunning views. Enjoy a long list of guest room details like private balconies with lovely bay or garden views, pampering bath amenities, plush bedding, 37-inch HDTVs, ergonomic chairs and workstations and complimentary wireless internet access. In addition, guests have access to all hotel amenities such as:

Tropical, heated outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool

Floating cabanas and fire pits

Well-equipped fitness center

In room dining, snack & beverage service

Pet-friendly accommodations

Showcasing superlative onsite dining…

From lobby to guest rooms, pool to garden, the waterfront hotel in Long Beach offers an exotic experience, which carries over to our beautiful Fuego Restaurant. Enjoy meticulously prepared dishes inspired by coastal Mexican and Latin American cuisines with outdoor, indoor and bar seating. Fuego is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

At the Hotel Maya, guests are at the epicenter of Long Beach attractions and ocean front fun. Board the historic Queen Mary or spend hours at the fascinating Aquarium of the Pacific. Tour Catalina Island or take a scenic drive along the Pacific Coast Highway. Explore dozens of shopping and dining destinations, Long Beach’s extensive cultural offerings or the colorful East Village Arts District.

During this year’s events you’ll find:

Choose from either the third annual deep-sea fishing expedition or a trip around to area pawn shops — yes it’s a pawn tour!

An exhibit hall bursting with vendors eager to make you the best deal including special diamond and gem sessions.

Seminars that speak to your business, addressing issues that directly affect you including hands-on training for you and your employees. Just some of the topics will include: Gold buying; Social media that works; Taking advantage of press coverage; Police holds, seizures and your rights; Identifying synthetic diamonds and simulants; Avoiding crimes against pawnbrokers; and much more!

A Welcome Reception featuring wonderful food and surprise guests.

The Saturday night “Queen Mary ” spectacular…

And much, much more!