It’s Time to Register for the PBT 49th Annual Convention

Texas StrongProfessional Bondsmen of Texas

2019 Annual Convention

“Texas Strong”

October 9 - 11, 2019, San Antonio, Texas

It’s Time to Register for the PBT 49th Annual Convention

PBT is dedicated to raising professionalism through continuing education, public awareness, networking and legislative involvement.  The Annual Convention brings together bail bond professionals and suppliers in a fun and informative atmosphere to discuss new ideas and form lasting relationships to support the bail bond industry.  Join us in San Antonio to share your knowledge with your peers at our unique and entertaining social gatherings, through expert-led education, and engage with people who share your ideas and concerns in the bail bond industry.

The convention kicks off with the Opening Reception with the Exhibitors which gives you an opportunity to visit with friends, make new acquaintances and discover ways that can help our business.  The program has been developed so you not only learn new and interesting ideas, but also gives you the opportunity to earn the required 8 hours of continuing           education.  And once again, the highlight of the convention is the Thursday night banquet and live auction.

And everyone looks forward to the Thursday night excitement! Not only will the dinner be delicious (and the margaritas cold), the Annual Awards will be presented and then the fun REALLY begins with the live auction.

We encourage everyone to bring an item to be auctioned as well as bid on items.  Let’s face it, it takes money to fight to keep our bail industry alive and every dollar raised at the auction will go to the PBT Texas PAC (Political Action Committee) to assist our Legislative Committee so they can keep fighting Bail Reform.

And what better way to bring the Convention to a close than gathering all members together at the Annual Membership Luncheon and Meeting.  This year’s elections include all officers and 7 board of director positions.  Our members are the backbone of the association and this is YOUR opportunity to ask questions, hear plans for the next legislative session and decide who will guide PBT for the next 2 years.


It’s time to make your hotel reservation at the Menger Hotel,  time to go to and download your registration form (or pay online) and time to plan to have a great time at this year’s convention (western attire encouraged to complement our western theme)  Call PBT Headquarters if you have any questions.


Hotel Accommodations at
The Historic Menger Hotel

204 Alamo Plaza

San Antonio, TX 78205


This fabulous hotel is located next to the Alamo and a short walk to the Riverwalk and offers guest rooms with high ceilings, tiled bathrooms, cable TX with pay movies and                 complimentary wireless Internet access.  Call the Hotel for shipping instructions.

Reservation Deadline is September 22, 2019

Call 210-223-4361 and ask for the Bondsmen (Or PBT) room block

Group Code: 100819BONDSM

to receive our PBT special rate of $115 single/double.


Parking is self-parking across the street from the hotel with prices ranging from $6 + per day.  Hotel valet parking is $18 a day.

Transportation from Airport

There is a SA shuttle “SA Trans Express” that leaves 15-30 minutes from the airport. Price range $25-$30.



For those new to the convention, the live auction Thursday night to raise funds for the Texas Bail PAC is the highlight of the convention.  Fabulous items are donated and won with laughter as “dessert”.  We ask all members, exhibitors and sponsors to donate an item to be auctioned off.  If you are unable to bring an item to the convention, you can send a check to PBT and the Convention Committee will purchase an item for you.

But to truly make this a success, we need YOU to attend and bid on the items.  Call PBT      Headquarters, 512-701-7313 for more information on the auction


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