PBT Bail Bond Courses

The Only Bail Bond Course in Texas that utilizes your licensure renewal fees back into the Texas Legislative Process to Protect Bondsmen.

The next Bail Bond Class is a two day course during PBT's 50th Anniversary Convention, October 8-9, 2020 at the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Texas

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San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

Rooted in the rich history of San Antonio, the historic Menger Hotel reigns as the oldest continuously operating hotel West of the Mississippi. The Hotel is located directly on Alamo Plaza, adjacent to River City Mall and San Antonio's celebrated River Walk. In other words, you are steps from the city's best shopping, dining, and entertainment. The Menger Hotel offers architectural grandeur, glamorous public spaces and modern day services and amenities. From museum-worthy furnishings to their celebrated mango ice cream, the hotel is the essence of San Antonio.



UP COMING CLASS



San Antonio, Texas
A Two Day Bail Bond Course

Menger Hotel

Thursday October 8th & 9th, 2020
204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas 78205
Reservations : 210-223-4361

Ask for reservations and then tell them you are with the Professional Bondsmen of Texas room block to receive the discounted rate of $108 + tax.

Hotel Deadline is
September 20, 2020

Early Registration Deadline is
September 23, 2020

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Proposed Agenda

San Antonio, Texas

Continuing Education Credits

You can receive 8 hours of required continuing education by attending all programs on Thursday and Friday, October 8-9, 2020. These credits are available to all Members and Non-Members at the convention registration rate. Just mark that you need a CE certificate on the registration form.

Tentative Program
Session times and titles are subject to change. The finalized program will be published as soon as completed.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
9:00am   Board of Directors Meeting open to all registrants
3:00pm   Registration Open
5:00pm   Opening Reception Honoring PBT Past Presidents
7:00pm   Dinner on your own
Thursday, October 8, 2020
7:00am   Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00am   Welcome, Pledge of Allegiance , Invocation and Opening Remarks
8:30am   Legislative Committee Panel (2.0 CE hrs)
10:45am   Skip Tracing Continuing Education program (1.0 CE hrs)
11:45am   Lunch on your own
1:00pm   Criminal Justice Pandemic Panel (1.5 CE hrs)
2:30pm   PBUS National Update (.5 CE hrs)
3:00pm   Golden Anniversary Bail Bond Game (.5 CE hrs)
5:30pm   Cocktail Reception, Dinner & Live Auction (cocktail attire requested)
Friday, October 9, 2020
9:00am   Welcome and Announcements
9:15am   Continuing Education Program (1.0 CE hrs)
10:15am   Bail Bond Public Relations and Media Panel (1.5 CE hrs)
11:45am   Check out of hotel
12:15pm   Luncheon and Awards Presentation
1:30pm   Annual Membership Meeting and Election of 7 Board of Directors and possible bylaw changes
3:30pm   End of Convention


Special Events
Wednesday Opening Reception Honoring PBT Past Presidents - join us as we pay tribute to PBT Past Presidents who helped make PBT the success it is today and take the time to visit and thank our exhibitors. Light snacks and a hosted bar will be available.

Thursday Dinner & Live Auction - the highlight of the convention - enjoy complimentary margaritas while you view the fabulous items to be sold in the auction. All money raised goes to the Texas Bail PAC to help with our 2021 legislative efforts. The auction would not be such a success without donations, so we urge you to bring an item.

Friday Luncheon and Awards Presentation - dine with friends and colleagues as we present the winners of this year's Professional Bondsmen of the Year, Award of Distinction/Friend of PBT and Legislative Friend of PBT annual awards



Any questions or need more information, contact PBT Headquarters, 512-701-7313
or txbailbondassoc@gmail.com.

!! SEE YOU IN SAN ANTONIO !!



2020 Courses Schedule



Location
San Antonio

Houston
Tyler

Date
October 8-9, 2020

November 6, 2020
December 4, 2020

Type
2 day Thursday 8am
ends Friday 12 noon
1 day 8am - 5pm
1 day 8am - 5pm



2020 Prices for the Bail Bond Courses are as follows

Prices for the PBT bail bond course EXCEPT FOR THE OCTOBER COURSE are as follows. Download the Convention Registration Form on the PBT website to registration for the October course.

TypeEarly RegistrationOn Site Registration
PBT Member$250$300
Non-Member$350$400
* Elected County Official or Bail Bond Board Member$150$150

(*Note No course certificate will be issued to those who pay for the Elected County Officials or Bail Bond Board Members Rate*)

***Note Payment and registration must be received prior to or post marked prior to 12 midnight of the cut off for early registration to get the early registration amount.***

These Bail Bond Courses are suitable for anyone in the industry and are approved by the State Bar of Texas for 8.0 hours meeting the Bail Bond Surety Licensure requirements outlined in Section 1704.152 of the Texas Occupations Code. Attendees who complete the 8 hours course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Professional Bondsmen of Texas and from our sponsor, Sam Houston State University.



Additional Information You Need to Know

Ask for the Bail Bondsman Room Block at Each Hotel for the Special Rate Hotel Reservations Call the hotel early and tell them you are with the "Bail Bondsmen" room block to receive our special rate. There is no guarantee that rooms or the discounted rate will be available after the above cut off dates.

The registrant must personally attend all sessions to receive a Certificate of Completion. No one can take the course for you. Registered attendees are the only ones allowed in the classroom (no friends, colleagues or spouses) unless needed due to health problems or special needs. Call PBT Headquarters prior to arrival should special circumstances apply (512-701-7313). Membership to PBT is by individual, not company. If you are not a member of PBT, you must register as a non-member.

PBT Registration will open 1 hour prior to each course.

The registrant must personally attend all sessions on both days to receive a Certificate of Completion. No one can take the course for you. Registered attendees are the only ones allowed in the classroom (no friends, colleagues or spouses) unless needed due to health problems or special needs. Call PBT Headquarters prior to arrival should special circumstances apply (512-701-7313). Membership to PBT is by individual, not company. If you are not a member of PBT, you must register as a non-member.

For more information regarding future Membership Meetings & Bail Bond Courses contact:

Mike Byrd, President 979-836-4407
Kimberly Farias, Membership Chair 956-585-5555