StockTwits presents: Stocktoberfest! Investing for Profit and Joy

We created and built the Stocktwits platform in 2008 because we believed people would openly share ideas and news around stocks and markets. Today, we have the fastest, real-time social network for investors and traders. Stocktoberfest takes it one step further. It is our first big gathering of investors, entrepreneurs and money managers to discuss big trends for the years ahead, see the latest tools, talk about markets, share strategies and network face to face.

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Robertson Barrett

VP, Yahoo! News and Finance, Yahoo!

Rob Barrett is Yahoo's! Vice President of News and Finance, the the world's largest business and new sites. At Yahoo! Finance, Barrett recently launched a major strategic alliance with CNBC to create original cross-platform financial news video programming and joint sales strategies. At Yahoo! News, Barrett orchestrated the company's groundbreaking partnership with ABC News, the development of a Washington, D.C. news bureau team and unique, user-centric coverage of the 2012 presidential race. A media industry veteran, Barrett brings more than 18 years' experience managing online ventures. He previously served as Chief Strategy Officer of Perfect Market, a Comcast-backed venture; EVP of Tribune Interactive, where he managed the operations and strategic development of online properties in 40 U.S. markets, including latimes.com; and VP and GM of The FeedRoom Inc., an Internet news video venture backed by NBC. Previously, Barrett helped launch online ventures for Time Inc. (time.com), Disney (ABCNEWS.com) and Primedia (Channel One Interactive). He holds a BA from Duke University and a Masters from Harvard University.


Paul Berry

Former HuffPo CTO, Lerer Ventures, founder of RebelMouse.com

Paul Berry is Founder and CEO of RebelMouse and Soho Tech Labs. He is a General Partner at Lerer Ventures and serves on the Digital Board of American Express. Previously, he was CTO of HuffingtonPost and before that, Vice President at Related Capital. He is married with 3 kids and lives in Tribeca, Manhattan. You can find him on Twitter @teamreboot or at rebelmouse.com/paul.


Joshua Brown

Financial Advisor at Fusion Analytics
@thereformedbroker

Joshua Brown is a New York City-based financial advisor at Fusion Analytics. He helps people invest and manages portfolios for them. His clients range from individuals to corporations to retirement plans to charitable foundations. He is the author of the book Backstage Wall Street, new from publisher McGraw-Hill. Josh also is a contributor to CNBC and writes regularly for the Wall Street Journal and Forbes.


Shawn Carpenter

Co-Founder, CEO YCharts
@YCharts

Shawn Carpenter is co-founder and CEO of YCharts®. Shawn has been an active investor for over 15 years. He spent three years at Google, where he led strategy & revenue intelligence efforts for the Local Vertical. Before Google, he led business development and new product launches for Classified Ventures. In 1998, Shawn founded WallStreetView to launch one of the first real-time investor portals for individual investors. Shawn holds a BS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been called a “Web Whiz” by Crains and has appeared on Fox Business, CNBC and is a contributor to SeekingAlpha and Forbes.


Richard Cooperstein

Head of Deal Origination for Liquidnet

Richard Cooperstein is Head of Deal Origination for Liquidnet’s Private Shares Group. In this capacity, Richard helps manage and grow Liquidnet’s growing roster of private companies who are seeking to efficiently source capital from more than 700 of Liquidnet’s leading institutional investor Members through our institutional trading network which collectively manage over $13 trillion in equity assets globally.

Richard is also a Founder and Senior Managing Partner of Media Investment Group, an investment, advisory and management services firm that focuses on technology, media and content companies. He is also Partner of Mooncrest Capital, a venture entity concentrating on technology, social networking, digital media, gaming, location, cloud, infrastructure, consumer internet and related spaces. Prior to founding Media Investment Group and Mooncrest Capital, Richard has held operating roles at some of the largest and most influential media and technology corporations worldwide, including Facebook, Disney, Viacom and Time Warner/Warner Bros. International. At Facebook, Richard was the Head of International Business Development and Strategy helping to build the company that now operates the world’s largest social network.

Richard holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Harvard College, a Master’s Degree in Law from Cambridge University, England and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School. He has also completed the Executive Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and completed the pre-law program at the London School of Economics and Political Science.


Joseph Fahmy

Managing Director, Zor Capital
@jfahmy

Joseph Fahmy is the Managing Director at Zor Capital, LLC, a New York based money management firm. Joe has over 17 years of trading experience during which he developed his investment strategy. He worked in NYC for a boutique research firm where he gained extensive knowledge of the technical analysis of stocks, market forecasting, and risk management. He blogs frequently about the stock market on his Web site: www.joefahmy.com

Joe completed his undergraduate work at Tufts University, receiving a B.A. in Economics and Religion in 1995.


Gregory Garrabrant

President and CEO, BofI Federal Bank

Gregory Garrabrants is President and CEO of BofI Federal Bank, a federally chartered savings institution with over $2.2 billion of total assets. Mr. Garrabrants has been President and CEO of BofI Federal Bank since 2007 leading it to consistently strong national rankings as one of the highest performing banking institutions in the country including a recent second place finish in SNL Financial’ s ranking of the nation’s top performing large thrifts.

Prior to joining BofI Federal Bank, Mr. Garrabrants was a senior vice president and the head of corporate business development at the nation’s seventh largest thrift focusing on entry into new business segments, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances.

Before his senior executive roles at banking institutions, Mr. Garrabrants served the financial services industry as an investment banker, management consultant and attorney for over 15 years. He was an investment banker at Goldman Sachs specializing in advising management and directors on issues such as strategic planning, capital and liquidity management, balance sheet management, asset/liability management, and enhancement of shareholder value. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Mr. Garrabrants served as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. At McKinsey, Mr. Garrabrants led teams that worked with senior management of money center banks, non-bank financial services companies, insurance companies and asset managers on strategy development, sales force effectiveness, risk management, organizational design and corporate restructuring. Prior to McKinsey, Mr. Garrabrants worked as an attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and at Munger, Tolles & Olson focusing on corporate and securities law and clerked for the Honorable Steven V. Wilson of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Prior to graduate school, he began his career at Deloitte Consulting in the financial advisory services and litigation support practices.

Mr. Garrabrants earned his Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from the Northwestern University School of Law and his Masters of Business Administration, with the highest distinctions, from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering and a minor in Economics from the University of Southern California where he graduated with high honors. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and member of the California Bar.


Paul Grinberg

EVP, CFO and treasurer of Encore Capital Group

Paul serves as EVP, CFO and treasurer of Encore Capital Group. Encore (ECPG) is a publicly traded NASDAQ Global Select company and a component stock of the Russell 2000, the S&P SmallCap 600 and the Wilshire 4500. Encore is a leading provider of debt management and recovery solutions for consumers and property owners across a broad range of assets. Encore has purchased receivables with a face value in excess of $70 billion, representing more than 40 million consumer accounts and has a relationship with one in nine consumers in the United States. For the past two years, Encore has been named one of the 100 fastest growing companies in the U.S. by Fortune, San Diego’s healthiest large company and one of the top 50 best companies to work for in India.

Paul manages Encore’s relationships with the investment community, leads capital raising efforts and helps the company explore new growth opportunities. During his tenure at Encore, Paul has raised more than $1 billion in debt and equity-linked financing. Prior to joining Encore, Paul served as President of Brio Consulting Group, a company he founded that provided financial strategy and consulting services to private equity and venture-backed companies. Before that, he served as Chief Financial Officer of various public and private companies. Paul began his career at Deloitte & Touche, ultimately becoming a senior partner in the firm’s Merger and Acquisition Services Group. Paul is a director of Bank of Internet USA (NASDAQ: BOFI), a $2.5 billion branchless bank.

Paul earned his MBA (graduating Beta Gamma Sigma) from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting (graduating magna cum laude) from Yeshiva University. In 2010, Paul was recognized as San Diego’s CFO of the year in the large, public company category.


William R. Gurtin

CEO, CIO, Managing Director 27 Years Financial Industry Experience

William R. Gurtin is Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, and founder of Gurtin Fixed Income. He also serves as a member of the Investment Committee. Gurtin Fixed Income manages over $6billion in assets on behalf of wealthy family groups.

Prior to founding Gurtin Fixed Income, Mr. Gurtin was Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed income Investments for The Gurtin Group at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Gurtin brings 27 years of experience in the Financial Industry, including nine years at Morgan Stanley where he managed high grade fixed income portfolios exclusively for high net worth and ultra high net worth individuals. Upon his departure from Morgan Stanley in January 2008 his team was responsible for overseeing more than $5 billion in assets. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Gurtin served in a similar capacity with Merrill Lynch for four years (1995-1999), and with Goldman Sachs for 10 years (1985-1995).

Mr. Gurtin has been included in the Barron's listing of the Top 100 Wealth Advisors each of the four years following the inaugural survey in 2004. In 2007, Mr. Gurtin was one of only two advisors in the United States to be included in the Top 100 lists compiled by Barron's, Worth Magazine, and Registered Representative Magazine.

Mr. Gurtin graduated with honors from Brown University in 1982 with a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Economics. He received an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business in 1985. While attending the University of Chicago, and prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Gurtin spent three years in brand management at the Quaker Oats Company.

Currently, Mr. Gurtin serves on The Board of Trustees and Finance Committee for the Francis Parker School, and the Southern California Executive Committee for Brown University.


Mike Hodges

President & COO, U-T San Diego

Mike is the President and COO at U-T San Diego, formerly The San Diego Union-Tribune, spearheading the transformation of the company to a fully integrated media organization. Mike joined U-T San Diego in 2009 as VP Interactive in charge of direction and strategy for the U-T’s interactive initiatives including building the top Daily Deal entity in the newspaper industry.

Before U-T San Diego, Mike was VP Interactive Sales for Freedom Communications, the publisher of the Orange County Register. There Mike oversaw all interactive revenue initiatives for Freedom's nationwide daily newspapers and broadcast television stations.

Mike has been involved in several internet start-up companies, including his own firm, TheRealtyCorporation.com, which was one of the first online real estate and mortgage companies. Mike's e-mail marketing start-up in the late 1990's was bought by DoubleClick, where he went on to run national sales for DoubleClick's email division.

Mike lives in La Jolla, CA with his wife and three children.


Scott Ingraham

Investor, Zuma Capital

Scott Ingraham is an investor in early stage companies and startups through an investment company he heads, Zuma Capital. Scott was the co-founder and CEO of Rent.com that was sold to eBay in 2005 and Oasis Residential, a NYSE-traded apartment REIT merged into Camden in 1998. He serves on several public boards including Camden (CPT:NYSE), Kilroy (KRC:NYSE) and Real Page (RP:NASDAQ) and was a board member of Loopnet (LOOP:NASDAQ) prior to its sale to Co-Star (CSGP:NASDAQ). Mr. Ingraham holds a BBA degree in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.


Howard Lindzon

Co-founder and CEO StockTwits, Managing Partner of Social Leverage
@howardlindzon

Howard Lindzon is co-founder and CEO of StockTwits® – a social network for traders and investors to share real-time ideas and information. StockTwits was recently named “one of the top 10 most innovative companies in web” by FastCompany and one of the “50 best websites” by Time magazine.

Mr. Lindzon has more than twenty years experience in the financial community acting in both an entrepreneurial and investing capacity. With a unique vision for starting and successfully managing innovative companies, he is the Managing Partner of Social Leverage, a holding company that invests in early stage web businesses. Howard continues to manage a hedge fund he started in 1998.


Dan Mirkin

CEO, Trade Ideas LLC.
@TradeIdeas1

Dan Mirkin is a founding partner and CEO of Trade Ideas LLC. Based in San Diego, Trade Ideas is a next generation financial markets technology leader focusing on derived data mining to help individual and professional market participants get to alpha capture decisions more quickly. Dan guides the customer facing product development aspects of Trade Ideas with more than 15 years of professional trading and financial technology experience. Today, Trade Ideas technology serves customers in more than 65 different countries and is licensed by national US retail brokerages Scottrade and Etrade.

Prior to forming Trade Ideas, Dan was CEO of FutureTrade Technologies, a venture backed institutional trading platform which was acquired by Interactive Brokerage (IBKR:Nasdaq) in 2007. Dan received his BA in Accounting from University of Texas at Austin in 1994 and studied Finance at the London School of Economics. Dan is regular contributor to the StockTwits stream and he can be followed @TradeIdeas1 on StockTwits and Twitter.


JC Parets

Founder and Editor of Allstarcharts.com
@AllStarCharts

J.C. Parets is an experienced market technician with a diverse analytical skill set. He earned the Chartered Market Technician designation (CMT) and is a member of the Market Technicians Association.

Employing a top-down approach JC uses Intermarket Analysis with particular emphases on trend recognition and Fibonacci projections. He has constructed a variety of proprietary oscillators that he adjusts over time.

As a portfolio manager, JC focuses on all areas of asset allocation including stocks, bonds, currency and commodity markets. His approach emphasizes market timing, sector rotation strategies, stock selection, and most importantly risk management.

J.C. grew up in Miami, Florida and now lives in New York City with his wife where he continues to support his hometown teams – The Miami Dolphins, The Heat, The Marlins and The Miami Hurricanes.


Michael Parekh

Investor
@MParekh

A Wall Streeter for over 20 years, former partner at Goldman Sachs, and founder of its Internet Research effort in 1994, Michael has been living online since the early days of CompuServe in the 80s and AOL in the '90s.

Michael is an active advisor & investor in start-up internet companies, and is on the board of Stocktwits.

As a long-time active investor, he is focused on both private and public, technology-driven disruptive opportunities.

At Goldman Sachs in the Michael helped build the Internet Research effort at the firm, which eventually comprised of many analysts covering major internet segments around the world.

Michael was the lead research analyst for the IPOs of Internet companies like UUNET, Yahoo!, eBay, DoubleClick, Webex, LoudCloud, Exodus, Equinix, amongst many other pioneering companies, as well as covering companies like America Online and Netscape. He was an Institutional Investor ranked analyst for several years.

His focus spanned Internet sectors from software, access, infrastructure, and wireless to online commerce and content companies worldwide.

Michael started his career at Goldman Sachs in 1982, developing the firm's equities business in the Middle East, with high net worth family offices and sovereign wealth funds.

He got his MBA at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1982, and BSc at Auburn University in 1980.

A native of India, Michael, aka Mukesh, grew up in the middle east., coming to the US in 1977 for college.

Michael is a life-long gadget addict, and is generally found to be carrying around more chargers than anyone should.


Chris Peacock

Executive Editor and Vice President of CNNMoney.com

As the Executive Editor and Vice President of CNNMoney.com, Chris Peacock oversees the site's content strategy. Since Peacock joined CNNMoney.com in 2004, traffic has more than doubled, increasing from 180 million pageviews a month to 450 million. The #1 site in total minutes, streams per view, total streams and time per person, CNNMoney.com boasts an incredible level of user engagement.

Peacock also oversees the launch of video on the site: CNNMoney.com's hugely successful program represents 42% of total streams within the business/finance news category. In addition, CNNMoney.com attracts the largest mobile audience in the category, with an average of 3 million unique visitors per month.

Peacock has also expanded the site's business coverage of companies and technology, and continues to launch new forms of storytelling, including on-demand business video. Most recently, Peacock has overseen the launch of eight new business shows, an upgraded video experience, and the debut of a new technology destination.

Previously, Peacock was the executive editor and vice president of FORTUNE Group Online (FORTUNE.com, FSB.com and Business2.com), where he oversaw all online editorial content. Prior to joining FORTUNE Group Online in 2001, Peacock worked at Inside.com from 2000 to 2001, where he served first as managing editor and then editor. He has also worked at Time Inc. New Media, Mobile Office, United Feature Syndicate, World Press Review and The Nation.

Peacock holds a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin.


Noah Pepper

Co-founder,CEO of Lucky Sort Inc

Noah is co-founder and CEO of Lucky Sort Inc, a company providing cloud based analytics software to enterprise and financial services users. Lucky Sort provides tools that allow analysts to summarize large libraries of text data to reveal important trends generating trade ideas and helping users conduct research to inform their investments. Lucky Sort's platform, TopicWatch, works on anything from tweets to SEC filings and news data.

In addition to his role at Lucky Sort, Noah serves as a Collaborative Researcher for the Advanced Computation Group at Apple, Inc. and advises several other companies on data analysis problems.

Prior to Lucky Sort Noah was a Director of Research and Development at a medical insurance business where he oversaw construction of machine learning and visualization platforms for medical fraud analysis.


Jason Raznick

Founder of Benzinga
@Benzinga

Jason Raznick is the founder of Benzinga and is a passionate entrepreneur. He founded two successful Internet companies prior to his current and largest company, Benzinga. In the first five months, Benzinga grew to over 50k active members. Raznick has been quoted throughout the media in places such as CNBC, Fox Business, NPR and Wall Street Journal.

Benzinga is a financial media company based out of Metro Detroit and currently serves over 3 million readers in over 125 countries every month. Benzinga provides daily original, accurate, and timely global content to the financial industry. Benzinga also produces real-time tools and applications to give traders and readers an edge that was once only available to the very elite.

Raznick is excited to move his business forward nationally by recruiting entrepreneurs and developers in the Metro Detroit area to help launch future products and services.


Brian Shannon

Founder of Alphatrends.net & Alphascanner.com
@Alphatrends

Brian Shannon has been a securities professional since 1991. Brian started as a retail stockbroker and worked for firms such as Lehman Brothers, Tucker Anthony and Dain Bosworth. While working as a retail broker, Brian discovered that his true passion was for trading and left the retail business in 1996 to devote his full time to professional trading. Since leaving the brokerage business, Brian has been a consistently profitable trader for himself, as a hedge fund manager and as a proprietary trader. Brian is best know from his book Technical Analysis Using Multiple Timeframes which has been called "one of the top ten trading books ever written". Brian's technical analysis video channel is the number one subscribed financial channel on Youtube.Brian is also an investor in and contributor to stocktwits.com where he has a premium subscription product. He is also founder and President of Alphascanner, a unique web based stock scanning program which allows the user to simultaneously scan up to three different time frames for technical trending characteristics as well as fundamentals.


Matt Singer

CEO of Videolicious

Matt Singer is the founder and CEO of Videolicious, a new way for businesses to create their own professional-quality videos, automatically, in seconds. Prior to founding Videolicious, Singer sold over 500,000 products through QVC, the TV shopping channel. He was impressed with the power of video to dramatically drive sales, and started asking the question "why doesn't everyone use video to grow their business?" The answer was that video is expensive, challenging, and time consuming to create. Videolicious aims to solve that problem by making high quality video creation automatic, easy, and fun.

Considered a thought leader in how to create media that drives sales conversions, Singer has also produced National PBS TV fundraising specials featuring George Clooney and James Earl Jones, as well as a #1 Billboard Classical album featuring Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, and Ray Charles. Singer graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Yale.


Zach Verdin

Co-founder, CEO at NewHive

Zach Verdin is co-founder and CEO at NewHive. Social Architect. Technologist at Culture Designs. Public Speaker. He designs spaces for people to connect. His mission is ignite imagination and lead by example. He is extremely passionate about creating space for people to express themselves and creating tools to facilitate that. You can find him on Twitter @zachverdin or at http://newhive.com/zach/profile/

Schedule subject to change at any time - please be patient with us as we determine our final agenda.

Day 1

Thursday, October 25

Registration and Meet & Greet at StockTwits HQ
Meet the Team! And Mingle!
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Meetup at Tavern
Private party just for attendees. Network your Net Worth!
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Where We Came From and Where We Are Going
Video Montage of StockTwits and the Community
7:00pm - 7:15pm
New Markets Channel
Howard Lindzon and the StockTwits Community will engage in an interactive and rousing kickoff for Friday's Conference
7:15pm - 9:00pm
Movie
Come join us for a private screening of the epic flick, 'Boiler Room'. Ear to Ear, baby!
9:00pm - 11:00pm

Day 2

Friday, October 26

Registration & Breakfast
The Village Theatres
7:00am - 8:00am
Opening Remarks 8:00am - 8:15am
The Stocktwits Platform and the Power of the API
Chris Corriveau, CTO, and Justin Paterno, Director of Product, of StockTwits, discuss the new power of data and the StockTwits API
8:15am - 8:45am
Trends and Momentum
Howard Lindzon, CEO, of StockTwits and Ivaylo Ivanhoff, Creator of the StockTwits 50 will discuss currents trends and the momentum that guides them
8:50am - 9:20am
Interview with Bill Gurtin
Founder of the Gurtin Fixed Income Fund with $6.5 billion under management
9:25am - 9:55am
Break 9:55am - 10:10am
Price Pays and Investing Mistakes
The StockTwits Bloggers; Brian Shannon, JC Parets, and Joe Fahmy
10:10am - 10:40am
Journaling and How to Use Social Media
Interactive discussion with the StockTwits Team, Bloggers and Community Members
10:45am - 11:15am
Real Estate Trends and the Markets
Interview with Scott Ingraham, Investor
11:20am - 12:00pm
Lunch 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The New, New Stock Market
New Products for Traders/Investors
1:00pm - 1:30pm
The Past and Future of Mobile
Interview with Michael Parekh, former head of Internet Research at Goldman Sachs
1:35pm - 2:05pm
New Publishing Products
NewHive, RebelMouse, Videolicious and Blayze provide demos and introduce new publishing tools
2:10pm - 2:40pm
Break 2:40pm - 3:00pm
The Future of Publishing
Mike Hodges, COO of the San Diego Union Tribune, Chris Peacock, Executive Editor and Vice President of CNNMoney.com and Robertson Barrett, VP, Yahoo! News and Finance, Yahoo! discuss how they handle publishing in an ever-evolving online world.
3:00pm - 3:30pm
The State of Banking
Interview with Gregory Garrabant, President and CEO, BofI Federal Bank and Paul Grinberg, EVP, CFO and treasurer of Encore Capital Group
3:35pm - 4:05pm
Demographics in the Markets
Fireside Chat with Josh Brown, The Reformed Broker
4:10pm - 4:30pm
Online Publishing and the Power of the Individual
Interview with Paul Berry, Former CTO of HuffPost and Founder of RebelMouse
4:35pm - 5:05pm
Closing Remarks 5:05pm - 5:15pm
Networking and Cocktails TBD

The island of Coronado is a magical place and our venue at the recently refurbished Village Theatres is a perfect setting. Coronado is just 10 short minutes from the San Diego airport.

Thursday Meetup

We will all be meeting up at the Tavern on Coronado for a private party complete with networking, heavy appetizers and cocktails. The Tavern is a rustic lounge with a full bar, tv for sports and excellent food. Get to meet all the Speakers, StockTwits Bloggers and other VIPs and find out what's really going on in the markets.

Photo credit: eCoronado.com

The Venue

The recently restored Coronado Village Theatre is an Art Deco masterpiece and the perfect setting for Stocktoberfest. The main theatre holds over 200 people with two additional smaller rooms.

Photo credit: eCoronado.com

Accommodations

1906 Lodge

This quiet Coronado hotel is in a perfect location – one block off the busy main street but within walking distance to everything. The world renowned Coronado beach is just two blocks away. Dozens of shops and restaurants stand ready to welcome visitors on their leisurely stroll through the seaside village.

1906 Lodge is offering a special StockTwits group rate from $249 to $369 per night, depending on the room. Use code StockTwits when reserving your rooms. Rates include a full breakfast, parking and 5pm wine and snacks. Please call Innkeeper Sue Gillingham at 866.435.1906 or email her at sue@1906lodge.com

Glorietta Bay Inn

A cozy and private Coronado hotel is among the most sought after lodging options in California. With its convenient location to the “Best Beach,” as designated by the Travel Channel, and with its rich and luxurious architecture and past, the Glorietta Bay Inn is a definitive Coronado hotel. This Coronado hotel combines old world charm with contemporary Southern California comfort, a winning combination that simply cannot be matched by other Coronado hotels.

Glorietta Bay Inn is offering a special StockTwits group rate from $159 to $239 per night, depending on the room. Use code Stocktoberfest when reserving your rooms. Rates include a continental breakfast, free wireless. Please call Raj Champaneri 800-283-9383 or email him at raj@gloriettabayinn.com

La Avenida Inn

Just a block from America's Best Beach of 2012 and the historic Hotel del Coronado, La Avenida Inn's charm offers guests an exceptional value in a world-class location. Nestled in the heart of Coronado Island's three and four star hotels, La Avenida Inn's prime village location is within steps of the beach, fine dining, and fashionable shops.

La Avenida is offering the following rates:

Thursday 10/25
King @ $130.50 + tax/nt or 2 Queen @ $143.10 + tax/nt
Friday 10/26
King @ $145.00 + tax/nt or 2 Queen @ $159.00 + tax/nt

Please use code StockTwits when reserving your rooms. Please call Johnny at 800.437.0162 or 619.435.3191 or email manager@laavenidainn.com.

Hotel Del Coronado

The quintessential San Diego vacation destination, the Hotel del Coronado offers something for everyone. For families, The Del is the idyllic locale for those who yearn for a memorable vacation getaway. Built in 1888, this classic beachfront respite near San Diego, California has long been heralded as one of America’s most beautiful beach resorts.

Please note: We have not reserved a block of rooms at the Del because they require we pay for and guarantee that a certain numbers of rooms will be filled. This is impossible to predict and the current special at the Del is the same price as a reserved block.

Until September 7th, the Del is offering a Resort Room non-ocean view with King bed for $425 for Thursday night and your 2nd night is only $212.50 (includes a one time $50 resort credit) OR stay Thursday and Friday at $425, and get Saturday night free (includes a one time $75 resort credit).

After September 7th, The Del is offering the same deal, but without the resort credits. A Resort Room non-ocean view with King bed for $425 for Thursday night and your 2nd night is only $212.50 OR stay Thursday and Friday at $425, and get Saturday night free.

Please call their Reservations line at 800.468.3533 for special rates or visit their website.


Airport

San Diego International Airport (SAN), also known as Lindbergh Field, is a the main airport to fly into when coming to Stocktoberfest. The airport located 3 mi northwest of the central business district of San Diego, California and 15 mi from the Mexico – United States border at Tijuana, Mexico. The airport is minutes away from downtown, Coronado, the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld and many more attractions.

Most major airlines fly into Lindbergh Field. San Diego is a major hub for Southwest Airlines. Virgin America flies in and out of San Francisco International (SFO) several times a day. And Jetblue and Delta have direct daily flights from JFK to SAN.


Transportation

Coronado is a community that is very easy to get around without your car, so please be our guest and take advantage of the many transportation options available for visitors, commuters, and residents here.

Also if you are planning to stay at the 1906 Lodge, the concierge can help you arrange transportation to the hotel.

Click here for Google Map directions.

We recommend using Uber to get over to Coronado from the airport or train. If you are new to Uber, simply use code: "UBERFISH" and you will receive $10 toward your first ride. Come to Coronado in fashion and comfort - and no smoke! Uber is a wonderful change from the local taxis, pickups are available from right your smartphone and every car is immaculate and the drivers knowledgeable. More information coming!

We will dissect the favorite strategies from top investors and traders. By the end of our two days together, you won’t have to walk across coals, but you might want to dip your toes in the Ocean.

The conference will be held from October 25-26, 2012 in San Diego, California on Coronado Island.

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