2017 Kentucky Auctioneer Convention Schedule Social Media Committee will be available throughout the Convention to help you with setting up different aspects that can enhance your business through Social Media.

Contact the Social Media Committee at: admin@kentuckyauctioneers.info

TECH BAR will have sign-up sheets for smaller groups or one on one sessions to help with setting up websites, and social media feed. More information will be available at the registration table.

Friday, January 19th, 2018

8:00am Registration for CORE Class

9:00am CORE Class Begins 6 hrs CE/CORE North Hall – Joe Gribbins, BAS, CES

12:00-1:00pm LUNCH (On Your Own)

1:00pm-4:00pm CORE Class Resumes North Hall Please note you will not receive partial credit for CORE class if you attend anything less than the full 6 hour course. However, if you are attending CORE to earn CE credits you can receive 3 CE credits for morning session, 3 CE credits for afternoon session but no partial credits other than these for CE will be allowed.

4:00pm-10:00pm Hospitality Room on Second Floor Open for Networking. **Please drop off Fun Auction Items and Bid Calling Contest items at the registration desk prior to 2pm on Saturday Feb 26th, 2017. Only items that are legal to sell as per KRS Statutes will be accepted for the Fun Auction. No Alcohol will be accepted for resale but donations of such items can be accepted for the Hospitality Room.

5:00pm-7:00pm KAA Board of Directors Meeting Ballroom B

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

7:30am Registration Open Somerset Center for Rural Dev. 8:00am-9:30am Opening Session Speaker 1 hr CE North Hall David Meade-President Recognizing our US Military Veterans Dustin Rogers, CAI CAS, 2017 NAA IAC Champion Unleashing Your Inner Champion
If you’re like me, being a champion auctioneer is something that was a dream before I ever took the mic. This course will help you unleash your inner champion on stage and in life.

9:30am-4:30pm Kentucky Auction Basics Open to all KAA Convention Attendees, counts as 6 hrs CE but-(Separate Registration required for NEW Apprentice Auctioneers) 6 CE Ballroom A Steve Henry, CES, PRI, CPPA This course is designed specifically for the NEW KY Apprentice and consists of 6 Hours Kentucky Auction Basics and along with the 6 hour CORE course being offered on Friday will fulfill the requirement for an Apprentice Auctioneer License as well as Auction House Operators License. Separate Registration for this course is required. This class will also fulfill CE Requirements for those that want to attend for CE Purposes, however, you must attend the full 6 hours no partial credits will be given.

9:30am-10:30am – Dustin Rogers, CAI, CAS- ”Inside the Contract Auctions”
A look at how to become a successful contract auctioneer. 1hr CE North Hall

10:30am-11:30Am Convention Vendor- “What our Vendors Have to Offer” 1 hr CE North Hall

11:30am-12:30pm – First Timers Luncheon (The Bistro-Marriott)–For more information contact Kim Bouchey at KAA Registration area.

11:30am-12:30pm LUNCH On your Own. Hospitality Room will be open.

12:30pm-4:00pm Round Table Discussions – We will have several topics/instructors that you will attend to on a 30 minute rotation schedule covering subjects from, “Preparing for an Online Auction”, “Honing your Auction Proposal”, “How to get that yes” , “Working with your Ringman”, Essentials of an Auction Contract”, “Live or Online, determining factors”, “Setting up Rings and Dividing Tracts” 3hr CE North Hall

3:00 – 4:00  APro.bid  online  bidding platform training session – for new and seasoned Auctioneers. -Ballroom B.

4:00pm-5:00pm BREAK

5:00pm-6:00pm BUFFETT DINNER South Hall Ticket is required for the Buffett Dinner and must be purchased in advance. There may not be ANY Buffet Tickets available for sale at the CONVENTION.

6:15pm-7:30pm FUN AUCTION BEGINS, Doors will open to all Non-Eating Guests & Bid Calling Contest Supporters for the fun auction at 6:10pm. Clerking Services Provided by Apro- South Hall

7:30pm-???? State Bid Calling Contest Begins, Junior Division, Apprentice Division, Professional Division will compete in that order Pre-registration for the Bid Calling Contest is required. Contact the KAA Registration desk for more information. South Hall 9:00pm-11:00pm Hospitality Room is open for Networking and Socializing.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

7:00am-8:15am KAA Board of Directors Meeting Bistro-Marriott 8:30am-9:15am Worship Services North Hall

9:30am-11:30am Annual General Membership Meeting- Election of Officers…All KAA Members encouraged to attend. 2hr CE North Hall Late check-out has been extended until 1pm but please check out of your room by noon if you are not staying Sunday Evening. Hospitaliy room will be open to Bid Calling Competitors to Change beginning at 4pm on Sunday Evening for your convenience, contact Registration desk for more information. Auxiliary {9:30am-12:00pm) BALLROOM B

11:30am-1:00pm LUNCH (On your Own)

1:00pm-2:00pm “Learning from the Legends” Join us for the opportunity to learn from some of the most successful auctioneers in our state and in the auction industry as we will have a panel of KAA Hall of Fame Members share their successes and failures with opportunity to ask question. 1 hr CE Ballroom A

2:15pm-3:15pm “Q&A with new KBA Board” 1 hr CE Ballroom B 5:00pm-6:00pm Presidential Banquet- Dinner Ticket Required. Advanced Dinner ticket sales only, NO Tickets available at Convention. South Hall

6:00pm-7:00pm -State Bid Calling Championship Finals South Hall Doors will open at 6:00pm for non –eating guests in support of our finalists.

7:00pm-8:00pm – Awards Banquet Advertising Awards – David Meade Auctioneer of the Year – Robert Alexander Lifetime Achievement Award-Danny Ford Hall of Fame – Randy Moore Scholarship- Ritchie McGinnis Auxiliary Scholarship-Phyllis Gribbins Presentation to David Meade – Russell Mills Farewell-David Meade Passing of the Gavel-David Meade- ALL Past Presidents Installation of New KAA Officers – Devin Ford Closing Remarks- Russell Mills One Last Time-Auction Item to be sold by 2018 Bid Calling Champion *****This is a Tentative Schedule Times, speakers etc. Are subject to change prior to Convention.


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