2019 Iowa Auctioneers Annual Convention

Thank You To Our Sponsors:

Diamond Sponsors - $1,000

Platinum Sponsors - $500

 

Gold Sponsors - $500

- IPE 1031
- Proxibid

Silver Sponsors $100

- Hawkeye Trader LLC
- Tractor Zoom

2019 Event Details

 

February 1 - 3, 2019 | Sheraton Hotel West Des Moines

Download 2019 Registration Form and Pre-Convention Real Estate Workshop Form

The IAA hosts a convention each year to bring together the IAA members and provide learning opportunities and a bit of fun. Each year the IAA holds the preliminary auctioneer's contest during the convention to qualify the top 20 for the Iowa State Champion Auctioneer Contest Finals. 

Important Notices: 

  • Registration deadline for *ALL CONTESTS 5:00 PM on Friday, February 1, 2019!
  • NEW TIMES for the Ring Person Contest & Fun Auction - Friday, February 1, 2019, at 6:45 pm & 7:45 pm respectively
  • 2019 IAA Convention is not providing breakfast, but donuts & coffee are available Saturday morning
  • 2019 IAA Convention adjourns at 8:00 pm on Saturday, February 2, 2019. 
  • Real Estate CEUs - $15 for the session, paid to Iowa Association of Realtors on the day of the workshop - see workshop details
  • View speaker bios
     

Schedule:

Thursday, January 31

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Pre- Conference Education Real Estate Classes (8 CEUs)
- Kyle Swicegood, CAI, BAS, GPPA, CCIM
- Jason Hallberg, Continental Auctioneers School
- Bill Jennings, RE/MAX
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm 2018 IAA Board Meeting

Friday, February 1

8:00 - 11:00 am    Vendor Setup
Attendee Morning Breakout Sessions:
8:00 - 9:00 am A) What is Working in Iowa - Brent Wears (moderator) / A) Better Your Bid Call - Joseph Mast
9:10 - 10:10 am B) Fraud - Larry Oxemham / B) Marketing Your Business - Peter Gehres 
10:20 - 11:20 am C) Contract Auctioneering - Dustin Rodgers / C) Technology/Tech Bar - Dwayne Leslie & Russ Hilk

11:30 am - 1:00 pm    Lunch on your own

Attendee Afternoon Breakout Sessions:
1:00 - 2:00 pm A) What is Working in Iowa - Brent Wears (moderator) / A) Better Your Bid Call - Joseph Mast 
2:10 - 3:10 pm B) Fraud  - Larry Oxemham / B) Marketing Your Business - Peter Gehres 
3:20 - 4:20 pm C) Contract Auctioneering - Dustin Rodgers / C) Technology/Tech Bar - Dwayne Leslie & Russ Hilk

4:30 - 5:00 pm Fun Auction items & Ring Person check-in

4:30 - 6:30 pm          Dinner on your own

5:00 pm *ALL CONTESTS - Registration Deadline

6:45 - 7:45 pm * Ring Person Contest (NEW TIME)
7:45 - 9:00 pm * Fun Auction (NEW TIME)

9:00 pm              Social Hour - Hosted by IAA President

Saturday, February 2

7:00 am          Donuts and Coffee
8:00 - 10:00 am Online Auctions -What you need to know - Chris Rasmus
10:00 am Break & Visit with Vendors
10:30 am - 12:00 pm IAA Annual Member Meeting - Election & Installation of Officers

12:00 - 1:15 pm Lunch at the Hotel (included with registration)

1:15 pm Mandatory Meeting for all Auctioneer Contest Participants
1:30 - 4:30 pm * Auctioneer Contest and * Rookie Contest (to follow)
5:00 - 6:00 pm Vendor Social Hour
6:00 - 8:00 pm Grand Banquet 
-  Hall of Fame Induction
-  Announce winners: Ring Person Contest, Top 20 Auctioneer Contestants, Advertising Awards
-  Kids Auction
8:00 pm Adjourned - See You Next Year! Save the Date: Jan 31 - Feb2, 2020

Sunday, February 3

8:00 -9:45 am              2019 IAA Board Member meeting

Printable Agenda>>>
 

Pre-Convention Education:

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | January 31, 2019 - Sheraton Hotel West Des Moines

DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM HERE>>

Real Estate CEUs Available!  ($15 must be submitted during the event if you wish to collect CEUs - checks written to the Iowa Association of Realtors)

The IAA board of directors would like to invite all IAA members to join us for our pre-convention education session on Thursday,  January 31, 2019. NEW in 2019 the pre-convention education offers 8 Real Estate CEUs. These breakout sessions will cover Real Estate brokers thriving at auction firms, how to prepare your sellers, the housing market, and tools for auction businesses. This session is held at the convention hotel from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. 

2019 SPEAKER

Kyle Swicegood, CAI, BAS, GPPA, CCIM. Kyle is from North Carolina and being a first-generation auctioneer, he understands what it takes to begin an auction business from scratch.  Also presenting is Jason Hallberg an IAA member and small business owner, Bill Jennings from Remax Real Estate, and an RLI Instructor.  

 


Convention Hotel: 

Sheraton Hotel West Des Moines |  1800 50th St, West Des Moines, IA 50266 | (515) 223-1800
Hotel block dates: January 30, 2019 - February 2, 2019
Please visit: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/iowaauctioneers
Group Rate Expires JANUARY 9, 2019
(IAA is not responsible for hotel reservations, please contact the hotel directly or visit the IAA custom link above)

Downloads:

2019 Convention Agenda

2019 Contest Rules 

2019 Convention Registration

2019 Real Estate Workshop Registration


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