News & Announcements

Highlights: 2018 IAA Convention Winners & More!

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Congrats to all that came and participated! The Iowa Auctioneers Association annual convention attracts not only Iowa auction professionals, as well as professional auctioneers from across the country. The three-day event includes seminars from a variety of national speakers. Saturday, Feb. 3 contest where held to name the 2018 Ring Person Champion, the 2018 Rookie Champion, and determine the 2018 Iowa Auctioneer Contest finalists that will go on to compete at the Iowa State Fair in August. 

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Join Us! Benefit Auctions 101: Crash Course for Non-Benefit Auctioneers

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It’s never too early to save the date! Chad Carvey “The Principal Auctioneer” is giving us a crash course on being a benefit auctioneer! Add February 1, 2018, to your calendar to join us for a full day of pre-convention education "Benefit Auctions 101: Crash Course for Non-Benefit Auctioneers" starting at 8 AM at the Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport Conference Center here in Des Moines, IA. Click to Register!

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2018 IAA Convention Speaker Highlights

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The 2018 IAA Annual Convention has a great line up of speakers for our attendees. You will not want to miss the pre-convention education with Chad Carvey, Benefit Auctioneer, on Feb 1 at 8:00 AM at the Holiday Inn Des Moines. You will also see heavy hitters Brad Baier, Professional Trainer; Darron Meares, Meares Auction Group; and Jimmy Dean Coffey, CAI, AARE, AMM, BAS, CES, MPPA. 

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Blank Children’s Hospital Received Donation

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IAA board members Rick Van Donsler, Jared Chambers, TJ DeMoss, and Dan Willson presented a $1000 donation to Allissa McKinney, Blank Children's Hospital at a local Lowes Home Improvement store. Net proceeds from 2017 Auctioneer Contest also provided $1000 donations to St. Jude's and University of Iowa Children's Hospitals. Proceeds were made possible because of Lowe's generous donation of items at the finals.

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2018 Annual Convention Contest Rules

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2018 IAA annual convention contest rules and agenda have been updated and are available for download. 

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December 2017 IAA Newsletter

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The December edition of the Hawkeye Auctioneer Newsletter is now available online.

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Just For Members: IAA Logo Download Available

ATTENTION MEMBERS! Are you looking to print more business materials? Do you need the Iowa Auctioneer Association logo? Members of the association can place our association logo on their websites, business cards, and more, to show the public that YOU are representing a community of peers that promote friendship, networking, and best practices.

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September 2017 IAA Newsletter

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The September edition of the Hawkeye Auctioneer Newsletter is now available online.

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