2020 Iowa Auctioneers Annual Convention

Thank You To Our 2019 Sponsors:

Diamond Sponsors - $1,000

Platinum Sponsors - $500

 

Gold Sponsors - $250

- IPE 1031
- Proxibid
-Collectors Journal
 

Silver Sponsors $100

- Hawkeye Trader LLC
- Tractor Zoom
- FarmlandFinder.com
- TheAuctionPages.com

2020 Event Details

 

January 24-25, 2020* | Sheraton Hotel West Des Moines

*NOTE: This date is a week earlier than usual to avoid the Iowa Caucuses.

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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: 

  • The 2020 date is one week earlier than usual to avoid the Iowa Caucuses.
  • All refund requests must be submitted before Jan 10, 2020, to receive a partial refund.
  • All contest deadlines are Friday, Jan 24 at 5:00 PM
  • The conference has been approved for 10 Real Estate continuing education credits

Convention Hotel: 

Sheraton Hotel West Des Moines |  1800 50th St, West Des Moines, IA 50266 | (515) 223-1800
(IAA is not responsible for hotel reservations, please contact the hotel directly or visit the IAA custom link above)

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2020 Schedule


Thursday, January 23

9:00 - 10:00 am Tractor Zoom
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Farmland Finder
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm AuctionTime/ Auction Flex Forum
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm 2019 IAA Board Meeting

Friday, January 24

8:00 - 11:00 am Vendor Setup
8:00 - 11:00 am Advanced Auction Marketing Strategies  - John Shultz
11:00 - 12:00 pm Lunch (on your own)
12:00 - 3:00 pm  Auctions 101  - Junior Staggs
3:00 - 5:00 pm Marketing in a World without  Social Media Custom - John Shultz
5:00 - 6:30 pm Dinner (on your own)
6:15 - 6:45pm Ring person/ Fun Auction Items Check-in
6:45 - 9:00 pm Ring person/ Fun Auction*
9:00 pm  Social Hour - Hosted by IAA President

Saturday, January 25

7:00 - 8:30 am Donuts and Coffee
8:30 - 10:00 am Becoming A Champion - Junior Staggs
10:30 - 12:00 pm IAA Annual Meeting Election & Officer Installation / Pass the Gavel - John Shultz
12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch/ Vendor Networking
1:15 - 1:30 pm Auctioneer Contestant Meeting & Draw (please bring your items!)
1:30 - 5:00 pm Auctioneer Contest* - Preliminary Round followed by the Rookie Contest*
Break -  Judges Tally Scores
Finals & Top 5’s Interview Questions
5:00 - 6:30 pm Vendor Fair 
6:30 - 8:00 pm Grand Banquet
- Advertising Awards
- Hall of Fame
Contest Winners; 
- Ring Person  Champion, 
- Rookie Champion, &
- Auctioneer Contest   Champion  
8:00 pm Reception for Hall of Fame Recipient

Adjourned - See You Next Year! Save the Date

Sunday, January 26

8:00 - 10:00 am  2020 IAA Board Member Meeting
 

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