2020 Iowa Auctioneers Annual Convention

Thank You To Our 2020 Sponsors:

Diamond Sponsors - $2,000

Gold Sponsors $250

IPE1031
Iowa Farmer Today
All Auction Sales

Silver Sponsors $100

Hawkeye Traders, LLC
Proxibid
Tractor Zoom
The Auction Pages.com
Continental Auction School
Collectors Journal

2020 Event Details

 

January 23-25, 2020* | Sheraton Hotel West Des Moines

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

See below for downloads, rules, registration form, etc.!

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
BOOK ONLINE TODAY
1800 50th St, West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 223-1800 / (888) 627-8043
Block Dates: Jan 22 - 26
Deadline Jan 16, 2020
Rate: $112 (+ tax) 

(IAA is not responsible for hotel reservations, please contact the hotel directly)

Downloads:


2020 Schedule


Thursday, January 23

8:00 - 9:00 am Tractor Zoom
9:00 - 11:00 am Farmland Finder (CE)
11:00 - 12:00 pm Lunch (on your own)
12:00 - 4:00 pm AuctionTime/ Auction Flex
4:00 - 5:00 pm Proxibid, Inc.
5:00 - 7:00 pm Marketing Strategies - John Schultz, AMM (CE)

Friday, January 24

8:00 - 11:00 am Vendor Setup
8:00 - 11:00 am Advanced Auction Marketing Strategies  - John Schultz, AMM (CE)
11:00 - 12:00 pm Lunch (on your own)
12:00 - 3:00 pm  Auctions 101  - Junior Staggs, CAI
3:00 - 5:00 pm Marketing in a World without  Social Media Custom - John Schultz, AMM (CE)
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, CAI
10:30 - 12:00 pm IAA Annual Meeting Election & Officer Installation / Pass the Gavel - John Schultz, AMM
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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