News & Announcements


2021 Annual Convention - Live Event Cancelled

The IAA Board has decided to cancel plans for an in person event in January due to COVID19 concerns.

Discussions are underway for other options. Please stay tuned for future announcements regarding virtual meetings.

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Get Ready For Another Great Convention!

2018 contest participant

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

This three-day event includes seminars from a variety of national speakers and this year we are including a continuing education seminar on Thursday night with Kyle Swicegood. Need Real Estate CEUs? The pre-convention gets you 8* CEUs (*CEU approval pending). On Saturday afternoon, there will be a preliminary round of the Iowa Auctioneer contest with the audience bidding on the items and 3 judges scoring the auctioneers. The auctioneers will be competing to fill the top 20 spots to advance on to the finals held at the Iowa State Fair in August, as well as who will be named Rookie Auctioneer Champion.  

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