2018 Winter Convention

January 25 – 28, 2018

DoubleTree Hilton Wichita Airport

2098 Airport Road, Wichita, KS 67209
(Guaranteed through 12/23/2017)

Call 316.945.5272 | Online


Thursday Evening ~ January 25

5:00 PM Registration Check-in
6:00 PM President’s Reception
7:00 PM Board of Directors followed by Past Presidents’ meeting

Friday ~ January 26

7:30 AM Registration/Check-in
Breakfast & Fellowship
8:30 AM Legislative Update by Dan Murray, KAA Legislative Monitor
9:00 AM Auxiliary Tours (meet in the lobby)
9:00 AM Real Estate Mandatory Salesperson/Broker Core CE with Amanda Rempe
12:00 PM Vendor Spotlight Luncheon (Included with a full Conference Registration)
1:00 PM Real Estate Course Elective CE with George Michak
Photography session
4:15 PM First Time Attendees Orientation
4:30 PM Fun Auction Item Check-in
Rookie Contestants Meeting
5:00 PM Kansas Auctioneer Contestant Roll all and Orientation
5:15 PM KAA Auction Extravaganza (Doors open at 5:00)
Kansas Auctioneer Championship Preliminary Round
Banquet | Fun Auction | Rookie Auctioneer Competition

Saturday ~ January 27

7:00 AM Breakfast & fellowship
Christian Auctioneer Fellowship (Not a KAA sanctioned event)
8:00 AM Candidate speeches for KAA Board of Directors/Officer Elections
8:00 AM Auxiliary Board meeting
8:35 AM KAA Election Voting
9:00 AM Modern Consumer Trends with John Schultz
Bid Calling with Champions
9:30 AM Auxiliary Annual Meeting
10:45 AM How to Take It to the Next Level and Maybe Help Your Auction Business in the Process with John Nicholls
Using Data to Find the Right Buyers with John Schultz
12:00 PM  Auxiliary Scholarship Luncheon -OR- Lunch on Your Own
1:30 PM Session with George Michak
Bring Your Project from AMM & John Schultz will Answer Your Questions
3:00 PM Mental Strength in the Auction Industry with John Nicholls
4:45 PM KAA Annual Meeting
7:00 PM Awards Banquet
9:30 PM Hall of Fame Reception

Sunday ~ January 28

8:00 AM Non-denominational Inspirational Worship Service & KAA Memorial
9:00 AM Great Ideas: Ask the Experts
10:45 AM Installation Brunch
Immediately following Brunch
KAA & Auxiliary Board meeting