2017 KAA Winter Convention
January 19-22, 2017
Four Points Sheraton in Manhattan, KS

Preliminary Schedule – Additional Details & Registration Form


Thursday Evening ~ January 19
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm Registration Check-in
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm President’s Reception/Registration
7:00 PM Board of Directors followed by Past Presidents’ meeting
Friday ~ January 20
7:30 AM Breakfast & Fellowship
8:30 AM  Legislative Update by Dan Murray, KAA Legislative Monitor
10:00 AM  *** Auxiliary … Presentation on Essential Oils
9:00 AM Required Broker Core CE:  RISK – Your Business is NOT a Game with Amanda Rempe
12:00 PM Vendor Spotlight & Keynote Luncheon with Dr. Briggeman (Included with a full Conference Registration)
1:00 PM Elective CE: Elevating Your Real Estate Auction Service to the 2017 Standards with Marty Higgenbotham
3:00 PM Building Your Brand with Lasting Impressions with Mary Jean Billingsley
4:00 PM Fun Auction Item Check-in
4:15 PM First Time Attendees’ Orientation
5:00 PM Kansas Auctioneer Contestant Roll all and Orientation
5:30 PM  Rookie Contestants Meeting
5:30pm KAA Auction Extravaganza (Doors open at 5:00pm)
        2017 Kansas Auctioneer Championship Preliminary Round  (Entry Form)
        Convention Opening, Dinner (Buffet opens at 7:15pm), and Fun Auction
        Rookie Auctioneer Competition
        Special Guest Performance by The Aaron Traffas Band
Saturday ~ January 21
7:00 AM Breakfast & fellowship
Christian Auctioneers Fellowship (Not a KAA sanctioned event)
8:00 AM Candidate speeches for KAA Board of Directors/Officer Elections
*** Auxiliary Board meeting
8:35 AM KAA Election Voting (open until 8:50)
9:00 AM Online Auction Tools to Grow Your Business with Jimmie Dean Coffey
9:30 AM *** Auxiliary Annual Meeting
10:45 AM Auctioneer Audio and Video with Arron Traffas
12:00 PM  *** Lunch on Your Own -OR- KAA Auxiliary Luncheon
1:30 PM Understanding Multi-Par Auctions with Jimmie Dean Coffey
Panel Discussion on Contract Work
3:00 PM Values of an Auctioneer to Society with Marty Higgenbotham
4:45 PM KAA Annual meeting
7:00 PM Awards Banquet
9:30 PM Hall of Fame Reception
Sunday ~ January 17
8:00 AM Non-denominational Inspirational Worship Service & Memorial
9:00 AM Great Ideas: Ask the Experts
10:45 AM Installation Brunch
Immediately following Brunch
KAA Board meeting
*** Auxiliary Board meeting

KAA Auctioneer Day at the State Fair & 2017 Kansas Auctioneer Championship Finals
September 13, 2017
Kansas State Fair

2018 Kansas Livestock Auctioneer Championship Contest
October/November 2017

Past events

View past bid calling championships and convention coverage.