2015 Winter Convention schedule

January 22 through January 25, 2015

Drury Plaza Broadview Hotel
Wichita, KS

KAA room rate is $89 per night
Reservation code 2186283
Make your hotel reservation ONLINE or call 1-800-325-0720

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Thursday, Jan. 23

Thursday January 22, 2014
6 to 10 p.m. President’s Reception and registration
8 p.m. Board meeting followed by past presidents’ meeting
Friday January 23, 2014
7 to 8:30 a.m. Breakfast buffet and fellowship
8:30 to 9 a.m. Legislative Update | Lobby Monitor Dan Murray
9 a.m. Tours for anyone not attending real estate courses
Meet in lobby
9 a.m. to noon Real estate mandatory broker core, 3 hours CE
Amanda Rempe, Wichita Association of REALTORS®
Noon to 1 p.m. Vendor Spotlight Luncheon, now included with full registration
1 to 4 p.m. Real estate course – Auction Verdicts, 3 hours CE
Mike Brandly, CAI
4:15 to 5 p.m. First Time Attendees’ Orientation
4:30 to 4:45 p.m. Rookie contestants’ meeting
4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Fun auction item check-in
4:30 to 6 p.m. KRVN reception
5:15 to 6:45 p.m. Auctioneer Championship preliminary contest
7:15 p.m. Banquet, fun auction, rookie contest
25 year parade of champions
Saturday January 24, 2014
7 to 9 a.m. Breakfast buffet and fellowship
7 to 7:30 a.m. Christian Auctioneers Fellowship
8 to 8:35 a.m. KAA candidate speeches
KAAA BOD officer interviews
8:35 to 8:50 a.m. Voting
9 to 10:30 a.m. Panel of Champions – Paul C. Behr, CAI, BAS
Charly Cummings; Kevin Borger
Megan McCurdy Niedens CAI, BAS
9 to 10:30 a.m. Benefit Auction Consulting 101
Christie King, CAI, AARE, BAS
9:30 to 10:15 a.m. KAA Auxiliary annual meeting
10:30 to 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 to 12:15 p.m. UCC 2-328
Mike Brandly, CAI
12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Lunch on your own
Noon to 2 p.m. Auxiliary luncheon, scholarship auction
Everyone welcome
1:30 to 3 p.m. History of Auctions
Paul C. Behr, CAI, BAS
1:30 to 3 p.m. So You Want to be a Paid Benefit Auctioneer?
Christie King, CAI, AARE, BAS
3 to 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 to 4:45 p.m. Auctioneering and Bid Calling
Paul C. Behr, CAI, BAS
4:45 to 6:30 p.m. KAA annual business meeting
7 p.m. Banquet, presentations, sponsor recognition
Auctioneer Champion, Livestock Champion
Award of Distinction, scholarship awards
Hall of Fame and BOD service auction
9:30 p.m. Hall of Fame reception
Come enjoy dessert and congratulate our newest inductee(s)
Sunday January 25, 2013
7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Fellowship over coffee and continental breakfast buffet
9 to 10 a.m. Non-denominational inspirational worship service and KAA memorial
10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Using Effective Communication to Improve Your Business
Hannes Combest, NAA Executive Director
Noon Installation luncheon
Following luncheon KAA BOD meeting
KAAA BOD meeting