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

ThursdayJanuary 22, 2014
6 to 10 p.m.President’s Reception and registration
8 p.m.Board meeting followed by past presidents’ meeting
FridayJanuary 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 noonReal 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
SaturdayJanuary 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)
SundayJanuary 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
NoonInstallation luncheon
Following luncheonKAA BOD meeting
KAAA BOD meeting

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