2018 Winter Convention

January 25 – 28, 2018

DoubleTree Hilton Wichita Airport

2098 Airport Road, Wichita, KS 67209
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 Real Estate Mandatory Salesperson/Broker Core CE with Amanda Rempe
12:00 PM Vendor Spotlight Luncheon (Included with a full Conference Registration)
12:45 PM Auxiliary Tours (meet in the lobby)
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
Hands-on Marketing Workshop with John Schultz
12:00 PM *** Auxiliary Scholarship Luncheon -OR- Lunch on Your Own
1:30 PM Using Data to Find the Right Buyers with John Schultz
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 Board meeting
*** Auxiliary Board meeting