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 PMRegistration Check-in
6:00 PMPresident’s Reception
7:00 PMBoard of Directors followed by Past Presidents’ meeting

Friday ~ January 26

7:30 AMRegistration/Check-in
Breakfast & Fellowship
8:30 AMLegislative Update by Dan Murray, KAA Legislative Monitor
9:00 AMReal Estate Mandatory Salesperson/Broker Core CE with Amanda Rempe
12:00 PMVendor Spotlight Luncheon (Included with a full Conference Registration)
12:45 PMAuxiliary Tours (meet in the lobby)
1:00 PMReal Estate Course Elective CE with George Michak
Photography session
4:15 PMFirst Time Attendees Orientation
4:30 PMFun Auction Item Check-in
Rookie Contestants Meeting
5:00 PMKansas Auctioneer Contestant Roll all and Orientation
5:15 PMKAA Auction Extravaganza (Doors open at 5:00)
Kansas Auctioneer Championship Preliminary Round
Banquet | Fun Auction | Rookie Auctioneer Competition

Saturday ~ January 27

7:00 AMBreakfast & fellowship
Christian Auctioneer Fellowship (Not a KAA sanctioned event)
8:00 AMCandidate speeches for KAA Board of Directors/Officer Elections
8:00 AM*** Auxiliary Board meeting
8:35 AMKAA Election Voting
9:00 AMModern Consumer Trends with John Schultz
Bid Calling with Champions
9:30 AM*** Auxiliary Annual Meeting
10:45 AMHow 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 PMUsing Data to Find the Right Buyers with John Schultz
3:00 PMMental Strength in the Auction Industry with John Nicholls
4:45 PMKAA Annual Meeting
7:00 PMAwards Banquet
9:30 PMHall of Fame Reception

Sunday ~ January 28

8:00 AMNon-denominational Inspirational Worship Service & KAA Memorial
9:00 AMGreat Ideas: Ask the Experts
10:45 AMInstallation Brunch
Immediately following Brunch
KAA Board meeting
*** Auxiliary Board meeting