Winter Convention

January 20 – 22, 2023

Hilton Garden Inn

3320 S 9th – Salina, KS 67401

(785) 309-0440

$116 / night – rate now available until December 19th

Under “Special Rate” use Group Code KAA1

Thursday – January 19th

5:00 pm          Registration/Check-in

6:00 pm          Hospitality Gathering with Light hors d’oeuvres

6:30 pm          KAA Board Meeting

8:00 pm          Past President Meeting with President Elect

Friday – January 20th                              

7:45 am   Registration/Check-in

8:15 am    Legislative Update with Dan Murray

9:00 am     Real Estate Kansas Required Core Course with Vern Jarboe

12:00 pm    Lunch – Vendor Highlights & Speaker Chelsea Plummer of K-State University with a Kansas Land Values Update

1:30 pm Real Estate Elective CE Course – Topic: Auction Cases (Contracts, Fair Housing & Other Real Estate Issues) with Vern Jarboe

4:45 pm  Fun Auction Item Check-in & First Time Attendees Meet & Greet

5:30 pm  Kansas Auctioneer Contestant & Rookie Contestant Roll all and Orientation

6:30 pm Evening Extravaganza & Dinner

Fun Auction | Rookie Auctioneer Contest | Ringman Contest (NEW EVENT) | Aaron Traffas Band

Saturday – January 21st    

7:30 am Christian Auctioneer Fellowship (Not a KAA sanctioned event)

8:00 am  KAA Board of Directors/Officer Speeches

8:00 am  ***Auxiliary Board Meeting

8:35 am  KAA Election Voting

9:00 am Marketing and Business: What really matters in today’s economy? with Sara Rose Bytnar

9:30 am    ***Auxiliary Annual Meeting

12:00 pm Auxiliary Lunch & Scholarship Auction (Now a part of your convention registration.)

1:30 pm Increase Auction Commissions & Effective Negotiation Strategies with Shawn Terrel

***Auxiliary Board Meeting

3:15 pm Topic of Stage Presence with Sara Rose Bytnar

4:45 pm  KAA Annual Meeting

7:00 pm Awards Banquet

  Hall of Fame Reception following the banquet

Sunday – January 22nd    

8:00 am Non-denominational Inspirational Worship Service & KAA Memorial

9:00 am Panel of Experts – Online Conversion

10:45 am New Directors Meeting