February 7th - 9th
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
The WAA Annual Conference is formulated for the auctioneer to gain direction and knowledge beyond the auction ring. Continue to enhance your knowledge of nationally renowned professional speakers through the outstanding seminars provided. The WAA conference provides interaction with auctioneers and professionals that have ideas and had situations arise in their business that are worthy of discussion. It is a great time to talk and have fellowship with others. Sign up for a CD course held during the conferences at no additional charge. Participate in the various contests: Novice Bid Caller, Ringman Contest and Advertising/Media contest.
WHAT TO EXPECT THIS YEAR
- Cutting edge information for auction professionals that will help sharpen your business
- Opportunities to network with several hundred auction professionals from Wisconsin in a fun, welcoming, and sharing atmosphere.
- 6 Hours of Continuing Education Available
- Contests including Wisconsin State Auctioneer, Novice Auctioneer, Ringman, and Media
- Gala Event and Hall of Fame induction ceremony
Annual WAA Membership Meeting w/Election of Officers
Join the WAA Board for the organization’s annual meeting and find out what the organization has been up to during the past year. During the meeting, you’ll have an opportunity to vote for Board Positions.
Parade of Champions Auxiliary Pie Auction
The Pie Auction is sponsored by the WI Auctioneers Auxiliary. It’s a sweet time Monday at lunch when the pies will sell to the highest bidders! Past Wisconsin Champion Auctioneers will be selling the pies. All proceeds benefit The Auxiliary and their efforts to fund scholarships and program support. Remember to VOTE for your favorite Champion Auctioneer for the "People's Choice Award"! Bring your sweet tooth and your wallet.
Gala Evening Event
Time to dress up and enjoy an evening with your auction peers. The evening starts with cocktails, and includes the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, a great meal, installation of officers, the ringman’s contest, and the fun auction. Some real celebrities have attended the past few years, so bring your camera.
Buy a WAA Board Member for a Day
Looking for some great help at one of your auctions? Why not buy one of the WAA Board Members for a day. During the Gala Evening Event the members of the board will be auctioned off to the highest bidders. We'll sell rounds until all board members have been sold. Buy one or as many as you want. Each member will provide a day of their time to help you as an auctioneer, ringman, or consultant.
Professional Business Photos
Do people recognize you from your professional pictures? Do you look 10 years younger or are you still wearing a leisure suit? Kim Martin from Accent Photography by Kim will have a studio set up at the convention to update your professional pictures. At a discounted rate of $50 per person or group, Kim will take multiple pictures and place them on a cd-rom for your professional use.
Accent Photography by Kim
1140 West Mason St
Green Bay, WI 54303