Annual Conference 2019 – Schedule

Conference Schedule

January 30 – February 1, 2019

Mt Pleasant Comfort Inn & Suites
2424 South Mission
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 48858


Wednesday, January 30, 2019

9:00AM – 3:00PM Gwyn Besner, CAI, AARE
“So, You Want to Sell Real Estate at Auction in Michigan?”
*Separate Registration Required

3:30PM MAA Board Meeting

4:30PM MAA Conference Committee Meeting

5:00PM MAA Past Presidents Meeting

6:00PM Conference Registration Opens
Exhibits Open

7:00PM Opening Session: Panel Discussion
“Solving Problems & Solutions for your Business in 2019”

9:00PM – 10:00PM Welcome Reception
Exhibitors & Game Night!
*All Registrants are invited!

Thursday, January 31, 2019

7:30AM Christian Breakfast
*Separate Registration Required

8:00AM Registration Opens
Exhibits Open

8:30AM Emily Wears
“Balance in Business and Life: Working Smarter, Not Harder!”

10:15AM Aaron Traffas
“Auctioneer Audio and Video”

11:45AM Exhibitor/Sponsor Recognition Luncheon

1:00PM Emily Wears
“Being a Champion 365 Days a Year”

1:00PM Tim Bos
“Nobody Wants Your Parents Stuff: How to Still Make Money Selling it”

2:30PM Autograph Session with Emily Wears!

2:30PM – 3:30PM Break & Tour Exhibits
Nominating Committee Meeting
Hall of Fame Committee Meeting
Voter Registration

3:30PM – 5:30PM MAA Annual Meeting & Elections

5:30PM MAC & Ringman Contestant Prep & Rules Meeting

6:00PM Dinner on your own

7:00PM Michigan Auctioneer Championship Judges Meeting

7:30PM Michigan Auctioneer Championship, Michigan Ringman Championship & MAA Benefit Auction

Friday, February 1, 2019

8:00AM Breakfast with the Exhibitors

8:00AM MAA Board Meeting
2019 Board of Directors

9:15AM Aaron Traffas
“Internet Auction Best Practices”

11:00AM Stephen E Durance
“Estate & Trust Administration for

12:30PM – 2:00PM Networking Luncheon
Exhibitor Time & Drawings
‘The Legends’ Trading Card Autograph Session

2:00PM – 3:30PM US Fish & Wildlife “I Have Ivory Tusks Coming up on an Auction, Can I Sell Them?”

3:45PM – 5:15PM Round Tables

6:00PM President’s Ball, Hall of Fame Awards, Marketing Awards, Scholarship Awards
*Included with your Full Conference Registration!
Be sure to attend!