Annual Conference 2020 – Schedule

Mark Your Calendars for the MAA Annual Conference!
January 29 – 31, 2020

Mt Pleasant Comfort Inn & Suites
2424 South Mission, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 48858
Phone: (989)772-4000 * www.mtpcomfortinn.com

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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

9:00AM – 5:00PM
AuctionFlex Training Course *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
Scott & Austin Miedema
“How to Market Guns in Today’s Politically Correct World”

8:00PM
David Helmer
“Art of the Auction: The Psychology of setting up and Lotting Auctions”

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

Thursday, January 30, 2020

7:30AM
Christian Breakfast
*Separate Registration Required

8:00AM
Registration Opens
Exhibits Open

8:30AM
Shannon Mays & Scott Jones
“Turning Ringmen into to Fundraising Ambassadors”

11:45AM
Exhibitor/Sponsor Recognition Luncheon

1:00PM
John Schultz
“Advanced Auction Marketing Strategies“

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

3:30PM
MAA Annual Meeting & Elections

5:00PM
MAC & Ringman Contestant Prep & Rules Meeting (Immediately following annual meeting)

5:30PM
Dinner on your own

7:00PM
Michigan Auctioneer Championship Judges Meeting

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

Friday, January 31, 2020

8:00AM
Breakfast with the Exhibitors

8:00AM
MAA Board Meeting – 2020 Board of Directors

9:00AM
Leroy VanDyke
“Fireside Chat with Leroy VanDyke”
*Autograph Session to Follow

11:00AM
John Schultz
“Marketing in a World without Social Media“

12:30PM – 2:00PM
Networking Luncheon
Exhibitor Time & Drawings

2:00PM – 5:15PM
Jason Hallberg
“How to Pick a Winner” Selling Residential Real Estate at Auction

6:00PM President’s Gala, Hall of Fame Presentation, Marketing Awards, Scholarship Awards
*Included with your Full Conference Registration!

Be sure to attend!