TEXAS AUCTIONEER NAMED 2019 NAA WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONEER CHAMPION NEW ORLEANS – Morgan Hopson, of Bonham, Texas was recently named champion of the National Auctioneers Association’s (NAA) 2019 International Auctioneer Championship (IAC) at the NAA’s 70th Annual Conference & Show at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel in New Orleans, La. The National Auctioneers Association estimates that only…
Category: Auction Industry
Kandis and I are elated and grateful for the outpouring of love and support from family, friends and colleagues. In a lifetime, I could never thank everyone enough for the words of encouragement, the phone calls, text messages and photographs capturing the events of this past week. I’m a true testament to the belief that happiness…
The 2019 National Auctioneers Association Conference & Show in New Orleans was one for the books! Once again, our auction family never ceases to amaze me. From our amazing NAA staff hustling to make sure everything ran smoothly, while adjusting to the many changes that were thrown their way, to many members stepping in to fill positions…
2017 IAC – July 14, 2017
Wow! What a week. My family arrived in Columbus, OH on Saturday excited for a great week of auction education and networking…but I had no idea how great the week really would be! We started the week in designation classes. I sat through the Contract Auction Specialist (CAS) designation and can say without question this is the…
#Winning: Comma or Period?
The 4 areas of service for reigning & past champions
Post Game: Contest Interview Analysis
The 4 questions to ask when analyzing past interview performance.
Contest Interviews & Deckchairs on the Titanic
The 4 Tips to Prepare for the Auctioneering Contest Interview
Auctioneering Contests & the Industry
The 5 Benefits of Auctioneering Contests and Bid Calling Competitions to the Auction Industry
Live Auctions are Super
This last weekend witnessed Super Bowl 50 in San Francisco, California. The must watch event of the year. The Super Bowl is one of the few things that we as Americans still do together, share in as one nation at the same time. A football game or live sporting event always reminds me of an…
Gone in 30 seconds….
Auctions are very simple devices that have been used to sell assets for all of recorded history. However like so many human endeavors that simplicity has evolved over time into a variety of auctions, auctioneers, and markets. From a simple cash sale of a pie to raise money for a missions trip to a million dollar multiple…
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