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…
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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…
Thoughts from the first week
The first few days returning home went by pretty fast. To everyone who called, texted, sent Facebook messages or emailed me, thank you for your kind words! The best part of being IAC champion in Week 1 was having so many past champions, who I have looked up to for so long, reach out to…
An IAC Champion. It’s hard to put into words, let alone explain the feelings behind those three letters. Dreaming about this accomplishment for so many years makes it that much more difficult to process the reality. Usually, on competition day I would have my mom by my side to keep me calm and grounded. This…
IAC Champion – Day 1 – July 15, 2017
Saturday morning was nothing short of amazing. The IAC breakfast with the Champions should be announced along with the other prizes you get when you win the IAC. It was a very special event that I will never forget, and can’t wait to share the experience with future champions. Following breakfast Sara and I…
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…
TJ Freije | 2016 International Auctioneer Champion
TJ Freije | 2016 IAC
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