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March 22, 2016 - March 24, 2016

As a CAI designee, you are cordially invited to this year’s CAI: NEXT, a Next-Level continuation of the premiere designation in the auction industry!

This year’s event will feature a day and a half of 15-minute talks designed to give you some of the best ideas you’ve ever taken home from an NAA event. We’ll have a full agenda available soon!

Plan to arrive early on Tuesday, March 22nd to attend the CAI Class II Auction and Dinner, celebrating 40 years of CAI! (meal cost included in  your registration)

Then, on Wednesday & Thursday, hear some of the best in the industry in quick 15 minute talks about what they’ve seen make an impact in their business and the auction world.

Presenters will include:

  • Mike Brandly, CAI, AARE – “Get out of Jail Free”
  • Trisha Brauer, CAI, BAS – “Auctions aren’t news… and Other Reasons the Media isn’t Interested”
  • Matt Corso, CAI, CES – “Big Data…It’s a Bid Deal!”
  • Don Erler, CAI, AARE – “Auctioneers are Passionate Problem Solvers”
  • TJ Frieje, CAI, “Live Auction Timing”
  • Sherm Hostetter, CAI, AARE, BAS,CES, GPA – “What Auctions Have Done for Me and TO Me”
  • Tim Keller, CAI, ATS, CES – “Creating a Fantastic Customer Experience”
  • Christie King, CAI, AARE, BAS
  • Scott King, CAI, AARE – “Lessons from Granddad: How to Secure the HighestOpening Bids from the Floor”
  • Leland Little, CAI – “Building Culture”
  • Mark Manley, CAI, AARE, CES, MPPA – “PACER – Bankruptcy Research Only a Click Away”
  • Robert Mayo, CAI, AARE, ATS, GPPA – “Online Only Auction Loadouts Suck… but They Don’t Have To”
  • Pam McKissick, CAI – “Ten Questions Before Listing Or Be Dragged Down the Rabbit Hole!”
  • Darron Meares, CAI, BAS, MPPA  “Trendspotting for Auctioneers”
  • Hugh Miller, CAI, AARE, CES – “The History of CAI”
  • Michelle Mras – “You Have Three Seconds”
  • Christopher Rasmus, CAI – “Auction Innovations 3.0 – A Look Into the Near Future of Our Expanding Industry”
  • Kurt Johnson, CAI, BAS – Fundraising
  • Rich Schur, CAI, BAS, MPPA – “In-House or Out-Source – A Better Way?”
  • Jenelle Taylor, CAI, BAS – “There’s a Book Inside You!”
  • Shawn Terrell, CAI, AARE
  • Yvette VanDerBrink, CAI = “When Your Auction Becomes a Monster…Challenges of Keeping the Tiger by the Tail”
  • Ron Victor, CAI – “How to Conduct Auctions and Appraisals in Canada”
  • Rob Weiman, CAI, AARE, ATS, BAS, CES, GPPA – Google Mobile Search

Early Bird registration (before January 15): $595
Regular registration (after July 15): $695

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March 22, 2016
March 24, 2016
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University of Indiana
107 S. Indiana Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405 United States
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