National Auctioneers Association receives one platinum, two gold awards in 2019 MarCom competition

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (Oct. 17, 2019) – The National Auctioneers Association earned one platinum, two gold and two honorable mention awards in the 2019 MarCom Awards competition. Auctioneer magazine, the association’s official publication received platinum, gold and honorable mention honors, while audio and video products received gold and honorable mention nods.

“To farmers, with love,” an article written about the farmer/auctioneer relationship won a platinum award in the Feature Article category. This article was printed in the September 2019 issue of the magazine. The gold awards went to “NAA Conference & Show What to Know Before You Go,” a conference preview layout located in the June 2019 issue of the magazine, for the Magazine Interior category; and, “The Winner,” an original composition played during the 2019 International Auctioneer Championship, for the Original Music category.

Honorable mentions were awarded to “International Auctioneers Championship Live!,” the live stream of the 2019 International Auctioneer Championship, for the Streaming Video category; and, “Benefit Auction Summit Ad” in the Magazine (Ad) category.

“Our communications as an association vary widely,” said NAA Director of Publications Erin Shipps. “From visual elements to storytelling and even a new theme song, 2019 has been a really exciting year at the NAA! I’m so excited to be recognized among the best in the world for what we do for the auction industry.”

Other platinum winners in other categories this year included AARP, Aflac, Dell Technologies, Fidelity Investments, Hilton and Nationwide.

MarCom Awards recognize the outstanding achievement by creative professionals involved in the concept, direction, design and production of marketing and communication materials and programs. The 2019 competition saw more than 6,000 entries come from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, public relations firms, design shops production companies and freelancers.

About the National Auctioneers Association

Founded in 1949, NAA is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to auction professionals. Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, the NAA represents the interests of thousands of auction professionals in the U.S., Canada and across the world.

The NAA is a membership-based organization and represents a range of auction professionals who service a variety of industries. The association is dedicated to providing its members with educational programming and resources to help them advance themselves and, in turn, the industry. Members of the NAA abide by a strict Code of Ethics and are connected with an extensive network of auction professionals. To learn more about the auction method of marketing or find an auction or auctioneer, please visit