CAI Next

March 29-31, 2023

Wheels Up: Here We Grow!

As a designation holder of the most advanced auctioneer designation - CAI - your continued professional development and networking tie directly to your business development opportunities. Join this two-day, advanced education event during CAI week at Indiana University in Bloomington. Offered ONLY to current CAI holders and only every five years (seven years this time around), CAI Next provides advanced auction professionals with advanced learning and networking opportunities.

Kick-off the event by attending the CAI Class II benefit auction the evening of Wed., Mar. 29, then enjoy two days of advanced education insights and networking Thurs. - Fri., Mar. 30 - 31, and wrap it all up by supporting the newest CAI Class III graduates at the Fri. afternoon graduation.

Reunite with your elite CAI community, walk away with advanced insights and invaluable networking, and encourage current CAI students and new graduates on their own CAI journeys! 



Register now


Must be a current CAI designation holder to participate.

Schedule of Events

Subject to change. Check back for updated information. All activities take place at Memorial Union on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. Housing at the campus hotel is reserved through NAA during your event registration.


Wed., Mar. 29 Eastern Time
 Location
  3:00 p.m. CAI Next Registration Check-In Hotel Lobby
  5:00 p.m. CAI Next Happy Hour TBA
6:00 p.m. CAI 2023 Benefit Auction (dinner provided)
CAI Class II
Alumni Hall
  8:00 p.m. Adjourn  
Thurs., Mar. 30 Eastern Time   Location
8:00 a.m. Coffee & Conversation Frangipani
  8:15 a.m. Welcome | The Current & Future Landscape
Frangipani
  8:45 a.m.

Flight #1 - TED-Style Presentations

  • Technology & Efficiencies
    Speaker: TBA
  • Contracting Auctioneers & Support Staff
    Speaker: TBA
  • Maintaining & Retaining Your Crew
    Speaker: TBA
Frangipani
  10:00 a.m. Break  
  10:15 a.m.

Flight #2 - TED-Style Presentations

  • Forecasting
    Speaker: TBA
  • Accessing Capital
    Speaker: TBA
  • Risk Assessment
    Speaker: TBA
Frangipani
  11:30 a.m. Lunch On Your Own  
  1:00 p.m.

Flight #3 - TED-Style Presentations

  • Lead Generation
    Speaker: TBA
  • Marketing & Branding
    Speaker: TBA
  • Social Media Leads
    Speaker: TBA
Frangipani
  2:15 p.m. Break  
  2:30 p.m.

Flight #4 - TED-Style Presentations

  • Probates & Estates
    Speaker: TBA
  • Capitalizing the Down Economy
    Speaker: TBA
  • Marketing the Weird and Wonderful
    Speaker: TBA
 Frangipani
  3:45 p.m. Break  
  4:00 p.m. Socratic Seminar
Moderators: TBA
Frangipani
  5:00 p.m. Adjourn  
 Fri., Mar. 31 Eastern Time   Location
  8:00 a.m. Coffee & Conversation Frangipani
  8:30 a.m.

Flight #5 - TED-Style Presentations

  • Scaling
    Speaker: TBA
  • Accounting
    Speaker: TBA
  • Payment Processing
    Speaker: TBA
Frangipani
  10:00 a.m. Break  
  10:15 a.m.

Flight #6 - TED-Style Presentations

  • Succession Planning
    Speaker: TBA
  • Valuation & Exit Strategies
    Speaker: TBA
  • Reputation Management
    Speaker: TBA
  • Leaving a Legacy
    Speaker: TBA
Frangipani
  11:30 a.m. Lunch On Your Own  
  1:00 p.m. Socratic Seminar
Moderators: TBA
Frangipani
  2:00 p.m. Break  
  2:15 p.m. Keynote Wrap-Up | Closing
Speaker: TBA
Frangipani
  3:30 p.m. Optional: CAI 2023 Graduation
CAI Class III
Whittenberger Auditorium
  4:15 p.m. Adjourn  

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CAI Next Task Force

Mike Fisher, CAI, AARE, AMM, BAS, CES, GPPA - Co-Chair
Erik Rasmus, CAI, AMM - Co-Chair
Ken "Whitey" Mason, CAI - CAI Committee
Peter Gehres, CAI, CAS, CES
Bryce Hansen, CAI
David Hudgins, CAI, AARE
Kathy Packard, CAI