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2012 GAA Winter Conference

January 21, 2012 - January 23, 2012

On Sunday the learning starts with some of the top speakers in the country. These jam packed sessions are well rounded and provide learning opportunities for every type of auctioneer.   Don’t miss this years action packed Winter Conference! The fun starts on Saturday with a Community Day Auction and the Georgia Auctioneers Association’s Big Peach Classic Bid Calling Championship. The GAA is teaming up with local chapters of the FFA and other organizations in efforts to raise funds and provide educational learning opportunities to students across the state. Contact GAA to learn more about donating items and let’s together make this the biggest event GAA has ever held.

Sunday night kick back and relax with a BBQ dinner and awards ceremony, along with live music by Brent Stephens from SouthBound. Then on Monday it is back to learning with some essential computer tips & tricks, followed by the Georgia Association of Realtors course, Shift Happens.

This new and improved 2012 GAA Winter Conference is the one you don’t want to miss! We’ll see you there!

Conference Schedule

Agenda for Saturday, January 21, 2012
9:00 am – ‘Til Community Day Auction & Big Peach Bid Calling Championship
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Board of Directors Meeting
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm GAA Member Hospitality Cottage
Agenda for Sunday, January 22, 2012
7:00 am Registration Opens
7:30 am – 8:30 am Breakfast & Membership Meeting
8:30 am – 10:15 am Educational Session I –
Personal Property Appraisals
Jere Daye, National Sales Manager, Rowell Auctions
10:15 am – 10:30 am Morning Break
10:30 am – 12:15 pm Educational Session II
Understanding GPS/X-Map Technology by Steve Pickard, Owner/CEO, Ogeechee Forest Services
12:15 – 1:30 pm Lunch on Your Own
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Educational Session III
Great Ideas Session
Moderator:  Buddy Lee, GAA President
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Afternoon Break
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Educational Session IV
How to Get LinkedIn Myers Jackson, President, United Country Certified Real Estate
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Reception
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm BBQ Dinner / Awards Ceremony
10:00 pm GAA Member Hospitality Cottage
Agenda for Monday, January 24, 2012
7:30 am Registration Opens
8:15 am – 9:15 am Educational Session V
5+ Ways to Make Your Computer Work for You
Nora Sullivan, United Country Certified Real Estate
Bring your Computer
9:15 am – 9:30 am Morning Break
Concurrent Sessions
9:45 am – 10:45 am Educational Session VI
Computer Tips & Tricks – Interactive Workshop
Nora Sullivan, United Country Certified Real Estate
Bring your Computer
9:45 am – 1:00 pm Educational Session VII –
Georgia Association of Realtors
 Continuing Education Credits Available:

Auction CE Credit
 
Without GAR Course 9 Hours
With GAR Course 11.25 Hours
Real Estate CE Credit
GAR Course 3.25 Hours

GEORGIA AUCTIONEERS BID CALLING CHAMPIONSHIP

Georgia Auctioneers Association proudly host the 2012 Georgia Auctioneers Bid Calling Championship; The Big Peach Classic will be held at Lake Blackshear at Veterans State Park, next to the resort, during this years GAA Winter Conference Community Fun Day Auction On Saturday, January 21st. Applicants must be present and registered by 9:00 am the day of the event. Start time will be approximately 10:00AM. Early bird contestant fee is $50/per contestant and On-Site Registration will be $75/ per contestant. Junior Competitors 18 and under are invited to compete for FREE, but registration submissions must be received prior to January 21st.

DON’T MISS OUT ON THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE GEORGIA’S 2012 Bid CALLING CAMPION. SEND YOUR INFORMATION TODAY. FORMS AND PAYMENT LINKS BELOW.

We have an action packed day and look forward to a great Community Auction. The Event is open to the public and GAA is actively accepting consignments. If you’d like to support the GAA by donating or consigning an item view the Consignment/Donation Auction Information Package.

Details

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January 21, 2012
End:
January 23, 2012
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Organizer

Georgia Auctioneers Association
Phone:
580-327-7525
Email:
gaauctioneers@gmail.com
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Venue

Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club
2459-H US Highway 280 West
Cordele, GA 31015 United States
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Phone:
(800) 459-1230
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