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NAA announces winners of Rose, Massart awards

Two of the most prestigious honors given during the annual CAI designation classes are the Rose Award and Pat Massart Award. The NAA presented the awards to Auctioneers Buddy Lee and Ruthie Taylor, respectively, during the opening session of CAI … Continue reading

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CAI – Certified Auctioneers Institute designation

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series NAA designations

Finishing our series on auctioneer education and designations offered by the National Auctioneers Association, the Certified Auctioneers Institute weighs in as the most prestigious and honored course available to auctioneers. Held in Bloomington, Indiana, each year for a week in … Continue reading

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NAA’s Hannes Combest launches blog

Hannes Combest, CAE, is the Chief Executive officer of the National Auctioneers Association. Yesterday, she launched a blog over at Blogspot with a series of articles about the Certified Auctioneers Institute, currently underway in Bloomington, Indiana. We’ll be covering CAI … Continue reading

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Auctioneers should promote NAA Education Institute designations

As we were searching for the links for our coverage of the KAA Winter Convention, we were surprised by the almost-complete lack of designations listed with each auctioneer on his or her respective staff pages. While it’s possible that all … Continue reading

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Auction website using wordpress

I theorized back at CAI in Bloomington, Indiana, last March that it would be possible to use WordPress to power a website for an auction company. WordPress is a remarkable, extensible and mostly standards-compliant website scripting engine that allows for … Continue reading

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