Articles categorized as "designations"

NAA’s Designation Prerequisite Course free to all

My high school baseball coach Bob Dohm had a saying. “The biggest room in the world is the room for self improvement.” While I’m pretty sure he said it to me more than anyone else on the team, I’ve become … Continue reading

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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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NAA forum adds custom groups

Perhaps one of the most valuable benefits to being a member in the National Auctioneers Association is the networking and community of friends and neighbors in the profession. The ability to bounce ideas off of someone doing the same type … 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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GPPA and MPPA designations – Graduate and Master Personal Property Appraiser

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series NAA designations

One of the hats that many auctioneers wear is that of an appraiser. Appraisals can be court-ordered or requested by sellers wanting to know what their assets are worth. Many auctioneers, masters of the secondary market, serve as experts on … Continue reading

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