Auctioneers Convene for Intensive Week-Long Education

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In support of and commitment to quality education, MarkNet Alliance member auctioneers help teach and lead attendees at the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) March 22-26. The Certified Auctioneers Institute is the most respected professional designation an auctioneer can acquire.

In support of and commitment to quality education, MarkNet Alliance member auctioneers help teach and lead attendees at the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) March 22-26. The Certified Auctioneers Institute is the most respected professional designation an auctioneer can acquire.

Commonly referred to as CAI, the program focuses on developing the skills required to operate a successful auction firm and business. The professional designation is awarded to practicing auctioneers who meet the experiential, educational and ethical standards set by the NAA and its Education Institute. CAI designees pride themselves on being a part of an extraordinary network of professional auctioneers who possess the knowledge and skills needed to provide their clients with outstanding services.

"The Certified Auctioneers Institute is the top designation anyone in the auction industry can earn. This designation is only earned by 20 percent of the industry and provides education and resources to help auction professional not only take their business to a new level, but also provide a better quality of service to their sellers,” says Matt Corso, MarkNet Alliance Chief Financial Officer. “With 90 percent of MarkNet Alliance auctioneers earning this designation, we are committed to seeing this program continue to grow and we our extremely proud of the leadership positions our group has taken in this valuable program."

MarkNet Alliance members participating in this year’s program are:
Traci Dower, CAI, AARE, CAI Chairperson
Terri Walker, CAI, CES, BAS, Class III Advisor
Whitey Mason, CAI, Class II Advisor
Justin Vondenhuevel, CAI, AARE, CES, Class I Advisor
Chris Pracht, CAI, CES, AARE, Class I Real Estate Auctions Instructor
David Hart, CAI, AARE, Class II Finance Instructor
Kurt Aumann, CAI, ATS, CES, Class II Personal Property Auctions Instructor
Mark Manley, CAI, AARE, CES, MPPA, Class III Prospecting Instructor
Robert Mayo, CAI, AARE, ATS, GPPA, Class III Productivity/Efficiencies Instructor
Jere Daye, CAI, AARE, MPPA, Class I Qualifying the Seller Instructor

MarkNet Alliance is a national, membership-based network of auction companies with proven track records and thriving businesses. The MarkNet model focuses on making local and regional auction companies even more successful by offering technology resources, networking opportunities and educational training for auctioneers and staff. Members of the alliance conducted over 6,000 auctions in 2014 and sold over $1 billion in assets.

Contact: Claire Eskew, claire(at)marknetalliance(dot)com, (888) 307-6545

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