From the North Carolina Auctioneers Licensing Board:
During the October 17, 2016 meeting of the North Carolina Auctioneer Licensing Board, Mr. Gary Boyd of Albemarle was elected to serve as the Board's Chairman. In addition, Ms. Lisa L. Brown of Camden was elected to serve as Vice Chairwoman. Congratulations to both!
Many thanks to Mr. Daniel H. DeVane of Garner for his years of service as Board Chairman. Mr. DeVane continues as a member of Board, along with Ms. Susan Rogers Holder of Mount Airy and Mr. William B. Lilly, Jr. of Charlotte.
21 N.C.A.C. 4B
Be on the lookout in the near future for an email message with information on the process for the Board's Periodic Review of the Rules pertaining to Auctioneering in North Carolina. The Board's initial determinations solely on the issue of Necessary/Not Necessary for the current Rules will be posted on the website soon, along with instructions on how to submit comments on those determinations, if desired. Later in 2017, issues of potential changes to the Rules will be considered, along with opportunity for public input regarding proposed language.
The 2017 Winter Convention Agenda has been released, , plus the many opportunities to network and grow your business. Don't miss Saturday Mornings NCALB updates as they go over items that have been coming through the office, and decisions made.
- Annual Conference: The annual convention is held in January of each year. This conference provides educational opportunities for new and experienced Auctioneers alike. The advertising contest held at this meeting allows Auctioneers to be recognized for their creativity and professional image. Members look forward to the Bid Calling Championship and the Fun Auction during this event. The convention also provides required continuing education credits needed for other states’ licenses.
- This years special guest speakers are: Auctioneer and renowned blogger Mike Brandly, plus the current sitting NAA President John Nicholls making a return trip to North Carolina. On Saturday we will have the North Carolina Licensing Board available for an update on the licensing and rules, and a short Q&A session.
- North Carolina Championship Auctioneer Contest: The AANC Hosts the Largest Auctioneer Championship in the state each January during the Annual Convention. Participants compete for the State Championship Title, a Custom Made Championship ring and their entry fee paid into the International Auctioneer Championship with the National Auctioneers Association in July.
- Membership Directory: Get your membership in and be part of the annual membership directory, published each quarter to our website. This is an invaluable tool for becoming familiar with other auctioneers in your area and for locating individuals that you can contact for support in the industry.
- AANC on the Web: The AANC Website, is a wonderful source of information for the auctioneer and the consumer. All AANC members have access to the Online Auction Calendar (via live feed from Proxibid), Upcoming Events, the Discussion Forum and many other options. Each AANC Member is listed in a searchable directory for consumers to find an auctioneer that suits their needs.
- Advertising Contest: If you produce professional advertising pieces, this is an opportunity for you to showcase your work. A number of categories are available, and winners are awarded plaques. Whether new or experienced, a previous winner or a first-time entrant, you have an equal opportunity to garner a prize. Categories include auction promotion and company promotion.
The Auctioneers Association of North Carolina is looking for driven and dedicated members to lead the association into the 21st Century. If you have an interest in any of the following, please let the Vice President know.
Committees should meet at least quarterly to discuss their plans on delivering on the below. You must be a member in good standing with the Auctioneers Association of North Carolina.
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