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2020 IAA Marketing Awards

2020 IAA Marketing Award Winners

Category 1 – Postcards                                                                                  Nic Smock, Don Smock Auction Co., Inc.

  • Personal Property / General Household                                          Marc Huber, Huber Auction & Real Estate Group
  • Business Liquidation                                                                        Seth Seaton, Key Auctioneers
  • Commercial/Industrial: Machinery/Equip.                                        Seth Seaton, Key Auctioneers  
  • Machinery, Equipment, Auto and Trucks                                         Nic Smock, Don Smock Auction Co., Inc. (category winner)
  • Residential Real Estate                                                                   Jerry Ehle, Schrader Real Estate and Auction Co.
  • Commercial/Industrial/Multi-Par Real Estate                                   Seth Seaton, Key Auctioneers  

 

Category 2 – Brochures & Catalogs                                                          Rex D. Schrader, II – Schrader Real Estate & Auction Co.

  • Personal Property / General Household                                       Dennis Jackson, Jackson’s Auction & Real Estate Co.  
  • Business Liquidation (category winner)                                      Rex D. Schrader, II, Schrader Real Estate & Auction Company
  • Commercial/Industrial: Machinery/Equip.                                     Eugene Klingaman, Schrader Real Estate & Auction Company
  • Farm & Acreage Real Estate                                                        Arden Schrader, Schrader Real Estate & Auction Company
  • Machinery/Equipment: Auto/Trucks                                              Arden Schrader, Schrader Real Estate & Auction Company
  • Residential Real Estate                                                                Andrew Wilson, William Wilson Auction & Realty
  • Recreational Real Estate                                                              Andrew Wilson, William Wilson Auction & Realty
  • Development Land Real Estate                                                    Andrew Wilson, William Wilson Auction & Realty
  • Commercial/Industrial/Multi-Par Real Estate                                Eugene Klingaman, Schrader Real Estate & Auction Company      

 

Category 3 – Newspaper/Magazine Print Advertising                            Chad Metzger – Metzger Property Services

  • Full Color Chad Metzger, Metzger Property Services (category winner)

 

Category 4 – Company/Auction Promotion                                           Chad Metzger, Metzger Property Services

  • Company Promotion (Non-Traditional, Give Away

Signage, Brochures, etc)                                                                           Chad Metzger, Metzger Property Services (category winner)

 

Category 5 – Digital & Social Media                                                       Chad Metzger, Metzger Property Services

  • Audio Visual – Auction Promotion                                             Chad Metzger, Metzger Property Services (category winner)
  • Audio Visual – Company Promotion                                          Rusty Harmeyer, Halderman RE and Farm Mang.

 

Category 6 – Photography                                                                       Lee Beer, Schrader Real Estate & Auction Company

  • Auction Team                                                                              Chad Metzger, Metzger Property Services  
  • Auction Crowd                                                                            Chad Metzger, Metzger Property Services
  • Buyer Excited About Purchase                                                   Nic Smock, Don Smock Auction Co., Inc.
  • Personal Property- Farm, Real Estate                                        Lee Beer, Schrader Real Estate & Auction Co. (category winner)
  • Creative Photography                                                                 Chad Metzger, Metzger Property Services

 

Auction Marketing Campaign of the Year                                                Rex D. Schrader, II, Schrader Real Estate & Auction Company

 Wild Card                                                                                                    Dennis Bennett, Schrader Real Estate & Auction Company                                                                                                                                                                                                               (Brochures: Residential Real Estate)  

Best of Show                                                                                                Rex D. Schrader, II, Schrader Real Estate & Auction Company                                                                                                                                                                                                          (Brochures- Business Liquidation and Auction Marketing
Campaign of the Year)

2020 IAA Convention Highlights

 

Indiana Auctioneers Gather for Annual Convention- 2020

 

Auctioneers from across the state convened this past weekend for the Indiana Auctioneers Association (IAA) annual conference.  The convention held this year at Embassy Suites, Noblesville, IN, ran November 11-13 with the Title Sponsors of Schrader Real Estate & Auction Company, Christy’s of Indiana and the Indiana Auctioneers Association Foundation.

Highlights of this year’s conference included the, Welcoming Event with a Casino Night, the Indiana Champion Auctioneer Competition, Auction Marketing Awards, Black Tie Gala evening with the Hall of Fame Inductions, the Presidential Luncheon and the election of the Board of Directors.

Throughout the weekend, Auctioneers were presented with dynamic and engaging educational seminars from industry leading Auctioneers and presenters and gained insight from industry vendors at the annual trade show.

The Indiana Champion Auctioneer Competition crowned the 2020 Indiana Senior Champion Auctioneer, Isaac Stoller- Bluffton, IN.   Jordan Gilkerson-Monrovia was named Senior Reserve Champion, and Loren Beachy-Middlebury, IN was named Senior First Runner-Up.  Bronson Gangwer-Middlebury, IN was crowned the 2020 Indiana Junior Champion Auctioneer.  Gary Spangle – Warsaw was named Junior Reserve Champion and Jerrett Flesher– Ridgeville was named Junior First Runner-Up.

The highest award conveyed to an Auctioneer in Indiana is an election into the Indiana Auctioneer’s Hall of Fame. Melissa Christy Davis – Indianapolis was elected into this year’s Hall of Fame class.  Melisa Carothers of Seymour was inducted into the IAA Auxiliary Hall of Fame.

The IAA held their annual election of officers at that annual membership business meeting, electing Chad Metzger- North Manchester – President 2021, Andrew Wagner- Farmland –Vice President, Mark Bisch, Kokomo, IN – Treasurer. Newly Elected Director: Billy Hagan- Pekin, IN.