Officers elected to serve third term; Rogers elected to MAA Board

May 2, 2018

            There was a lot of fast talking going on at the Mississippi Auctioneers Association’s annual convention held April 29 in D’Iberville.

            The Association voted for officer positions for 2018. Forest native and Nanih Waiya resident Courtney Jo Weaver was re-elected as president to serve a third term. Henry Redmond of Poplarville and Brett Hollingsworth of Forest, were also named to third terms as vice president and secretary/treasurer, respectively. Eric Rogers of Perkinston was elected to the Association’s Board of Directors.

            The annual conference is the most anticipated event of the MAA’s year, as auction professionals across the state gather together to hear world class guest speakers, network with like-minded professionals, elect officers and board members, attend and compete in the spectacular bid-calling competition known as the Mississippi State Auctioneer Championship. Bidders helped to raise hundreds of dollars to be donated to the Blaire E. Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson. When the final gavel fell, Courtney Jo Weaver took home the top honor as the 2018 Mississippi State Champion Auctioneer, after a tie run-off with Henry Redmond who finished as Reserve Champion. Eric Rogers of Perkinston was awarded the distinction of Mississippi Rookie Auctioneer Champion.

      For more information about the Mississippi Auctioneers Association, visit mississippiauctioneers.org.

Mississippi auctioneers hold annual convention

May 2, 2018

            There was a lot of fast talking going on at the Mississippi Auctioneers Association’s annual convention held April 29 in D’Iberville.

            The annual conference is the most anticipated event of the MAA’s year, as auction professionals from across the state gather together to hear world class guest speakers, network with like-minded professionals, elect officers and board members, and attend and compete in the spectacular bid-calling competition known as the Mississippi State Auctioneer Championship.

            This year, about two dozen industry leaders were in attendance. The meeting was opened by President Courtney Weaver with a prayer from Secretary/Treasurer Brett Hollingsworth, both of Hollingsworth Enterprises, Inc. in Forest. The convention focused on a variety of topics affecting the auction industry and featured guest speaker Will McLemore, CAI, of Nashville, Tenn., who educated members how to focus to make more money. Members also voted for new officers. Forest native and Nanih Waiya resident Courtney Jo Weaver was re-elected as president to serve a third term. Henry Redmond of Poplarville and Brett Hollingsworth of Forest, were also named to third terms as vice president and secretary/treasurer, respectively. Eric Rogers was elected to the Association’s Board of Directors.

            The MAA holds bid calling contests annually auctioning donated items to raise money for a charity chosen by the attending members. When the final gavel fell, Courtney Jo Weaver took home the top honor as the 2018 Mississippi State Champion Auctioneer, after a tie run-off with Henry Redmond who finished as Reserve Champion. Eric Rogers of Perkinston was awarded the distinction of Mississippi Rookie Auctioneer Champion. Bidders helped to raise hundreds of dollars to be donated to the Blaire E. Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson.

            For more information about the Mississippi Auctioneers Association, visit www.mississippiauctioneers.org

 

  

   

      

2018 Mississippi Auctioneers Association Conference

April 26, 2018

Make Plans to Attend!

2018 Mississippi Auctioneers Association Conference
WHEN: Sunday, April 29, 2018 (THIS WEEKEND!)
WHERE: Comfort Inn & Suites Biloxi-D’Iberville
Call now to book your room with group code MS Auctioneers, limited rooms available! 228-396-0036
12009 Indian River Rd., D’Iberville, MS 39540

8 a.m. Meet & Greet
9 a.m Conference
11 a.m. “Dutch” Lunch

HIGHLIGHTS:
Guest Speaker: Will McClemore- “Focus and Make More Money”
2018 MAA State Champion Auctioneer & Rookie Auctioneer Championships- ***Please bring 2-3 items to donate to the auction.***
Members-Only Benefits
Upcoming Events
South Dakota vs Wayfair- What it means for you!
Officer Elections
Roundtable Discussion
Continuing Education

Hotel block requested for night of April 28. Hotel should extend discount to Friday or Sunday night if needed. Please call me or email me if you have any problems booking with the hotel. Please call and book with the hotel directly to receive group discount.

***Please bring 2-3 items to donate to the auction.***
Bring your auction industry friends!

**Membership dues are due. You may send checks to 2749 Highway 21, Forest, MS 39074 or bring your check to Conference. Invoices will be coming soon. Membership Dues: $100, Optional Scholarship Donation: $25. Please let us know if you have any questions. 601-469-2705/601-564-8414

Weaver selected to serve National Auctioneers Association

June 9, 2017

[June 8, 2017] Courtney Jo Weaver was selected to serve as an ambassador for the National Auctioneers Association (NAA). Weaver currently serves as president of the Mississippi Auctioneers Association and has been a member of NAA for three years.

The mission of the National Auctioneers Association Ambassadors is to perform duties with state and regional auctioneers in order to recruit and retain members for the association. Ambassadors are representatives of good will, performing duties that communicate the importance and relevance of the National Auctioneers Association. Weaver’s term as ambassador will begin August 1 with the NAA’s new fiscal year.

“I am honored to be selected to serve as an ambassador to represent the NAA and am excited to be a part of this team,” said Weaver.

Weaver is a real estate broker and auctioneer and the Marketing/Advertising Manager for Hollingsworth Enterprises, Inc., in Forest, Miss. She resides in Nanih Waiya with her husband Josh and their daughter Scarlett. To learn more about Weaver, visit her website at www.CWAuctionsandRealty.com. To learn more about Hollingsworth Enterprises, Inc., visit www.HollingsworthAuctions.com.

The National Auctioneers Association represents thousands of Auctioneers from the U.S. and across the world. The mission of the NAA is to provide critical resources to auction professionals that will enhance their skills and successes. The NAA’s headquarters are in Overland Park, Kan., and it was founded in 1949. To learn more about the auction method of marketing and the NAA, please visit www.auctioneers.org.

Mississippi Auctioneers elect new officers

April 19, 2017

It was a lot of fast talking going on at the Mississippi Auctioneers Association annual convention April 3 at the Mississippi Cattlemen’s Association Convention Center in Jackson.

The Association elected new officers for 2017. Forest native and Nanih Waiya resident Courtney Jo Weaver was again elected as president to serve a second term. Henry Redmond of Poplarville and Brett Hollingsworth of Forest, were also named to second terms as vice president and secretary/treasurer respectively. Nick Clark of Madison was elected to the Association’s Board of Directors.

The annual conference is the most anticipated event of the MAA’s year, as members and non-members alike gather together to hear world class guest speakers, network with like-minded professionals, elect officers and board members, and attend the spectacular bid-calling competition known as the Mississippi State Auctioneer Championship. Bidders raised money to be donated to the Blaire E. Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson.

When the final gavel fell, Jeff Martin took home the top honor as the 2017 Mississippi State Champion Auctioneer. Martin is President and CEO of Jeff Martin Auctioneers in Brooklyn. David Hegwood of Brandon was awarded the distinction of Mississippi State Rookie Auctioneer Champion. Hegwood is an auctioneer and real estate agent for Nick Clark Auctions in Madison.

For more information about the Mississippi Auctioneers Association, visit mississippiauctioneers.org.

Mississippi auctioneers hold annual convention

April 19, 2017

It was a lot of fast talking going on at the Mississippi Auctioneers Association annual convention April 3 at the Mississippi Cattlemen’s Association in Jackson.

The annual conference is the most anticipated event of the MAA’s year, as members and non-members alike gather together to hear world class guest speakers, network with like-minded professionals, elect officers and board members, and attend the spectacular bid-calling competition known as the Mississippi State Auctioneer Championship.

This year, about two dozen industry leaders were in attendance. The meeting was opened by President Courtney Weaver with a prayer from Secretary/Treasurer Brett Hollingsworth, both of Hollingsworth Enterprises, Inc. in Forest. The convention focused on a variety of topics affecting the auction industry. New officers were elected for 2017 after a brief lunch catered by Chimneyville of Jackson. Forest native and Nanih Waiya resident Courtney Jo Weaver was again elected as president to serve a second term. Henry Redmond of Poplarville and Brett Hollingsworth of Forest, were also named to second terms as vice president and secretary/treasurer respectively. Nick Clark of Madison was elected to the Association’s Board of Directors.

The MAA holds bid calling contests annually auctioning donated items to raise money for a charity voted on by the attending members. When the final gavel fell, Jeff Martin took home the top honor as the 2017 Mississippi State Champion Auctioneer. Martin is President and CEO of Jeff Martin Auctioneers in Brooklyn. David Hegwood of Brandon was awarded the distinction of Mississippi State Rookie Auctioneer Champion. Hegwood is an auctioneer and real estate agent for Nick Clark Auctions in Madison. Bidders raised money to be donated to the Blaire E. Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson.

For more information about the Mississippi Auctioneers Association, visit mississippiauctioneers.org.

Annual Conference Scheduled in Jackson on April 3

March 31, 2017

Annual Conference

 

When: Monday, April 3, 2017

Where: Mississippi Cattlemen’s Association Convention Center

680 Monroe St A, Jackson, MS 39202

Time: 8 a.m.

 

Please join us for the MAA Annual Conference on April 3 at the Mississippi Cattlemen’s

Association Convention Center at 680 Monroe St A, Jackson, MS 39202- near the Mississippi

Coliseum. Registration, coffee and networking begin at 8 a.m. with Conference schedule beginning at 9 a.m. Your membership includes Conference registration, a free meal, educational sessions, roundtable discussion, and the chance to compete in the State/Rookie

Bid Calling Championship! Please remember to bring 3 to 4 items to donate to our annual Bid

Calling Championships and Charity Auction fundraiser. PLEASE BRING AN AUCTION INDUSTRY-RELATED GUEST with you!

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to give us call at (601) 469-2705, or send us an email at msauctioneers@hotmail.com. We hope to see you there!

Mississippi endorses Scott King for NAA Board of Directors

June 1, 2016

Scott King

The Mississippi Auctioneers Association proudly endorses Scott King for NAA Board of Directors. His experience as an auctioneer and as a member of the NAA for more than three decades speaks volumes for his commitment to our industry. The representatives of Mississippi’s association are confident in his vision to help our national organization plan for the future and are excited to see his contributions to the Pathway to 2020. Please support and vote Scott King for NAA Board of Directors.

More information about Scott King and his campaign can be found at http://www.votescottking.com. Election will be held at the National Auctioneers Association’s Conference and Show in Grand Rapids, Michigan, July 19-23. Absentee ballots may be downloaded from http://www.auctioneers.org/naa-election and must be received by the NAA committee no later than July 1, 2016 to be counted as valid.

MAA members elect new officers

April 6, 2016

The Mississippi Auctioneers Association held its annual convention March 4 at the Ebenezer’s Restaurant in Jackson. The Association elected new officers for 2016. Forest native and Nanih Waiya resident Courtney Weaver was elected as the new president of MAA. Henry Redmond of Poplarville and Brett Hollingsworth of Forest, were named vice president and secretary/treasurer respectively. The Association also voted in four new board members: Johnny Wright, Ovett; William Head, Jr., Flora; Corbert D.Hollingsworth, Forest; and Steve Ryals, Brooklyn, were elected to the Associations board of directors.

The winter conference is the most anticipated event of the MAA’s year, as members and non-members alike gather together to hear world class guest speakers, network with like-minded professionals, elect officers and directors, and attend the spectacular bid-calling competition known as the Mississippi State Auctioneer Championship. Money raised from the contest was donated to Wahabi Shriners Hospital in Shreveport, La. Ryals was chosen as the 2016 Mississippi State Auctioneer Champion and Johnny Wright was selected as the 2016 Mississippi State Rookie Auctioneer Champion

For more information about the Mississippi Auctioneers Association, visit mississippiauctioneers.org.

MAA members elected new officers during the 2016 annual convention. From left: Henry Redmond, VP; Courtney Jo Weaver, Pres., Brett Hollingsworth, Sec./Treas.

MAA members elected new officers during the 2016 annual convention. From left: Henry Redmond, VP; Courtney Jo Weaver, Pres., Brett Hollingsworth, Sec./Treas.

MAA members elected a new board of directors at the 2016 convention.

MAA members elected a new board of directors at the 2016 convention.

MISSISSIPPI AUCTIONEERS HOLD ANNUAL CONVENTION

April 6, 2016

The Mississippi Auctioneers Association held its annual convention March 4, at the Ebenezer’s restaurant in Jackson.

The winter conference is the most anticipated event of the MAA’s year, as members and non-members alike gather together to hear world class guest speakers, network with like-minded professionals, elect officers and board members, and attend the spectacular bid-calling competition known as the Mississippi State Auctioneer Championship.

This year, about two dozen industry leaders were in attendance. The meeting was opened by President William Head, Jr. of Head Auctions, Flora, with a silent prayer. The convention welcomed a guest speaker before entering into round table discussion of topics affecting the auction industry. New officers were elected for 2016 after a brief lunch catered by Ebenezer’s. Forest native and Nanih Waiya resident Courtney Jo Weaver was elected as the new president of MAA. Henry Redmond of Poplarville and Brett Hollingsworth of Forest, were named vice president and secretary/treasurer respectively. The Association also voted in four new board members: Johnny Wright, Ovett; William Head, Jr., Flora; Corbert D.Hollingsworth, Forest; and Steve Ryals, Brooklyn, were elected to the Associations board of directors.

The MAA holds bid calling contests annually auctioning donated items to raise money for a charity voted on by the attending members. When the final gavel fell, Steve Ryals took home the top honor as the 2016 Mississippi State Champion Auctioneer. Johnny Wright was awarded the distinction of Mississippi State Rookie Auctioneer Champion. The contest raised more than 680 dollars to be donated to the Wahabi Shriners Hospital in Shreveport, La, more than doubling funds raised during last year’s championship fundraiser.

For more information about the Mississippi Auctioneers Association, visit mississippiauctioneers.org.

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