2023 Conference & Show FAQs

In-person Event

The in-person event will begin on Tuesday, July 18, with the Welcome Party (appropriate registration required) followed by three days of education, trade show, and contests, as well as the General Session keynote address, Annual Business Meetings, President’s Gala and Hall of Fame Awards, Sendoff and Sips and the Don Shearer Children’s Auction.

Exclusive, complimentary access to the post-event, on-demand recordings will be available for all full Conference attendees beginning Aug. 25, for one year.

The Conference website is the source for all conference information. Checkout the Preliminary Schedule of Events.

All conference events will be held at the Omni Hotel in Oklahoma City except for the Tuesday evening Welcome Party. See the Preliminary Schedule  for more information.

Is there a virtual conference component for 2023?

The 2023 annual conference is being held in person only. Register today and we'll see you in Oklahoma City!

How do I register for the in-person conference?

Registration options and pricing are available on the Registration page of the Conference & Show website.

If I register for Conference and am unable to attend, can I get a refund? Will there be a cancellation fee? What is the deadline to cancel?

One of the benefits of having access to the post-event on-demand sessions if you are unable to attend in person, you still have exclusive access to the post event on-demand recordings beginning August 25, for one year. Thus, the value of registration remains. That said, if you feel you need a refund, please contact registration@auctioneers.org no later than 5 p.m. CT on May 31. Substitutions are encouraged in lieu of a refund. A $50 administrative fee will be applied to all partial or full cancellations. Cancellations will not be accepted after May 31.

Will I receive confirmation of my registration?

For online registrations, a confirmation will be delivered at checkout as well as by email. Paper registrations will receive a confirmation when the registration is processed and payment is verified, which can take up to three business days after receipt. For questions about the status of your registration, please contact registration@auctioneers.org.

Will IAC/IJAC be held?

The International Auctioneer Championship and International Junior Auctioneer Championship will be held in person at the Omni Hotel in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

IAC contestants must register to attend the Conference, complete the required entry form and pay appropriate fees by May 31, or sooner. Late entries will not be accepted.

IJAC contestants may pre-register by June 16 or onsite by 12:30 p.m., on July 19 at the NAA registration desk located in the Omni Hotel in Oklahoma City, OK. More information is available at conferenceandshow.com.

I am a NAA member, can I register my non-member spouse or a company employee at the member rate?

NAA members who have registered to attend Conference may register a non-member spouse or a non-member company employee at the NAA member rate. Register today.

Can I pay for my registration in installments?

Paper registration and credit card payments, only.

Registration fees can be spread up to five months and must be paid in full by June 25. First payment is due at time of registration and remaining payments will be charged in consecutive months for the plan selected.

Five-month plan: Register by February 20, remaining payment 1/5 charged 3/25, 4/25, 5/25 and 6/25
Four-month plan: Register by March 20, remaining payment 1/4 charged 4/25, 5/25 and 6/25
Three-month plan: Register by April 20, remaining payment 1/3 charged 5/25 and 6/25
Two-month plan: Register by May 20, remaining payment 1/2 charged 6/25
Take advantage of affordable payment plan now. Complete a paper registration form (link coming soon) and submit to NAA along with the first payment (credit card payments only).

Are there scholarships available for attendees? 

Let the National Auctioneers Foundation help fund your way to Oklahoma City. The Foundation is offering five scholarships towards conference registration, which includes four nights lodging at the Omni Hotel for attendees. Deadline to apply is May 15. Visit auctioneersfoundation.org to apply.

How do I book a hotel reservation?

Book a hotel reservation online . The NAA discounted rate is $200 (plus taxes and fees, sgl/dbl occupancy is guaranteed until June 16, or when the inventory of rooms is sold out, whichever comes first and is based on availability at the time of booking. A valid credit card is required to book a reservation. Credit cards will be charged a deposit in the amount of one-night's room, plus applicable taxes, at the time of booking. 

Will there be pre-conference education offered this year?

There is one pre-conference function schedule this year - the NAA Volunteer Appreciation Workshop. Individual who have volunteered in the past three years are eligible to register. Learn more.