Baker auctioneer J.K. Kinsey of Kinsey Auctioneers & Real Estate, recently completed his first year of courses at the prestigious Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI).
The CAI program is the industry’s premiere training program developed by the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) for auction professionals. The three year CAI designation program provides auction professionals the opportunity to earn the auction industry’s most respected professional designation. CAI is an intensive, executive development program offering professional auctioneers instruction and coursework in business management, ethics, communication, finance, strategic planning and marketing. The NAA conducts CAI every year in March at Indiana University in Bloomington.
CAI candidates join auctioneers from across the world to learn from some of the nation’s most distinguished and respected leaders in the auction industry. As of December 2014, there were 961 current CAI designation holders in the world.