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Sandhills Publishing To Host Auctioneer Forum January 18th & 19th In Lincoln, Nebraska

LINCOLN, Nebraska — January 9, 2018

Sandhills Publishing, the trade publisher and tech company behind, Machinery Trader, CraneTrader, TractorHouse, and Truck Paper, will host auctioneers serving the construction, agriculture, and transportation industries for a two-day forum January 18th and 19th at its global headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska. The event will provide attendees from around the country opportunities to gain industry insights, network with other professionals, collaborate on relevant issues impacting regional and global markets, and learn more about the tools and resources available to them through AuctionTime and Auction Flex.

The forum will kick off on Thursday with a full-day training seminar on Auction Flex, a full-service auction management software. Attendees will discuss technology’s impact on live and online auctions, and learn more about the automations and efficiencies Auction Flex brings to cataloging, clerking, cashiering, accounting, mailing list management, inventory management, online auctions, and more. The day will conclude with a meet-and-greet event in Lincoln’s historic downtown Haymarket District.

Friday’s events will include seminars, roundtable discussions, and presentations on best practices for online equipment auctions, asset valuations, and logistics such as financing, hauling, insurance, escrow, and more. Attendees will have opportunities to learn more about—a weekly online auction platform geared toward the construction, agriculture, and commercial trucking industries and backed by Sandhills’ suite of cloud-hosted business apps and extensive print and online advertising. Seminars will include a focus on FleetEvaluator—a proprietary asset valuation and market trend assessment tool that compiles, organizes, and analyzes real-time asset, transactional, market, and industry data to generate accurate valuations and market analyses. Auction Flex and AuctionTime auctioneers will also learn more about how they can leverage online platforms for live auctions, inventory management software, customer relationship and lead management tools, extensive print and online advertising opportunities, professionally designed and hosted websites, branded mobile apps, and more.

“Sandhills offers all the tools auctioneers need to launch and grow a successful auction business,” says Sandhills Publishing’s Director of New Products Evan Welch. “Our forum events provide collaborative opportunities to discuss conditions and evolutions impacting auction markets, and outline strategies that help auctioneers seize those opportunities as we continue to evolve our products and services in ways that offer them a competitive edge.”

For more information about the upcoming Auctioneer Forum, contact Sandhills directly, or get in touch with your Sandhills sales rep to register.