Welcome to the Minnesota State Auctioneers Association

Minnesota State Auctioneers Association

Founded in 1949, the MSAA has a proud history that is made up of dedicated members from all facets of the Auction Industry. Today we educate our members on current auction techniques and best practices industry-wide.







Welcome to the Minnesota State Auctioneers Association Website

We are excited to be celebrating 73 years of the MSAA and happy to share this website with you. Here you’ll find information about members who are auction professionals who can assist you with all your auction needs. They conduct auctions of various assets including: estate, collection, agriculture and construction equipment, vehicle, real estate, farm, liquidation and more. We hope you enjoy exploring the site.

We Provide:
  • Access to auction professionals who are valued members of the MSAA
  • News, laws and regulation information affecting our association and our industry
  • Education and networking opportunities for members
  • Promotion of the auction method of marketing for your assets and realizing true price discovery through information and education
  • Minnesota license laws information
  • MSAA benefits and application
  • Logo promotion and guidelines
  • Auxiliary membership
  • Awards & Honors: Hall of Fame, Past Presidents, Auctioneer Championship, Auxiliary Hall of Fame, Marketing Contest and Scholarships

Our Vision Statement

MSAA members will be leaders in the auction community and auction method of marketing.

Our Mission Statement

The MSAA exists to provide its professionals with a sense of community through building strong relationships, quality education, advocacy, and tools needed to successfully promote the auction method of marketing.

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Minnesota State Auctioneers Association

Minnesota State Auctioneers Association

The Minnesota State Auctioneers Association was formed in 1949, and through outstanding leadership, h

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New website articles have been posted! Read all about how being the MSAA EVP has been such an honor for Frank Imholte, as well as learning about the 2024 MSAA Marketing Contest from Ben Grafe! 🔗: www.minnesotaauctioneers.org/monthly-articles/ See MoreSee Less
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📋 The Board of Directors led by President Glenn Trautman II met for the fall board meeting and site tour of our 2024 Conference and Show in Moorhead coming up from January 18-20. ✅ Make your plans to attend today! 📞 Call and make your hotel reservation: +1 218-284-1000 Space is limited, so don’t wait! We look forward to seeing you there! See MoreSee Less
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Don’t forget to check out the October articles on the MSAA Website!www.minnesotaauctioneers.org/monthly-articles/President Glenn Trautman gives details regarding the upcoming 2023 MSAA Conference and Show, and Director Ray Caruso shares how change is hard but inevitable. Read them today! See MoreSee Less
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MSAA Members –Be on the lookout for this trailer that was stolen in Minneapolis last night if you happen to come across someone trying to sell it on one of your auctions! See MoreSee Less
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So many incredible moments were shared with our MSAA family at the NAA Conference and Show in Oklahoma City this summer. We can’t wait to be reunited again in January at our MSAA Conference and Show! Mark your calendars for January 18-20 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Moorhead, MN.While you’re at it, save the date and make plans to attend the 2024 NAA Conference and Show July 23-27 in Pittsburgh, PA! See MoreSee Less
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What We Offer

Annual Conference & Show

This three day event features over a dozen educational seminars and many other activities intended to encourage networking opportunities among the membership.

Membership Directory

Have worldwide exposure with your listing in the MSAA online membership directory.

The Summer Picnic

In the summer of each year the association hosts a one day “summer picnic” which includes two educational seminars, a noon picnic lunch and generally a networking opportunity in the afternoon.

The Auctioneer

Published two times a year, the Auctioneer is the official magazine of the association and feature informative, educational articles which assist in keeping the membership abreast of developing trends within the industry as well as association news and activities.

Join The MSAA

The Minnesota State Auctioneers Association is an organization of auctioneers and auction professionals. With the support of its membership, the association works to promote the auction profession.