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Scott Robertson Auctioneer to Compete in International Auctioneer Competition

In 2013 Robertson conducted 65 charity auctions helping raise nearly $22 million dollars

PRLog - July 1, 2014 - FORT MYERS, Fla. -- (July 1, 2014 – Fort Myers, FLA) - Scott Robertson, CAI, BAS, a 20 year veteran auctioneer and principal of Scott Robertson Event Fundraising Consultants/Auctioneers, will compete against the world’s top auctioneers for the title of International Auctioneer Champion (IAC).  Hosted annually by the National Auctioneers Association (NAA), the competition will take place at the 65th Annual International Auctioneers Conference and Show Friday, July 11, in Louisville, Kentucky.

IAC competitors will be judged on their presentation, chant, voice timbre, body language, interview answers and other performance elements of effective auctioneering. Seventy-six men and 18 women will compete in this year’s competition. The IAC preliminaries will begin at 8 a.m. Friday, July 11. The top seven female contestants and 15 male contestants advance to the finals.

IAC champions serve as industry ambassadors and will spend the next year traveling throughout the country training Auctioneers and representing the industry before the public. A highlight of an IAC champion’s year is serving as the lead Auctioneers at the annual St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Toy Auction. The top male and female winner will be awarded a $5,000 cash prize, trophy and ring.

Robertson is a full time professional Benefit Auctioneer who earned his Benefit Auction Specialist (BAS) designation in 2012. Less than 1% of the auctioneers in the country have earned the BAS professional designation.  In 2013 Robertson conducted 65 charity auctions, raising nearly $22 million dollars.  He is one of an estimated 30 auctioneers in the country that make fundraising auctions their full time profession.

Robertson is a member of the Florida Auctioneers Association, National Auctioneers Association and is a graduate of the prestigious Certified Auctioneers Institute.  With 20 years of experience, Scott Robertson is considered to be one of the premier professional fundraising auctioneers in the industry. To learn more about Scott Robertson Auctioneers visit thevoe.com or call (239) 246-2139.

About Scott Robertson Auctioneers:

Serving Florida and the Eastern United States Robertson is considered one of the premier professional benefit auctioneers working in the United States today.  In the past 20 years, Robertson has conducted hundreds of benefit auctions throughout Florida and the Southeastern United States and helps to raise millions of dollars for a variety of not-for-profit organizations, schools and charities every year.  For more information about Scott Robertson of Scott Robertson Auctioneers visit his Web site “The Voice of Experience” at www.thevoe.com or call (239) 246-2139.

Elly Hagen Marketing & Public Relations

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