Industry Associations & EventsAt J.J. Kane, we play a key role in supporting our buyers and sellers across many industries. Our clients include members of the National Institute of Government Procurement, Investment Recovery Association, Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference, Power & Communication Contractors Association, Tree Care Industry Association, International Society of Arborists, many Electric Membership Cooperatives and REAs, Southern Gas Association and more. We take pride in how we do business and we work to enhance the industries we serve. In addition to industry affiliations, we are pleased to support expositions such as ICUEE, CONEXPO & others. Have a suggestion for an event that J.J. Kane should consider attending or supporting? Contact us and let us know about it.
J.J. Kane is proud to be part of the following industry associations
Founded in 1949, the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to professional auctioneers. The NAA was built by auctioneers – for auctioneers. Headquartered in Overland Park, KS, the NAA represents the interests of thousands of auctioneers in the U.S., Canada and across the world as well as the individual auctioneer and a range of auction industry professionals, servicing a variety of markets. The association is dedicated to providing its members with educational programming and resources to help members grow and advance, as professional auctioneers. Members of the NAA abide by a strict Code of Ethics and are connected across an extensive network of peers.
At the forefront of the Investment Recovery Association’s commitment to their members is Education and Networking. The annual conferences provide plenty of both! Dozens of Investment Recovery-specific seminars, roundtable discussions and the industry’s only trade show provide robust learning and plenty of opportunities to meet friends, make new acquaintances and develop some lifelong bonds. J.J. Kane strives to have our most experienced auctioneers and sales team members present at these annual events to support our partners in the Investment Recovery Association and the industry.
The NIGP Annual Forum and Products Exposition is the largest North American educational conference exclusively for individuals in Public Procurement! The Products Exposition takes place during the late summer. NIGP attendees enjoy talking with suppliers about the latest products and services available to the governments, including procurement agents from all facets of state agencies, cities, counties, k-12, higher education, hospitals and more. J.J. Kane Auctioneers exhibits each year and our government specialists look forward to meeting both new and existing clients each summer!
The Power & Communication Contractors Association annual convention and exposition offers contractors and vendors the chance to discuss the changing business environments as well as allowing members to receive updates on government, business practice, safety, and industry-related changes. J.J. Kane is pleased to serve as auctioneers during the annual benefit auction, where members and affiliates raise funds to support the designated charities.
The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association represents financial services companies and manufacturers in the $628 billion U.S. equipment finance sector. ELFA’s mission is to provide member companies with: a forum for industry development, a platform to advocate for the industry, and a principal resource for industry information and ethical standards. ELFA represents more than 550 member companies, including many of the nation’s largest financial services companies and manufacturers, as well as regional and community banks and independent medium and small finance companies throughout the country.
Each year, thousands of tree care professionals attend the TCIA annual conference and expo. This annual event combines the unparalleled value of a first class conference education and endless networking opportunities with top industry leaders in business, safety and arboriculture. You can also meet with colleagues, vendors and manufacturers from around the nation. TCI EXPO is the ideal place to compare equipment, evaluate products and take advantage of special show-only pricing from hundreds of exhibitors. Plus, check out live demonstrations, win prizes and giveaways, attend forums and roundtables, earn valuable CEUs, and more. TCI EXPO hosts a wide selection of pre-conference seminars, like the popular Electrical Hazards Awareness Program, How to Implement a PHC Practice: The Business of Science, and Taking Your Organization to Great: Ten Business Fundamentals. Look for J.J. Kane Auctioneers at the events and ask us how we can help you meet your business goals.
The ISA Annual International Conference and Trade Show provides a forum for the exchange of information and opportunities to network with others in the arboricultural profession as well as to view the latest in equipment and technology in the industry. The event provides a lineup of educational sessions led by industry leaders from around the globe, sharing their thoughts and views about the newest trends in equipment, practice, technology and research in arboriculture and urban forestry. It is the world’s premier gathering of arboricultural professionals, where practicing arborists and urban foresters come together with top researchers and educators. J.J. Kane Auctioneers exhibits at both the international expo as well as regional ISA expositions and events. Look for our booth and please stop by to discuss how we can help you, as you sell your retiring equipment and vehicles.
The Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC) is an annual meeting of fleet representatives from investor-owned utility companies. The objective of the conference is the dissemination of information pertaining to the procurement, application, operation and maintenance of equipment used by electric utilities. The meeting provides a forum where fleet representatives can exchange information and discuss mutual concerns. The conference promotes close cooperation between manufacturers, suppliers, services, and fleet representatives engaged in the development and design of vehicles and equipment associated with the electric utility industry. Annual conference activities include one day for a drive-thru utility equipment demonstration and equipment show, and two days of speakers and presentations on industry issues as well as roundtable best practices discussions. Look for J.J. Kane Auctioneers in the EUFMC exhibit area. We are available to meet with you after the drive-through event concludes.
NAFA is the world’s premier not-for-profit association for professionals who manage fleets of sedans, public safety vehicles, trucks, and buses of all types and sizes, and a wide range of military and off-road equipment for organizations across the globe. NAFA is the association for the diverse vehicle fleet management profession regardless of organizational type, geographic location, or fleet composition. NAFA provides its members a full range of products and services, including statistical research, publications, regional chapter meetings, government representation, seminars, online information, and an annual Institute & Expo.
NRECA TechAdvantage demonstrates new ways to optimize your technology systems with cutting-edge solutions that will turn your co-op into a strategic powerhouse. You’ll identify best practices and products that will help resolve your engineering, IT, energy services, operations, supply management and business challenges by unlocking the power of innovation and collaboration. J.J. Kane Auctioneers is an annual exhibitor at this national event. We are pleased to serve many of the electric cooperatives, nationwide. Stop by our booth for a visit and learn why so many EMCs and REAs choose J.J. Kane to auction their surplus and retiring vehicles and equipment.
The Alabama Rural Electric Association of Cooperatives (AREA) is a member-owned federation of 22 electric distribution cooperatives. The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is a member of AREA and serves as wholesale power supplier to eight member cooperatives located in the northern part of Alabama. PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, also a member of AREA, provides wholesale power to 12 member cooperatives in the central and southern sections of Alabama. Southern Power also supplies wholesale power to Alabama cooperatives. The AREA Annual Exposition offers members and vendors a chance to meet and discuss the ongoing business environments as well as to discuss solutions to common challenges. J.J. Kane Auctioneers is delighted to be an ongoing exhibitor and we look forward to visiting with our clients at the expo in Montgomery each year.
The Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives (AIEC) is the service organization for member electric and telephone cooperatives for the state of Illinois and their associate organizations. Our Mission – To provide leadership, expertise and unity of purpose in support of the cooperative utilities of Illinois and their efforts to improve the quality of life for their members. The AIEC Annual Exposition offers members and vendors a chance to meet and discuss the ongoing business environments as well as to discuss solutions to common challenges. J.J. Kane Auctioneers is delighted to be an ongoing exhibitor and we look forward to visiting with our clients at the expo in Illinois each year.
Texas Electric Cooperatives (TEC) Loss Control Event offers members and vendors a chance to meet and discuss the ongoing business environments as well as to discuss solutions to common challenges. J.J. Kane Auctioneers is pleased to serve many of the electric membership cooperatives in Texas and we are delighted to be an ongoing exhibitor. We look forward to visiting with our clients at the expo in Texas each year. Please stop by our booth and ask our team how we can help you meet your business goals.