March 29-30, 2023 (Association Meetings Begin Tuesday, March 28) || Caesars Palace Las Vegas


Chad Bailey

Chad Bailey

President | Akron Auto Auction/Value Auto Auction

Chad is the 3rd Generation President of the Akron Auto Auction and Value Auto Auction and also serves as President of the ServNet Auction Group; Independent Auto Auction Services Corporation (IAASC), and Past President of the National Automobile Auction Association (NAAA).  He is also an IARA Certified Automotive Remarketer as well as Chairman of the NAAA Education & Training Committee. 

Born in Canton, OH, Chad earned his bachelor’s degree in mass communication from Miami University in Oxford and a master’s in business administration from the University of West Florida in Pensacola where he currently serves on their alumni board of directors. In his spare time, he coaches varsity basketball where he serves as the President of the Jackson Youth Basketball Association as well as serving on the varsity football staff where he is the President of the Jackson Football Association. 

Upcoming and recent sessions

An Independent Auction View with Auction Edge

March 24, 2022
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM (PT)

Learn the perspectives from independent auctions around consignment mix, physical vs digital auctions, and how they are looking to the future. More Info

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Auto Auctions of Tomorrow: Planning for Changing Times

October 12, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (PT)

How the auction industry transitioned literally overnight to 100% online sales during the COVID-19 pandemic... More Info

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