Appraisal mini-conference set for October Brian Kathenes & Leon Castner will host a free two-day seminar for their NAC Inner Circle Members. The hands-on event includes appraisal marketing tips and appraising pianos & stringed instruments.
News-Antique.com - Aug 19,2011 - Brian Kathenes and Leon Castner of National Appraisal Consultants are hosting a complimentary two-day appraisal mini-conference for their NAC Inner Circle Members. The free, hands-on event will include the identification, inspection, and appraisal of pianos and stringed instruments.
The main event consists of “air time” in the WNTI recording studios where appraisers will be interviewed by a professional newscaster to create their own radio interview. The final audio CD can be used to promote their businesses on their website, YouTube, Facebook, and on local radio stations.
It all starts Monday morning, October 3rd (all day and into the evening)
Leon Castner, Senior Partner of national Appraisal Consultants states; “We’ll have breakfast waiting for our members in the President’s Dining Room (our private meeting room for the day) in the new Lackland Performing Arts Center, on the campus of Centenary College.”
Monday is jam-packed with a mini-series of business development sessions including:
• Ten Deadly Networking Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
• How to Set-up Your Own Radio and TV interviews
• Secrets of a Great Radio or TV Interview Revealed
• Leveraging Your Publicity
• How to Be a Trusted Media Resource
Brian Kathenes, Managing Partner, added; “We’ve put together an amazing program that will leave our Inner Circle Members breathless! There is no better place to network. There is no better time to grow your business. And there is no place on the planet where you will get this priceless information.”
Guest speakers are radio professionals, publicity experts, and advertising specialists from radio, TV, and internet media. Naturally, Brian and Leon will take their turn at the lectern as well.
Tuesday will include a half-day product knowledge program related to pianos and stringed instruments. Piano expert Paul Simone of Vienna Piano will provide a hands-on morning session of piano identification, piano inspection, valuation techniques, and resources. A professional luthier (a stringed instrument repair expert) will discuss the identification, inspection and the appraisal of stringed instruments. We’ll cover violins, guitars, cellos, and banjos, etc.
See the entire program schedule including the networking dinner and cocktail party at: