Special Events

The 2015 International Appraisers Conference offers a number of great networking opportunities to catch up with old friends and make new connections. Join fellow conference colleagues along with attendees of the Advanced Business Valuation Conference for these leisurely on-site events – all conveniently located with the conference exhibits. 

Sunday, October 18

5:00 - 6:30pm | Get-Acquainted Welcome Reception

Stop by and check in for the conference, then get a chance to meet attendees and exhibitors in a relaxed, pre-conference environment. Enjoy light hors d'oeuvres and get a sneak peek at Silent Auction items up for bid through Monday! Guest tickets available for $30.

Monday, October 19

8:30 – 9:15am | Welcome to Las Vegas: Breakfast for Spouses & Guests

Attention Spouses & Guests! As conference attendees begin their day of sessions, make plans to join us on Monday morning for a quick bite and an introduction Las Vegas. Learn more about this legendary city and get recommendations on can’t miss things to do and see during your visit. There is no fee to attend this event, but reservations must be made in advance. See registration form for details.

5:30 – 7:00pm | ASA Educational Foundation Auction & President's Networking Reception

Join ASA’s International President and fellow attendees for an evening of reflection and fun. Held in conjunction with the Educational Foundation’s annual auction – this event provides a great way to wrap up your day: bidding on silent auction items and networking with friends – old and new!

Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, visit with exhibitors, win an auction item – or two – then enjoy your evening exploring the Las Vegas Strip. Guest tickets available for $45.

Tuesday, October 20

5:30 – 6:30pm | Women's Networking Reception

Don’t miss the new ASA Women’s Networking Reception, sponsored by Crowe Horwath LLP. This first ever women’s event will offer the opportunity to meet and network with prominent women across all of ASA’s appraisal disciplines, allowing you to make connections with other female professionals to enhance your community of support. Join us and enjoy a fine selection of wine and cheese to end another great day at the conference.


Tuesday, October 20

2:00 - 4:00pm | Liberace Museum Installation at the Thriller Villa

Join the Gems & Jewelry attendees for this one of a kind tour of a tremendous exhibit of Liberace artifacts from the Liberace Museum Collection on exhibit at Thriller Villa, the huge former home of Michael Jackson in Las Vegas. The exhibit will be in the subterranean artist’s vaults, where Jackson kept his massive art collection. It will include jewels, furnishings, stagecraft, costumes, fine art and more. It will be the most extravagant Liberace exhibit ever offered, in the rarest of private venues, not open to the public.

Guest tickets: $45 per person