Ashton Burton, announced on January 22, 2017 that The Swicegood Group, Inc. received a statewide Auctioneers Association of North Carolina Advertising award. The Advertising Award was for “Institutional: Direct Mail Best of Category, Auction business stationery; Stationery-Multi-color ink Best of Category. Auctioneer members send in various print media pieces to be reviewed by a marketing company in Greensboro. Each Winter conference, these awards are handed out to the winners. A framed wooden award is given to the winners to proudly hang in their office. The President of the Auctioneers Association of North Carolina, Mr. John Loy, Jr. presented the award. It was presented before a live audience of peers. T. Kyle Swicegood, President & CEO of the Swicegood Group said, “ I am exceedingly proud of our advertising department. They work very hard for our clients, focusing on the details of the assets we sale”. Burton stated, “2016 was a record year for The Swicegood Group, Inc. I’d like to give a shout out to Becky Tarlton, contract auctioneer and AANC member, who was very instrumental in our personal property auctions that we conducted.
The Auctioneers Association of North Carolina’s mission statement is, “To provide education and communication for the auctioneer and the public in order to promote the auction method of marketing” Swicegood has been a member since 2009 and is the 2012 North Carolina Grand Champion Bid Calling winner.