I recently found some auction photos and videos I never posted from 2016. One school auction video seems perfect to highlight this week as St. Patrick’s Day will be celebrated this weekend. The Green Gate Gala is so named because of a green gate found on the Catholic school’s campus. The school color is green.… Read On >Continue reading
If your budget is short on money for fresh flowers for auction centerpieces, here is a colorful, creative alternative. These roses were made from paper.
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A common question guests will ask before a gala is what they should wear. Conveying your auction dress code should therefore be part of your marketing strategy. I like the way this client shared the recommended attire for the night.
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Here’s a quick tip on how to improve your auction item displays when you’re selling a trip in either the silent or live auction — use a photo book.
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Photos on silent auction displays will improve bidder interest, but don’t steal shots from websites. Instead, use these free stock photography sites.
Photographers have cracked down on illegally sourced images used by nonprofits. Here are 5 free photography sites to use in fundraising auction displays.
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Cuba is back in the news. Is it politically insensitive to use a “Havana Nights” auction theme? Does it matter? This post has lots of ideas to digest.
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One nonprofit wanted guests to take the flowers from the auction centerpiece but leave the vase. They communicated their wish with this simple note.
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In May I worked with a dedicated group of fundraisers in Louisiana whose gala raises money to build homes for some of the poorest of the poor in Haiti. Each new home costs a mere $5000. The emphasis at this gala is on the Fund a Need. Though there is a live auction, it’s only« Continue Reading »
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It’s all about *show* and less about *tell* in today’s post. Here are three video clips from auctions. All had winter-related auction theme ideas. They used elements like ice, LED lights, evergreen trees and polar bears to make a statement. As for colors, think white, ice blue, and some forest green. As the holidays are« Continue Reading »
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