The first fundraising galas of 2022 won’t mimic the events of 2019. Gala chairs are making these changes to accommodate for what was learned about the spread of COVID-19.Continue reading
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Of the ~70 galas I worked in in 2019, these were fundraising events of 2019 which I thought had the best auction themes.Continue reading
If you want a different type of fundraising event, a wine auction might be the ticket. Here’s how two nonprofits have designed wine auctions to fit their markets.
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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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If your sit-down dinner gala format isn’t working for you any longer, here are six options for a new event style that still include an auction component.
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Sometimes I’m asked if one needs to have displays if using mobile bidding in your silent auction. The answer is “Yes.” And here’s a video showing that.
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When you’re selling a “bad” item, beef it up with a strong live auction item display.
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If you usually sell jewelry in your silent auction, keep an eye out for sales on jewelry props like this.Continue reading
If you’ve got a vacation or two that will be sold in your live auction, it helps to geographically show guests where the city / resort / hotel is located. When I’m serving as auctioneer for a group, I create my own “displays” to help market items. I often don’t know what the client will« Continue Reading »Continue reading
If you’re responsible for pulling together the silent auction displays, use visuals like these to highlight concert and game seats.Continue reading