Benefit Auction Seminar, August 17

Best Practices for your Gala Auction!

Benefit Auction Seminar for Non-Profit Gala Planners! THURSDAY, AUGUST 17TH, 10am to 2pm, at Wickliff Auctioneers’ Carmel gallery. Darin has over a decade experience with charity galas, large and small… Register Here


Benefit Auction Seminar for Non-Profit Gala Planners! THURSDAY, AUGUST 17TH, 10am to 2pm, at Wickliff Auctioneers’ Carmel gallery.. Darin Lawson, CAI/BAS, will present best practices, tips and strategies for guiding your guests into greater giving! $20pp includes lunch, and each registrant gets a chance for a $500 donation to your 501c or 501c(3) charity!

Register Here

A few of the topics to be covered:

  • Venue selection- why it matters
  • Date selection- why it matters
  • Demographics of volunteers and financial supporters…are they different?
  • Procument of items- it takes a village! And, a plan…
  • What Items Belong in Live Auction?
  • Pre-Event Communication- do you??
  • Live Auction psychology and presentation
  • Silent Auction psychology and presentation; use Buy Now?
  • How to Present the Giving Opportunity (Fund-a-Need, Ask, Fund the Mission…)
  • Using electronic bidding services
  • Turning sponsors into Partners!
  • Communicating your mission
  • Run-of-Show and Agenda recommendations- avoiding the 20-minute speech!
  • Revenue enhancers, games, raffles

And much, much more…

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