Selling interesting items at your gala is one way to set yourself apart from the masses. It has the added bonus of raising you more money. But dreaming of new charity auction item ideas isn't always easy. Here's a fun - and relatively easy - item to acquire and sell in your upcoming gala. Watch the video below.
In recent months there's been a growing buzz about these handheld bidding devices allowing patrons to bid electronically in the silent auction and appeal. They have their perks, though I'm not convinced that raising more money is among them. Watch the video below.
Just because you lack an LA connection doesn't mean you can't procure a behind-the-scenes television activity for your gala event. In this video, I give you several suggestions for how to snag this activity and add it to your benefit auction items. Watch the video below.
Silent auctions are often the "shopping" area of a gala. Guests browse, taking only seconds to judge if they should bid. If your committee can keep attention on details up until the bidding opens, there are rewards to be had. Browsers become bidders. Here are three videos with some silent auction tips and how-to advice for your committee to review. From fun in the auction to amazing table set up, the payoff is a more successful auction, and that's what everyone wants. Silent auction
It seems I can't share enough silent auction item ideas, so here's a cool new one I stumbled across. Wow! These are so realistic, they made me do a double-take. That said, it *might* help if your organization has some tie to Germany, if you want to snag this donation. You'll understand why when you watch the video. Watch the video below.