Continuing last week’s theme of responding to popular client questions with my blog, I am sharing videos to help with your silent auction. Volunteers at organizations, both large and small, spend a lot of time preparing for this portion of a gala fundraiser. This collection of short videos offer several silent auction ideas to add some pizzazz to this year’s auction. Family Photo Party: The traditional photography donation gets updated into a great silent auction itemNeed some fresh
One of my food-related charities asked me for some suggestions on how they might incorporate the almighty vegetable into their gala. I revisited some previous events for ideas and here's what I shared with them. Any of you wondering if these fundraising auction ideas would work for fruit should know that -- yes, of course. ;) Watch the video below.
Those seeking some new silent auction entertainment ideas might want to give this unobtrusive - and fun! - concept a listen in this week's podcast.Listen to the podcast below.
Last month I spoke at the Missouri Meetings and Events Expo "Boot Camp" in St. Louis. During the cocktail reception, I wandered by an activity that might be included in your silent auction. A green screen was set-up in front of a camera. Fun props were piled on a table nearby. In essence, the subject (moi) selects a background and then "performs" in front of the camera for 6 seconds. Record A Hit had several backgrounds. I selected the St. Louis arch, given our location. Next I had to think
Chances are, you've got a photography donation among your silent auction items. Here's one way to update that possibly tired donation -- offer a family photo party. Watch the video below.