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.
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.
A group struggled to get guests to move into the ballroom for dinner. To focus their guests' attention, the organization used a flash mob. Guests watched the show (the mob) and followed.Listen to the podcast below.