Smoking is one of those habits many wish to break. Unless you're part of a spiritual community that bans it at your gala, hit "print" and use this article to make money on that vice. Cigars sell. You might not like smoking. You might like pipes but not cigars. You might smoke cigarettes, but hate cigar smoke. It matters not. Unless you're the big spender procuring and buying ALL of the items at your gala, check any righteous attitude you hold. Do what's best for the cause -- procure some
If you don't like the look of acrylic stands (or can't afford them) here are some silent auction display ideas that will allow you to keep the vertical display but eliminate the clear plastic look. Watch the video below.
There are a number of entertainment options that will work at a gala. Though portrait photography isn't "cutting edge," here's why it ranks so high when it comes to oldie-but-goodie auction fundraiser ideas. 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.