Wow, it's already August. In parts of the USA, students are back in school. Everyone else is headed there shortly. If you're a school auction Chair, here's what you should do right now so you can be on the top of your game for your school's fall or spring auction. Watch the video below.
Seems to me that all gala planners seek auction centerpiece ideas and table decor tips. Enjoy these three YouTube videos that will get you thinking about your gala's tables. Three tips for success with auction centerpieces Benefit Auction Table Centerpieces: Should you sell them or give them away? Benefit Auction Tip: Shrink those floral centerpieces Every committee with whom I work spends time talking décor and centerpieces. I’d love to know what you've done with centerpieces. What
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.
Volunteers are eager to work when they have a good time. New auction games and raffles in your event is one way to add fun to the gala. But dang it -- in the video below, I allude to a Volkswagen project called The Fun Theory Project. I don't describe it well. So BEFORE you watch my video, it's worth it to watch one or two of these videos. You'll love 'em! The Fun Theory Project - Stairs over escalator The Fun Theory Project - Motivating construction workers The Fun Theory
A trip to New York -- and specifically, watching a street vendor -- inspired me to share some ideas around marketing your auction. Watch the video below.