Tennessee benefit auction planners, this post is just for you.Admittedly there's nothing in this post about smoking. But all three rolled off my tongue as I typed. Let's cover the other two.The Tennessee Auctioneer Commission, a regulatory board under the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, published two articles in its Fall 2015 NewsLine newsletter. One addressed the sale of alcohol and the other looked at charitable gaming at auctions. I found the articles easy to read and
It's wine week! What is wine week? This week I've devoted every day of my blog to a wine-related post. Or something close. I'm celebrating a birthday soon so it seems proper to have a toast. In honor of the big day, every post this week will discuss something about wine or some other beverage (like moonshine) worthy of being poured into a glass and raised during a toast. This past weekend I sampled moonshine (or sweetshine, as they call it) at Bloomery Plantation in West Virginia. I spend a
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.
When I worked as an event planner for GE, I would have been mortified to inadvertently overlook a detail which could have shut down my event. But with so many rules to follow from municipal, state, and federal bodies,it's difficult to stay on top of everything.Licensing varies greatly from location to location, but listen to this podcast to learn of the three most common mistakes that happen with licensing, as it relates to fundraising auctions.Click below to listen to the podcast.
When I worked as an event planner for GE, I would have been mortified to inadvertently overlook a detail which could have shut down my event. With so many rules to follow from municipal, state, and federal bodies, it's difficult to stay on top of everything. As a benefit auctioneer Florida ... and in Virginia ... and in Kentucky ... and in New Hampshire .. and in some other states, I've learned that licensing varies greatly from location to location. Nonetheless, here are three more common