Benefit Auctioneer, Mike Grigg with Elite Auctions & Fundraising Services discusses the importance of a plated dinner versus a buffet style dinner at your fundraising auction event. If you must do a buffet use food stations intermixed with your auction items. Try to avoid having a buffet at a fundraising auction event. There is a […]
Fundraising Auctions: Frequently Asked Questions
There are many questions that arise when planning for a charity event. Here are some commonly asked questions and answers. Q: How much time do I need to plan a successful charity event? A: Every organization is going to need a different amount of time to plan, but do not cut yourself short. There are […]
Should my Charity Auction Event do a Plated Dinner or Buffet?
For most charity events I highly recommend doing a plated dinner versus a buffet. Mainly because with a plated dinner your guests are already in their seats and relaxed, ready to pay attention to the speakers and auctioneer. A buffet takes a long time to before every table is served, which pushes the auction and […]