10. Poor item display and lack of power point slides or video to spotlight items during the auction. 9. Poor lighting 8. Using no or small print bid numbers 7. Not making adequate announcements during silent auction 6. Starting the live auction too late 5. Not enough or no ringmen (bid spotters) 4. Beginning the live […]
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A little more about Elite Auctions & Fundraising Services
Elite Auctions and Fundraising Services serves as the premier fundraising auctioneer and consultant in the Southern California, Northern California and Central California areas. We focus on areas like Bakersfield, Los Angeles (LA), Riverside, Orange County (New Port, Anaheim, Laguna Beach, etc.), San Diego (Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Rancho Sante Fe, etc.). We also serve Northern California […]
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 […]