Category: charity

What are professional ringmen? (Bid spotters)

Professional Bid Spotters aka Ringmen… with Rick Werner “What in the world are Professional Ringmen?”Professional Ringmen is an auction term used to describe a person or persons who work the auction floor before, during and after the auction and are primarily used during the Live Auction. They work directly with the Auctioneer, your staff and […]

Why is consulting necessary prior to a fundraiser for non-profits?

Consulting from your fundraising/auction professional can help non profits maximize their outcome. There are many tricks of the trade that a fundraising professional has been trained to execute on the night of your event. Not only should the auctioneer conduct an exciting, fun filled auction but he or she should be able to bring your […]

Auctioneer, Mike Grigg assists Solutions For Change to Raise $1.7 Million at Event w/ Rudy Giuliani

Online PR News – 25-September-2012 –An event benefiting North San Diego County Solutions For Change was held on September 22, 2012 to help solve family homelessness. Professional charity auctioneer, Mike Grigg assisted in raising $1.7 million in a single night event held at the La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, CA. 703 attendees were present to […]

Do you want to EXCEED your fundraiser’s goal beyond your wildest dreams?

We offer a spectacular consulting package that will bring your charity/fundraising event to a whole new level! “They helped us triple our live auction goal”  Corie Rundle (Junior League) Learn how to… Market your event to the best possible audience Develop your audience Procure for auction items Select the best selling items (and which items […]