A-list celebrities and even local celebrities can add to the excitement of your event. Celebrities make great emcees, but do not use them as your auctioneer. They are not trained and do not call auctions for a living. If you are going to have celebrities at your event try to market your event with their […]
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Live Auctions vs. Silent Auctions
Most of your auction attendees have more fun with the live auction versus the silent auction at a charity event. However, in order to sell a lot of low to mid-range valued items for a charity event in a short period of time and keep your audience captivated, a silent auction should be utilized. Charity auctions should have no more than […]
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 […]