Stellar Fundraising Auctions presents, in conjunction with Greater Giving, Beth Sandefur Events and Sound Expressions, Auction 101: The Top 10 Ways to Make Your Next Auction More Successful. Auction 101 is interactive workshop is designed to give your auction team useful tools to help with your next fundraising event.
The workshop will take place from 9am – 3pm on Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 at the David Brower Center in Berkeley. Online registration will be available through Greater Giving soon.
Whether your event is in two weeks or twenty, this highly interactive workshop will provide you with proven strategies that will help you maximize the philanthropic potential of your crowd.
Session topics will include:
Fine tuning your fund-a-need pitch
Finding hidden lessons in your auction data
Brainstorming ways to enhance your auction lots
Messaging: sell the cause, not the party
Streamlining check-in and check-out
Making your auction sound great
We will also offer a hands-on session for organizations looking for information about the most buzzed about trend in events: going mobile. This workshop session will include an overview of Greater Giving’s Mobile Bidding and Storefront functions. We’ll discuss how mobile bidding impacts your event and how you can incorporate raffle and other multi-item sales into your event using Storefront.
The day will conclude with expert roundtables: we'll break into groups by organization type, and then each of our experts will rotate through each group, focusing on the topics that matter to you most. This is the chance for you to ask questions and get answers that are relevant to the needs of your specific event with experts in the field of fundraising auction planning, implementation and performance.
Save the date for Wednesday, January 28th, 2015, and stay tuned for more information on registration.