Registration now open for January 28th workshop

Register now for our workshop Auction 101: The Top 10 Ways to Make Your Next Auction More Successful

Registration is now open for our upcoming workshop, Auction 101: The Top 10 Ways to Make Your Next Auction More Successful, taking place on January 28th at the David Brower Center in Berkeley. Click here to register now and reserve your space. Seats are limited and this workshop will fill up.

Presented in conjunction with Greater Giving, Beth Sandefur Events, and Sound Expressions, this highly interactive workshop will cover the top 10 approaches you can take to make your next auction more successful. Whether your event is in two weeks or twenty, learn proven strategies that will help you maximize the philanthropic potential of your crowd. Learn how to fine-tune your fund-a-need for maximum effect, enhance your existing auction lots, streamline your registration process, and more.

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

Click here to register now; seats are limited!

January 28, 2015 – Berkeley, CA

9:00am - 3:00pm

Check-in begins at 8:30am

$50 registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch

In addition, this workshop will include a hands-on mobile 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 workshop will conclude with a 1-hour, small group session with each member of our expert panel. We will break into groups by organization type and spend an hour focusing on the topics that matter to you most. 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.

Held at the David Brower Center at 2150 Allston Way in Berkeley, this workshop is readily accessible by public transportation and boasts plenty of nearby parking lots.

Register now, and make your next auction an even bigger success!