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How to Plan, Organize & Run a Profitable Silent Auction

Learn practical “how-to” advice so you can transform your silent auction items into a pile of money. Whether your silent auction is a stand-alone event, or is a way to maximize the revenue from an ongoing live fundraising event, the more organized you are, the more funds you’ll raise. Planning, promoting and executing a successful silent auction can be a daunting task. There are many moving pieces, so coordination and planning are key. This webinar will equip you with the knowledge, templates and checklists that you need to run a hugely successful silent auction year after year. 

You'll learn: 

  • How to apply a framework for running a high performing silent auction
  • How many items you need to offer in order to reach your financial goals. How to showcase items to ensure they sell for top dollar
  • How to organize auction staff and volunteers
  • How to inspire guests to bid higher. 
  • How to entice the best bidders (aged 40+) with more disposable income
  • How to design your silent auction bid sheet to pull in more bids
  • How to make check out a better process for your volunteers
  • How technology can help you keep organized, inspire more bids and avoid line-ups
  • and more...

Event Properties

Event Date July 14, 2017 1:30 AM
Event End Date July 14, 2017 2:30 AM
Registration Start Date January 01, 2017
Cut off date July 13, 2017 3:00 PM
Individual Price $45.00
Late Fee $20.00(From June 30, 2017 )
Location Online via Go To Meeting Videoconferencing.
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All of these webinars are also available as private one-on-one workshops either in-person or online via videoconferencing and shared computer screens. Call 780-695-5675 for more information and to book your private session. 


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Fees displayed here are the early bird rates. Register two weeks before the webinar (two Fridays before the webinar you want to take) and you'll save $20. You'll also receive the webinar handouts in advance so you can get a jump on things and I'll get a chance to conduct some research on your behalf before the webinar. | | |
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