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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...

This webinar requires one hour of advance reading before the webinar. Within 1 business day of completing your registration, you will be be sent an invitation to Basecamp on which you will find a short questionnaire to complete so I can know more about your skills and objectives as well as the advance reading materials and handouts so you'll find the Webinar even more rewarding.

Event Properties

Event Date May 04, 2018 1:30 AM
Event End Date May 04, 2018 2:30 AM
Registration Start Date January 02, 2018
Cut off date May 03, 2018 3:00 PM
Individual Price $55.00
Location Online via Go To Meeting Videoconferencing.
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In order to hear the webinar presentation, your computer needs to be equipped with speakers. We will communicate with each other via a chat box located on the Go to Meeting interface so you can ask and answer questions during the presentation. Within 1 business day of completing your registration, you will receive an invitation to Basecamp on which you will find the handouts and other resources. Please review them before the webinar. You will receive instructions on how to login to the webinar a half an hour before the webinar begins which will also be posted on Basecamp. Questions? Please call me at 780-695-5675. I'll be happy to answer them promptly. 

Date or time doesn't work for you?

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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Register one week before the webinar you want to take and you'll save $10. 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. | | |
125, 11215 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta | T5K 0L5 | ph: 780-695-5675

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