Auctioneer

Dessert Dash - Fundraising Auction Revenue Enhancer

Auction Game Time: Dessert Dash

People love sweet endings—and they love games. What better way to top off your event dinner than with a dessert dash? For the best dessert dash results, display your mouth-watering desserts prominently as your guests arrive and then give them a chance to bid for the one they like best. It’s important to mix-it-up from… Read More »


Auction Chair

What to Do and Expect as a First Time Auction Chair

So this is your first time as auction chair this year. Congratulations! It’s a big job, but you’ve got resources to help you. First, though, here’s some food for thought. Yes, your auction needs to make money so you can keep your programs going. But once in a while, it’s important to take a step… Read More »


How to Choose a Benefit Auctioneer

Choosing a benefit auctioneer can be difficult—but it doesn’t have to be! The first thing to know is that a “free” benefit auctioneer is never free. To get a professional, experienced, and effective charity auctioneer on stage at your next event, expect to pay a fee. Hiring a professional charity auctioneer can definitely be worth… Read More »


Auctioneering School

What It Takes to Become an Auctioneer

My time at Auctioneer School I recently took a course at Mendenhall School of Auctioneering to become an Auctioneer.  I’ve spent the last 6 years working with auctioneers across the U.S. and I have always had great respect for them; after spending 9 days in this class, my respect has quadrupled. Like many other nonprofit volunteers –… Read More »