Dessert Dash

Auction Game Time: Dessert Dash

People love sweet endings. And they love games. It’s important to mix-it-up when guests/donors expect the same games and activities at every benefit auction and gala. So be sure to surprise everyone and wow them with something new, fun, and exciting. What better way to top off your live auction than with a dash for… 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 »