Generational Differences at Fundraising Events

Fundraising events are changing rapidly, both with technology and the differences between all the generations’ communication styles. Darron will discuss the various generations, their differences and share important tips to consider when planning your fundraising event.

Darron covers:

  • What are the generations?
  • What do the generations value?
  • Communicating with the generations
  • Auction Procedures-live, silent, and fund-a-need
  • And much more

Your Presenter: Darron Meares, MBA, CAI, MPPA, BAS, Bowtie Benefit Auctions

Darron Meares is a licensed professional fundraising auctioneer in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Indiana and Florida. He currently serves as a member of the Education Institute of the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) and previously served a three-year term on the NAA Board of Directors. In addition, he is a past president of the South Carolina Auctioneers Association and is the 2013-14 South Carolina Bid Calling Grand Champion. He was inducted into the South Carolina Auctioneer Association Hall of Fame in 2018.

Meares is a sought-after public speaker and a professional member of the National Speakers Association. In addition, he is an instructor at the Southeastern School of Auctioneering and the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.