Webinars

4 week event plan

4 Weeks to Your Event Plan

Your fundraising event is in four weeks. Where do you focus your efforts during this critical time to maximize revenue opportunities at your event—and reduce your stress? In this webinar, fundraising expert Samantha Swaim will cover the five key tasks that will help you gracefully and efficiently navigate the most challenging phase of benefit event execution and deliver an event that flows smoothly on event night and meets your fundraising goals. Watch the webinar »


Building Better Events

Building Better Events

Based on Greater Giving client input, and working with a team of talented and experienced event planners, this webinar addresses the key concerns of nonprofit fundraisers holding benefit auctions. Topics include: • Volunteers: recruiting, managing, and retaining • Sponsors: recruiting, retaining, and program development • Event promotion: marketing, attracting new guests and online programs • Budgeting: ticket pricing, cutting unnecessary expenses, and revenue projection • Operational efficiency: getting the best return on investment, leveraging past event experience Watch the webinar »


6 months out

Key Focus Areas for ‘Six Months Out’

Your committees are in place. Your kick-off meeting attendees were committed and enthusiastic. You have a budget, a venue, and have chosen a benefit auctioneer. You’re feeling great about your progress. And yet… You only have six months left before your key revenue resource for the year takes place! Are you securely positioned for fundraising success? It’s time to really step up your efforts and get strategic so you can overreach your goals. This webinar will focus on the key strategies you’ll need to implement to increase your fundraising, improve your sponsorship solicitation, and maximize your special appeal. Watch the webinar »


Mobile Bidding Best Practices

Mobile Bidding Best Practices

Do you have guests who don’t bid at your event, because they don’t want to fight the crowds in the silent auction room? Do auction items go unsold at your annual fundraiser? By leveraging a mobile bidding event, all your guests can participate from wherever they are; and you control the start and end times for bidding — enabling your organization to not miss any opportunity to raise more funds. In this webinar, Emily Muserallo and Beth Braswell of Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas, and Darron Meares of Bowtie Benefit Auctions, discuss their first-hand experience at mobile bidding auctions; what works, what doesn't work, and how nonprofits are raising more with mobile bidding done right. Watch the webinar »