If you answered YES… you should contact Streamline Support. Providing Event Tech Support and Computer Rentals AN ENJOYABLE EXPERIENCE FOR YOUR GUESTS. PEACE OF MIND FOR YOU. One of the toughest things about an event is making sure the check-in / check-out process runs smoothly. There are a lot of companies that provide services, but … More Want Check-In / Check-Out To Run Smoothly?
Our friends at Auctria have come with a great list of things to DO an NOT TO DO when asking for donations. My advice is always to do MINDFUL PROCUREMENT. Do not ask for things you don’t really want. Get the best items for your guests. What do your guests want to buy? Go after … More Top 10 tips TO DO and NOT TO DO in asking for donations
We get to work with some amazing non-profit organizations. From time to time we are going to highlight some of those organizations and the amazing work they do. The best part of our job is raising much needed funds for great organizations like: Center for Human Services believes the most critical element to strengthening a … More PROFILES #1 – Center for Human Services
I have been doing some video tutorials lately… Here are two videos on Dessert Dash’s. The first one is in case you don’t know what a Dessert Dash is. And the second is ideas/tips on how to increase revenue on your Dessert Dash. Dessert Dash is some of the easiest money in the room on … More Dessert Dash How-To, and How-To Raise More Money!
Ahhh yes, it’s an old classic – The Wine Grab. It’s where your guests pay a certain amount and win a wrapped bottle of wine that may or may not be at the value they just paid. It’s fun and often times they sell out quickly. Why? Because they are at a price point that … More Spin To Win! A New Turn On The Wine Grab
Volunteers are one of the keys to a successful event. But how do you get the right people in the right roles at your event? I recently held a seminar for Greater Giving and discussed the best ways to Maximize Your Benefit Auction. One of the things we talked about was not only how to use … More Get the MOST out of your volunteers
I have been in the fundraising auction business for more than two decades. I have sold the Zulu Nyala photo safari trip to Africa more times than I can remember. This year the trip has made a resurgence. This spring I sold it more times than ever! If you are looking for a no-risk exciting … More Africa Is Calling You
Recently I was asked about whether theme auctions/galas make more money? The answer is YES, if the crowd participates in your theme. Wearing a costume, or specialty clothing to an event is a lot of fun! When your guests really get into it they will have more fun, and spend more money! Themes aren’t just … More Auction Theme Ideas To Create Revenue, and Fun At Your Next Event
Whether you have a dessert dash or are doing a dessert auction, it is always fun to see the creativity people use when making desserts for the event. Now, I have learned not take bites of them, but sometimes it’s hard especially when they are as creative as this one from an event a few years … More Make More $ On Your Dessert Dash
Making sure you have the right auction team for your event is the number 1 most important decision you will make for your benefit auction. Number 2 on that list? Proper sound and lighting. It doesn’t matter who your auctioneer is, if your guests can’t hear them – they will not be engaged. If they … More Can you hear me now? If not, you aren’t maximizing your revenues!