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The Big Book of Benefit Auctions
by Jay R. Fiske

The Big Book of Benefit Auctions is the ultimate step-by-step handbook on how to plan and have a successful and effective auction. Auction committees will find it an invaluable reference as it provides all the tools they will need for complete auction planning and management.

From setting the goal for the event, to organizing the committee, procuring auction items, building the audience, preparing the catalog and through auction night cashiering (check out) services, everything you will want to know about the auction process is readily at your fingertips in this resource guide.

The book not only contains important "how to" information, it also explains why some decisions and activities are not only good practices, they are essential to having a well-run and efficient event. Also, the book discusses important strategies for maximizing revenue at your event, and covers common pitfalls and how to avoid them.

Contents

  1. Pre-Planning Activities
  2. Establishing Auction Committees
  3. Getting to Work
  4. The Five-Year Plan
  5. Planning the Details of Your Event
  6. Planning Your Silent and Live Auctions
  7. Other Auction Activities
  8. Procurement
  9. Promoting Your Event
  10. Event Preparation
  11. Preparing for Your Day-of-Event Needs
  12. Conducting the Event
  13. Post-Event Activities
  14. Planning for the Next Event

Index

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The Big Book of Benefit Auctions
by Jay R. Fiske
2009 270 pages $49.95 + shipping
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