Auction Consulting
No Need to Go It Alone

We are happy to consult with you on particular issues or challenges you may be having and help you find the solution.  We will serve as a sounding board for questions on all facets of the event from start up to evaluation and help many groups decide what items to include in the silent/live auction and in what order.  If we are doing your event, it becomes personal to us and we want to help as your mission is our mission.

Some areas we can help you with:

  • Choosing a Benefit Auctioneer
  • Understanding the Role of Professional Bid Assistants
  • Organizing an Event Timeline
  • Examining the Best Practices of Live and Silent Auctions
  • Developing a Fund A Need with an Emotional Appeal
  • Identifying High Yield Auction Items
  • Exploring the Pros and Cons of Consignment Auction Items
  • Developing Revenue Enhancing Activities
  • Instructing Board of Directors, Staff and/or Volunteers
  • Marketing Your Event – Catalogs, Invitations, Posters, Social Media
  • Determining Your Room Setup and Check In/Check Out Flow
  • Conducting Online Auctions
  • Evaluating Your Results
  • Creating Benefit Auction Supplies – Bid Cards/Paddles, Silent Auction Sheets

Sterling and Anne complete a 3 day Benefit Auction Consulting course with Kathy Kingston in Atlanta, GA

Sterling is a big picture out-of-the-box thinker, yet grasps all the pieces that go back in the box. He is a highly talented person who brings energy, wisdom and a wealth of skills to meet your target needs .If you need an impartial look at your event, new ideas, or guidance, I would recommend contacting Sterling.

Dr. John W. Munson, Fund Manager
Foundation Stevens Point