The Wild Fundraising Frontier of Benefit Auction Success

Misty Marquam

5 Essentials for Benefit Auction Success

Logistics make or break fundraising endeavors. Partnering with a knowledgeable fundraising agency is vital to earning you top dollar. Why? Let us count the five main logistical ways.

1. Donor Development

Getting the right people in the seats is fundraising 101. Without them, even the most thoughtfully planned event will not reach its potential as fewer folks will be giving smaller amounts. Finding and grooming staunch supporters of your mission is crucial to its success. Do you know how to begin and finesse this important fundamental? We do. Contact us!

2. Big Picture Strategy

Devising a fantastic, detail-oriented big picture plan for your event is essential. Consider strategy the blueprint of crafting your fundraising event. Strategy includes everything from choosing a date, selecting the right venue and theme to leveraging pre-committed dollars, scripting program content, room layout and everything in between. Marquam Auction Agency is renowned for our innovative revenue and event strategy and we love helping our clients get to the next level. Call us. We can’t wait to work with you!

3. Dream Team

Assembling a team of all-stars to handle duties such as registration, event consultation, auction staff, audio/visuals, event planning, stage management, script writing, catering…the list goes on and on. The best way to set yourself up for success is to hire professionals to assist. A full-service agency like Marquam Auction Agency is a wise investment – we steer you towards pros who get the job done right, each and every time.

4. Sponsorship

IMAGINE – your entire event paid for with sponsorship dollars, so that every dollar raised the night of goes straight to your mission. We’ve seen it – we can help you do it!

5. Sound

When fundraising, sound is king! The best, most exciting, well-planned event in the world will be a train wreck if the sound is poor. Think of how incredibly frustrating it is to not be able to hear or understand what’s going on, especially when you suspect it’s something good! It is ESSENTIAL your donors hear the program clearly. Only then will they generously give and enthusiastically support your organization.

Want help developing and executing a GREAT plan for your fundraising event? Contact us today!

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