Benefit Auction Summit 2023

Charleston, South Carolina

August 27-29, 2023
If you’re a Benefit Auctioneer, the Benefit Auction Summit is one annual event you won’t want to miss! This year's summit focuses on development and tools for consulting to better your business. Come join your fellow benefit auction pros to learn the best tips and tools of the trade and get set for the future. Open your mind to new benefit auction business ideas and develop your services by expanding or specializing your distinct offerings.

Who should invest in attending?
Fundraising auction entrepreneurs seeking higher-level education and looking to advance your benefit business.

 

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Schedule of Events

Subject to change. Check back for updated information. All sessions take place IN PERSON ONLY. Access the Summit Resource Center for online resources (must be signed in and registered to access), available about one week prior to the summit..

Sunday, August 27  
  5:00 p.m. Summit Registration Check-In
6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception & Kathy Kingston Benefit Auction
7:30 p.m. Adjourn
Monday, August 28    
8:30 a.m. Coffee & Conversation
Business Basics Bonus Session: Administrative Assistants
Speakers: Marci Martinez, BAS, CAS ; TBA
  9:30 a.m. Welcome | Keynote
Speaker: Tim Luke, CAI, BAS, MPPA
  10:45 a.m. Energy Break
11:00 a.m. Data Analytics
Speaker: Reggie Rivers, BAS
12:00 p.m. Lunch(meal provided)
1:15 p.m. Voice Use & Care
Speaker: Ursula Meyer
  2:15 p.m. Energy Break
2:30 p.m. Social Media & Marketing Reels Workshop
Speaker: Jerry Potter
  4:30 p.m. Transition Break
  4:45 p.m. Ringman & Fundraising Ambassadors | Closing
Speaker: TBA
  5:30 p.m. Adjourn
Tuesday, August 29  
8:30 a.m. Coffee & Conversation
Business Basics Bonus Session: Contracts
Speaker: TBA
9:30 a.m. Welcome | Consulting Tools & Tips
Speakers: Janelle Taylor, CAI, BAS ; Dean Crownover, BAS ; TBA
10:45 a.m. Energy Break
11:00 a.m. Business Development: Scaling
Speaker: TBA
12:00 p.m. Lunch(meal provided)
1:15 p.m. Business Development: Additional Services
Speaker: TBA 
2:15 p.m. Energy Break
2:30 p.m. Hot Seat Problem Solving | Closing
Moderator: TBA
3:45 p.m. Adjourn

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Benefit Auction Summit Task Force

Seth Weiner, BAS (Chair)
Sara Rose Bytnar, CAI, AARE, AMM, BAS  (El Trustee)
Johnny Bravo, BAS
Patrick Desmond, BAS
Nelson Jay, BAS
TiWanna Kenney, BAS
Marci Martinez, BAS, CAS
Zan Aufderheide