Live and Online Only Auctions

Live and Online Only Auctions

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Live and Online Only Auctions Live and online only auctions in Ohio continue to grow! Whether you are in need of a live auction or one that is done entirely online only, we are here to help. As we are a forward thinking auction company, we recognize that the use of online auctions in conjunction with a live auction is becoming more and more of the norm.  As a result, Michael Hoffman & Associates offers state-of-the-art online auction broadcasting for our premier auctions. This technology allows us to broadcast our auctions over the Internet in real-time and allows on-line bidders (from around the world) to participate in our auctions as if they were attending the auction in person. Internet bidders are able to preview items in our on-line photo gallery and place absentee bids…
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Benefit Auction Items

Benefit Auction Items

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Benefit Auction Items The following benefit auction items are “general” ideas and not all will work for your unique auction scenario. Please contact one of our benefit auction specialists for more details on how your fund raising auction can be a success. Dinner prepared by a private chef for “x” number of people in your home Tickets to a local or national sporting event Team or player/coach signed footballs or jerseys Signed professional sports items (soccer balls, hockey pucks/sticks, etc.) Artwork (original or limited editions from well known artist) Beach home getaway Best seats at graduation (or any other special school event) Night at the ballgame (including dinner, parking, signed game ball, etc.) Parking for a year (great for school auctions!) Chauffeured romantic evening (dinner, play, luxury hotel, breakfast) Dessert…
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Benefit Auction Services

Benefit Auction Services

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Benefit Auction Services According to recent research by the National Auctioneer’s Association, there are over 150,000 non-profit fundraising auctions held each year in the United States. These events raise money from $10,000 to $1,000,000 to benefit charitable causes. Our professional benefit auction services can include: Registration and checkout services Revenue enhancer consultation Energetic, hardworking, experienced, results driven, professionally certified benefit auctioneers Auctioneer Michael Hoffman has earned the prestigious Benefit Auction Specialist (BAS) designation from the National Auctioneer’s Association. BENEFIT AUCTION SPECIALIST (BAS) A professional designation awarded by the NAA Education Institute designed to teach professional auctioneers the planning techniques that create successful benefit auctions. BAS auctioneers learn marketing skills and create a business strategy to build their clientele and profits. In order to be designated with the BAS, auctioneer-scholars are required…
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Ask an Auctioneer / Frequently Asked Questions

Ask an Auctioneer / Frequently Asked Questions

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Ask an Auctioneer / Frequently Asked Questions Ask an auctioneer what some of their most frequently asked questions are: How do I bid on an item? First you need to register. Registration is held during preview times that are generally 1 to 2 hours before the auction starts.  As the auctioneer is calling bids, you simply raise your hand or bid card when you are comfortable with the amount being requested by the auctioneer.  If you are the winning bidder, hold your bid card up high so your bidders number can be recorded by the auction clerk. What methods of payment do you accept at your personal property auctions? If you are a winning bidder, the method of payment is cash, cashier’s check or personal check if approved by the…
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Affiliations

Affiliations

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Affiliations Affiliations with National and State Auctioneer Associations: The National Auctioneers Association promotes the auction method of marketing and enhances the professionalism of its practitioners. NAA member auctioneers are at the top of their field in the auction business. Ethical, accredited and technology-savvy, NAA members are professionals well versed in the psychology of selling. The NAA also represents the individual auctioneer and a range of auction professionals servicing a variety of industries. The association is dedicated to providing its members with educational programming and resources to help them advance themselves as professional auctioneers. Members of the NAA abide by a strict Code of Ethics and are connected with an extensive network of professional auctioneers. As a member of the NAA, auctioneers have access to several benefits developed specifically to help them grow…
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