WE DO LOTS FOR FUNDRAISING

A boutique company working closely with our charity partners to help maximise their event fundraising through live and silent auctions

WE DO LOTS FOR FUNDRAISING

Our Secret Bid format, premium Electronic Bidding platform and unique collection of Auction Lots can really make a difference to your bottom line

WE DO LOTS FOR FUNDRAISING

Whether looking for help organising and running your event, an Auctioneer, a few quality lot items, or just wanting to run your own auction

WE DO LOTS FOR FUNDRAISING

We’ve helped dozens of UK charities achieve beyond their fundraising targets - delivering high quality event auction services since 2012

Secret Bid Silent Auction

With little or NO cost involved, secret bidding is often the most fruitful option for many charity events

A Silent Auction using paper bid slips features ‘secret’ bidding whereby guests write down their highest bid for an item. This allows for more than one of each item to be sold (where available) and the charity achieve the highest possible sale price, even when only one or two people have bid on an item…

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Electronic Silent Auction Bidding

Our interactive technology provides a complete solution for high-end silent auctions – to enhance your event and boost fundraising profits

Our state-of-the-art system has been developed with your guests in mind, to provide them with a fluent and intuitive user experience. We provide a secure network for your event with no reliance on venue WiFi. An online auction website can be run as a separate campaign or in sync with your event silent auction, increasing participation.
Our customisable graphics are clean and stylishly designed on our high definition Tablets. Registration and bidding are quick, simple and user friendly. Progress is displayed on a clear leaderboard with new bid and donation updates in real time. A countdown timer displays time remaining as the silent auction is ending. Options include:

  • Secret Bid Option for Multiple Sales
  • Automated Invoice Production
  • Payment Processing
  • Event Check-in
  • Screen and PA Coverage

Our Event Service Options

  • Full event auction management
  • Silent Auction support staff
  • Live Charity Auctioneer / Event MC
  • Management of all auction processes
  • Supervision of your own staff / volunteers
  • Silent Auction brochures featuring your donated items
  • Printing of bid slips, lot numbers, experience posters
  • Invoice production and processing on the night
  • Barclaycard mobile terminals for card payments
  • Framed art and memorabilia items on sale or return

Why Choose Us For Your Silent Auction?

  • 20 years of fundraising event auction experience
  • Free advice to maximise your silent auction fundraising
  • Choice of paper and electronic bidding systems
  • A boutique collection of high quality Auction Lots
  • Fixed low cost prices for guaranteed profit
  • You keep every penny of the winning bid above our cost price

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How You Profit From Our Lot Items

Call us on 01386 725092    email: enquiries@auction-direct.co.uk

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As a leading silent auction company involved in corporate and charity events for more than 20 years, we’ve written a comprehensive guide to help anyone organising a silent auction event – giving you all the information and understanding you might need to determine which type of auction will best suit your event. We also take a look at the benefits of this type of fundraising, sharing our tips with you, as well explaining all of the common silent auction terminology.

Our silent auction event guide covers:

  • Silent Auction Fundraising Terminology Explained
  • How Long a Silent Auction Should Last
  • How a Secret Bid Silent Auction Works
  • How a Technology Silent Auction Works
  • The Key Benefits of using Silent Auction Technology
  • Raffle or Auction? Where Certain Prizes are More Suitable
  • Sourcing Auction Lot Items
  • Five Top Tips for Silent Auction Fundraising

Read our silent auction guide