Benefit Organizations

 For your next benefit event/gala...

You're probably planning to hire professionals to cater the food or play music, but why put the auction--the most crucial part of your fundraiser--in the hands of a local celebrity, entertainer, or well-meaning volunteer from your organization?
 
The silent and live auctions and the special donation appeals account for the most significant amount of funds raised at your event and Partager Auction is skillfully trained to get top dollar out of ALL your auction items.Isn't that key to a successful benefit auction event?
 

For over 20 years, we have conducted hundreds of dynamic auctions around the U.S.; earning millions of dollars for leading non-profit, charity organizations, theatres, museums, hospitals and schools


Partager Auction offers years of expertise preparing and conducting fundraiser auctions. Our trained, licensed and bonded professional auctioneer is qualified to advise and oversee nearly every aspect of your auction event.

 

We offer FREE auction consultations as well as a customized "Auction Planning Guide". Though we specialize in Live Auctions, our services include assisting you in planning all aspects of your auction event: from choosing the right day and date to the correct order in which your items are auctioned. 
 
We know the methods to reduce costs and increase sales at every level of the auction and Partager Auction will lead you step-by-step through the process.

Let us help reach beyond your goal of making this event the most talked about and most rewarding benefit auction ever!



Contact us NOW!

 



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 Frequently Asked Questions

 

I've planned many events, why do I need
to hire a professional now?
Partager Auction has conducted hundreds of auction events throughout the United States and uses this knowledge and experience to bring in the most money for each item. As a professional auctioneer, we are trained to effectively increase bids in a lively and efficient manner so that your event runs smoothly and profitably. You can potentially LOSE badly-needed funds by NOT utilizing the skills of a professional auctioneer.

How long in advance should I plan
my auction event?
Professional auctioneers get booked up quickly, especially since most companies/organizations hold weekend auction events. Since there are thousands of auctions held per year and only 52 weekends on the calendar, your event date may already be filled. You should consider contracting a date with Partager Auction at least 6-8 months before your event to ensure availability.

What qualifications does Partager Auction
have to properly conduct my auction?
Partager Auction is a longtime member of the California State Auctioneers Association. We have been licensed and/or bonded and insured to conduct auctions in other states, including IL, IN, LA, MA, TX as well as the City of New York.

How do I know whether to have
a silent or live auction?
You can have both! But experience and statistics prove that Live Auctions consistently generate about 80% of an organization's fundraising goal for the event. In a silent auction, you don't have a one-on-one salesperson at each item to "close the deal", so many items do not reach full value (or more). However in the Live Auction, your auctioneer focuses the audience on each and every item works every bid to the fullest extent.

How do I receive guidance to put
on an incredible auction event?
When you retain Partager Auction, you will receive unlimited consultations with us. We'll also provide our extensive, personalized "Auction Planning Guide" full of ideas, templates, resources and tips on everything you need to make your event a success.



Partial List of organizations who have worked with Partager Auction:

 

 








 
























Here's what organizations are saying about us...
 
"Your auctioneering helped to raise more funds than we have ever raised at a Gala....the attention you paid towards the silent auction led to a first for us--this was the first time all the Silent Auction items sold.."
Escondido Humane Society, Escondido, CA

 
"We loved you....we did 3X more than last year! You are wonderful.."
Scripps Ranch High School Foundation, San Diego, CA

"What an amazing evening...we can't thank you enough for all that you did for the (Alzheimer's) Association...You were wonderful to work with and your expertise was really appreciated."
Alzheimer's Association, San Diego, CA

"I just want to thank you again for the wonderful job you did for us last night.  You are by far the best Auctioneer we have ever had!  It was pleasure working with you.  We will for sure be calling you for next year’s fundraiser."

St. Martin of Tours, San Diego, CA 

 

"Thank you so much for an extraordinary effort! You are terrific!
Jewish Family Service, San Diego, CA


 
"Thanks so much for such a great job last night! You made the auction very fun and personal and we are grateful for your talents. We were thrilled with the results. Many thanks for being an important part of our event."
Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, CA
 
"I just wanted to thank you again for doing such a fantastic job (at our auction).....I appreciated your guidance throughout the process...I would certainly recommend you....
Highland Hall Waldorf School, Northridge, CA

 
"...Your efforts really helped us increase our net profit! Many, many thanks..."
Miracle League, San Diego, CA

"Thank you again for the great job you did at the (event)...As you know, we are new to having professional auctioneers and we are excited about working with you again."
Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego

""We did so incredibly well and you outdid yourself this year! Nothing like setting records to make a year stand out....You truly helped us....the audience felt you handled the event beautifully and skillfully."
North Coast Repertory Theatre, Solana Beach, CA

"Thank you so much for helping to make the Solana Beach Ball such a success.
You did an absolutely fabulous job getting the (guests) excited and bidding (and) you did such a great job in making the process smooth....Thanks for all the tips beforehand and thanks for being such a positive energy on Saturday night. Your excellent reputation is well deserved!
Solana Beach Foundation for Learning, Solana Beach, CA

"The auction was a tremendous success for us and we appreciate all your hard work and professional efforts...."
American Friends of Tzohar, New York, NY

"I want to sincerely thank you. You were incredible! There were so many comments from our guests about how good you were...Everyone I have spoken with and others who have been involved with other Interface functions were very impressed!
InterFACE, San Diego, CA
 
"We wouldn't have raised as much money without you! Also we always knew that if we called or emailed you with a question or problem, we would hear back very quickly (and) we appreciated that.
Cardiff Education Foundation, Cardiff by the Sea, CA

"What an amazing job you did for us! Thank you for all your help raising much more money than we had hoped. Everyone thought you did a great job with the crowd by making it fun..."
SurfAid International, San Diego, CA

"This is the first time we have done a live auction and we appreciated all the help you gave us...We are so pleased that everything sold for much more than we expected and we are glad we had you to sell the items for us!"
American College of Veterinary Services, Rockville, MD

"We couldn't have done it without you! Thank you very much for all of the planning help...Your expertise during the Live Auction brought in much more money than we would have made without you.."
Carmel Del Mar School, San Diego, CA

 
"Thank you so much. This event would not have been successful without you...Thank you for helping us every step of the way...Please let us know how we can help you with others in their search for an outstanding auctioneer...
Morning Creek Elementary School, San Diego, CA

"You did an outstanding job for our auction. We raised more than previous years without you...We received many terrific comments from our guests about you and your efforts. You were the perfect match for us...."
Children's Growing Center, San Diego, CA

"Thank you once again for stewarding (us) towards the most successful fundraiser! Your leadership and guidance is so appreciated..As always, you did an incredible job as our 'auctioneer extraordinaire'. Thanks for making the event a smashing success and very entertaining as well..."
Hanna Fenichel Center, Solana Beach, CA