Scott Robertson, CAI, BAS, a 20 year veteran auctioneer will present a free seminar â€śEmerging Trends, Myths and Best Practices of Fundraising Auctionsâ€ť on Wed, October 30 from 8:00 until 12:00 noon at the Sarasota Board of Realtors office
Online PR News – 16-October-2013 – Sarasota, FL – - Scott Robertson, CAI, BAS, a 20 year veteran auctioneer and principal of Scott Robertson Event Fundraising Consultants/Auctioneers will present a free seminar â€śEmerging Trends, Myths and Best Practices of Fundraising Auctionsâ€ť on Wednesday, October 30 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at the Sarasota Board of Realtors office, 2320 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota.
â€śNonprofits are faced with an increasingly competitive fundraising climate,â€ť said Robertson. â€śHowever, benefit auctions are booming and raised more than $110 billion worldwide for charitable causes last year. This seminar will review strategies to help nonprofits take their event to the next level by applying field-proven techniques at their benefit auction.â€ť
Sarah Smith, board member of the Ohio State Alumni Club, has attended Robertsonâ€™s seminars. "Scott Robertson's seminar motivated me with new ideas to make our gala fun, fresh and even more successful. After attending, our event profits doubled over the previous year."
A full time professional Benefit Auctioneer, Robertson annually conducts 60-70 fundraising auctions, raising more than $20 million dollars this past year. He is one of an estimated 30 auctioneers in the country that make fundraising auctions their full time profession. Scott has earned the Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS) designation from the National Auctioneers Association. Less than 1% of the auctioneers in the country have earned the BAS professional designation.
Complimentary breakfast beverages and light refreshments will be provided. Seating is limited and the registration deadline is October 26. To register, go to www.thevoe.com and click on seminar registration. To learn more about Scott Robertson Auctioneers visit thevoe.com or call (239) 246-2139.
About Scott Robertson Auctioneers:
Serving Florida and the Eastern United States Robertson is considered one of the premier professional benefit auctioneers working in the United States today. In the past 20 years, Robertson has conducted hundreds of benefit auctions throughout Florida and the Southeastern United States and helps to raise millions of dollars for a variety of not-for-profit organizations, schools and charities every year. Robertson is a member of the Florida Auctioneers Association, National Auctioneers Association and is a graduate of the prestigious Certified Auctioneers Institute For more information about Scott Robertson of Scott Robertson Auctioneers visit his Web site â€śThe Voice of Experienceâ€ť at www.thevoe.com or call (239) 246-2139.