Free Tampa Seminar on Emerging Trends, Myths and Best Practices of Fundraising Auctions

Scott Robertson, veteran auctioneer/principal of Scott Robertson Event Fundraising Consultants/Auctioneers will present a free seminar “Emerging Trends, Myths & Best Practices of Fundraising Auctions” Thurs., Nov. 1 8:00 a.m.-noon at the Grtr Tampa Board of Realtors office.

Online PR News – 22-October-2013 – Tampa, FL – Scott Robertson, CAI, BAS, a 20 year veteran auctioneer and principal of Scott Robertson Event Fundraising Consultants/Auctioneers will present a free seminar “Emerging Trends, Myths and Best Practices of Fundraising Auctions” on Thursday, November 1 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at the Greater Tampa Board of Realtors office, 2918 W Kennedy Blvd Tampa.

“Nonprofits are faced with an increasingly competitive fundraising climate,” said Robertson. “However, 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.”

Sarah Smith, board member of the Ohio State Alumni Club, has attended Robertson’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 27. To register, go to and click on seminar registration. To learn more about Scott Robertson Auctioneers visit 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 “The Voice of Experience” at or call (239) 246-2139.