A benefit auction can raise a substantial amount of money toward your annual fundraising goal. With so much at stake, it’s very important that your live auction be conducted by a professional auctioneer.

Gambling on the performance, advice and overall effectiveness of a local celebrity, a media personality, or someone who has mustered up the courage to head up your auction can cost you potential revenue.

When it’s done correctly, nothing can compare to the competitive bidding environment you will experience in a live auction.

A professional auctioneer creates an exhilarating atmosphere where people want to bid on merchandise. In order to get everyone motivated and participating in the auction, you need to create a sense of urgency that they want to bid. As your professional auctioneer, Des Plewman can do all this – and more – for you.