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LIVE AUCTIONEER

As a Live Auctioneer I use professional discretion to sell items to the highest bidder. I bring my techniques and infectious energy to pump up your crowd and get them excited about the cause and how much of a difference they can make as a group. As your auctioneer, I become familiar with all information pertinent to the auction appearance, such as details about the organization, mission, where funds will go, etc.,


also include the following, as needed, in your auction package I will:

  • Facilitate fund-a-need goals.

  • Orchestrate auction games.

  • Provide personalized consultations, which includes four 1-hour planning calls as follows:

    • Discovery: Big Picture planning, understanding organization and it’s fundraising goals. 

    • Game Planning: Assistance determining the best plan of action for; venue, goals, ticket pricing, timeline, auction items, special appeals, event flow and much more!

    • Check Point/Check In: Review of auction items, show flow, logistics.

    • Final Logistics: 2 weeks prior to the event to confirm all auction items details, timeline, requirements, and any important elements of the event.


You will also receive:

  • Access to the HOOT Planning Guide–a guidebook with details, guidelines, suggestions to assist you during the planning process, including:

    • HOOT Event Planning Timeline Template.

    • HOOT DAY of Timeline Template.

    • Budget tips and guidance.

  • Phone and/or email assistance for auction related questions or guidance required during the planning process.

  • Post event debrief call or any clarifications that are required.

    Scheduled meetings are done by Zoom unless otherwise arranged. I am available for in person meetings if the event is local to Austin, Texas. 

 
VIRTUAL AUCTIONS & EVENTS

The world of events has changed since the beginning of 2020, and Hoot has not just adjusted with it, we've mastered it. Not sure where to start with a Virtual Event? Hoot can do it ALL! 

 

I have partnered with one of the best Technical Producers in town  to provide a one stop shop experience for virtual events and fundraising.  

 

Hoot’s speciality is to create the event you want for the budget you have. We know how to solve unique event challenges with ease. We have researched and partnered with the best vendors, artists, spaces, and online platforms to provide the custom event experience to fit your organization’s event goals. 

 

Custom Packages May Include: 

  • Professional Level Production

  • Content Creations

  • Event MC / Host

  • Event Logistics Coordination

  • Producer & Technical Operator

  • In-House Licensed Auctioneer

  • Event Platform Sourcing

  • Online Bidding Solutions & Registration

  • Social Media Integration & Marketing Plans

  • Video Production

  • Customized Branding

 
EVENT EMCEE/ MASTER OF CEREMONIES

I'll take you and your audience through the full experience, keeping them entertained and engaged the whole time, while ensuring the needs and goals of your organization are met. Any kind of event, I’ve got you covered.

  • Live Auctions

  • Live Stream Fundraising

  • Games & Competition Based Fundraising

  • Corporate Fundraising & Philanthropy

  • Corporate Seminars

  • Fundraising or Promotional Concerts

  • Corporate Team Building

  • Community Events

  • Weddings

 
 
PROFESSIONAL RINGMAN
  • I work closely with the Auctioneer as an extension of them into the audience. I love to  be in the crowd to be an advocate for both the Auctioneer and the bidders!

  • My energy will help pump up a room of bidders and encourage participation in the live auction.  I am there to help attendee’s bid confidently. 

  • Not sure what lot we are on, or how much the Auctioneer is asking for… I’m here to help! I’ll find you in the crowd and help you get the auction package you wish for! 

  • Attendance of pre-auction cocktail hour if requested to help promote live auction. 

    *Pricing varies on time and location, please contact me for pricing for your event.

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CUSTOM OPTIONS

Every auction and event is unique. That's why I have custom options you can add to your package–or simply hire me to help you with a certain aspect.

 

Run of Show/ Event Script Creation

  • Need help creating dynamic content and an event flow that  will keep your guests waiting for what is next, I can help! I’ll work with your internal team and A/V team to ensure all the important details are included and that everyone has everything they need for a smooth and successful event! 
     

Connect/Planning Time:

  • Need more time with me? Want me to interact with your Committee and/or Board of Directors? Need additional logistical help? You can easily include more time in your package, or add it hourly as we go. Discounted hourly rate for package deals. 


Live & Silent Auction Items and Packages:

  • Need auction items? I have selected the best partners to provide reliable auction items to help fill your live or silent auction.

    • Vacation Packages

    • Sports Memorabilia - Signed and authenticated

    • Music and Entertainment Memorabilia - Signed and authenticated

    • Purses, apparel and jewelry!

 
 
PRICING

Since every event is unique, we create a personalized plan and price for each event. 

 

Contact me today to set up your complimentary discovery call to determine the best approach for your event needs. 

A customized proposal will be sent after your consultation and will based on the unique elements required for your successful event.