Advanced Professional Auctioneer Initiatives

Bring Your Professional Fundraising Auction Talents to the Next Level!

If you are a seasoned auctioneer that would like to take your benefit auction and business skills to the next level, or if you are a new auctioneer who would like support in building better benefit auction techniques, Kingston Auction has just the tools.  Kathy Kingston is excited to work with you personally to provide an innovative, action-packed training program that promises to bring creativity, energy and stronger results to you and your nonprofit clients.

Kingston Auction offers the following services to professional auctioneers:

Mentoring & Coaching for Professional Auctioneers

All of our programs are custom designed to offer high performance and greater productivity and proven results.  Whether it is watching you conduct and auction, going through an intense simulated auction or simply reviewing your approach and pre-auction preparation, Kathy will evaluate and identify areas to strengthen your performance. Kathy and her team of experts will work with you to make sure that concrete steps and innovative approaches build your confidence and performance.

All of our Coaching and Mentoring programs are custom designed and include one-on-one as well as small group programs.

  • Workshops: Take your benefit auction business and fundraising skills to the next level.  Using a highly interactive approach, our workshops include: How to generate new benefit auction business,  Consulting with Non Profits, Transitioning from Commercial to Fundraising, Training Your Volunteer Staff, Special Revenue Activities, Auctioneers as Ambassadors, Handling Challenging Situations, and Advanced Fund Raising Strategies, to name just a few.
  • Interactive Training: This exceptionally customized program offers  proven techniques to apply best practices and innovative fundraising auction strategies and tools into your own personal style.  Case studies and role playing simulations emphasize leadership, influencing and problem solving skills and effective communication. Kathy and her team of national experts will empower you to engage nonprofit clients, donors and auction audiences to accelerate your career.
  • Tele-Seminars and Webinars: Bring Kathy’s energy and extensive experience right to your office or home.  Stay on the front line of innovation in the fundraising auction industry.  Learn new practices, fresh ideas and strategies to boost dollars for your non profit clients.  Jettison your benefit auction business and increase client recruitment and retention.
  • Tools: Handbooks, materials and checklists are jam-packed with cutting edge ideas and techniques to grow your fundraising auction skills and expertise as well as to boost your benefit auction business to the next level.