NEW SEMINAR! Sky-High Auction Profits!

Advanced Fundraising Auction Seminar

Tuesday, October 22, 2013  Danbury, CT
Thursday, October 24, 2013 Boston, MA

Do You Want to Raise More Money?

  • Want to find more big bidders and donors?
  • Know the best number of best selling auction items?
  • Need hot fundraising ideas that are sweeping the US?
  • Ready for MORE excitement and FUN?
  • Need to engage your Board and Volunteers?
  • Want to Turn 10 Minutes into a Goldmine?

If you answered YES to just one of these questions. Join Us!

I’d like to personally invite you to my NEW Fundraising Auction Seminar!

“We raised more than double what we raised last year after attending Kathy’s seminar.”

Ariel Wortzman

Teen Voices – Boston, MA


Bring your Auction Committee, Volunteers and Board. (Very special pricing for groups!)

Invest a half-day of jam-packed content-rich proven ways to raise more money and engage your guests!


You’ll Learn Ways to Raise 20% or MORE!

Learn from one of the best fundraising auctioneers in the country.
Kathy will teach the most innovative and revenue producing ideas and techniques to maximize your auction fundraising!


Auction Fundraising Has Changed!
What about YOU?

Discover how to avoid the top 3 most overlooked mistakes that cost you thousands of dollars – that you may not even realize!
Did you know that many fundraising techniques from even a year ago are obsolete? Learn cutting-edge charity auction methods that break revenue records!

Raise 20% or More at Your Next Fundraiser Auction!

Take YOUR Auction To The Next Level Now!


What You’ll Take Away

Attracting Power Bidders & Donors
Turbo-Charge Your Audience Development
5 New Sources for Top Auction Guests

Best Selling High-Profit Auction Items
THE Ideal Number of Auction Items
New Procurement Methods

Moneymaking Fun Auction Ice Breakers
4 New Auction Activities Sweeping the USA!

Optimize Your Timeline & Floor Plan
How to Make Every Minute A Revenue Minute
Design Your Donor-Centric Auction Program

Maximize Your Big Profit Centers
Are Silent Auctions Worth It?
Live Auctions That Break Revenue Records
How Inspiring Fund-A-Need Appeals Can Double Your Funds

Laser Impact Auction Marketing
Kathy’s Dazzling Dozen Auction Promotion Methods

New Benefit Auction Technology
Online Auctions, Software, Mobile Bidding & More

Motivating Your Auction Leadership Team
Finding the best auctioneer to match your cause
How to engage your board, committees and volunteers

Kathy’s Krystal Ball
Future of Fundraising Auctions (hint: BOOMING!)
Leverage 3 Hidden Fundraising Trends


Transform your fundraising auction immediately!

Fundraising Auctions have changed. Make sure you know these state of the art techniques and tips. Attend this content-rich seminar to learn how to optimize every aspect of your benefit auction event.

Join us and learn Kathy’s vital benefit auction methods she teaches to her clients all across the country!


Energize your Board, Staff and Volunteers in this
turbo-charged, interactive, fun and profit-making seminar.

“We just held our auction … what a success! I used just about every technique I learned at your seminar. Our final tally exceeded last year’s amount. Who would have thought that in this economy that could happen? I really owe it to you, Kathy”

Mary O’Coin

Old Sturbridge Village, MA

You can thrive in the new economy with Kathy’s proven benefit and charity auction strategies. Break auction revenue records! Find high performing auction items. Discover high impact winning strategies to go to the next revenue level now! Learn advanced auction methods in this results oriented, interactive, fun and profitable seminar.

This half-day seminar focuses on advanced auction strategies and innovative thinking to maximize your fundraising efforts in any economy.

In this interactive and fun seminar, you’ll learn the TOP NEW IDEAS that are HOT all across the country.

You’ll discover the power of long range perspective to support your overall strategic fundraising goals that transcend far beyond auction night.

Perfect for auction committees, executive directors, marketing and event directors, auction planners, volunteers, development staff, board of directors, event planners and anyone involved in a charity or fundraising auction.

It’s an incredible learning experience for new and repeat participants.

“I really enjoyed the workshop yesterday.  I meant what I said—you’re a GREAT teacher, and you gave me tools that I’ll use in a variety of fundraising settings.  Thank you!”

Karen King, Executive Director

McGivney Community Center, Inc.

Bridgeport, CT


Kathy Kingston offers a wealth of practical strategies for revenue enhancement; many of these ideas you can immediately implement to raise more money right now!


Who Should Attend?

  • Auction Chairpersons
  • Non-profit Staff
  • Auction Planners
  • School Auction Committees
  • Volunteers
  • Development Staff
  • Board Members
  • Event Planners
  • Auction Committee Members
  • Everyone involved in a benefit auction!

Questions? Contact Kathy!


Immediately incorporate proven and powerful fundraising techniques into your auction for breakthrough results.

“I really really!!! enjoyed your seminar and came home feeling fully informed and confident…I will know your hand is at my elbow…Thank you again for a great day.”

Diane B. Lesneski Auger
Founder and Director
Friends For Tomorrow, Inc., Lincoln, MA


Join Us!Kathy’s NEW Half-Day Seminar


2 Locations for Your Convenience


Danbury, CT Seminar:

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
1:00PM – 4:30PM

Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to start time.


Courtyard Marriott Danbury
3 Eagle Road
Danbury, CT 06810


Early Bird: Only $47 (ends 10/15)

Regular: $67

*Groups: $20 per person (register online)

*Bring your Auction Committee!

Limited spaces. You are encouraged to sign up now.

Register for Danbury Seminar

Boston, MA Seminar:

Thursday, October 24, 2013
8:30 AM – 12 Noon

Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to start time.


95 Berkeley Street
Conference Room B – First Floor
95 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02116


Early Bird: Only $47 (ends 10/15)

Regular: $67

*Groups: $20 per person (register online)

*Bring your Auction Committee!

Limited spaces. You are encouraged to sign up now.

Register for Boston Seminar


Please contact Kathy Kingston if you have any questions and for more details: 603-235-1196

Read more of what seminar participants are saying about Kathy’s seminars…

Presenter: Kathy Kingston, CAI, BAS

An award-winning thought leader in fundraising auctions, professional auctioneer and consultant, Kathy Kingston has raised millions of dollars for non-profit organizations across the country for over 26 years. She founded Kingston Auction Company in 1986. Specializing in benefit auctions, she consistently empowers nonprofit and education clients to exceed their fundraising goals and offers a wealth of practical strategies for revenue enhancement.

Ms. Kingston placed among the top seven auctioneer finalists in the 2013 International Auctioneer Championship Women’s Division and she was a top five finalist in 2003. Kathy was bestowed the Chuck Cumberlin Memorial Sportsmanship Award by her peers at the 2012 International Auctioneer Championship. She was the recipient of the prestigious “Rose Award” from the National Auctioneers Association in 2006. Ms. Kingston holds the Certified Auctioneer Institute (CAI) designation, only three percent of auctioneers nationwide have achieved this status. Kathy was a member of the Charter Class of the Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS) professional designation program. Kathy has taught the BAS and CAI Benefit Auction classes. She graduated from Missouri Auction School in 1986. She was awarded the Helen Copeland Leadership Award from the United States Association for Blind Athletes and served on their national board of directors.

As a fundraising auction strategist and performance coach, she conducts innovative benefit auction seminars, tele-seminars and custom workshops throughout the country for both non profit organizations and auctioneers. Ms. Kingston is featured in a one-hour television documentary about Benefit Auctions on the Auction Network. She is the author of “Record-Breaking Fundraising Auctions Tips” and audio-book Do I Hear a Million™: Benefit Auctioneering for Record Profits. She writes, speaks and consults extensively on on how to achieve breakthrough fundraising auction success in any economy.

Kathy holds a Master’s Degree in Education from St. Louis University where she was named “Woman of the Year” in 1986. Her unique professional background also includes an award-winning career in non-profit fundraising, higher education, university coaching, public service administration, and the entertainment industry.

Kingston Auction Company is the premier resource for record-breaking fundraising auctioneers, education & strategies. Whether providing training and coaching for auctioneers, consulting for not-for-profit executives and their boards, or deploying one of their award-winning team of professional auctioneers, Kingston offers one-stop shopping to organizations who want record-breaking auction results.

“This seminar packed an amazing amount of useful information into a profitable and fun program. Seasoned professionals and beginners alike gain a trove of ideas.”

Deborah Barackman
Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury, CT

**Bring ALL of your Auction Committee and Board Members!

Special Groups Rate: Only $20 per person!

Register for Danbury Seminar

Register for Boston Seminar

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