Add fun to your fundraiser and maximize financial returns with an entertaining Benefit Auction Specialist (BAS) from the National Auctioneers Association. I am a trained Benefit Auctioneer specializing in exciting Live Auctions and fund a need fundraising. Certified as a Charity Auctioneer with NAA, and a graduate of WWCA, I offer Live Auctioneering, fundraising consulting, support ringmen/women, auction technology support services, and auction inventory. Please contact us for charity fundraisers and corporate fun events. Our fundraising firm is Manhattan based, NYCDCA licensed and bonded and perform auctions around the globe for affordable rates! Charity Auctioneers at your service.
I found Michael Powers through Gig Salad and he did a wonderful job. He is extremely talented at what he does and was very kind throughout the whole booking process. Very professional and goes above and beyond the call of duty. Highly recommend.
Response from Manhattan Auctions:
Thanks Megan for your outstanding review and for making us feel at home at Madison Square Garden! It was an amazing pleasure working with you and the dream MSG team. You are very kind and talented. Your professionally produced fun event raised awareness and resources for breast cancer research and was a big success. Thank you for including us as your auction entertainment. We are grateful to be of service and look forward to our next collaboration.
Price Range: $1500 and up
Gig Length: 5 - 120 minutes
Languages: English, Spanish
Unions: Auctioneer/Auction House
What to Expect
Audience members should expect an entertaining professional auctioneer offering a fair and enjoyable platform to bid and potentially support the gala's producing organization.
Clients can expect an experienced international charity auctioneer in black tie, formal dress, or business casual wear.
We have directed auctions from 25 attendants to over 10,000 attendants. We offer the full service suite of turnkey auction event services.
In addition to directing live, silent, simulcast, and online auctions, our NAA (National Auctioneer Association) active members, are elite specialists operating in the peak of their field.
Together, our agents have auctioned over $8 billion dollars worth of inventory. We are your friendly, trustworthy Manhattan Auctioneers. Please allow us the honor of serving at your next event to maximize returns and minimize risk.
Sincerely at your service,
Michael Powers CEO and
The Manhattan Auction House
Yes, we specialize in entertaining LIVE CHARITY AUCTIONS and Fund a Need call to action! Our fundraising professionals are ready to serve your next event's needs.
As you know, there is much more that goes into the auction, especially when trying to raise large amounts. Yes we are live charity auctioneers for hire although we also offer services as trained charity fundraising consultants. We have worked as charity auctioneers and fundraising consultants with global multibillion charities, Fortune 500 corporations, Government Agencies, grassroots organizations, colleges, local schools and social organizations. Our Charity Auctioneers can rock the microphone with a clear chant and if included as consultants, together we can maximize your returns with consulting, auction event coordination, education, experience and technology.
Our Benefit Auctioneer Specialists can strategically consult with you and/or your board about how to maximize returns, procure top grade inventory, increase profitability, improve donor retention, solidify customer relations, chanel intuitive followup, streamline sign in, check out, plan effective event production structure, target item pricing, germinate corporate matching programs, and execute a multitude of creative revenue streams.
Our auction consultants offer cutting edge auction technology for managing event logistics. We can offer additional supplemental inventory with profits built in at no cost, for a diverse selection of buyers and event types.
If you need elite fundraising professionals, you have found the most dedicated Benefit Auction Specialist Auctioneers in New York City. Our prices are very competitive and our full service feels like having trusted friends and family taking care of business.
The days are ticking by till your event. Contact your friendly experienced Charity Auction House today for a free consultation and plan for success.
We proudly serve the metropolitan New York City area, the Tristate east coast, and all 50 U.S. States, as well as over 18 foreign countries. The chances are, we have already auctioned in your neighborhood. Meet your new friends in the auction business today and contact us to set up an online appointment. We raise funds by having fun, connecting with the audience and proper planning. Thank you for your valued business and beloved referrals.
At Your Service,
Colonel Michael Powers ATS, BAS, CAI
Auction Technology Specialist
Benefit Auctioneer Specialist
Certified Auctioneers Institute
National Auctioneers Association
Certified Bilingual Charity Auctioneer
World Wide College of Auctioneering
Additional Booking Notes
We have extensive experience coordinating lighting, audio, video, staging, and correography. We can assist with production design to maximize the transition of power and capitalize on the most profitable, streamlined way to structure live and silent auctions.
Past Booked Events
|August 11, 2015||Nonprofit Event|
We get called to emcee, stand up comedy, auctioneer, direct auctions, handle press, find venues, mastermind donations, handle transactions, compose follow up materials, set up audio video, provide musicians, manage artists, etc..Our staff is multitalented and versatile. Part of our strength is in our flexibility. Please contact us for more details on how we can fit your needs.
|Michael Powers - BAS - ATS||Benefit Auctioneer Specialist|
|Jill Powers||Block Clerk|
|Jon Campoverde||Graphic Design|
|Ylenia Mino||Curating and registration|
|Mel Karam||Registration and Checkout|
|Andrew O'Rourke||Mass Communications /AV|
|Brandon Boyd||Video and Audio Editing/Producing|
Influences & Inspiration
We have been influenced by many great auctioneers in the business. Letitia Fry, is an amazing, wonderful charity auctioneer; and we shared our BAS classes together. She regularly raises millions for her clients and is a very classy act to experience. We also love Paul B. of the World Wide School of Auctioneering. Paul is a mentor, Father figure and a friend. He has also raised millions for worthy charities and booming corporations. Ed Gold from CA is one of the nations premiere charity, wine, and golf auctioneers in the world. He too raises millions for charity and taught me about how to maximize returns and create additional revenue streams. Thanks to those and many more teachers.
Public Announcement System
We can bring our own Equipment
Wireless Microphone (we have)
Soundboard channel mixer
We Provide Clipboards
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