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silent_auctionTake the paper out of your silent auction by using a wireless bidding system like BidPal or iBid for your next auction event. Going wireless not only eliminates the cost of printing catalogs and bid sheets but it helps streamline the entire bidding process.

BidPal will work with the charity to plan the entire event, from choosing the layout of the event to the actual set up. Not only do they provide the technology for the event, but they also have staff on hand during the event to make sure everything runs smoothly. In addition, Bid Pal provides leader boards, rotating sponsor logos, scrolling messages and real-time monitoring of total auction proceeds during the event.

Upon arrival, guests receive a handheld device that contains a full catalog, including description, value, bid increments and donor items, of the items up for bid. After browsing the catalog on the device, guests can place a bid from anywhere at anytime during the event. While the bidding is open, the system sends out instant outbid notices, which helps build excitement and drives the bidding up.

Over the course of the auction, guests can watch favorite items and fund a need or donate cash. The wireless system makes the checkout process easy and afterwards BidPal reports not only summarize the event, but also help you plan your next silent auction with full item analysis, proceeds by category and items with no bid.

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