Ducks in a Row Events does not believe in the "hard sell" regarding our services. We want to give you the best event possible to accomplish your goals and keep you focused on your mission. Therefore, we will talk with you about those goals ahead of a contract being signed to make sure that we can achieve them with our proven system of managing your event.
Ducks in a Row Events charges strictly based on a flat fee. We will never charge you based on a "commission". Our feeling is that while this might make you a little more money, it not only encourages auctioneers and consultants to be more "high pressure" with your guests, but makes it difficult for you to predict your event budgets.
We believe that, while we know you are under a lot of stress from managing your event, telling you what you WANT to hear, isn't what you're paying for. We will share with you our perspective from years of auction experience, what you need to change, and what it will take to achieve your goals.
Please speak with us on an individual basis about auction software. We have experience working with most of the leading auction software programs. You will want to take the time to evaluate them all, and our experienced staff can assist with that process if you have questions.
We provide training and technical support for Greater Giving, Auction Maestro Pro, and Auctria Software to name a few.
NO. We do not SELL you items for your event. There are many companies, auctioneers, consulting firms, and commission salespeople who will "donate" a trip or piece of autographed memorabilia to your auction for a "reduced rate". The problem is: