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Massachusetts college books live auctioneer Andy Saks


October 15, 2015

Boston, MA — Newbury College has booked Spark live auctioneer Andy Saks for its 2016 annual fundraising event.

The fundraiser will take place at the Seaport Hotel in Boston on April 8, 2016. Saks will run the event’s live auction.

Newbury College

Newbury College booked live auctioneer Andy Saks for its fundraiser.

As the event’s live auctioneer, Saks will perform various duties before and during the event, including:

— advising CRI on item order, starting bids and bidding increments

— writing a word-for-word auctioneer script

— creating a matching auction slide deck

— serving as emcee for other segments of the event

Beyond the live auction, the event will feature appetizers, a silent auction, fundraising games and music.

Saks has served as auctioneer for other Boston-area non-profits, including the Boston Jewish Film Festival, and Community Rowing, Inc.




Andy Saks, Spark Presentations

Spark owner Andy Saks

Spark Presentations is a private company founded in 1998 that provides presentation skills training and speech coaching for executives, salespeople, marketers and others, plus booth staff training for trade show exhibitors.

Spark also books professional presenters to represent its clients at high-profile events as keynote speakers, trade show booth presenters, masters of ceremonies (emcees) and live auctioneers.

Spark’s owner, Andy Saks, is also the author of The Presentation Playbook Series: Be a Most Valuable Presenter (MVP), a three-volume series of books that help businesspeople master common presentation situations by building and running speaking “plays” like a coach or player calls a key play in a game. Volume 1 is available now in print and PDF formats on Spark’s website and at these online retailers and formats: Amazon print, Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks and Barnes & Noble print and Nook.


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