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Spark live auctioneer shines at 5 Massachusetts fundraisers

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July 29, 2019

Boston, MA — Professional live auctioneer Andy Saks served clients at five charity fundraisers this spring, including:

The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (MSPCC’s) “Turning Points” gala at Boston’s Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel

The Riverbend School‘s “Kindness Rocks” annual gala at the Sheraton Needham Hotel

MassEquality‘s “Beacons of Light” annual fundraiser at the Marriott Courtyard Downtown

Temple Israel‘s “Stepping Out” annual fundraiser at their synagogue in Boston

Temple Beth Elohim‘s “An Evening to Remember” fundraiser at their synagogue in Wellesley, Mass.

For each live auction booking, Saks:

— Advised the client on auction and/or fund-the-need item selection, order, attribution and donation level request

— researched and wrote a word-for-word live auctioneer script

— designed a matching, animated slideshow

— served as live auctioneer, raise-your-paddle facilitator, and event emcee as needed

 

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Spark live auctioneer Andy Saks performs at a fundraiser for Temple Israel of Boston

 

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Spark live auctioneer Andy Saks performs at a fundraiser for Temple Israel of Boston

 

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Live auctioneer Andy Saks performs at MSPCC’s annual “Turning Points” fundraiser in Boston (photo by Person + Killian Photography)

 

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Live auctioneer Andy Saks performs at MSPCC’s annual “Turning Points” fundraiser in Boston (photo by Person + Killian Photography)

 

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Live auctioneer Andy Saks performs at MSPCC’s annual “Turning Points” fundraiser in Boston (photo by Person + Killian Photography)

 

Spark booth presenter shines at packaging, wedding, IT shows

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July 9, 2019

Boston, MA — Professional trade show booth emcee and presenter Andy Saks served clients at a series of trade shows in recent months, including:

The WPPI wedding photography show at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, for Olympus

The ProMat manufacturing show at McCormick Place in Chicago, for Packsize

The Citrix Synergy trade show at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, for Flexxible IT

The AWS re:Inforce inaugural show at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, for Trend Micro

For each show, Saks wrote or edited his presentation script, and delivered it throughout the show on a repeating schedule.

 

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Trade show booth emcee Andy Saks performs for Olympus at WPPI at Mandalay Bay in Vegas

 

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Trade show booth emcee Andy Saks performs for Olympus at WPPI at Mandalay Bay in Vegas

 

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Trade show booth presenter Andy Saks performs for Flexxible IT at the Citrix Synergy show in Atlanta

 

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Trade show booth presenter Andy Saks performs for Flexxible IT at the Citrix Synergy show in Atlanta

 

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Trade show booth presenter Andy Saks performs for Flexxible IT at the Citrix Synergy show in Atlanta

 

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Trade show booth presenter Andy Saks performs for Flexxible IT at the Citrix Synergy show in Atlanta

 

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Trade show booth presenter Andy Saks performs for Flexxible IT at the Citrix Synergy show in Atlanta

 

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Trade show booth presenter Andy Saks performs for Trend Micro at the Amazon AWS re:Inforce show in Boston

 

Trade show presenter Chicago ProMat

Trade show booth presenter Andy Saks performs for Packsize at the ProMat show in Chicago

 

Mass. Equal Rights Group Books Live Auctioneer Andy Saks

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April 17, 2019

Boston, MA — MassEquality has booked Spark live auctioneer Andy Saks for its annual fundraiser and awards night.

The event, titled “Beacons of Light: The 2019 Icon Awards,” will take place in April, 2019 at the Marriott Courtyard Downtown in Boston, Massachusetts.

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MassEquality has booked live auctioneer Andy Saks for its annual fundraiser

MassEquality is the leading statewide grassroots advocacy organization working to ensure that everyone across Massachusetts can thrive from cradle to grave without discrimination and oppression based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Saks has served as live auctioneer for many other organizations in New England, including the YMCA, the Boston Jewish Film FestivalCommunity Rowing, and the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

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