Silent Auctions are very effective and non intrusive. They allow large numbers of items to be displayed. Importantly lower priced items are in reach of more bidders.
Pick good position near exit to bathrooms/smoking.
Make sure tables are adequate to effectively display.
Let Icons of Fundraising assist to design bid sheets adding descriptions and your logo.
Close the silent auction after the main auction is completed to allow to under bidders having another go
Buy only Authentic Products
Ensure your supporters and patrons are buying authentic products, licensed, with copyright photos.
Like Icons of Fundraising your “brand” is too important to risk by potentially selling fakes to patrons.