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The AENC Silent Auction is held on the opening night of the Annual Meeting of the Association Executives of North Carolina. Proceeds from the auction fund professional development and scholarship opportunities for AENC members. This year we hope to again raise over $15,000, and hope you will donate.

 Who can donate? Individuals, companies, associations, non-profits – anyone.

 What can be donated? Popular items are hotel stays, vacation packages, tours, golf passes, art, jewelry, event tickets, memorabilia, autographed items, sports items, food/wine, books, subscriptions, memberships, dinners, spa treatments, décor items, gift cards, certificates, gift baskets, etc.

Proceeds from this annual auction fund member professional development and AENC member scholarships, which promote education in the field of association management.  AENC offers a number of scholarships: 

  • Project Designation - This scholarship awards an individual up to $1,000 towards earning the CAE, CMP or other industry related designation.
  • Rising Star - This scholarship awards an individual who has been in the association profession five years or less, up to $1,000 and can be used for any association management related professional development program.
  • Operation Annual Meeting - In order to encourage professional development, this scholarship provides one association professional with key expenses to the 2024 AENC Annual Meeting. 
  • Raleigh Dingman - This scholarship awards $1,500 to be used towards tuition for the first year at the Institute for Organization Management, administered by the US Chamber of Commerce.
  • Mary K. Doherty Scholarship (AENC Professional Development Scholarship) - This scholarship awards up to $1,000 to be used towards industry related professional development.
  • AENC FUEL Young Professionals - This scholarship awards up to $1,000 to help advance an individual in Association Management by assisting with costs associated with either an AENC event or Professional Development. Any individual under the age of 40 who is a member in good standing with AENC may apply. FUEL participants are encouraged to apply but FUEL participation is not a requirement to win the scholarship.


1) Provide as much detail as possible including any restrictions or blackout dates

  • You're advertising your donation - Make it desirable! 

2) Put your Hotel/Destination name in the Item Name. 

  • We want to know where it is on the main page! 

3) Add at least 2 and up to 10 images of your item/destination. 

  • Show us your best photos! 

4) Mail certificates ONLY to: MUST BE RECEIVED BY JULY 14th

Expo Auctions


5885 Cumming Hwy Suite 108-108

Sugar Hill, GA 30518

5) Bring physical items or baskets to the Annual and deliver to Expo Auctions personally.

  • If you are not going to the annual and NEED to ship an item - Email 

Thank you for your donation!

We have received your donation and you should get an email confirmation shortly. If we need more information, we will reach out to the email/phone that you provided. Thank you again and we greatly appreciate your donation.

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Silent Auction Details

The Auction will close at TBD EST on MONDAY, July 24, 2023.

  • Winning bidders will be notified via text immediately upon the close of the auction and prompted to pay through the auction site. 

  • Winning bidders will be able to pick up their winnings after they have confirmed payment. 

    • Please see Tony at the Silent Auction tables Tuesday the 25th to pick up your winnings

    • If you're not present, shipping options will be available. Or, have someone grab your winnings 

      • Shipping charges will be added to the card on file

      • Please Text Tony at (770) 380-2304 to arrange Shipping.

  • Please read through the Expo Auctions - Auction Policies.

  • If you have any questions about the online auction platform, please reach out to Tony Rissley via text message at (770) 380-2304.

Expo Auctions Online Auction Terms and Conditions

By accepting the Terms and Conditions of this auction, you acknowledge that you are entering into a binding agreement with Expo Auctions to purchase the auction item at your most recent and highest bid if you are designated the winner of that close of the auction.

Online Bidding Service: Upon acceptance of your application for access to Online Bidding Services, you will receive an Online Bidding Number. You agree: (a) to use your authorized Online Bidding Number whenever you access or use the Online Bidding Services; (b) to use your best efforts to prevent the unauthorized disclosure or use of your Online Bidding Number; and (c) to assume responsibility for all activities that occur using your Online Bidding Number, including any use of the Online Bidding Services by a minor or any other party under your name or account. 

Payment: In the event a bidder wins an auction, payment of the winning bid, including appropriate shipping charges (collectively, the “Auction Invoice”) is due in full at the close of the auction. Payments can be made by debit card or credit card, subject to limitations set forth herein. We accept all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover). Credit card payments can be made directly through the auction website. Appropriate shipping charges, if applicable will be invoiced separately. Most lots are processed and shipped within 7-14 business days of Auction Invoice being paid in full. 

All funds are displayed in United States Dollars (USD).

Participation: Expo Auctions reserves the right to suspend the account of a bidder and/or cancel any bid for any reason.

Authority: When placing a bid, you are stating that you have the full authority to place such bid and to issue payment if you are deemed the winner of that executive.

Binding Agreement: Bids entered through this online auction are considered a binding agreement. Bids may not be canceled or retracted for any reason. Our website requires a 2-step bidding confirmation process to eliminate the possibility of a bid error. 

Minimum bid increments are preset. Bids are accepted 24 hours per day directly through this auction platform. Our site will automatically generate and send a text when a bidder is outbid on an auction. This is provided as a courtesy service to our bidders and is a non-guarantee service. Although rare, it is possible for our site to encounter interruptions in service or malfunctions. We reserve the right to suspend, cancel, or extend auctions that have been affected by such an occurrence. At the end of each auction, winning bidders will be notified as soon as possible via text.


Note: Expo Auctions reserves the right to alter or delete any content in our online bidding service or terms and conditions at any time without notice.

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