GalaBid News

Galabid: Over A Decade Of Auction Tech Development

We've been working with silent auction technology for 12 years. In just over a decade, technology has changed remarkably. Our ability to develop auction technology that not only responds to, but anticipates, clients' needs means we've stayed at the forefront of fundraising technology. Here's a brief look at our history and how we've battled (and won!) some of the challenges along the way. Back in the Day The very first electronic silent auction we ran was in Western Australia for the WA Ballet. We used a device called the IML communicator and 500 or so smart cards – one for each guest...

New Travel Packages for Your Fundraiser

Did you know that GalaBid also offers...?!!

A GalaBid Features Highlight Our comprehensive auction software platform was built from the ground up to be secure, easy-to-use and reliable. GalaBid aims to fit your needs and exceed your expectations at every point but with so many fantastic features on offer, it's often easy to forget about all the wonderful extras GalaBid provides to your fundraising efforts. Here are some you may have missed...

Amazing auction result to help endangered species

'GalaBid helped us run a really successful auction at our Gorilla Gorilla Dinner in November. The purpose of the dinner was to celebrate all the Aspinall Foundation has achieved but most importantly to raise much need funds for the charity's ongoing conservation work in Africa, Madagascar, and Java. GalaBid sourced the majority of the prizes, supplied staff to help guests on the night of the event and managed the entire payment process for us. This was the first time we worked with GalaBid and we...

No-Risk Consignment For Your Fundraising Charity Event

Want to captivate your audience with some big ticket auction items but don't have the know-how, time or resources? This is where consignment comes in. The perfect option to ensure a well-rounded auction with sensational prizes that can hypnotise audiences and pull in more generous bids. Whether its a 10-day safari in Tanzania, an electric guitar signed by ACDC or a fine piece of art by a renowned artist, these items will add variety to your fundraising auction and even that little something special...

Exciting new features to make your next fundraising event oh-so easy!

The GalaBid team has added some exciting new features and services for our Non-Profit clients in 2016. Here's a quick snapshot... 1. New Event Ticketing and Registration Service: Wouldn't it be amazing if you could run your whole event ticketing and fundraising incentives through one easy to work with provider? Well as of February 2016 you can!...

Educational Workshop and Industy Networking Wrap Up

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our workshop and drinks at the Waldorf Hilton in London on November 13th. Lucy Davies, Head of Communications, from youth charity Ambition, gave us a great insight into how they achieved such outstanding fundraising results with their online auction before and during their event held in Kensignton Palace in July...

Event Ticketing and Registration for 2016 events!

GalaBid are excited to announce that we will be launching an event ticketing and registration feature as part of our fundraising platform for 2016 events. You will have a dedicated registration page that will be customised and branded to your event, with options for your supporters to purchase tickets and also have access to the your GalaBid page to bid in your silent auction, purchase raffle tickets or make donations and pledges. One of the great benefits will be...

Creating Great Guest Experiences London Workshop

Thanks to everyone who attended our workshop on Creating Great Guest Experiences at the Hilton on Park Lane on Friday. It was fantastic to see such a variety of charities in attendance. For those that missed out this time, event planning experts ubuntu shared a ton of tips and insights from their years of experience of planning some of London's most prestigious fundraising events.

Ipad Bidding And Nearly 10 Million Raised

GalaBid is excited to launch the latest of our new platform features: GalaBid kiosk. This allows for supporters to bid on your auction items, make donations and buy raffle tickets via iPads/tablets that can be placed on tables or by your auction display at your fundraising event. This seamlessly interacts with our mobile phone platform so your event guests have the choice to either bid/donate from their own mobiles or from the iPads/tablets whichever they prefer.



GalaBid is CrowdComms’ fundraising software, developed inhouse, which facilitates bidding, donations, purchases, payment for and management of all fundraising activities before and during live fundraising events, galas, golf days etc.