Annual GACVB Conference Auctions - supporting Education Programs and Scholarship Opportunities



GACVB produces Silent Auctions each year at the GACVB Winter Conference, the GACVB fundraising eve event of Explore Georgia's Georgia Tourism Conference, and the new Georgia Group Sales Symposium all supporting education opportunities for our professionals, and NOW NEW in 2020, also offering scholarships to Explore Georgia's RVIC Conference (in support of registrations for education at the GA Regional Visitor Information Centers conference).  This program enables our member tourism professionals to attend educational conferences and seminars to be better prepared to meet the demands of the industry.  We welcome your support of this program. Please consider donating an item to the auction.  Destination experiences/trips, advertising partnerships, and local artwork are all examples of unique items and popular with our attendees.

Please click here to donate to the Silent Auction

Winter Conference 2020 Auction will be located in the Gazebo Suites/Exhibit Hall, Rainwater Conference Center, Valdosta
Opens Monday, Feb. 24 at 3 pm and Closes Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 10 am. 
Sponsored by our many generous, participating partners 


4 Atlanta Hawks Tickets for Friday Night April 3rd against the Charlotte Hornets
including $20 per ticket Food & Beverage credit and Parking Pass
Sponsored by ATL Airport District behaviorly and geographically targeted display impressions: 
300,000 behavior targeted display ads geo-targeted to Birmingham, AL or Atlanta, GA or Nashville
- $2,800 value - 
 Sponsored by Advance Travel & Tourism

4 Comp tickets to Savannah's Annual Savannah Hockey Classic 
- $75 Value - 
Sponsored by Visit Savannah

4-hour Marketing strategy session team retreat to St. Petersburg and Gift basket by Kawah Coffee
Marketing strategy session with Barbara Karasek at our Corporate office in beautiful St. Petersburg.
Get away from the office and bring your management/marketing team for a getaway strategy session.
Sponsored by Paradise Advertising & Marketing, Inc.

2 Comp Registrations for the Savannah Bridge Run
- $ 80 Value - 
Sponsored by Visit Savannah

Full Page Ad in any issue of Aspire! 
Aspire Magazine is the official publication of RCMA, and the premier magazine of the faith-based meetings industry in North America. Aspire provides in-depth editorial on issues that are important to meeting planners and suppliers of faith-based meetings. The publication offers interviews, feature stories, member news, how-to and trend segments that address the current needs of the faith based planning community.
- $5,000 Value -
Sponsored by Religious Conference Management Association (RCMA)

It's A Southern Thing Basket 
A full basket of branded It's A Southern Thing Goodies
- $150 Value - 
Sponsored by Advance Travel & Tourism

Two Beer Festival Tickets, Two Wine Festival Tickets and lots of goodies to go with the basket.
- $ 250 Value - 
Sponsored by City of Decatur - Tourism Bureau

Helen Get-A-Way Package
line Minigolf. 4 Passes to Shoot the Hooch with Cool River Tubing Company. Lunch for 4 @ Hofers Bakery & Cafe.
- $412 Value - 

Sponsored by Alpine Helen-White County CVB

Digital Marketing Evaluation and Georgia Gift BasketCVB Digital’s focus is helping small to mid-size CVBs become more effective in their use of digital marketing. Based in Roswell, Georgia, we help multiple CVBs in the Southeast deliver better results from their websites, SEO, social media and Google Ads. CVB Digital is not another advertising agency or website developer. We are digital marketing coaches, strategic advisors specializing in digital marketing. Our services include in-depth evaluations, strategy improvement, easy-to-follow action plans and monthly coaching for you and your team. For the GACVB Silent Auction, CVB Digital is providing a Digital Marketing Evaluation. And in appreciation of our great state, we are also including a Georgia Gift Basket. The Digital Marketing Evaluation will include your website, SEO, social media and Google Ads. We will engage with you and provide customized recommendations in a written brief and during our consultation provide insights and answer your questions.
- $500 Value - 

Sponsored by CVB Digital

Wine & Georgia Cookbook 
750 ml Cupcake Vinyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Georgia Hometown Cookbook, St. Marys ornament and postcard.
- $30 Value -
Sponsored by St. Marys CVB

Brochure Distribution to Visitors and Tourists
CTM Media Group will provide complimentary distribution of your 4x9 rack card or brochure for six months in any one of our distribution programs. Winner is responsible for shipping of brochures to our Atlanta warehouse. Distribution subject to space availability.
- $2,400 Value - 
Sponsored by CTM Media Group, Inc.

Experience Moultrie - Colquitt County
Gift Basket of items promoting Moultrie & Colquitt County including GA Grown items made locally
- $75 Value -
Sponsored by Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce

UGA Center for Continuing Education Conference Center & Hotel themed basket with UGA themed itemsone plush bulldog and two insulated coffee mugs
Sponsored by UGA Center for Continuing Education Conference Center & Hotel 

Peanut Gift Basket
Gift basket full of over 15 peanut products, as well as Tifton Tourism items
- $25-30 Value - 
Sponsored by Tifton-Tift County Tourism Association

 4 GA beers, 2 pint glasses, GA cutting board, t-shirt, misc. Douglas County promo items 
- $30 Value - 
Sponsored by Douglas County Tourism display campaign
300k impressions targeted to ATL, BHam or Nash
Behaviorally targeted to audience of your choice
Must be used by May 31, 2020
- Valued at $2,700 - 
Sponsored by Advance Travel & Tourism 
 ...AND MORE !!!!!