Thursday, October 31st — Saturday, November 2nd
A Silent Auction will be ongoing throughout the entire conference. It will be located near the Bookroom in the main area and will be filled with wonderful donation items for you to bid on. Watch the Bouchercon 2019 Silent Auction Highlights page on Facebook for pictures of auction items.
Donations are being accepted through October 15th.
We welcome your donation for the Bouchercon 2019 Silent Auction benefiting LIFT (Literacy Instruction for Texas).
$100. value requested. If your donation is valued at less than $100. it may be combined with other donations to reach that threshold.
Submissions will close on October 15, 2019, to allow time for shipping and preparation.
All submissions must go through the above submissions form via this webpage.
WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT DONATIONS AT THE CONVENTION THAT WERE NOT SUBMITTED IN ADVANCE BY OCTOBER 15, 2019.
REASONS TO DONATE:
Connecting your brand with literacy efforts in Texas.
Recognition of your donation in our promotional efforts for Bouchercon 2019 (which is the largest mystery convention in the world).
Supporting LIFT in its efforts to increase literacy rates in Texas.
WHAT TO DONATE:
We have found that experience-based donations do very well. This includes restaurants, weekend getaway packages, concerts, special events, winery tours and other events. We also find that gift baskets with special reading-themed or similarly themed items are in demand.
Please like our Facebook page and reference it for donation ideas: Bouchercon2019 Silent Auction Highlights.
You will be contacted after your offer is received to establish a delivery method. Based on size and content, we may request that it be shipped in advance or hand delivered at the conference.