Blog: Watch Zaffarano Auctioneers In Action!

Watch Zaffarano Auctioneers In Action!

Vinnie Zaffarano helped raise close to $90,000 for the Soaring Eagle Academy at their 7th annual “A Night With The Stars” gala. […]

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2014 Inspire Greatness Gala Raised More Than $820,000

Special Olympics Illinois held its 7th Annual Inspire Greatness Gala on Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. Guests enjoyed a delicious dinner, dancing to the sweet sounds of the City Lights Orchestra and a live and silent auction. Vinnie Zaffarano doubled as the event’s emcee and auctioneer, and a few lucky bidders went home with fabulous prize […]

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Vinnie Featured in Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey Commercial

Vinnie Zaffarano makes his acting debut as he is the featured auctioneer in an estate auction in the Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey – Around The World In 80 Tailgates commercial. See Vinnie in action at the 1:09 mark. […]

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Don’t Leave Money on the Table: Avoiding Common Pitfalls

Fundraising is the life blood of every not-for-profit organization. Yet far too many organization make the common mistake of leaving money on the table—that is, failing to identify and capture revenue that is available. Remember, even in a down economy, people are willing to give, especially if you make it fun and easy for them. Events with auctions are one way to […]

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Zaffarano Plays Pivotal Role in 2012 Wish Ball

One of America’s most exciting and effective auctioneers will join a star-studded lineup at Make-A-Wish® Illinois’ signature fundraiser, Wish Ball, set for Saturday evening, May 12 at the UIC Forum. Vinnie Zaffarano and his all-star team from Zaffarano Auctioneers will lead the event’s all-important charity auction—featuring unique and coveted items like exclusive gourmet dining with celebrities, whirlwind trips to New York […]

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Zaffarano Wins Auctioneer Championship

Vincenzo Zaffarano, Executive Vice President of Global Real Estate Auctions Inc., won the 2009 State Champion Bidcalling Contest at the Illinois State Fair recently. Zaffarano competed against some of the best and most experienced auctioneers in the state. The championship makes him this year’s Illinois State Auctioneers Association Ambassador, who helps promote the auctioneer business. Next year, Zaffarano also will represent […]

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Zaffarano is Illinois’ 2009 Best Bidcaller

Vinnie Zaffarano, BAS, of Chicago took the winner’s cup at the 27th Annual State Champion Bidcalling Contest at the Illinois State Fair on Tuesday, August 18, 2009. Logan Schmid of Clinton was selected winner of the First Annual Junior Bidcalling Contest. Zaffarano was selected from the final round of the Top Eight which included Reserve Champion Van Adkisson of Roseville, First […]

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