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Raising the Bid specializes in Live & Silent Auctions, Emceeing, and Exceeding Expectations.
We deliver memorable entertaining experiences and guarantee high revenue generation for your charity.
​We love what we do and we love bringing our success to our clients.
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Paris, Disney, Fiji, New Zealand, we have a trip of a lifetime waiting for you with Raising the Bid and Winspire
Golf in St. Andrews, Masters, Napa Valley, Arizona, lifetime dream trips through Winspire and Raising the Bid
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Raising the Bid excels at elevating funds for your charity or benefit with our unique, results-driven bidding techniques. From capturing guest attention to skillfully encouraging bids, our professional auctioneers swiftly gauge the room's response, ensuring an engaging and efficient process.

We ignite the crowd from the moment we grab the mic, captivating audiences of all sizes—whether it's 50, 500, or 2500 attendees.

Entertain, Educate, Ask for the Sale!

Reach out today to explore how we can transform your next event's future. 



Searching for extraordinary auction items to captivate guests and drive high bids? Look no further. Raising the Bid, in partnership with Winspire, brings you exclusive, sought-after experiences to elevate your charity auction and boost profits.

Explore a world of possibilities, from VIP access to major sporting events and award shows to family vacations, international trips, and beyond. Winspire's risk-free model allows you to purchase only what you sell, making it a secure fundraising venture.

Let us assist you in procuring these incredible items for your next event!


EMCEE (Master of Ceremonies)​


Raising the Bid delivers skilled and entertaining MCs for various events, including award galas, charity events, weddings, and golf tournaments.


Our proven techniques, capturing guests' attention and maintaining focus on the program, set us apart.

Highlighting your sponsors is crucial for event success.


With Raising the Bid, we add value by not only keeping your guests engaged but also ensuring entertaining and effective promotions, ultimately maximizing the impact of your sponsors.

"Ryan is simply amazing! WOW - Over 600 meeting planing professionals were not only highly entertained but responded quickly to his dynamic auctioneer style at our Charity dinner/Auction at the Hilton Lac Leamy!

I would highly recommend Ryan to any organization doing great CSR work.  He is energetic, dynamic and completely self assured!  Best of all, our people had fun and he substantially raised the bidding to enable us to raise a great deal of money for our cause"

"Over the past 9 years we have hosted an annual charity golf tournament, each year with a different high profile host for the evening’s festivities. I can easily state that Ryan Watson was the most memorable and enthusiastic host we have ever had. He was entertaining to watch, and was able to command the pace and activities of the evening with ease, which was no simple task considering our guests!  We will definitely be hiring Ryan again, and would recommend his MC and auctioneering services."

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