Bid for one or more of the following fantastic lots donated by their generous supporters. To place your bid simply complete the form at the bottom of the page. Please complete a seperate form for each bid. The highest bid for each lot wins. Bidding ends on 17th May and is open to everyone.

Four Days – Video Content Production & Editing Work

The Product Marketing Company (TPMC) will work with you to identify your most suitable products/services for video promotion and an experienced producer/director will work with you to create high performance video content for your website. From video treatment to story boards: 2 days high definition filming : 2 days editing to ensure all your brand guidelines are met; audio in line with final treatment & storyboard; assistance to ensure that online sales opportunities are maximised; collation and analysis of performance data for sharing in Direct Commerce magazine.  Market Value is over £3000

2 Consultancy Days – Business Strategy OR Project Planning

Donated by multi-channel business expert Tony Bishton of Advocus, up for offer are two solid days of consultancy help in your choice of area. Whether you opt for business strategy or project planning Tony will provide clarity, business sense, and help simplify complex problems resulting in realistic and achievable plans and pave the way for their successful implementation.

Tony has worked with clients including JD Williams, Ironmongery Direct, Bezier, Mothercare, Screwfix and DSG… Market value of this lot is : c£3000

Consultancy Day – Operations & Fulfilment Audit

All businesses can make good use of an independent third party view of one or more areas of their operations. Andy Cable is a highly regarded consultant who specialises in helping businesses to deliver optimum service to their customers whilst keeping a firm grip on costs. Whether you’d like help with your call/contact centre efficiency; systems suitability; warehouse effectiveness; payment processing inc PCI compliance; returns handling; outsourcing inc 3rd party contract review or operational KPIs, make your choice and Andy will deliver expert advice.

Andy has worked with Innovations, BSKyB, BCA, and is a sought after consultant to many high volume home shopping sector businesses . Market value of this lot is: c £1250


Consultancy Day – Database Marketing

Spend a day with catalogue & direct marketing consultant Martin Harvey in which he’ll help you review : customer database management & structure; identify opportunities for improvement in analysis : develop plans for improved insight & segmentation : establish how to improve performance of prospects, single and inactive buyers.

Martin Harvey is a highly experienced direct marketer who specialises in advising and mentoring start-ups and SMEs with high growth ambitions. Market Value of this lot is : c£1250

Consultancy Day – pre-Christmas Operational Efficiency Health Check

Spend a day with Will Lewis, former MD of Blooming Marvellous, Adler Business Gifts, Operations Director at Lands’ End and GM of Distribution/Head of Business Initiatives for Freemans . Since 2007 Will has worked as a consultant with a wide range of multichannel retailers on operational efficiency and service to customers. Win this lot to gain the benefit of his insight and advice for timely implementation prior to the Christmas season. Market value of this lot is : c£1500

6 Month Silver Membership of eCommerce Masterplan inner circle

This Company membership will allow your key eCommerce team members access to InDepth Guides, forum membership, webinars & newsletters, email support and a private webinar every month. Kindly donated by eCommerce Masterplan. Market Value is £882

Two page editorial feature in Direct Commerce magazine

Working with you and your PR department or agency, their editorial team will help create a two page editorial feature about your business – whether client or supplier side – and include it in an issue of this widely read publication. Market value is over £3475

Main Auditorium Key Note Speaking Slot & Sponsorship at ECMOD Direct Commerce Live

A fantastic opportunity is offered to the winning bidder to address the audience in the 450 seat auditorium at ECMOD Direct Commerce Live Show which takes place 17-18th September at Olympia Conference Centre & East Hall. Winning bidder to choose day. Market value is £2500 per day

4 theatre tickets for Charlie & the Chocolate Factory
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane Previews from 18th May and starting proper from 25th June 2013 – the winning bidder may choose their preferred show date giving at least 4 week’s notice so that the tickets can be booked and forwarded. Donated by JPS.

2ft tall Paddington Bear
A fully branded Paddington Bear from Action Medical Research