The Silent Auction takes place during the 2020 Iowa Tourism Conference. Auction bidding will begin March 2 at 2 PM and close March 3 at 5:30 PM. Winning bidders may pick up item(s) Tuesday, March 3 from 5:30 – 8:30 PM and Wednesday, March 4 from 8 – 9 AM. Cash, check, and credit cards are accepted forms of payment.
Silent Auction donations are now being accepted. Complete the form here so the team knows what you are bringing with. We invite you to show off what makes your area special through creating unique packages for the silent auction! Ideas include special foods, drinks, attraction tickets, items, experiences, and more. Encourage your local tourism partners to donate towards your package!
Auction proceeds will fund TFI advocacy efforts as well as the newly created Abby Kisling Memorial Scholarship to fund tourism professional development program enrollment fees for Iowa Tourism colleagues. Scholarship applications will be available from the Travel Federation of Iowa once industry events begin again.
This year the auction will be live only – Cloud Ballroom A. Preview the items available for bidding before the Iowa Tourism Conference by checking out the Silent Auction Booklet. Check out the new “Buy It Now Option.”