AAF SWVA is honored to announce our sixth annual Media Auction. Local and regional media and creative outlets donate broadcast advertising time, newspaper and magazine advertising space, creative and media services, out of home, direct mail, and interactive media to be auctioned off live to the highest bidder! We want to connect local businesses with the best in advertising to grow their business and expand their reach.

Donors Win. Agencies and companies donating media for auction get a captive audience with the key decision makers buying advertising in our region.

Bidders Win. By participating and buying media in the auction, a bidder can stretch their budget further and try new avenues to reach their audience.

The Club Wins. AAF SWVA uses the funds raised to support the local advertising community through professional development programs, educational outreach, public service initiatives, scholarships, and recognition opportunities in right here in Southwest Virginia.

Form for Donors: Media Auction Donation Agreement Form
Form for Bidders: Media Auction Bidder Registration Form

Click here to RSVP and let us know you’re coming!

NEW DATE: Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Location: The Arts Depot, Abingdon, Va.
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
314 Depot Sq SW (map)

Doors open at 6 p.m.
Live auction begins at 6:45 p.m.

RSVP here!

See something you want, but unable to attend? Absentee Bidding is available. Fill out the form below:

2019 Media Auction Absentee Bidder Form

AVAILABLE LOTS

Lot 001
3Bit Marketing Calculator

Value: $3,000 | Starting Bid: $350

Successful marketing means getting the right message to the right people with the right rhythm. Rhythm builds trust, and trust builds relationships. The 3Bit Marketing Calculator shows you how to adjust the scale to fit the budget (of time and money) to sustain the rhythm. It gives you a single screen overview of your annual marketing plan, plus line-by-line breakdown of each item in the plan, with project management details. Requires three meetings with you and/or your marketing team: introductory overview, in-depth drill-down and final presentation. Item must be used by 12-31-19.


Lot 002
Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center Room Rental

Value: $250 | Starting Bid: $75

Room rental at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center for up to 8 hours. You choose from available rooms on the date of your choice (not including Grand Hall). The SWVHEC is closed on all state holidays. Room choices including conference rooms or the tiered executive auditorium. Item must be used by 7-31-20.


Lot 003
WEHC 90.7 FM Radio Sponsorship Spots

Value: $800 | Minimum Bid: $200
WEHC 90. 7 FM is a 9,000-watt station broadcasting from the McGlothlin Center for the Arts at Emory & Henry College. WEHC is dedicated to bringing the community intelligent and thoughtful talk shows, as well as a wide variety of music programs. The station covers a minimum range from Richlands in the North, Mountain City to the South, Rural Retreat in the East, and Blountville in the West and streams live online. We do this to benefit both our community listeners, and our worldwide listeners as well. Winner receives a two-week sponsorship (15-second spot) produced by WEHC in accordance with underwriting guidelines. The winner should contact Richard Graves and work with him to produce and schedule spots. Item must be used by 7-31-20.


Lot 004
Social Media Analysis and Consultation
A. Veatch Design

Value: $500 | Minimum Bid: $125
Is your social media working for you? Let’s find out. We’ll work thought your current social media presence and analytics and come up with a plan for the future. This package is flexible to meet your needs. Item must be used by 7-1-20.


Lot 005
Dogwood Marketing Screenprinted Tshirts

Value: $250 | Minimum Bid: $75
24 custom printed t-shirts from Dogwood Marketing. Choice of one-color ink in one location and choice of color for the base of the tshirt. Item must be used by 6-13-20.


Lot 006
Dogwood Marketing Embroidered Hats

Value: $150 | Minimum Bid: $50
A dozen custom embroidered baseball-style hats from Dogwood Marketing. Choice of color for the base of the hats. Item must be used by 6-13-20.


Lot 007
FM94 WMEV Radio Package

Value: $500 | Minimum Bid: $125
FM94 WMEV, Today’s Best and Most Country in conjunction with Bristol Broadcasting Company present a series of radio spots to promote your business to their radio listeners. Schedule may air at dates determined by the station in conjunction with the bidder. Advertising value for number of spots will be determined at the rate at the time of advertisement. Spot may be 30- or 60-seconds in length. Details for the script should be provided to station and includes production and voice over. May not be used to replace or pay for pre-existing schedules. Item must be used by 7-31-20.


Lot 008
Ken Heath’s “Bow Tie” Professional Music and Sound DJ/Emcee Services

Value: $675 | Minimum Bid: $100
Ken Heath’s “Bow Tie” Professional Music and Sound- Southwest Virginia’s Most Awarded DJ Service will provide up to three (3) hours music and emcee services for your event, corporate get-together, holiday party, fundraiser, block party, wedding reception, class reunion-you name it! Offer good on available dates for Smyth and surrounding counties. Item must be used by 12-2-19.


Lot 009
Branding Package: Logo, Tagline and Branding Guideline Document

Value: $1,500 | Minimum Bid: $250
A branding package from The High Road Agency including a logo, tagline and brand guideline document. Includes preliminary call/meeting with your team for initial brainstorming, idea sharing, etc. We will assign two graphic designers to the project to provide different visions and creative points of view. Included up to three initial design concepts and up to two revisions once the design concept is chosen. (This package does not include any printed collateral. However, we can provide quotes for all types of printing, signage, vinyls, wraps, etc upon request. We include one business card design, one letterhead design, one envelope design, and one email signature template as part of the package. Item must be used by 5-31-20.)


Lot 010
Branded Photography

Value: $450 | Minimum Bid: $100
Are you a small business, blogger, creator or entrepreneur? If so, this package from Apple Ridge Photography is perfect for you! Personal branding is incredibly important as is creative, consistent content for both your website and social media. With this branding package, you will receive an hour-long shoot focusing on you, your products or what you and your business have to offer. This could be lifestyle images of you in different settings/outfits, product photo or whatever images you need to brand yourself or your business. You will receive about 50 fully edited images that can be sized for Instagram, Facebook or your website based on your request as well as a phone consultation prior to your shoot to discuss your specific vision for your brand. Get excited for your social feed and/or website to get an upgrade! Item must be used by 7-31-20.


Lot 011
Website Audit and Competitive Analysis

Value: $1,500 | Minimum Bid: $250
Does your digital presence position you above the competition? Is your website earning new business every day while serving your customers smartly? Corporate Marketing’s website audits and competitive visibility assessments answer these questions and uncover opportunity by measuring how well your website works for you. This package includes a site audit of one domain and a visibility analysis of your website against three key competitors. Together, these tools pinpoint areas of opportunity in which Search Engine Optimization, Search Marketing and website improvements will increase ROI. It is a critical step in Corporate Marketing’s development of customized digital strategies for clients. Item must be used by 6-13-20.


Lot 012
4×9 Rack Card Design

Value: $400 | Minimum Bid: $100
Amber Amburgey of 2Color Design will work with the client to design a 4×9″ front and back rack card. This package includes a one-hour meeting (phone call or in person meeting at the 2Color Design office) to discuss design direction and contents of the rack card, two initial design options, one round of revisions and the final file delivered as a print res PDF. The client is responsible for providing all assets, such as photos and logos, in high resolution format. The scope of the project is eight hours. The project is for design services of the rack card only and does not include brand or logo creation, copy writing, editing or printing. Item must be used by 6-31-20.


Lot 013
Brochure Printing

Value: $450 | Minimum Bid: $100
1,000 quantity of a tri-fold brochure by Clinch Valley Printing. Flat size 12×9″ folded to 4x 9″. Suitable for rack brochure or company handouts. Four color printing on two sides. The brochure is printed on 80 lb. gloss text or similar stock paper. Item must be used by 7-31-20.

 


Lot 014
Concert Tickets

Value: $70 | Minimum Bid: $25
Two tickets to Scotty McCreery with Drake White and the Big Fire and Maggie Baugh. Join us in Downtown Roanoke’s Elmwood Park on August 16 as we present the 2019 Budweiser Summer Series. Gates open at 5 p.m. with Maggie Baugh from 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. followed by Drake White and the Big Fire from 7:30-8:30 p.m. and Scotty McCreery from 9-10:15 p.m.


Lot 015
Custom Artwork

Value: $700 | Minimum Bid: $150
Custom-designed digital artwork created in Photoshop by Fallon Ray. Digital artist Fallon Ray will custom design your personalized artwork, logo or photo. Fallon’s art can be seen at FallonRayArt.com. Includes consultation, proof and two revisions for design up to 36x 24″. Item must be used by 6-30-20. 


Lot 016
Aerial Photography Session

Value: $250 | Minimum Bid: $75
A 30-minute drone photography session at your location provided by Leah Prater. The shoot may include a limited number of video clips. Images and video clips are provided to client for future use and minor edits can be made on up to ten images and 5 video clips. Includes up to 4 hours of work. Must adhere to FAA regulations. Request travel within one hour of Abingdon, Va. Item must be used by 7-31-20.


Lot 017
Promotional Assets – Design Package

Value: $200 | Minimum Bid: $50
Starting a new business or need to revamp your current marketing materials? This package from Christina Druen Marketing & Design Consultant includes designs for the following marketing materials to promote your business/services: Rack Card/Brochure OR Viewbook (up to 8 pages), business card, 5×7 (or other custom size) info card, 3-5 social graphics, banner (size is custom based on need), and one other bonus design of your choosing. This is the perfect package to get your business off the ground or to get a new, cohesive look. Item must be used by 6-13-20.


Lot 018
Lamar Bluefield-Beckley Billboard

Value: $570 | Minimum Bid: $125
Lamar Bluefield’s market coverage in SWVA includes Tazewell, Claypool Hill, Richlands, Rosedale, Swords Creek, Marion and Atkins and other locations close to these areas. One Poster Location for 4 weeks; location to be determined in one of the areas of coverage with no guarantee of a specific location (will attempt to accommodate one of the areas as best possible). Includes one PE Poster Flex, the printing, shipping and installation as well as the graphics design work for the client who can provide high resolution imagery of logo, photos, etc. No political or political-issue related messages. Lamar Bluefield-Beckley has the right to refuse any message. The billboard is to be used in 2019 starting by the first week of December 2019. Item must be used by 12-1-19.


Lot 019
Kai Aromatherapy and Wellness Massage

Value: $70 | Minimum Bid: $20
One-hour massage from Kai Aromatheraphy and Wellness Massage in Glade Spring, Va. Location at the Salt Trail Professionals Building. Customized massage, we tailor the massage based on your specific needs. Item must be used by 7-31-20. 


Lot 020
Interior Branding Consultation

Value: $700 | Minimum Bid: $150
Briana Fillers helps you create an environment that embodies the quality level and characteristics of your organization. Discover how colors, textures, art, lighting, and furniture play a role in interior branding. This two-hour interior branding consultation includes a two-hour on-site consultation for one organization, as well as a mini inspiration board delivered within one week and quotes for follow-up services. Take your brand experience to the next level by integrating your organization’s branding with your physical location(s). It might be easier than you think! Item must be used by 7-31-20.


Lot 021
Brochure Printing

Value: $450 | Minimum Bid: $100
1,000 quantity of a tri-fold brochure by Clinch Valley Printing. Flat size 12×9″ folded to 4x 9″. Suitable for rack brochure or company handouts. Four color printing on two sides. The brochure is printed on 80 lb. gloss text or similar stock paper. Item must be used by 7-31-20. 

 


Lot 022
Professional Headshot Session

Value: $250 | Minimum Bid: $50
A professional headshot session provided by Rachael Wilbur Photography. Includes a one-hour branded headshot session with coaching on what to wear, location choices, up to two outfit changes, professional editing, personal digital gallery and three full-resolution images. Item must be used by 12-31-20.


Lot 023
Concert Tickets

Value: $70 | Minimum Bid: $25
Two tickets to see Foreigner. Join us in Downtown Roanoke’s Elmwood Park on September 26 as we present the 2019 Budweiser Summer Series. Gates open at 6 p.m. with an opening act at 7 p.m. followed by Foreigner from 8:30-10 p.m.


Lot 024
Brochure Printing

Value: $450 | Minimum Bid: $100
1,000 quantity of a tri-fold brochure by Clinch Valley Printing. Flat size 12×9″ folded to 4x 9″. Suitable for rack brochure or company handouts. Four color printing on two sides. The brochure is printed on 80 lb. gloss text or similar stock paper. Item must be used by 7-31-20. 

 


Lot 025
Custom Artwork

Value: $700 | Minimum Bid: $150
Custom-designed digital artwork created in Photoshop by Fallon Ray. Digital artist Fallon Ray will custom design your personalized artwork, logo or photo. Fallon’s art can be seen at FallonRayArt.com. Includes consultation, proof and two revisions for design up to 36x 24″. Item must be used by 6-30-20. 


Lot 026
Haircut and Wax Services

Value: $50 | Minimum Bid: $15
Salon 31 based in Bristol, Va. provides a $50 certificate toward cut and wax services. Look your best for your next headshot! Book with Heather. Item must be used by 3-1-20. 


Lot 027
Voice Magazine for Women Print Advertisment

Value: $765 | Minimum Bid: $ 200
Advertise your business in Voice Magazine for Women. Voice Magazine for Women is the region’s first magazine for women! Created for women, by women, about women, and to women! Delivered on the first week of each month. Package includes a half page, color advertisement. Item must be used by 7-31-20. 


Lot 028
60-second commercial

Value: $150 | Minimum Bid: $40
Tim Flannagan “The Video Guy” of NuVision Marketing produces a 60-second commercial type video that will be uploaded and shared on all the popular social media sites. Item must be used by 7-31-20. 


Lot 029
Half Day of Video Production Services

Value: $625 | Minimum Bid: $125
Starscape Media offers a half day of video production services (four and a half hours). Choose from shooting, editing or a combination! We’ll assign a video pro to spend those hours working for you. Ask us for ideas on what we can accomplish within a half day (could include web videos, social content or commercials). Item must be used by 11-22-19.