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Happy New Year from Winspire!

Have a wonderful and safe New Years this weekend! See you next year!

Happy Holidays from Winspire

Happy Holidays from all of us here at Winspire. We wish you the best for the remainder of 2011 and look forward to working with you again in 2012!

Why Winspire?

Best Selection of Unique Experiences Winspire offers the largest selection of unique trips and experiences.  Many of these items are  one-of-a-kind opportunities available only through Winspire. Complimentary Travel Booking  All packages include a simple and convenient complimentary travel booking service.  Winning bidders need only to make one call and our travel professionals will take it from there, handling reservations as well as every last detail. Additional travel services are available to winning bidders.

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  • Dec 7, 2011 5:09:00 AM

Happy Thanksgiving from Winspire!

All of us here a Winspire would like to wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Congrats on a HUGE Weekend!

This past weekend was HUGE for non-profit fundraising events.  We are hearing fantastic feedback about some very high quality events with record-breaking funds raised.  A special congratulations to the 130+ non-profits who featured Winspire travel and entertainment packages in their events.

Winspire Question: What's on your Bucket List?

What travel location or experience is on your Bucket List? Every so often, we here at Winspire will have a question for our ever-growing list of friends. We might be looking for unique experience ideas, asking your opinion about things happening in the Non-Profit world, or starting a conversation to help pass-along fundraising tips throughout the industry. If you have any suggestions for questions you'd like us to ask, email us.

Winspire Items Account for 31% of Total Earnings in Fundraiser

United Way of the Alberta Capital Region was thrilled with the success of their 2011 Suncor Fundraiser this year. It was their first time including Winspire packages at a fundraising event, and they successfully sold 7 different experiences a total of 14 times. Overall, Winspire items accounted for 31% of the total Auction Earnings for the 2011 Suncor Fundraiser.

Happy Halloween from Winspire!

Winspire participates in 21st Annual CHOC Walk

The 21st Annual CHOC Walk in the Park presented by the Disneyland® Resort was a tremendous success with more than 14,000 walkers raising $1.7 million for Children’s Hospital of Orange County! Our staff here at Winspire was happy to participate with 50 walkers at “way too early of an hour” on a Sunday morning. Thank you to all of you who made the walk. While the time was early, it was well worth it.

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  • Oct 26, 2011 2:00:00 AM

Winspire is Going Social!

Join the movement... Follow Winspire! Help us help you with your next Non-Profit fundraising event. We are committed to helping you maximize the amount of money you raise for your organization. To help with this, we are rolling out some new resources for you to have available as you plan for your next event.

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  • Oct 18, 2011 1:00:00 AM

Convio’s Event Fundraising Benchmark Study Showcases Nonprofit Success

Peer-to-peer Appeals Continue as Valuable Channel for Fundraising BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (October 4, 2011) — Convio, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNVO) today released the results of its annual Peer-to-Peer Event Fundraising Benchmark™ Study during the Company’s annual Nonprofit Summit in Baltimore, MD. The benchmarks offered in the study reflect in-depth research of 48 different nonprofit organizations and more than 1,800 fundraising events in the United States and Canada which utilize Convio TeamRaiser™. Collectively these nonprofit organizations raised more than $1 billion through event fundraising in 2010. The report provides information that nonprofits can use to measure their success as well as learn about trends and best practices in event fundraising that they can leverage, adapt and use to increase the number of participants and funds raised through peer-to-peer fundraising events.

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  • Oct 6, 2011 6:14:00 AM

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