Annual Dinner Auction

Companies and individuals are welcome to donate products or items to the auction to further enhance their visibility at the event, support CALSEIA, and potentially earn new customers. 


Who Can Donate to the Auction?


Anyone can donate items for the auction. Items will be placed in either the live or silent auction depending on their value, or estimated interest of the crowd. 

What Should You Donate?

We are seeking solar equipment such as panels and inverters, as well as gift cards, vacation rentals, electronics, sporting events, etc.  ABC regulation prohibits us accepting donations of alcohol. Otherwise, please be generous and creative.



We will be publishing for online preview the available items starting in September. Winners will be announced at the live auction. The Live auction will be facilitated by an auctioneer. Pictures of prizes and donor logos will be featured in an accompanyi ng slide show on the main stage (see photos on page 2). Live auction prizes will also be able to be bid on and in the online auction. The live auction will begin with the current highest bid from the online auction.

Minimum/Upset Bid

To ensure the integrity of donor’s products, should an item not get bid on for the value it is worth, 75% of the value of the item may be donated directly to CALSEIA. 

Donation Delivery

Small, portable items should be shipped directly to CALSEIA 1 week prior to the event, or brought the day of. For larger items or equipment, the donor will ship directly to the winner.

Donor ROI

Besides the knowledge that you are supporting CALSEIA, we offer brand promotion and exposure at the 150+ person event as well as promotional emails to thousands of industry leaders.