Auctions

Step right up! Take advantage of the incredible deals on media packages, getaways, VIP experiences, collectibles, and more! Not only are you saving you and your company money, but you are helping the Ohio Travel Association create and deliver new education and training for the industry.

If you're interested in donating an item for the silent or live auctions, please contact Janet Johnson at jjohnson@ohiotravel.org or 614.572.1931

 

Live Auction

Reach your customers at extreme savings! Last year, winners saved more than $48,000 on digital and print advertising. Check out this year's amazing offerings below! Keep an eye out on this page as new items are added every week.

If you are interested in donating a media item, please reach out to Janet Johnson: jjohnson@ohiotravel.org or at 614.572.1931. Invoicing is available for corporate purchases.

Interested in donating to the Live Auction?


 
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Web Banner on the Cincinnati and Dayton Magazine Web Pages
Dayton Magazine and Cincinnati Magazine

Dayton Magazine and Cincinnati Magazine have combined in this package. Bid on a web banner that will reach more than 39,000 subscribers. Select a four-month period of your choice. Don't miss out on this chance to bid on the Midwestern Traveler Package!

Estimated Value: $10,500.00

 
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Full Page Ad in AAA Magazine
AAA

Looking for a deal on a full page ad in a magazine with a circulation of over 460,000? Look no further! This full page ad in AAA Magazine (formerly Home & Away Magazine) for the AAA Ohio Auto Club will help you to market your organization, event, or destination to the greater Columbus area. Don't drive away from this opportunity!

Estimated Value: $9,600.00

 
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Full Page Ad in Ohio Magazine
Great Lakes Publishing

Want your destination featured in a magazine that's close to home and with a readership of over 358,000 readers? Look no further than this package from Great Lakes Publishing! This full page ad in Ohio Magazine will get your destination or organization in front of a readership of 358,000 energetic and involved Ohioans over 10 designated market areas. You won't regret bidding on this package when it puts you in the limelight of Ohio life and travel fanatics!

Estimated Value: $7,680.00

 
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Combination of Digital and Print Ads
Dispatch Media Group

Need a company that has a reach of over 1.8 million and has a focus on in-depth business consultation to develop marketing and advertising solutions tailored for your business? Look no further than this combination package from Dispatch Media Group! This package includes two tailored ads to fit your business, one in a digital format, and the other in a print format to stretch across technological boundaries. Catch this package to increase your business' visibility!

Estimated Value: $7,500.00

 
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Custom Digital Display Advertising Package
2060 Digital

Need to rethink your digital advertisement plan? Bid on this package from 2060 Digital that will help you do just that! This package offers a custom digital advertising package that will help you to customize and personalize your strategy. 2060 Digital are experts in beefing up your strategy, and can help you with Google Ad Words, SEO, Display Advertising, YouTube, your website, and your social media. Don't let this opportunity to boost your digital presence pass you by!

Estimated Value: $5,200.00

 
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WKYC Gift Bag
WKYC Channel 3 NBC, Cleveland

Details Coming Soon!

Estimated Value: $5,000.00

 
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Social Media Analysis
Marcus Thomas LLC

Bid on this opportunity for Marcus Thomas LCC to provide a social media analysis on your social media channels. With their goals of optimization, precise analytics, and strategic thinking, they evaluate work based on quantifiable, measurable business results you'll need to evaluate or re-evaluate your social media.

Estimated Value: $5,000.00

 

Silent Auction

On your mark! Savvy shoppers know that the OTA Silent Auction is the place to find exceptional deals on travel experiences in Ohio and beyond! Get a head start on your holiday shopping by joining in the bidding fun! Keep an eye on this page as new items are added every week.

If you're interested in donating an item for the silent or live auctions, please contact Janet Johnson at jjohnson@ohiotravel.org or 614.572.1931

Interested in donating to the Silent Auction?


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Hocking Hills Getaway Basket
Hocking Hills Tourism Association

Get in on this getaway for you and a friend, or make it into an extended date night! This Hocking Hills Getaway package includes a cabin for two for two nights, a Hocking Hills Canopy Tour for two, a Celestron 21035 70mm Travel Telescope, a Nightwatch Astronomy Guide and Chart for the John Glenn Astronomy Park, dinner for two and battery-less flashlights. You'll be seeing stars for this getaway!

Estimated Value: $900.00

 
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Gervasi Vineyard Getaway
Gervasi Vineyard

Want to escape to Tuscany? This getaway package from Gervasi Vineyard is perfect for a weekday getaway! Enjoy a weekday villa night stay in the Villa Suites, a Tuscan-Inspired Inn that serves as a getaway for tourists and business-goers alike. Enjoy a private wine tour and a Gervasi Vineyard giftcard in this package that will get you away with the feel of Italy close to home. Caio!

Estimated Value: $460.00

 
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The Kenyon Inn and Restaurant Gift Certificate
The Kenyon Inn and Restaurant

Take a weekend vacation with this gift certificate for the Kenton Inn and Restaurant! Located in the beautiful campus of Kenyon College, the Kenyon Inn and Restaurant will take you breath away with its delicious food and the finest lodging in Knox County. This gift certificate includes on night stay for two at the Inn and dinner for two at the restaurant. Be sure to bid on this relaxing weekend getaway!

Estimated Value: $300.00

 

 
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50" Smart TV
Ashtabula County CVB

Looking for a smart way to engage your clients? This 50" Smart TV will provide crystal clear images to display information, video, or programming highlighting and promoting your business. A 50", crystal clear picture is worth a thousand words!

Estimated Value: $300.00

 
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Destination Grandview Gift Package
Destination Grandview

Looking for a Grandview getaway? Bid on this Destination Grandview package that will have you saying sayonara in no time! This gift package includes a one night stay at the Courtyard Marriott Columbus/OSU, dinner for two at the Hofbrauhaus, and four Watershed tour passes to help you discover all that Columbus has to offer!

Estimated Value: $289.00

 
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Take Off for Dayton and Top-Flight Fun with a Dayton Getaway
Dayton CVB

Ready for a Dayton getaway? You'll be ready for a vacation with this getaway package that includes a night stay for two including breakfast at the Red Lion Inn & Suites, a 30 day membership to the Dayton Art Institute, five tickets to either the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery or the Sunwatch Indian Village and Archaeological Park, five tickets to the Citizens Motorcar Company: America's Packard Museum, four (two adult, 2 child) admission passes to the Carillon Historical Park along with four tickets for the carousel, a pair of Slazenger Aviator Sunglasses, a CVB cooler, and your very own Wilbear Aviator Teddy Bear.

Estimated Value: $250.00

 
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Four Tickets for the Cincinnati Reds
Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network

Batter up and hit a home run when you win this package of four tickets to a Cincinnati Reds game! This package includes four tickets to the Reds game of your choice, as long as it falls before the last home game of 2019. Don't strike out during the bidding!

Estimated Value: $240.00

 
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Day of Winter Fun: Skiing, Snowboarding, or Snow Tubing
Snow Trails

With this package, you get a day at Snow Trails, considered to be one of Ohio's finest winter resorts. You have the choice between a full day of skiing or snowboarding for two, including equipment rental and group lessons, or two hours of snow tubing for four.

Estimated Value: $198.00

 

 
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4 Passes for the Stingray Art Experience
Greater Cleveland Aquarium

Get an inside perspective at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium with these passes for four for the Stingray Art Experience! Bid for this special package of four tickets which includes admission to the Stingray Art Experience, an exciting painting session that starts with an informative behind-the-scenes look at some of the Greater Cleveland Aquarium's life support systems. Afterwards, you'll help the stingrays create an original piece of art!

Estimated Value: $160.00

 
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Gift Card to Vine & Olive
Hoty Enterprises INC

Feed your Mediterranean craving with this gift card for Vine & Olive in Sandusky, Ohio! This $100 gift card will allow you to visit this restaurant and market featuring a variety of gyros, pizza, sandwiches, and fresh meals for eat-in or carry-out will leave you hungry for more.

Estimated Value: $100.00

 
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Cincinnati Art Museum Family Membership
Cincinnati Art Museum

Bid on this package to get special offers and discounts through a membership with the Cincinnati Art Museum! This package includes a family membership to the Cincinnati Art Museum, good from Sept. 27, 2018 through Sept. 27, 2019. Grab this membership to get special invitations to new exhibits and events, get behind-the-scenes information about the museum, and get advanced information on what's new at the museum!

Estimated Value: $75.00

 
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Ohio Museums Association Coffee Mug and Individual Membership
Ohio Museums Association

In addition to the Ohio Museums coffee mug, this package includes a one year, individual membership to the Ohio Museums Association. Take advantage of the great perks and benefits that accompany OMA membership, including deep discounts on registration to OMA event, like the regional professional development workshops and the 2018 Annual Conference.

Estimated Value: $50.00

 
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Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum Tickets
Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum

Looking to get your game on? Bid on this set of four admission tickets to the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum! With something to offer for all ages, this insider's look at the home of the Cincinnati Reds includes over 10 galleries including the Hall of Fame, Hall of Records, Glory Days and Play Ball. Experience the rich history of the Reds for yourself with these tickets!

Estimated Value: $40.00