Together Let’s Move the Dial on Philanthropy,
Raise the Fund Factor
And Make our Communities Stronger

Planning & Strategy
Best Practices to maximize the
Power of Philanthropy … more


Outstanding Performance
Crafted to build the buzz and
deliver an hour of power … more


Professional Development
Workshops and motivational
speaking circuit … more


Planning & Strategy
Best Practices to maximize the
Power of Philanthropy … more


Outstanding Performance
Crafted to build the buzz and
deliver an hour of power … more


Professional Development
Workshops and motivational
speaking circuit … more


"Layne was the missing puzzle piece we were looking for to take our charity auction to the next level! I was most impressed by Layne’s professionalism and enthusiasm in equal measure. The preparation began long before Layne took the microphone in hand."

Kyra McNamara, Fund Development Coordinator at VON Oxford

Do you want an event that ignites giving and maximizes engagement? With The Auctionista on your event team, you will get a high energy, performance-based live auction. Entertaining. Captivating. One that inspires giving.
A record-breaking night.

How does Layne do it? She does it the LayneWay. She creates the unique cause-connect experience to empower your guests to make a difference. By the end of the night your supporters know that they are critical to the success of your organization.

Do you want an event that ignites giving and maximizes engagement? With the Auctionista on your event team, you will get a high energy, performance-based live auction. Entertaining. Captivating. One that inspires giving. A record-breaking night.

The Team

Janet Hethrington

With 20+ years’ experience in corporate communications and design, and a team of talented young professionals we deliver social media marketing with a strategic edge. We build the messaging to capture the essence of your event, create the graphics, and program a “frequency and reach” social media campaign to your target, build momentum and get your message out.

Travis Oldrieve

Travis is our awesome Account Manager and the liaison “go-to person” for all things The Auctionista. He tracks everything, he’s there for client enquiries, does the follow up and makes sure that Layne is at the right place at the right time. He is also Mr. Communications and Social Media to promote Layne’s most recent and upcoming performances.

Marjorie Malpass

With 25 years of being part of the Creative Class spanning TV, Radio, Film and Live Theatre, Marjorie Malpass’ expertise is in Media Training, Core Branding, Communication, Presentation and Performance Skills. Her coaching and programs help companies and individuals get clear and powerful.

Janet Hethrington

With 20+ years’ experience in corporate communications and design, and a team of talented young professionals we deliver social media marketing with a strategic edge. We build the messaging to capture the essence of your event, create the graphics, and program a “frequency and reach” social media campaign to your target, build momentum and get your message out.

Travis Oldrieve

Travis is our awesome Account Manager and the liaison “go-to person” for all things The Auctionista. He tracks everything, he’s there for client enquiries, does the follow up and makes sure that Layne is at the right place at the right time. He is also Mr. Communications and Social Media to promote Layne’s most recent and upcoming performances.

Marjorie Malpass

With 25 years of being part of the Creative Class spanning TV, Radio, Film and Live Theatre, Marjorie Malpass’ expertise is in Media Training, Core Branding, Communication, Presentation and Performance Skills. Her coaching and programs help companies and individuals get clear and powerful.

Layne's Fundraising Video Fast Facts

Videos and notes on the latest trends in auction design, what TO DO and what NOT TO DO when hosting an event and some highlights of my recent shows.

Contact Us

519.660.9889

Contact

Phone: 
519.660.9889

Email:
layne@auctionista.ca

Contact

Phone: 
519.660.9889

Email:
layne@auctionista.ca