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Top HAT Awards Silent Auction


Have an item to donate for the Top HAT Awards Silent Auction?

Help us exceed our goal of raising $15,000!  Sponsors of this event and proceeds from the silent auction support an endowed scholarship fund that contributes to the success of countless students pursuing a career in travel and tourism. Join tourism business leaders and destination marketing leaders for an evening of celebration and recognition of the people who make tourism a powerful industry for New Mexico.

Items donated will help fund our scholarship efforts.  Your donated item(s) will either be auctioned by itself or as a package.  (Item(s) must have a value of at least $25.)

Your thoughtful donation is greatly appreciated!  Thank you for consideration!


Who's donated? (as of 11/4)



66 Diner Gift Certificate Lunch or Dinner for $25 limit (doesn't include gratuity).
Adobe Theatre 1 select Ticket
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Gift Shop  Balloon design shirt, Pennant, Key chain, Magnet,     Cord bracelet, Calendar, Grab bag, Light 
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Gift Shop  Signed Balloon Fiesta Poster
Albuquerque Tourism & Sightseeing Factory a pack of tickets that includes 2 tickets each for our ABQ Trolley Best of ABQ City Tour, Duke City Pedaler Social Ride, Albucreepy Downtown Ghost Walk, and Albu-Quirky Downtown Weird Walk.
Avila Retail New Mexico Gift Basket
Bocadillo's  Gift Certificate
Canteen Brewhouse 1 $25 gift certificate
Canteen Brewhouse 1 $25 gift certificate
Casa Verde Salon & Spa 1 Gift Basket that includes a visit card to our salon and spa, (haircut, facial, waxing, and spa relaxation treatment) and 2 Aveda products gift wrapped with flower seeds in a terra cotta pot
Charm Factory Sterling Silver Travel Charm Bracelet
Cheese & Coffee Café Downtown gift card
Church Street Café $25 gift certificate (expires 09-09-17)
Cocina Azul 1 $25 gift card
Cocina Azul 1 $25 gift card
Comfort Suites Gallup Signed copy of Forged Under Fire: The Saga of Hershey and Joe and MOH Coin
Comfort Suites Gallup 1 night stay 
Dreamcatcher Bed and Breakfast 1 one night stay
El Charrittos Mexican Restaurant 1 $25 gift certificate
Elaine's  Bed and Breakfast 1 one night stay
EXAMPLE: Visit Albuquerque One 2015 Balloon Fiesta Jacket (XL)
Fallout Trampoline Arena 2 tickets
Forever Yoga ABQ  
Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe  One night stay in a King Casita and Breakfast for 2
Grassroots Yoga 1 month pass
Guerrilla Graphix 1 $25 gift bag
Heritage Hotels and Resorts 1 night stay
Hilton Garden Inn Gallup  1 night stay
Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder 1 night stay and breakfast for 2 @ Iguana Café
Holiday Inn Express Farmington 2 gift certificates for a 1 night stay
Hotel Andaluz 2 night stay inlcuding breakfast for 2
Hotel Parq Central 1 one night stay
Inn of the Governors Gift Certificate for town night stay in one of our mini-suites
inn on the Alameda 1 night stay
Isotopes One voucher (4 reserved level tickets for 2017 season) and 1 Isotopes gym bag
Kim Jew Photography  1 $500 gift card for each $99 donation to the NM Hospitality Association. Minimum bid $99
Kim Jew Photography  1 $500 gift card for each $99 donation to the NM Hospitality Association. Minimum bid $99
Kim Jew Photography  1 $500 gift card for each $99 donation to the NM Hospitality Association. Minimum bid $99
Kim Jew Photography  1 $500 gift card for each $99 donation to the NM Hospitality Association. Minimum bid $99
Kim Jew Photography  1 $500 gift card for each $99 donation to the NM Hospitality Association. Minimum bid $99
La Fonda on the Plaza ? 1 night stay and dinner for two 
Lea County Government and Insignia Hospitality Group Gift Certificate for one-night stay at Hampton Inn & Suites. May also add golf at Rockwind or a concert as a package. 
Left Turn Distilling One bottle of "Brothers" Old Tom Gin and one bottle of NM Blue Corn Whiskey
Los Compadres Restaurant 1 $25 gift certificates 
Los Compadres Restaurant 1 $25 gift certificates 
Masks y Mas Retablo Piece
Max's Magic Shop 2 tickets to his shows
Mimmo's Ristorante and Pizzeria 1 $25 gift certificate
National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation $100 Membership
NM Philharmonic  $150 Gift certificate for U2 Concert Saturday, January 21, 2017, 8:00pm, Popejoy Hall (good for 2 premium $75 tickets)
Ojo Caliente One night stay for 2 in an Enchanting Plaza Suite plus private pool for two (stay includes access to all mineral pools, mud pool, steam room, sauna and new Kiva pool). 
Orange Yoga Unlimited Month pass 
Orange Yoga Private Session
Pappas Restaurants $25.00 Gift Card
Pappas Restaurants $50.00 Gift  Card
Pollito con Papas $25 gift certificate
Popejoy two tickets to the Peking Acrobats, performing on February 4 at 2 pm.
Rainbow Ryders and Ver Tickets to a hot air balloon flight for 2 adults
Rattlesnake Museum Rattlesnake Mueseum Tshirt and Coffee Mug
Reverie Salon & Day Spa  
Rio Metro Regional Transit District 6 all-zone day passes on the New Mexico Rail Runner Express
Santa Fe Indian Market 2 weekend Passes 
Santa Fe Indian Market Hoodie, Mug, Tshirt and Umbrella
Sea Glass Fine Art Photography Limited Edition 12" Fine Art Print
Southwest Symphony Inc.  Season Tickets
Standard Diner 1 gift certificate
Sukhmani Designs 1 Endless Pearl Necklace
Sunrise Springs Gift Certificate 
Ten Thousand Waves $50 PR Card
The Remedy Day Spa Gift  Certificate Package (Facial and Body Sugaring)
Tinkertown Museum 8 free passes
Tricklock Performance Laboratory  
Tucanos Brazilian Grill 1 $25 gift certificate ?
Two Fools Tavern $40 Gift card
Unseen Gallery 2 Figure Studies by Daria Hallmark of Unseen Gallery (chalk on black paper; Pencil on newsprint)
Visit Albuquerque Gildan New Mexico Bowl duffle bag and Souvenir Gifts
Wheels Museum  
Wright's Indian Art $50 Gift Certificate 
Yoga Massage and Wellness $25 gift certificate for 1/2 hour massage
Yoga Simple and Sacred 6 yoga classes, dvd and yoga book

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