nabs Art Auction 2018

May 3, 2018


Auction piece by Jack Neary 


The National Advertising Benevolent Society (nabs) has officially kicked off its month-long awareness and fundraising event called nabs month. Nabs month concludes with an art auction on May 30. “During the month of May we are asking the industry to reflect on how to best take care of our own,” says Mark Neves, director of nabs.


Nabs was founded in 1983 and supports the health and wellbeing of professionals in the media, marketing and communication industries. Nabs offers a multitude of services such as workshops such as RIPE, which helps professionals 45 years and older deal with job loss and other challenges, and Career Strategy, which helps professionals land job interviews and opportunities. Nabs also operates a 24/7 hotline for those who need confidential advice.


Auction piece by Jack Neary


Within the last five years, the demand for nabs programs has more than doubled.


The annual silent art auction is the pinnacle of nabs month and features donated personal work by creative professionals. The work includes photography, painting and sculpture. All of the proceeds from the auction will help to run the services that nabs provides daily. This year’s auction features work from a number of artists including advertising leaders Aldo Cundari and Jack Neary. “Attendees will enjoy a great night, may pick up some awesome work and leave feeling good knowing all proceeds go to support their industry’s charity,” says Neves.


 Auction piece by Jack Neary


The auction will be held May 30 at 1 Delisle Ave. in Toronto and begins with a cocktail reception. Tickets are $35 and are available here. Click here for more information about nabs. —Sabrina Gamrot


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