CEIR @ Expo! Expo!


The Center for Exhibition Industry Research provides industry–leading, objective research on the exhibitions and events industry.


RESEARCH - CEIR houses the world’s largest collection of primary, exhibition-related research studies. Hundreds of reports are available to help you better understand the economic forces and trends impacting the exhibitions industry.

SCHOLARSHIPS - Every year the foundation awards scholarships to students pursuing careers in exhibition management. These investments help build the next generation of industry leaders.


What is the purpose of the Silent Auction?

 All proceeds from the CEIR Silent Auction will support valuable industry research.

How will the Silent Auction be held?

The Silent Auction will be held online and onsite at Expo! Expo!. 

The  auction is currently open for bidding! Bidding will close at 12:00 p.m. EST on 15 December 2022.

Who do we contact if we have questions?

If you have questions regarding the online auction platform or bidding, email Tony at ExpoAuctions@gmail.com..

When can I pick up my winning item/s?

Winning items can be picked up at the conclusion of the auction at the auction tables. Shipping is available if needed.

Expo Auctions Policies

By placing a bid on an auction item, the bidder acknowledges that he/she has read and understood the following terms and conditions and is in full agreement with such terms and conditions.

Bidder Registration

All bidders must be at least 18 years of age. Expo Auctions reserves the right to suspend the account of a bidder and/or cancel any bid for any reason.


In the event a bidder wins an auction, payment of the winning bid, including appropriate shipping charges (collectively, the “Auction Invoice”) is due in full at the close of the auction. Payments can be made by debit card or credit card, subject to limitations set forth herein. We accept all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover). Credit card payments can be made directly through the auction website. Appropriate shipping charges are added to each lot shipped.

Most lots are processed and shipped within 7-10 business days of Auction Invoice being paid in full. 

All funds are displayed in United States Dollars (USD).

Shipping Policies

Appropriate shipping charges, if applicable will be invoiced separately. Most lots are processed and shipped within 7-14 business days of Auction Invoice being paid in full.  


Once a bid is placed, it cannot be deleted. Our website requires a 2-step bidding confirmation process to eliminate the possibility of a bid error. 

Minimum bid increments are preset. Bids are accepted 24 hours per day directly through our website. Our site will automatically generate and send a text when a bidder is outbid on an auction. This is provided as a courtesy service to our bidders and is a non-guarantee service. Although rare, it is possible for our site to encounter interruptions in service or malfunctions. We reserve the right to suspend, cancel, or extend auctions that have been affected by such an occurrence. At the end of each auction, winning bidders will be notified as soon as possible via text. 


All auction sales are final – no refunds/returns.

All Item values are estimates. Please review each auction items details and exceptions for availability, restrictions, guidelines, etc. 

Expo Auctions is not responsible for errors or omissions and cannot be held liable for any injury or issues resulting from the purchase of any auction item.

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