CEIR Silent Auction and Annual Raffle



CEIR Silent Auction 

The CEIR silent auction will be held 100% online this year and will be an extended one! Bidding will close at 4:00 p.m. EST on 15 December 2020. 

Keep checking on new items posted to the silent auction website! 

If you have an item to donate, contact: Cathy Breden, cbreden@ceir.org. Prize categories can include: gift cards, trips, electronics, sports and entertainment, restaurants, unique experiences, beauty/fashion/jewelry, industry event registrations or ads and many more. Feel free to get creative. Big or small, your donation can become a part of a great experience package or may be auctioned off on its own, all to benefit CEIR. All proceeds from the CEIR silent auction will benefit valuable CEIR research.




There are TWO ways to support the

2020 CEIR SILENT AUCTION

1. Donate a prize package

                                    2. Bid on a prize package at the online auction





FAQs:


What is the silent auction for?

All proceeds from the CEIR silent auction will benefit valuable CEIR research.

Where and when will the silent auction be held?

Just like everything else, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted CEIR and so the silent auction will be online only. The auction will close 4:00 p.m. EST, 15 December 2020. 

What kind of package components can be donated?

All prizes are welcome and can include destination experiences or products. Prize categories can include: gift cards, trips, electronics, sports and entertainment, restaurants, unique experiences, beauty/fashion/jewelry, industry event registrations or ads and many more. Feel free to get creative. Big or small, your donation can become a part of a great experience package or may be auctioned off on its own, all to benefit CEIR.

Please fill in the donation form below with all detailed, relevant information, logos, and artwork, by Friday, 11 December.  

Thank you for your donation!

We have receieved your donation and you should get an email confirmation shortly. If we need more information, we will reach out to the email/phone that you provided. Thank you again and we greatly appreciate your donation.

Have another item to donate?


If your prize needs to be mailed, please mail to:

ATTN: Cathy Breden

CEIR

5809 Brushy Creek Trl

Dallas, TX 75252, USA


Who do we contact if we have questions?

If you have questions, please contact Cathy Breden, cbreden@ceir.org.


THE CEIR MISSION:

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

KEY INITIATIVES INCLUDE:

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 world of face-to-face marketing.

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




CEIR Raffle


Louisville VIP Experience

Drawing to take place 4:00 p.m. EST Via Facebook Live

15 December 2020

Raffle sales will be 100% online with details to be released shortly. Louisville Tourism has created a great package valued at $1,899, valid through December 2021.

Feel the Louisville Love with access to some of the city’s most popular sips and sights! This package will provide the winner with:

  • Roundtrip airport transfer and a three-night stay at the Omni Louisville Hotel*
  • Guided tours and bourbon tastings through the Urban Bourbon Trail**.
  • Two Main Tickets granting access to iconic museums along historic Main Street
  • A VIP bourbon basket amenity in your room upon arrival
  • Tours for Two:
    1. Angel’s Envy Distillery
    2. Michter’s Distillery
    3. Old Forester Distillery
  • One complimentary registration to either Expo! Expo! 2020 or 2021 (If winner chooses, credit will be applied if the winner registered and paid for Expo! Expo! 2020)


One ticket is $10 USD / 6 tickets are $50 USD. The Raffle Prize Drawing will take place via Facebook LIVE at 4:00 p.m. EST, on 15 December 2020.

All raffle sales are final. No refunds.

Please note:

*Hotel stay at the Omni Louisville Hotel is subject to availability. Certificate for the Omni is valid through December 2021.

**Distillery tour date/times based on availability. Tours are valid through December 2021.

To arrange package details, please email or call Ally Crain at acrain@gotolouisville.com or +1 (502) 814-2749




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.

Payment

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 within 48 hours of the end of an 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 3-5 business days of Auction Invoice being paid in full. 

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

Shipping Policies

Lots ship via FedEx or USPS. Winning bidders are responsible for any shipping costs. 

Bidding

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 (bidhere.expobid.co). 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. 

Returns

All auction sales are final – no refunds/returns.

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