Steering Committee seeks 2019 CIM Auction donations

Sources: Concrete Industry Management National Steering Committee; CP staff

Concrete Industry Management patrons are calling for concrete equipment, material or tool, along with sports, entertainment and travel package donations for the 2019 CIM Auction, January 23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Scheduled amid World of Concrete day two activities, the event will have silent bidding from 11 a.m. through the start of live bidding at 1 p.m. 

“Proceeds will benefit the CIM National Steering Committee and support CIM programs at Middle Tennessee State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Texas State University and California State University – Chico, the Executive MBA program, as well as help fund scholarships,” says CIM Auction Committee Chairman Mike Philipps.

CIM Auction organizers aim for another record event in 2019, topping the $1.1 million in gross revenue from this year’s bids. “The annual CIM Auction is a critical funding mechanism for the National Steering Committee,” says CIM Marketing Committee Chairman Brian Gallagher. “We’ve been blessed with tremendous support from the concrete industry and the World of Concrete Show Management has been an amazing partner.”

Donation candidates include concrete mixer trucks; cement loads; skid steers; concrete saws, drills, mixers, screeds, and vibrators; scaffolding, safety equipment; fiber transport systems; dust collectors; nondestructive testing equipment; decorative slab or surface materials and tools; water meters or pumps; generators; office equipment; sports memorabilia; and, sports event or leisure travel packages. Individuals, companies and organizations interested in donating to the 2019 CIM Auction can contact Mike Philipps, [email protected], 832/472-2314.