Concrete Industry Management seeks donations for its 2017 World of Concrete Auction

CIM_Auction2016_origThe Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program is seeking donations for its 2017 CIM Auction, which will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at the Las Vegas Convention Center during the World of Concrete show. The silent auction will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the live auction beginning at 1 p.m.

“The proceeds from the 2017 CIM Auction will benefit the CIM National Steering Committee (NSC) and support the current CIM programs at Middle Tennessee State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Texas State University and the California State University – Chico, Executive MBA program, as well as help fund scholarships,” says Michael Philipps, Chairman of the CIM Auction Committee, in a press release. “The concrete industry has certainly responded with tremendous support for the CIM Auction.”

Organizers are hoping that the 2017 CIM Auction will surpass the record-setting $925,000 in gross revenue raised at the 2016 auction.

“The NSC of CIM has raised nearly $6 million through the previous 11 CIM Auctions,” says CIM Marketing Committee Chairman Brian Gallagher, in the press release. “We’ve been blessed with tremendous support from the concrete industry. The World of Concrete Show Management has been an amazing partner for CIM.”

Previous auction items have included concrete mixer trucks, cement,  skid steers, concrete saws, drills, mixers, vibrators, scaffolding, safety equipment, screeds, fiber transport systems, dust collectors, NDT equipment, decorative concrete tools, water meters, pumps, generators, training sessions, reference books, advertisements, laptop computers, mobile computers, sports memorabilia, sports travel packages, golf school packages, and vacation travel packages.

Anyone interested in making a donation should contact Michael Philipps at [email protected]  or (713) 722-2969.