January 2019
The CIM Auction at World of Concrete
CIM Announces Professional and Bucket List Items for 2019 Auction
The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program - a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management - is pleased to announce the following professional and bucket list items available for their annual auction at the World of Concrete.

The auction is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 23 in the North Hall Room N262 of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The silent auction is held from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. PST and the live auction begins at 
1 p.m. PST.

Each year, the CIM Auction features a range of unique items. The 2019 Auction offers an array of interesting and exciting items donated by the industry.  "We have items of interest for everyone, including some tremendous sports and travel packages," said Mike Philipps, Chairman of the CIM Auction Committee. As of Jan. 13, the following companies have donated these big ticket sports and travel items for the auction. (Note: Items in GREEN  are available during the LIVE auction, while items in BLUE will be available during the SILENT auction.)

Advanced Lubrication Specialties - 4 Philadelphia 76ers & Flyers Club Box Tickets

Allied Concrete Co., an Eagle Corporation Company - Golf at Spring Creek Golf Club in Central Virginia

Allen-Villere Partners - New Orleans Stay & Quail Hunt for 4

AOE - Social Media Audit & Web Content Audit

Baker Concrete Construction, Inc. - Kentucky Derby Package for 2

Bobcat Company - 12 Sets of Bobcat Scale Models 

Bradford Renaissance Portraits Corporation - Exclusive Family Portrait

Burnco USA - Dallas Golf Weekend at the Four Seasons Hotel and Airfare Included

CEMEX - Sports Weekend Package for 4 in Los Angeles

CEMEX - Florida Gators Football Tickets

Cemstone - 4 Tickets to Minnesota Viking Game

Central Concrete Supply Co., Inc. - San Francisco Travel Package for 2

Conco Companies - Napa Valley Weekend - Discounted Placement Service

Continental Tires - $500 Truck Tire Certificate

Dunn Investment Company - Quail Hunting at Circle M Plantation in Mississippi 

Enterprise Fleet Management - Sonos Wireless Speaker Package

Erie Strayer Company - Lenovo Ideapad 15.6-inch Laptop

Frank Kozeliski Consulting Engineer - Concrete Bowl, Mason Jar, Business Cards, Coasters and Gavel

General Motors Fleet - 4 Tickets to the 2019 Daytona 500

Giant Cement - 4 Tickets to Carolina Panthers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars in 2019 NFL Season

HD Supply Construction & Industrial - Apple iPad

Holliday Rock - Los Angeles Lakers Tickets 

Housby - $1,500 Gift Certificate to Golf Galaxy 

Irving Materials, Inc.  - Nashville Predators Game, 4 Tickets

Irving Materials, Inc. - 2019-2020 Indianapolis Colts tickets

Jennifer LeFevre   - 2 Washington Nationals Tickets 

John Deere Construction & Forestry Division - John Deere RSX860M Power Steering Gator 

Las Animas Concrete/California State University CIM Patrons/Bill Albanese - Escape to Seascape and Experience Beautiful Monterey Bay 

Lehigh Hanson, Inc. & Webcor Concrete - Explore San Francisco Package

Line Dragon LLC - ΒΌ Scale Self-Propelled Front-Discharge Concrete Mixer

Martin  Concrete Construction, Inc. - 11 inch I-Pad Pro 

Martin Marietta Materials - Dallas Cowboys Suite Tickets and Travel

Matt Childs of Grapevine Wine Tours - Two Gift Certificates to Grapevine Wine Tours 

MHC Kenworth-GA, TX & OK - NFL Package for either the Dallas Cowboys or Atlanta Falcons

Miles Sand & Gravel - Sailgating at University of Washington Pac 12 Championship Husky Game and weekend in Seattle

MTSU CIM Patrons - Houseboat Rental 

MTSU CIM Patrons - Nashville Experience Package for 2 

National Precast Concrete Association Foundation - $250 Gift Card to Harry & David 

NJIT Northeast CIM Patrons - New York City Weekend for 2 - February 22-24, 2019 

Ozinga - Sports Weekend for 4 in Chicago April 5-7th, 2019 

Peterbilt Motors Company - Texas Motor Speedway Experience Package for 4

Portland Cement Association - $800 in iTunes Gift Cards

Power Curbers Companies, LLC - 4 Carolina Panthers Single-Game Tickets

Ready Mix USA - University of Alabama Football Tickets 

Rogers Group Inc. - Ram or Hog Hunting in Tennessee Mountains for 2

Rush Enterprises, Inc. - Six Dallas Cowboys Tickets plus Travel

Sandler Training - Two, 1-Day Sales or Sales Management Training programs for up to 25 people 

Silvi Group Companies, Inc. - Wine from Larry Silvi's Personal Collection

St. Mary's Cement Inc. (US) a Division of Votorantim Cement North America - Buffalo Sabres NHL Hockey Game

Stego Industries - 4 Anaheim Ducks Tickets with Parking

Stoneway Concrete - Seattle Mariners Tickets 

Superior Concrete Materials, Inc. A U.S. Concrete Company - Explore Your Nation's Capital Travel Package 

Texas State University CIM Patrons Board - Driftwood Texas Wine Country Vacation

Thomas Concrete Company - Atlanta Golf Package-Hawks Ridge Golf Club

Thompson Machinery - 55 Qt Cat Cooler

United Rentals, Inc. - PGA Tour FedEx Cup Championship for 2 with $500 travel voucher 

U.S. Concrete - Redi-Mix Concrete - Dallas Sports for 4

U.S. Concrete - NYC Division - Unforgettable Weekend in NYC 

Valvoline - Signed Marcus Mariota Helmet

Valvoline - Signed John Elway Stanford Cardinals Jersey

Vulcan Materials Company -  4 Washington Redskins Football Tickets

Vulcan Materials Company -  2 Rounds of Golf for Four at TPC Sawgrass Plus Lodging and Travel

Wirtgen America - Welcome to Nashville, TN "Home of Country Music"

Woodland Tilt-Up - Four Miami Dolphins Football Tickets 
Participation and Bidding Information

If you will be on-site in Las Vegas at World of Concrete:
Step 1: Use your cell phone and text CIM2019 to 52182 and follow the instructions. This will give you access to the silent auction site, where beginning in early January you will be able to place bids on all the items in the silent auction. This is how you will continue to bid on silent auction items through the event. This process will also pre-register you for the live auction.

Step 2:  Beginning at 11 a.m. PST on the morning of the auction, come to room N263 and pick up your bid book for the live auction, at which time you will be provided with your bidder number. You will use this bidder number to bid on all the items in the live auction (the phone app is not used for bidding on live auction items).

If you will NOT be on-site in Las Vegas at World of Concrete:
Step 1: Visit Ritchie Bros.' CIM Charity Auction page for details and to register to bid in real-time through Ritchie Bros.' online portal on all of the items in the LIVE auction. Please note: Administrative fees and bid deposits waived for all bidders.

Step 2:  On your cell phone, text CIM2019 to 52182 and follow the instructions. This will give you access to the silent auction website, where you are able to place bids on all the items in the silent auction. This is how you will continue to bid on silent auction items through the event.  

Step 3:  On auction day, at the appropriate time given your local time zone, use your phone to bid on the silent auction items until 12:45 p.m. PST, and log in to Ritchie Bros. website to bid on items in the live auction beginning at 1 p.m. PST.

For a list of all of the items to be auctioned, separated by category, click here. Check back often as new items are added daily! Questions or difficulties registering? Contact Nicole Maher at or 240-485-1158 for assistance.

About The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Program
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