The CIM Auction at
World of Concrete
Each year, the CIM Auction, the primary fundraiser for CIM programs, is held at World of Concrete in Las Vegas, NV. Over the past 12 years, the auction has raised more than $8 million. The 2020 CIM Auction will be held on Wednesday, February 5 during the 2020 World of Concrete at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Last year, the concrete industry generously donated more than 150 items through both the silent and live auctions, raising $1.2 million in gross revenue for program universities.
All proceeds from the auction will support the CIM programs at Middle Tennessee State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, California State University – Chico, Texas State University and the CIM MBA Program.
Mack Trucks and McNeilus Donate Signature Item to 2020 Auction at WOC
CIM is pleased to announce that the signature item for our annual auction at World of Concrete is a Mack® Granite® Boost-A-Load mixer donated by Mack Trucks, Inc. and equipped with a McNeilus® FLEX Controls™ Bridgemaster® Mixer. “Mack Trucks and McNeilus have stepped up by making a significant donation to support the CIM Auction,” said Ben Robuck, CIM Auction Committee Chairman. “This mixer truck will help ensure a successful CIM Auction at the 2020 World of Concrete. We are very appreciative of the support from Mack Trucks and McNeilus. It speaks volumes to their commitment to the concrete industry and the importance these leading companies place on the CIM program.”
“McNeilus is proud to continue our support of the CIM program and invest in future leaders that will advance the industry,” commented Robert Monchamp, Vice President and General Manager of McNeilus Mixers and London Machinery. “We believe in this program and its mission,” continued Monchamp. “At McNeilus, we continue to innovate and invest in technology to help push the industry forward. The CIM program mirrors our commitment to support our ever-changing concrete industry and gives these graduates the skills to excel.”
“The Concrete Industry Management program is creating strong leaders and employees in the concrete industry, which is a very important market segment for Mack Trucks,” said Tim Wrinkle, Mack Construction Product Manager. “We are proud to once again support the CIM with a donation of a Mack Granite model to the auction.”
The annual auction will be held Wednesday, Feb. 5 in the North Hall Room N262 of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The silent auction will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and the live auction begins at 1 p.m. Once again this year, Internet bidding will be available on the Ritchie Bros. website, www.rbauction.com. To participate in electronic auction bidding, bidders must register a week in advance. Those participating in the auction at World of Concrete can register on-site. For a full list of items, please visit www.concretedegree.com/auction.
Concrete Industry Management Program Seeks Donations for 2020 Auction at World of Concrete
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 seeking donations for their 2020 CIM Auction to be held at World of Concrete. The auction is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 5 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The silent auction will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the live auction begins at 1 p.m.
“The proceeds from the 2020 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 California State University – Chico, the Executive MBA program, as well as help fund scholarships,” said Ben Robuck, Chairman of the CIM Auction Committee.
Once again, the CIM Auction organizers are hoping for another record event in 2020. According to CIM Marketing Committee Chairman Brian Gallagher, the 2019 auction was the best ever, raising a record-breaking $1.2 million in gross revenue.
“The annual CIM Auction is a critical funding mechanism for the CIM NSC,” said Gallagher. “We’ve been blessed with tremendous support from the concrete industry and the World of Concrete Show Management has been an amazing partner.”
World of Concrete exhibits are open from Feb. 4-7 and seminars run Feb. 3-7.
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 packages and vacation travel packages.
Those interested in making a donation should contact CIM Auction Committee Chairman Ben Robuck at firstname.lastname@example.org or (404) 456-6867.
The 2020 CIM Auction at World of Concrete will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Silent Auction: 11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. – Room N263 in the North Hall Live Auction: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. – Room N262 in the North Hall
Make A Donation!
Any item that your company can donate to the auction is greatly appreciated, from concrete and construction products to travel and sports packages, sports memorabilia and electronics! Download Auction donation forms here: