For families who are attending the Winter Benefit, you can self-register for Live and Online bidding (Silent Auction) using the steps below. This will also EXPEDITE your check-in process at the event.
For families who are not attending the Winter Benefit but would still like to participate in the Online Auction, you can also visit the same link and register for bidding. This link can also be forwarded to friends and family who may want to participate in the Winter Benefit!
Please Note that this self-registration will be unavailable after 3:00 PM Friday 27, 2017. Any registrations for online bidding after that time will be done at the venue during check in.
Registration and How to Mobile Bid
1. Register your smartphone and credit card information on the following page in advance of the event.
2. Once your smartphone is registered, you will receive an automated ‘Welcome’ text with your bidder URL. If you do not receive a text message, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject Online Registration-First Name Last Name.
3. After clicking the URL in the text, confirm your name when prompted and begin searching for silent auction packages by number, keyword, or category.
4. Select the package you wish to bid on.
5. You can bid the next increment, set a max bid, or simply “Watch” packages. If you enter the highest max bid on a package, the system will automatically place bids in your favor until your max bid is reached or until the silent auction closes. If your bid is lower than the highest max bid on that package, you will be prompted to enter a higher bid.
6. Bids may not be withdrawn, but superseded by a higher bid. The highest bidder wins the item or service. All bids are binding and successful bidders must settle their accounts at the end of the evening, as described in the General Terms and Conditions.
7. To purchase a package at the Buy Now price, select the Buy Now button.
8. If you’re outbid at any point before the silent auction closes, you’ll be notified by text message.
9. You can keep an eye on packages you’ve bid on or are watching by selecting the menu button and selecting the “My List” button located at the left
10. As soon as the silent auction closes, the guest with the highest bid will win.
11. Under “My List” you can check your winning packages.
For questions, donations and sponsor inquiries please contact the MCS Winter Benefit committee at email@example.com