2020 Water for People Silent Auction Details

 














WATER FOR PEOPLE SILENT AUCTION
MONDAY, JULY 13 - FRIDAY, JULY 17 AT 1 PM

Now, more than ever, access to clean water is critical. That is why Texas WaterTM is committed to continuing to raise funds to support the important work that Water for People is doing across the globe to provide access to safe, reliable water services.
 

The Water for People Silent Auction will be hosted online using HANDBID, a mobile silent auction platform which allows you to bid from your smartphone. (If you’ve attended our in person conferences before, this is the same platform we have used to support the Water for People Silent Auction in 2018 and 2019.) We have some great items you won’t want to miss and you can save time by getting set up now and get notified when bidding begins by using the instructions below:

HANDBID INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1:  DOWNLOAD THE HANDBID APP 

If you have an iPhone or Android, you can download the Handbid app from the Apple iTunes App Store or the Google Play store

Please note we strongly recommend you “Accept notifications from this app” when you open it and join an auction. This will allow you to get push notifications for “Outbid” messages during the auction.

STEP 2:  TAP GET STARTED & CREATE ACCT

Next, you can create an account. From the App home screen, tap on “GET STARTED” button and complete the information (please use your cell phone as the phone number). Tap NEXT

Handbid will text you a 5 digit code. Enter this code to log in. 

STEP 3:  SELECT AUCTION FROM LIST & START BIDDING

Select "Water for People Texas Water" from the list of auction and swipe left to enter the auction. Once in the auction, swipe left/right to access categories and up/down to access items.  

 Whether you are bidding online or in the Handbid App, here are some easy tips to help:

  • MAX BID: This is the max you are willing to spend for an item and Handbid system will automatically bid for you until you reach your max. Set a max bid and enjoy your evening!
  • NOTIFICATIONS: If you have downloaded the Handbid App and accepted push notifications, you will be notified by push notifications when you are outbid on an item. If you don’t have the app you will receive text messages from Handbid.
  • DASHBOARD: Monitor what you are currently winning and losing on the Dashboard screen in your app or online. 

No smartphone? No problem

You will be able to access the auction through a web browser at URL: https://events.handbid.com/!


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