CLEVELAND (PRWEB) July 30, 2018
The National Sports Collectors Convention (NSCC), the premier showcase of the multi-billion dollar collectible industry, announced today they are teaming up with HandBid to conduct an online charitable auction, at the 39th Annual NSCC. 100% of the auction proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland (RMH).
“We are very excited the 39th National will be conducting an online auction, powered by HandBid, to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland,” said Dan Berkus, NSCC Promoter. “The opportunity to donate 100% of the auction proceeds will help make a difference in a child and their parent’s life and is a great way the NSCC and our exhibitors can give back to the community.”
The 39th NSCC Auction is now LIVE and is scheduled to close Saturday night, August 4th at 9 P.M. E.T. The Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland and HandBid will be on-site, at the show, sharing exhibitor booths # 963 and #1063 in the NSCC corporate area. Exhibitors and show attendees are encouraged to stop by and donate collectible items for the current auction and / or ask questions on how they can support the RMH of Cleveland fundraising efforts.
“The Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland is excited to team up with the National Sports Collectors Convention and HandBid to support our work with families whose children are receiving medical treatment in the Cleveland community,” said Craig Wilson, RMH Executive Director. “To broaden their support, the National has generously invited additional RMH families to attend the sports and entertainment show as their guests.”
The 39th National Sports Collectors Convention will transform the I-X Center, August 1st – 5th, into a collector’s paradise utilizing over 400,000 square feet, 600 plus high profile exhibitors from around the country will be buying, selling and trading sought after sports and entertainment collectibles and autographed memorabilia. The National’s TRISTAR Autograph Pavilion will feature 140 plus superstar athletes and entertainers signing autographs and taking photos with sports fans.
“HandBid’s native digital mobile app provides auction bidders greater engagement with less effort and superior results,” said Jeff Porter, Founder/ HandBid CEO. “We are excited The 39th National will be utilizing our platform connecting with exhibitor and show attendees on-site to bid, via their smartphones, iPad and website, on some great signed memorabilia to benefit such an amazing charitable organization as the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland.”
To register to bid, download the HandBid free native mobile app from iTunes or Google Play stores, search HandBid app and download it. Tap on the “get started” button and register. HandBid will text you a five (5) digit code to enter and log in. Search 39th NSCC Auction in the auction list. Tap on it and select Register when prompted and then start bidding. IPads will be available at the RMH / HandBid exhibitor booths to sign up and start bidding.
The NSCC advance VIP Packages and General Admission tickets are on sale online at http://www.nsccshow.com. Kids Twelve (12) and under get in FREE all week! Visit http://www.NSCCShow.com for more information about the show!
About National Sports Collectors Convention
The National Sports Collectors Convention is an annual gathering of collectors, dealers and any other groups interested in collecting trading cards, autographs and other related memorabilia. Started in 1980, The National has grown into a once a year extravaganza that is the premier showcase event of the multi-billion dollar collectibles industry. It’s been said, “If you can’t find what you’re looking for at the National, it probably doesn’t exist.” Visit http://www.nsccshow.com.
About Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland
Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland, Inc., a nonprofit organization, supports families whose children receive treatment at area medical centers by providing a home-like environment and essential resources and services. We serve more than 108,000 individuals through our 55-room House, Ronald McDonald Family Rooms at four area medical centers, and RedTreehouse.org, an online resource for Ohio families. Visit http://www.rmhcleveland.org.
HandBid’s mission is to provide non-profit organizations a native mobile silent auction app solution to better engage with their bidders, via smartphones, iPads and websites, with less effort, superior results and the platform manages every aspect of the auction. In addition, auction managers rave about how easy it is to manage their silent auctions while increasing revenue opportunities utilizing cutting-edge technology, revolutionizing the mobile auction category.
Auction managers can also fine tune the way they can showcase auction items, send text messages to invite potential bidders, issue push alerts when bidding is coming to a close and even track real-time performance throughout. Visit http://www.handbid.com.
Ray Schulte – Ray(at)SchulteSports.com | (410) 350-6226 – Cell
Director of NSCC Communications
Jeanine Carroll – jcarroll(at)rmhcleveland.org | (216) 229-5757 x 1126 – office
Director, Marketing and Outreach (RMH)