Saratoga Springs, NY (PRWEB) May 10, 2013
Municibid Founder and CEO, Greg Berry addressed the New York Conference of Mayors at their 104th Annual Meeting & Training School on May 5, 2013 in Saratoga Springs, NY. Each year more than 1,500 city and village officials attend the meeting and benefit from training events focused on key challenges facing local governments.
Berry is the Founder and CEO of Municibid. Through its online auction portal focused on government surplus, Municibid.com has helped government agencies earn millions of dollars that will aid with future purchases, reducing burden on taxpayers. Since its inception in 2006, Municibid has grown to serve 1,000 government agencies including cities, villages, counties, boroughs, townships, D.A. offices, school districts, universities, authorities and utilities all around the nation.
Berry’s experience in various business and civic organizations over the years, including time he spent on his local borough council, has given him the resources to now focus his energy on helping communities throughout the country improve efficiency and fiscal accountability. During his address at the opening reception, Berry talked about why using the innovative technology Municibid has to offer will help agencies increase non-tax revenues while also increasing office efficiency. He explained how Municibid’s innovative format uses social media marketing and SEO to gain more traffic for government surplus auctions, uses automated technology to engage bidders, and provides transparent reporting to the sellers.
Municibid.com is an online government auctions platform serving 1,000 state and local government agencies across the US from cities like Philadelphia, Boston and Baton Rouge, to small towns, authorities, school districts and universities. Municibid is designed for government agencies to more effectively sell surplus, forfeitures and other no longer needed items to the public via a convenient and easy-to-use website. Municibid proactively markets items nationwide via social media and traditional avenues at no cost to the selling agency.