2015-2016 Akron Heart Ball
Silent Auction with Mobile bidding!
We featured mobile bidding for
our silent auction this year. Please
remember to bring a fully charged cell
phone to the event!
No cell phone? No problem! Gesture
team members dressed in GREY will
be present to act as your personal
Not familiar with mobile bidding? Our Gesture mobile bidding representatives will explain it all to you, and you can refer to the page in the program book for additional information. For a preview, it will read as follows:
mobile bidding info and auction rules
To place bids, purchase items, or make a
donation, register your cell phone with a
Gesture staff member in GREY. Gesture staff
members are also available as “Personal Shoppers” should
you prefer to bid/buy through them.
Click the BLUE link in the welcome text
message to view your personal bidding page.
You can search by category at the top and
bottom of the screen. Select any item to view
its description and place a bid. The Gesture
system prepopulates the minimum bid required.
If you'd like to bid higher than the minimum
bid, just enter a new amount and click BID.
To have the Gesture System automatically bid
for you, select AUTO, enter the amount you
wish to bid up to, then select BID. The system
will bid incrementally up to the designated
amount each time someone bids against you. If
no one bids against you, the minimum bid will
To see the current bid on an item, reply to any
message from Gesture with the item’s 3-digit
item number. The Gesture system will notify
you of the current bid, as well as the minimum
If you wish to place a bid on the item, reply
with the 3 -digit item number and the amount you would like to bid.
No dollar sign ($) needed.
EXAMPLE: 102 300 (to place a $300 bid on item number 102)
Need Help? FIND A GESTURE PRO IN GREY!
Saturday, February 20, 2016
3180 W. Market St.
Akron, OH 44333
6:00 pm Cocktail Reception-Cash Bar, hors d'oeuvres and silent auction bidding
7:30 pm Dinner
8:30 pm Program, Live Auction, Open Your Heart Appeal, Dancing Immediately Following
Black Tie Event