This year the SIAEF is launching an auction to raise funds that support safety and training initiatives of the industry and SAIA membership. Founded in 1989, the SIAEF was has raised over $430,000 to advance its mission of providing funds for safety training and education.

The SIA Education Foundation has created a Vacation Silent Auction to take place during the 2012 Annual Convention & Exposition.

The auction will be live on the internet until Tuesday, July 17 at 6:30 pm pacific time. Starting now you, your friends, employees, neighbors can bid on these great vacation properties, Wasington DC tour or a surfboard that will be designed at the President Gala “California Dreamin” party. The best part of the auction, you don't have to be present to win. Winning bids will be announced during the dinner on the night of July 17 in Huntington Beach, California.