FAQ - Before the Event

Before The Event

How do I purchase a ticket and log in to the virtual gala?


It's simple! Click this link: Tickets - Suited to Celebrate 2021 and select your ticket(s). Once you purchase either your in-person or virtual tickets, be sure to Register for the Event on Handbid to ensure you don’t miss a moment of fun!




If you are watching from home - Register Via The App


REGISTER VIA THE APP (recommended option) ∙ For iPhone or Android, visit your App Store to download the Handbid App ∙ Once you’re on the app, select “Get Started” ∙ Select the “Register/Login” button ∙ Fill in your information ∙ Enable your location ∙ Keep swiping until you reach the end of the tutorial, select end ∙ Find The Gala by searching “Suited for Change” ∙ Select the event “Suited to Celebrate 2021” ∙ Select “Browse” Once on your dashboard, you can view the auction items and start bidding ∙ Click the three bars on the top left corner of your screen to show your settings ∙ Select “Profile” at the top ∙ Select “Address” tab at the top, enter your information ∙ Select the “Credit Card” tab to enter your information (in order to bid on items you must provide your credit card information) ∙ Next, select “Auctions” on the bottom left You will find your registered event here ∙ You can also LIVESTREAM (watch) the event here on your dashboard, simply select the “Livestream” tab at the top of the page




I’ve purchased my ticket, now what?


Time to Register!

  1. Register Via the App (reccomended option) - here
  2. Register Via the Website - here




If you are watching from home - Register Via The Website


Visit Suited to Celebrate 2021 - Suited For Change | Mobile Silent Auction | Find an Event Near You | Handbid ( click here) ∙ Click the “Register” tab at the top of the page ∙ Fill in your information, including your credit card information o Passphrase and password will both be the same and will be a unique sentence/phrase, not just a single word. You won’t need any special characters, just come up with a phrase such as “I luv rock and roll” and you will be all set! ∙ Agree to the Terms ∙ Select “Register” ∙ Click OK after reading our Welcome Message ∙ This will now automatically assign you a Paddle # and register you to begin bidding ∙ Browse the Auction Items by clicking the FIRST red button, or connect your smartphone by clicking the SECOND red button Follow the remaining instructions to download the Handbid App and to login ∙ You can also LIVE STREAM the event here as well o Just login to your account at the start of the event




If you are joining the Suited to Celebrate gala at The Arts Club of Washington


REGISTER VIA THE APP ∙ For iPhone or Android, visit your App Store to download the Handbid App ∙ Once you’re on the app, select “Get Started” ∙ Select the “Register/Login” button ∙ Fill in your information ∙ Enable your location ∙ Keep swiping until you reach the end of the tutorial, select end ∙ Find The Gala by searching “Suited for Change” ∙ Select the event “Suited to Celebrate 2021” ∙ Select “Browse” Once on your dashboard, you can view the auction items and start bidding ∙ Click the three bars on the top left corner of your screen to show your settings ∙ Select “Profile” at the top ∙ Select “Address” tab at the top, enter your information ∙ Select the “Credit Card” tab to enter your information (in order to bid on items you must provide your credit card information) ∙ Next, select “Auctions” on the bottom left You will find your registered event here ∙ You can also LIVESTREAM (watch) the event here on your dashboard, simply select the “Livestream” tab at the top of the page





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