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Where will you be sitting at the 5th annual Polo Championships?


Grass, bleacher, blanket, picnic table, VIP Tent, sideline parking – there is no shortage of unusual and high-end seating at the 5th Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Horses and Horsepower on Saturday, October 24th. Set up against the backdrop of the McDowell Mountains on the Polo Field at WestWorld of Scottsdale, the field-side seating is… Read More →

Barrett-Jackson revs up for auction week


Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines. Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™ rolls into town Jan. 10 – 18, and the 44th annual auction promises fast cars, big headlines, a jam-packed social calendar and an abundance of other surprises when it makes its triumphant return to Scottsdale, where it all started. Among the major… Read More →

Barrett-Jackson Brings Back Cup to Hot August Nights


Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, is upping the ante when it comes to best in show competitions. Held in downtown Reno, the Barrett-Jackson Cup is back for the 2nd Annual Hot August Nights Auction, July 31-Aug. 2, with a prize purse north of $100,000 and growing. With the help of generous sponsors like… Read More →

Pratte Collection will be sold at Barrett-Jackson

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Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car AuctionsTM, is honored to be selected by world-class businessman and car collector Ron Pratte for the sale of his world-renowned collection at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2015 auction. Ron Pratte, a businessman who demands perfection in everything he has a hand in, built the majority of his collection at Barrett-Jackson… Read More →

Phoenix Symphony, PIR present ‘Sound of Speed’


The Phoenix Symphony will rev its musical engines and shift into a new gear to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Phoenix International Raceway in a creative collaboration that mixes great music, classic cars and people who love both with a special performance entitled ‘The Sound of Speed.’ This groundbreaking event marks a new level in… Read More →

Barrett-Jackson Auction, raffle net $129,000 for TGen research

by in Bioscience | Featured | Healthcare

The sale of a 2008 Shelby GT Barrett-Jackson Edition (Lot #3009) and the raffle of a 40th Anniversary Corvette generated $129,000 for cancer research at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) during Scottsdale’s 42nd Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction. Proceeds went to the Barrett-Jackson Cancer Research Fund at TGen, in Memory of Russ and Brian… Read More →

Revving Up Your Restaurant Menu For Barrett-Jackson

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On Monday, January 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Sapporo Scottsdale has partnered with Barrett-Jackson — the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auction — for the first-ever Barrett-Jackson Dine and Drive In Week, an official kick-off to the 2013 event. During the event, Sapporo will offer its signature happy hour menu, which includes more than… Read More →

Big Names, Bigger Horsepower: Scottsdale Polo Championships Extravaganza

Scottsdale Polo Championships
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On October 20th, 2012, the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, Barrett–Jackson, and Scottsdale’s Arabian Horse Show will team up to sponsor the second annual Scottsdale Polo Championships: Horses + Horsepower. The event will be hosted by WestWorld’s premiere equestrian center in Scottsdale. Horses + Horsepower has greatly expanded from last year’s inaugural event and will now… Read More →

Catwalk-for-a-Cause 3D Fashion Show At Barrett-Jackson [PHOTOS]

Catwalk-for-a-Cause 3D fashion show
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After a quick shuttle ride on a super-sized golf cart, I was entering the Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction on my way to the Catwalk-for-a-Cause 3D fashion show, featuring ETCETERA fashions. Walking along the pavement listening to the quick announcements of what sounded like a heated auction for one of many impressive cars, I made my… Read More →

Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards Reception (PHOTOS)

2012 ACC Awards Reception
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Nearly 300 in-house counsel attorneys and professionals congregated at The Ritz-Carlton in Phoenix on January 12, 2012 for the first annual 2012 Arizona Corporate Counsel. Attendees from ON-Semiconductor, Grant Thornton, Ogletree Deakins, LifeLock, Barrett-Jackson and many more notable law firms and businesses shared a wonderful evening with AZ Business Magazine and AZ Big Media, where… Read More →

Barrett-Jackson, Russo And Steele Draw Visitors, Pump Money Into Valley Economy

Barrett-Jackson - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012

Economic Engines: Classic car auctions — Barrett-Jackson and Russo and Steele — draw visitors, pump money into Valley economy If Steppenwolf was performing in the Valley this month, the band might want to tinker with the lyrics to “Born to be Wild.” “Get your motor runnin,’ head out into Scottsdale, lookin’ for some auctions, and… Read More →

Craig Jackson – CEO Of Barrett-Jackson

Craig Jackson of Barrett Jackson

When Craig Jackson took control of his family’s business, Barrett-Jackson, following the death of his father and brother in 1993 and 1995, respectively, he inherited a company that took in $15 million from one automobile auction. He was ready for the challenge, however, having grown up in the business and working in various roles. Today,… Read More →