Russo and Steele is relocating the site of its annual Scottsdale Auction Week event, choosing to remain in Scottsdale, Arizona, but moving to a new 140-acre site located right off the Loop 101. The 2017 Russo and Steele Scottsdale Auction will be held January 18-22 at the Salt River Fields at Talking Stick complex.
Russo and Steele’s Press Release:
Following sixteen consecutive years in North Scottsdale as a staple of Arizona’s legendary collector car week, the most exciting collector automobile auction in the world is proud to announce a new chapter in its history by moving to their new home: The Southwest’s premiere sports and entertainment complex, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. The annual event will take place on January 18-22, 2017 and will feature their well-established “auction in the round” formula with five days and over 800 cars crossing the block. Home to many internationally recognized professional sporting events, as well as a national mainstay for a wide variety of festivals and entertainment, the 140-acre site will serve as the ultimate host to this highly anticipated annual collector automobile lifestyle event.
“The move to Salt River Fields at Talking Stick represents a major milestone for Russo and Steele,” says auction President and CEO Drew Alcazar. “The incredible amenities and the enhanced ambiance provided by Salt River Fields at Talking Stick will certainly add an additional level of excitement and sophistication that Russo and Steele has worked many years to achieve. This long term, multi-year agreement enables Russo and Steele to provide clients and guests alike with an environment that will propel our team into the next evolutionary phase. On behalf of Russo and Steele, we thank the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and the family at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick for extending us this opportunity. January of 2017 will prove to be a renaissance in our history and our entire organization is enthusiastic!”
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick representatives resoundingly echo this and focus fully on the future of what will immediately become recognized as a world class destination event.
“Salt River Fields at Talking Stick is very excited to be the new home of the Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions during January’s car week festivities,” says Salt River Fields at Talking Stick General Manager David Dunne. “We look forward to showcasing these amazing automobiles at our state-of-the-art facility and starting the New Year off with such a high quality event! With great warmth, we welcome Russo and Steele, and all collector car auction fans to Salt River Fields at Talking Stick!”
The location’s beautifully manicured fields will provide a premium concours style experience that will showcase the high quality, incredibly diverse range of offerings that Russo and Steele has forged its reputation on. Additionally, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick’s highly centralized and easily accessible location, right off the Loop 101 will put them directly at the epicentre of all the action during Arizona Car Week.
Experience all the high energy excitement of Russo and Steele in Scottsdale for yourself! Bidder registration is just $200 and includes admission for all 5 days of “Auction in the Round” action for the bidder and one lucky guest. Stay tuned for further updates on our 17th annual Scottsdale auction and event schedule and join us January 18-22 live from Salt River Fields at Talking Stick!
[Source: Russo and Steele]