Uber Joins Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction as Official Transportation Network Partner
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. – Jan. 5, 2017 – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, has teamed up with Uber to serve as the official public transportation network partner during the 46th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, to be held Jan. 14-22, 2017, at WestWorld of Scottsdale in Arizona.
“Our team is always seeking new opportunities to make our Barrett-Jackson experience even better and more enjoyable,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “As our designated transportation partner, Uber will be a wonderful alternative for our guests who prefer to be dropped off and picked up at our entrance, rather than drive themselves to the auction.”
As the official public transportation network partner, Uber will have a designated location for drop-off and pick-up at WestWorld of Scottsdale. Additionally, Uber – in conjunction with Miller Lite, the Official Beer of the Scottsdale Auction – is offering a special promotion during the Scottsdale Auction. Users will enjoy their first ride free, up to $15, when they sign up at Uber.com/app and enter the promo code BARRETTJACKSON. The promotion is valid between Jan. 14- 22, 2017. A dedicated support desk will be available to auction guests without smart phones.
“Barrett-Jackson has always been the trend-setter in the collection car industry and continues to blaze new paths,” said Jackson. “We were the first auction to broadcast on live television, first to offer Internet bidding and now the first collector car auction company to officially team up with a brand that represents the future of public transportation services and technology.”
For more information on becoming a bidder, follow the link to www.barrett-jackson.com/bid. Experience the 46th Annual Scottsdale Auction in style with a Barrett-Jackson VIP Experience Package. Information on available packages and how to be a part of this world-class lifestyle event is available here.
About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, is the leader in collector car and automotive lifestyle events, which include authentic automobilia auctions. The company produces auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut, and Las Vegas, Nevada. With broadcast partners Velocity and Discovery Channel, Barrett-Jackson will feature extensive live television coverage in 2017, including broadcasts in over 100 countries internationally. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit http://www.barrett-jackson.com or call 480-421-6694.
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