The 2019 CCCA Annual Meeting –January 13-19, 2019
Join the CCCA in the desert for the kick-off of the 2019 auto collectors season!
The 2019 CCCA Annual Meeting is perfectly timed to align with Auction Week in Scottsdale, Arizona, January 13-19, 2019. Come join us as we have secured an extremely favorable nightly room rate at the centrally-located Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch. This presents our Club with the perfect opportunity to expand our reach and raise our visibility within the collector car world. Our Club events precede the auctions, with activities beginning Sunday, January 13, 2019.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 13 – WELCOME PARTY & RECEPTION
We will kick things off right, with an outdoor welcoming party at our host hotel: The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The hotel’s veranda overlooks a relaxing and stunning courtyard that lends itself to pure Southwest style. Warm hors d’oeuvres and cool beverages mix perfectly in front of a roaring mesquite fire. We promise we won’t keep you up too late Sunday night because our car activities begin early Monday morning.
MONDAY, JANUARY 14 – GRAND CLASSIC DAY
Each morning of your stay, we will provide a scrumptious continental breakfast to get you started on the day’s events. Monday is special because we begin the Annual Meeting with our Classic Car GRAND CLASSIC display and judging on the first day of events. The judging seminar is scheduled at 8 a.m. and Judging commences at 10 a.m. outside on the hotel grounds. As the judging winds down, a picnic lunch will be served outside, amongst the cars. Plan on spending the whole day enjoying the cars and the resort as we showcase our Full Classics® against the backdrop of the McCormick Ranch’s manicured lawns. This special day will conclude with an elegant Awards Banquet at one of the hotel’s most formal ballrooms. Excitedly, one of our members, upon learning of the Grand Classic at the beginning of the Annual Meeting week said: “it’s just like eating dessert first!” We couldn’t agree more.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 15 – 66TH ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, PRIVATE COLLECTION TOUR & THE WORLD FAMOUS MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MUSEUM
Following a hearty continental breakfast, The 66th Annual CCCA Membership meeting begins at 8 a.m., with the Board of Director’s delivering their reports about Club business. A short board meeting, the Publications Meeting and the Education Foundation meeting all follow and round out the business of the morning. Lunch will be at the Musical Instrument Museum, along with a tour as we enjoy the worlds finest private Musical Instrument collection. This will be followed by a tour of a private collection. Dinner will be on your own to explore Old Town Scottsdale, bus shuttle service and recommendations for dining will be available.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 – BUSINESS MEETINGS, THE WRIGLEY MANSION, FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT'S TALIESIN WEST. CCCA REGIONAL AWARD BANQUET
Once again please join us for breakfast followed by two more Club business meetings: The CCCA Museum membership meeting and Regional Relations meeting. Like all of our Club meetings, we welcome all members to attend and contribute their ideas and comments.
We then depart for lunch and a tour of the spectacular Wrigley Mansion.This is a tour not to be missed. Curious about the history of Wrigley Mansion? Ever wonder about those ghost stories? Grab your camera, bring your questions and explore! Discover the colorful history and memorable details of two grand families: Wrigley and Hormel, that make the Wrigley Mansion one of Phoenix’s most storied landmarks.
After a gourmet lunch, we depart by bus for Wright’s Taliesin West. This is Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home and school in the desert. He built and used Taliesin West from 1937 until his death in 1959. After an informative and breathtaking tour, we return to the hotel for cocktails and the evening’s CCCA Regional Award banquet with a “Classics and Cowboys” theme. All you Cowboys and Cowgirls saddle up for a night to be remembered with entertainment and live music, Southwestern style. Western attire suggested with fun prizes for best dressed. “Jangle them spurs, Pardner!"
THURSDAY, JANUARY 17 – BREAKFAST WITH LOCAL CCCA REGION AND FULL CLASSIC® DRIVING TOUR
Thursday’s breakfast plan joins members of the Arizona Region CCCA followed by a driving tour, with Full Classics® headed for private car collections as well as the automotive collection of Clive Cussler, noted author and CCCA member who may be present to talk and sign autographs. We won't leave you hungry, lunch will be served. Following our afternoon tour, we’ll CARavan back to the hotel for dinner on your own. As the auction scene heats up,we'll have a shuttle service to RM Auctions along with several of the major auctions and previews as well.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 18 – CCCA MUSEUM TRUSTEE'S BREAKFAST. BUSES TO AND FROM MAJOR AUCTIONS AND EVENTS
Our last business meeting, the Museum Trustee’s Breakfast, takes place Friday morning. Bus service to the major auctions both Friday and Saturday will be available.