This year, six Manheim locations will celebrate 50 or more years of serving customers, the industry, and their communities.  

Manheim Arena Illinois, which opened in 1949, celebrates its 65th year in business this year. Three other Manheim auctions are celebrating their 60th anniversary in 2014, including Manheim Seattle (opened February 1954) Manheim Chicago (May 1954) and Manheim New York Metro Skyline in Fairfield, N.J. (June 1954). Manheim Toronto and Manheim Albany celebrate their 50th anniversaries in August and September 2014, respectively.

Several locations are planning anniversary sales and events, including:

  • Manheim Arena Illinois will host a 65th anniversary sale on Sept. 16, 2014. A 65-inch curved television will be raffled off, while hats, t-shirts and other giveaway items will be handed out and 2,000 cars are expected for the sale.
  • Manheim Chicago will host a month-long anniversary celebration, including a 1950s themed sale day on Sept. 18. The location will host buyers and sellers promotions for the month of September, including a $1,954 prize to the customer with the highest sales percentage and a $1,954 prize to the winner of the buyers promotion drawing held on Oct. 2.
  • Manheim Toronto will host anniversary sales during regular consignment sales on Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. and Oct. 9 at 6:30 p.m.