SCAM ALERT FOR EXHIBITORS
VENDORS- As a reminder, flooring is required for your booth space.
You can rent from our show decorator Modern Expo or you can provide your own.
Click here for flooring options.
2023 SHOW INFORMATION
Show Hours & Exhibitor Access:
|Exhibitor Access||Show Hours||After Show Hours|
Saturday, June 10
9am - 5pm
|N/A - Move in Only||N/A - Move in Only|
Sunday, June 11
SHOW DAY +
|7am Access for Exhibitors to finish displays||9:00am - 3:00pm|
3:01pm - 6:00pm
Phoenix Convention Center - SOUTH Building
33 North Third Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
There have been a number of spam emails offering our attendee lists. These are scams and the senders are unauthorized to use the Marketplace Events’ name. These scammers are attempting to receive monies from exhibiting companies without providing anything in return. These emails are not approved by Marketplace Events, and Marketplace Events would never ask for bank information or other sensitive information over email.
CLICK HERE for more information.
Rules and Regulations
EXHIBIT LIKE A PRO
CLICK HERE to learn our tips on how to make the most out of your show experience and build your business so you can keep business coming in show after show.
Discount Order Deadline: May 19, 2023
We partner with Modern Expo as our show decorator. They offer a variety of options such as carpet, furniture, and even booth rentals. Modern Expo can also help you with shipping and logistics!
Flooring is required for all booths. You can provide your own flooring or rent carpet from our show decorator, Modern Expo.
* Rentals- Click here for pricing and sizing information from our show decorator, Modern Expo
Phoenix Convention Centre Venue Guide
Please CLICK HERE for the venue guide. Here you will find electrical information, vehicle display information, fire procedures and more.
Show Management does not supply booths with electrical services.
Electrical orders are done through the Phoenix Convention Center / Commonwealth Expo Electric.
ORDER HERE: AZWS (JUNE) Electrical Order Form
Discount Deadline: May 26, 2023
Email: Melanie Hammer: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Please click here to purchase internet for your booth.
Internet is provided through
Smart City Wireless Services
LOADING DOCK ACCESS
You must enter through the East Garage either off of E Jefferson St (East bound) or Washington Street (West bound), both are one way streets. South 5th Street will be closed to through traffic on Saturday, June 4th for Exhibitor move in and during move out hours on June 5th. Once in the East Parking garage, you will be directed by Signage to drive through the ground floor (Westward) towards the convention center loading docks across the street from South 5th St. and into an available unloading space or slip (for large rentals/trailers/box trucks) appointed to you by the PHX Police Officers/Security on the street.
*It is highly recommended that you cart your booth materials from your car if you do not need a dock. You can park in the East Garage and unload from there, walking over your materials.
Please remove your items quickly and place in your booth, grab an exhibitor badge from the Show Office, and then move your vehicle into the East Parking Garage or the South of Jefferson Parking Garage on 3rd Street. Please note large vehicles cannot be accommodated here.
DATE & HOURS: Saturday, June 10 from 9am - 5pm
Early Access on Sunday, June 11 at 7am to allow for finishing touches.
ALL EXHIBIT SPACES MUST BE COMPLETELY SET UP BY 8:15AM ON SUNDAY, JUNE 11.
ANY EXHIBITOR CAUGHT BRINGING IN MATERIALS DURING SHOW HOURS WILL NOT RECEIVE THE ATTENDEE LIST.
Location – Loading Dock F & Dock G
South Building, Phoenix Convention Center
Loading Dock Entrance on Fifth Street
If you are in room 1, you can use the "pull out: on 3rd street to UNLOAD ONLY. There is no parking permitted there.
Please note that you may not leave your vehicle unattended on the dock or in the dock area. You may pull onto the dock to unload your car but you must park your car before setting up your booth. Unattended vehicles are subject to tickets and towing.
DATE & HOURS: Sunday, June 11 3:01pm - 6pm
Exhibitors must completely pack up/dismantle your booth before bringing your vehicle to the loading dock.
*Please note that tear down may NOT begin before 3pm. Exhibitors tearing down/moving out before show close will not receive the attendee list.
PERMITTED SAMPLES: You may pass out food or beverage samples ONLY if it is part of your business. For example, caterers or cake companies who are sampling their own products.
NON-PERMITTED SAMPLES: You may NOT pass out food or beverage samples as traffic-builders to your booth. For example, a photographer may NOT pass out candy or cookies or bottled water. To sample, you must file separate forms with Maricopa County and with Aventura (Convention Center Caterer).
Safe Handling Practices for Promotional Sampling of Non-Time/Temperature Control Food and Beverages
MANDATORY FORM TO MARICOPA COUNTY
You must file ONE of these two forms with Maricopa County:
1. If you do NOT have a current, valid Maricopa County MOBILE Food Permit, you must apply for a “Temporary Food Service Permit.” Click the link to find the Temporary Event Permit Application: Mobile Food Permit
2. If you DO have a current, valid Maricopa County MOBILE Food Permit, there is no charge. However, you must submit the following
form, “Food Caters Operating at a Special Event Notification Form.”
MANDATORY FORM TO AVENTURA
1. EVERYONE sampling MUST complete and fax or email the authorization request to Aventura at the Phoenix Convention Center, along with a copy of your current, valid Maricopa County Mobile Food Permit OR your Temporary Food Service Establishment permit. You can email your forms to firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Please bring a copy of your Food Handling Permit with you to the show.
Be sure to have a Hand Washing Station and follow all of the requirements – Maricopa County will be inspecting the bridal show.
Selling Guidelines and Authorization Form
Food Sampling Form
Forms are due: May 26
Questions? Please reach out to Sandy Brown: email@example.com
Exhibitor badges can be picked up by Loading Docks F and G at the South Building during move in, or at the main entrance once the show is open. We encourage those moving in on Saturday to pick up their badge before they leave to avoid a line up before show open. One badge per person.
Liability requirements are $1,000,000 and we require a copy of your certificate of insurance sent to SarahC@mpeshows.com to keep on file. Please email only,
do not mail.
We also require that we are listed on your policy as additional insured as Marketplace Events LLC.
Our address is:
Arizona Wedding Show
Marketplace Events LLC
2000 Auburn Drive, Suite 200
Beachwood, OH 44122
Don't have an existing insurance provider? We partner with Buttine Exhibition & Event Insurance. To get a quote, click here.
For questions please contact:
Buttine Underwriters Purchasing Group, LLC Kendra Reilly Monahan at 212.867.3642 or KAR@BUTTINE.COM
Parking is available in the East Garage for $12/day (Height Restriction 7'10" - 48 ADA Spaces)
For more information click here.
Please click above to see information about companies contacting our exhibitors regarding scams.
Printing and Paper Services
PaperCrazy provides high-quality print products, competitive pricing, graphic design and friendly customer service!
Arizona Wedding Show 2023 Printing Specials
These offers Expire: April 12, 2023
By Appointment only
8821 North 7th Street,
Phoenix, Arizona 85020
Ultimate Wedding Package
Make a newly engaged couple’s dream come true! One lucky couple per show will receive an Ultimate Wedding Package with everything they need for their big day: dress, venue, honeymoon, limo, menswear, cake, etc.
Giveaway packages do not include booth space and may only be purchased in addition to booth space.*
April 21, 2023
*Must purchase a 10’x10’ booth space.
Call Stephanie today for more details!
Put YOUR literature* into EVERY bride or groom’s hands the moment they walk in the door! Provide us with your literature and we will stuff it into a bag that each couple will receive at the entrance to the show.
June 11, 2023
$175 for Grab Bag
2,000 pieces required
* Limit one 8.5” x 11” (or smaller) unfolded piece of literature per paid exhibitor. NO catalogues. Literature may not contain any non-exhibitor information. All literature must follow all delivery instructions and deadlines in order to be included.
Booking Deadlinew with MPE: May 29, 2023
Drop Off Deadline with Gompers: June 1, 2023
5340 W. Bethany Home Road
Glendale, AZ 85301
Call Stephanie today for more details!
Share your show pics or your planning process with us.
Hashtags: #AZWeddings #AZWeddingShow
In efforts to protect potential joint customers from fraudulent events and scammers, we request that you do not create your own Facebook Event. This helps us manage ticket sales for the event, and ensures that our team are available to support both exhibitors and potential attendees with any questions, comments, or concerns that they have. Please feel free to reach out to your show manager or show marketing manager with your companies’ Facebook page and we can add you as a co-host to the official event.
Click Here to go to our Facebook Event for 2023.
Click Here for the Social Media Marketing Kit
Exhibitor Listing Info
You should have received a link that will take you to your online exhibitor listing form to fill out. If you did not receive this or are unable to find it please email your rep and they can send you a new link.
Need help with your listing?
View the tutorial video - https://youtu.be/ecSxq1oKuYg and the FAQs.
We have negotiated discounted rates at the following hotel during the show:
Courtyard by Marriott Phoenix Downtown
132 S Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Connected to the Overland Park Convention Center
Click here to reserve your room for $159/night
Discount Deadline is 5pm, Friday, May 19, 2023
Still Have Questions? Reach out!
Customer Service Manager
866.941.0673 Ext 212
Show Manager + Sales