2022 COVID PROTOCOLS

Currently, there are no COVID protocols in place.  We will continually monitor the situation and update the website if any changes. 

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.

Show Information

Sunday, June 5, 2022      9am - 3pm (Public Show Hours)

June 2022 Floorplan - Updated on 5.16.22

Phoenix Convention Center - SOUTH Building
33 North Third Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004

 

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Rules and Regulations

EXHIBIT RULES:
1. Exhibits should not exceed 8 feet in height. If your display exceeds 8 feet, the exposed display may not have any branding on your neighbors side and must be finished (ie, not unpainted walls etc). 
2. Do not cover up Fire Extinguishers.
3. Sound pressure levels must be below 85 decibels, as measured at any edge of your booth. All speakers must be at the back
of your booth, facing forward. No sub-woofers and no microphones.
4. No cooking demonstrations.
5. Balloons must be air-filled only (no helium).
6. Exhibitors must remain within the paid footprint of their booth while advertising their products/services. Anyone caught "selling" outside their designated booth space will not be receiving the Attendee List as they will be in breach of contract.
7. Any cosmetic companies performing procedures need to submit proof medical licensing and a copy of the waiver they will be proving to customers onsite for Show Management approval before move in.
8. Flooring is required to cover your booth display for all booths. 
9. Hand written signs are not permitted.  All signage in your booth must be professional and clearly legible.
10. Your booth must be manned during show hours so as to be able to answer attendees questions about your business.
11. No flame candles / live flames or incense are permitted within your booth space/display.

 

FIRE MARSHAL INSPECTION:
Please be in your finished booth for Fire Marshal inspection by 8:00 AM on Sunday morning. All outside carpeting or flooring is taped
down and secured.

**The show will not open unless you are in compliance with the fire marshal regulations.

CLEAN UP:
Leave no trace.  Please remove trash from your booth at the end of the show, and put it into the dumpster. If a mess is left at your booth, you will be charged a $100 clean up fee.  Leave your booth space as you found it when you moved in.

 

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.


Show Decorator 

Click here For the Order Form

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!

Pre-Order Discount Deadline: May 20th, 2022
Exhibitor Services
(801) 983-8160
Modern Expo

Flooring Options

Flooring is required for all booths. You can provide your own flooring or rent carpet from our show decorator, Modern Expo.

Here a are a few different flooring options:
* Rollable Vinyl Floors
* Interlocking Foam Mats 
* Rugs 
* Carpet
* 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. 

Electrical

Show Management does not supply booths with electrical services.

Electrical orders are done through the Phoenix Convention Center / Commonwealth Expo Electric.

ORDER HERE:  AZ Wedding Show Electrical Order Form_June '22

Discount Deadline: May 20, 2022

Phone 520.623.2155
Email: Stacey Brockman  SBrockman@commonwealthelectric.com or expo@commonwealthelectric.com

Internet

Please click here to purchase internet for your booth.

Exhibitor Ordering Guide

Internet is provided through

Smart City Wireless Services

1.602.252.1770

www.smartcitynetworks.com

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.

 

Move In

DATE & HOURS:  Saturday, June 4 from 9am - 5pm

Early Access on Sunday, June 5 at 7am to allow for finishing touches.

ALL EXHIBIT SPACES MUST BE COMPLETELY SET UP BY 8:15AM ON SUNDAY, JUNE 5.

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.

Move Out

DATE & HOURS: Sunday, June 5     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.


 

Move In_Out - AZ Bridal Show


Sampling

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 brown-sandy@aramark.com

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 20, 2022

Questions?  Please reach out to Sandy Brown:  brown-sandy@aramark.com


Exhibitor Badges

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.


SHOW INSURANCE

Liability requirements are $1,000,000 and we require a copy of your certificate of insurance sent to AmandaB@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 kmonahan@rish-strategies.com


Parking 

Parking is available in the East Garage for $12/day (Height Restriction 7'10" - 48 ADA Spaces)

For more information click here.



Scam Alert!

Please click above to see information about companies contacting our exhibitors regarding scams.


ADDITIONAL MARKETING

We want you to get the most out of your exhibit experience and here are some tools that can help you.

Get social with us!  Here is a social media image you can use on such platforms as Instagram.  Just be sure to tag us @AZWeddingShow and the show hashtag #AZWeddingShow22 #AZWS22

INSTAGRAM/SOCIAL MEDIA IMAGES

Sample posts include:

#1 – The Arizona Wedding Show returns to the Phoenix Convention Center June 5 & we’ll be there in Booth ##. Shop our hottest products & get ready to say “I do” in style! Register today at: <link>

#2 – Say “I do” to a day at the @AZWeddingShow. Shop the best wedding vendors in #Arizona, including us! We’ll be at the Phoenix Convention Center in Booth ##. Register today at: <link>. 

 

       

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Printing and Paper Services

PaperCrazy 
PaperCrazy provides high-quality print products, competitive pricing, graphic design and friendly customer service!

Arizona Wedding Show 2022 Printing Specials
These offers May 13, 2022

By Appointment only8821 North 7th Street, 
Suite 205
Phoenix, Arizona 85020

602.234.0184
hellopapercrazy@gmail.com

Ultimate Wedding Package

Great traffic-driving promotion!  Attendees are required to visit each participants booth to receive a stamp on their entry card in order to be entered to win.

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.
Only one item per category will be included, sponsor to include a prize with minimum value of $500.

Giveaway packages do not include booth space and may only be purchased in addition to booth space.* 

Booking deadlines:
April 29, 2022

*Must purchase a 10’x10’ booth space.

Call Stephanie today for more details!
480.236.7987 stephanieg@MPEshows.com

 

Grab Bag

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 5, 2022
5,500 ATTENDEES
$175 for Grab Bag
2,500 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 Deadline:  May 23, 2022
Drop Off Deadline:  May 26, 2022

GOMPERS HABILITATION
5340 W. Bethany Home Road
Glendale, AZ 85301

Gompers is open Monday through Friday 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM. Please drop your pieces off at the front lobby and mention
the Arizona Wedding Show. Pieces dropped off/delivered after the deadline will NOT be accepted unless arrangements
were made in advance. Exhibitors who have not paid for the bride bag will NOT be inserted into the bride bag.

 

Call Stephanie today for more details!
480.236.7987 stephanieg@MPEshows.com

We are excited to have LGBTweddings.com as a proud partner of the Arizona Wedding Show. They will be onsite June 5th during the event providing helpful information for wedding pros and couples. If you would like a tent card from them to show you are inclusive of all couples, please reach out directly to Kimberly at Kimberly@LGBTWeddings.com 

  Click here for helpful hints to start communication with couples

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 amandab@mpeshows.com and she can send you a new link.

Need help with your listing?
View the tutorial video - https://youtu.be/ecSxq1oKuYg and the FAQs.

HOTEL INFO

Kimpton 
Hotel Palomar Phoenix
2 East Jefferson Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Deadline to book your room is May 2, 2022

Please see below for information on reserving your room

  • Marketplace Events June Roomblock
  •  Alternatively guests can go directly to the hotel website and enter “q36” in the Meeting/Group Code field
  •  Lastly, for guests who prefer call-in reservations, they can reference “Marketplace Events” or “Q36” when calling 1-800-KIMPTON