Fact Sheet


Mesa Convention Center
263 North Center Street
Mesa, AZ 85201 (map)


Rich Ripley, Event Coordinator, KJZZ 91.5 FM
Office: (480) 774-8468
Cell: (480) 206-6644
Email: rripley@rioradio.org

Setup Date & Time

Friday, May 11, 2018
1:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Show Date & Time

Saturday, May 12, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Breakdown Date & Time

Saturday, May 12, 2018
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Booth Details

  • Standard booth size – 8’ wide x 10’ deep
  • Pipe & drape – 3’ high side rail / 8’ high back rail
  • One (1) 6’ skirted table per 8’ x 10’ space
  • Two (2) chairs per 8’ x 10’ space
  • Wastebasket
  • Small booth sign




Storytelling & Arizona tourism (this expo is restricted to Arizona-based organizations)


Service Providers

If you need the following services, please contact the providers directly and tell them you are with the Explore Arizona StoryFest & Expo. They will also need your booth number.

Decorator & Shipping/Delivery

Contact: Matt Palmer
Phone: (602) 923-0011
Email: matt.palmer@meetcsi.com

There is a charge if you use any of CSI services.

Shipments that arrive prior to Friday, May 11, 2018 should be sent to CSI Services. Mesa Convention Center will not accept any shipping.

Shipping may be sent directly to the Mesa Convention Center on Friday, May 11, 2018. If you are shipping to the Mesa Convention Center, you should have someone onsite to receive the shipping. Otherwise, contact CSI to accept your shipping.  

This is a non-union facility. Exhibitors may move in/move out themselves. If you would like someone to move your booth in and out, please contact CSI Services.


Mesa Convention Center

An Electric Form will be emailed to you two months prior to the show

A/V Equipment

Premier Audio Visual
Phone: 480-644-4327
Email: mvaiza@premieraudiovisual.com

Internet / Wi-Fi

Provided by show management

Code will be provided to exhibitors

Food / Sampling

Person Touch Catering

Contact: Jon Mounders
Phone: (480) 644-3881
Cell: (480) 266-0750

If you plan to sample food, a form must be filled out and approved

Tax / Licensing

City of Mesa, Tax Division

Transaction Privilege Tax licenses are required when selling within the City of Mesa. To obtain your Transaction Privilege Tax license contact:


Please direct all questions concerning city licensing requirements to the City of Mesa Tax Division. Vendors already licensed by the City of Mesa should have a copy of their license available at the event.