Mesa Convention Center

Mesa Convention Center

          - the premiere conference and meeting facility in the East Valley of Phoenix, Arizona!

Convention Center Building

The Mesa Convention Center is a full-service event facility located in the heart of downtown Mesa, Arizona. 

The Convention Center campus is situated on 22 acres of mature parkland, and is comprised of Buildings A, B and C.  The facility features 19,000 square feet of exhibit space and an additional 19,000 square feet of flexible meeting space

The fifteen meeting rooms offer a wide variety of sizes and configurations, and our experienced and friendly staff is here to assist in making your event a success. 

 

 

Mesa AmphitheatreThe 5,000 capacity outdoor Mesa Amphitheatre is located on the property and is a fun, unique venue for outdoor events, festivals and concerts.

The adjacent Phoenix Marriott Mesa hotel makes sleeping room accomodations easy and accessible.

The Mesa Convention Center is located just 20 minutes from both Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and Mesa Phoenix Gateway Airport and is easily accessed via the Loop 202, Loop 101 and US 60. 

The Mesa Convention Center provides free parking, and offers two Electric Vehicle Charging Stations.

We invite you to find out more about what we have to offer!

Planning Your Event

Planning an event at the Mesa Convention Center is fast and easy with the help of our professional sales staff and personal event coordinators.

To get started, just contact our sales staff at (480) 644-2178 or via email at Starla.Buelteman@MesaAZ.gov or  Karen.Davis@MesaAZ.gov.  The PDF documents below will provide you with much of the information you may be looking for.

Facility Rental RatesMale Speaker

Facility and Meeting Room Layout

Meeting Room Capacities

Audio Visual Services provided by
Premier Audio Visual

Audio Visual Price List

Internet Service

On-site Catering provided by
Personal Touch Catering

Rules and Regulations

Shipping Boxes
No boxes or packages will be accepted at the Mesa Convention Center prior to the 1st day of an event.  Please contact your show's decorator, or our drayage provider at 480-460-1800.

Information for Show Managers and Exhibitors

On-site Catering, by Personal Touch Catering

The Mesa Convention Center is pleased to partner with Personal Touch Catering as the Center's Exclusive Caterer. Antipasto

Personal Touch Catering brings their professional staff and expertise to the Mesa Convention Center, along with exciting social and meeting menus.

Meeting and Event Catering - Menu

The Mesa Convention Center culinary department is committed to providing exceptional products and services.  Our goal is to exceed your expectations, and we look forward to the opportunity to work with you to create the meeting, show or event you envision.

Our culinary department can provide fresh, new and exciting menus for breaks, lunches, dinners, buffets and appetizer receptions.Harvest Salad

Wedding and Social Events

The Mesa Convention Center's vision for each event is "creating perfection".  We focus on customizing each guest's experience and providing exceptional service that enriches each event to create a truly memorable experience.

We love to show off.  Call today to schedule a private tasting.

Additional Reception Services

Beef TenderloinThe Mesa Convention Center is a one-stop-shop when it comes to customizing your event.  In addition to innovative cuisine and exceptional service, we also offer the following:

  • Complete alcohol services are available in a variety of options including fully hosted bars, limited hosted bars or cash bars.
  • Security is required for all events serving alcoholic beverages. Security may also be required for other large or complex events. Your event coordinator will work with you to better define any security needs of your particular event.
  • Full service on-site audio-visual services and drayage services are available through Premiere AV and Events.

Questions?  Please contact Starla Buelteman, or Karen Davis.
Find out more about Personal Touch Catering

 

Mesa Convention Center Contacts

Administrative Office Hours:
8 am to 5 pm
Monday through Friday
(except major holidays)

General Information: (480) 644-2178
Fax:  (480) 644-2617
Mesa Amphitheatre Box Office: (480) 644-2560

Comments/Suggestions/Questions

Staff

Dyan Dwyer Seaburg - (480) 644-2171
Venue Manager

Starla Buelteman - (480) 644-4906
Sales Manager

Karen Davis, CTA - (480) 644-3566
Sales Manager

Felix Imadiyi - (480) 644-2668
Events & Operations Supervisor

Jose Ramirez - (480) 644-5843
Events Coordinator

Eric Elsner - (480) 644-2679
Events Coordinator

Personal Touch Catering - (480) 644-3881
Exclusive Food Service Provider at
Mesa Convention Center

Jim Gleason - (480) 644-4327 or (480) 460-1800
Premier Audio Visual

 
Sales Team
Mesa Convention Center Sales Team
From L to R:  Dyan Seaburg, Linda Brackett,
Starla Buelteman, Sharon Mason, Karen Davis 

Driving Directions to Mesa Convention Center

Mesa Convention Center is located on the South East corner of University Drive and Center Street in Downtown, Mesa, Arizona.

The Mesa Convention Center provides free parking, and offers two Electric Vehicle Charging Stations.


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Things to See and Do in Mesa

Mesa is the third largest city in Arizona and offers plenty to do for residents and visitors alike! Here are some of our favorites:

The Mesa Amphitheatre, part of the Mesa Convention Center complex, is an open-air venue that hosts commercial concerts, festivals and community events throughout the year. Visit www.mesaamp.com to see what events are currently scheduled.

Hohokam StadiumHohokam Stadium, former Spring Training home of the Chicago Cubs (and currently being renovated for the Oakland Athletics), is just one mile north of the Mesa Convention Center.  In addition to being one of the premiere stadiums for Cactus League Spring Training, the Stadium also hosts events and festivals throughout the year, and has been  used for Arizona Fall League Baseball.

Within walking distance of the Mesa Convention Center is the Mesa Arts Center, the most comprehensive arts complex in Arizona.  Also in downtown Mesa is the Arizona Museum of Natural History, which includes everything from dinosaurs to local history and geography.  And just a few doors down is the i.d.e.a. Museum (formerly the Arizona Museum for Youth) where kids can experience art hands-on.

Golf! Arizona is known for it's outstanding golf courses, and Mesa has some great courses to choose from.  Enjoy a round or two at the award winning municipal 18-hole Dobson Ranch Golf Course, owned and operated by the City of Mesa. Dobson Ranch Golf Course

Feel like grinding? Check out Reed Park Wheels Court, where skateboarders can put their skills to the test in a donut bowl with a 12' long and 6' high spine and separate grinding areas.

Still looking for more to do?

Check out this great list of things to do in Mesa, compiled by Judy Hedding with About.com.  And if you're visting the area, pick up maps and information on accomodations and more at Visit Mesa.

 

Get Social!

Interested in finding out the most up to date information about things to see and do in and around Mesa?  Join us as a fan on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.  We use Facebook and Twitter to share information about news and upcoming events in the city.  We also share in a great network of local social media users who share information, deals and updates about their businesses. 

Follow us, and follow our friends too:


Mesa News and Information
@MesaThingsToDo City of Mesa - Events, Convention Center, Amphitheatre, Parks & Rec  
@MesaAZGov City of Mesa - news and updates  
@DowntownMesa Downtown Mesa Association  
@MesaChamber Mesa Chamber of Commerce  
@VisitMesa Tourist Information  
     
Downtown Mesa Attractions, Restaurants and Hotels (within 1 mile of the Convention Center)  
@MesaArtsCenter Mesa Arts Center  
@MarriottMesa Phoenix Marriott Mesa Hotel  
@mezonainn Best Western Mezona Inn  
@AzMNH Arizona Museum of Natural History  
@IlVinaio Il Vinaio - restaurant and wine bar  
@ITBMesaAZ Inside the Bungalow - coffee shop and yoga studio  
@AntiquePlaza Antique Plaza  
@MACfest MACfest - a weekly festival held in downtown Mesa featuring local artists and more  
     
Other Mesa Attractions    
@NCTPhoenix National Comedy Theatre - competitive improv  
@Bass_Pro_Shops Bass Pro Shops, located at Riverview Complex  
@SRTR Salt River Tubing and Recreation  
@MesaGolfland Golfland Sunsplash - miniature golf and water park  
@StratumLaserTag Stratum Laser Tag  
@SkatelandMesa Skateland Roller Skating Rink  
     

   

Photos of Mesa Convention Center rooms and events

Mesa Room Mesa Room, Building C
Grand Prix Themed Luncheon

The Mesa Room connects to the Main Exhibit Hall and functions as additional expo/event space, or as a nearby breakout or luncheon room.
Tattoo Expo The Arizona Tattoo Expo
One of the largest attended events at the Mesa Convention Center, the tattoo expo, held in the Main Hall, draws tattoo artists and enthusiasts from around the country.
Apache Room Patio Apache Room Patio
The Apache Room, in Building A is an ideal space for small to medium sized meetings and events.  The adjacent patio is ideal for an outdoor luncheon or coffee break.
Buffet set Appetizer Buffet
Ovations Food Services, the exclusive food service provider for the Mesa Convention Center, can customize menus for any size and type of event.
Conference Theatre Conference Theatre
The Conference Theatre, in Building B, features a built in stage, large screen and executive style desktop seating.
Prom in the Main Hall Main Hall - Social Event
The Main Hall, the largest contiguous exhibit space in the East Valley, is not only great for exhibit shows, but for large social events too, such as proms and corporate celebrations.
Boardroom Executive Boardroom
Your guest speakers or staff will enjoy some time in the Executive Boardoom in Building B.
Unique Set in the Main Hall Unique Room Sets
The Mesa Convention Center staff will work with you to create your ideal event, and enhance any theme you may dream up.  This baseball diamond is just one example of many 'unique sets' that can be created.
Mesa Convention Center
263 N Center Street
Mesa, AZ  85201

(480) 644-2178 -ph
(480) 644-2617 -fax

Administrative Office
8am - 5pm
Monday - Friday

 

Join us for Santa's Holiday Boutique!

Nov. 29-30
Presented by the Mesa Convention Center and All Points Meetings and Incentives

 


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