Engineering | Event Planning Guide

Vendors

Here is the link to the preferred vendors through ASU purchasing.

Below are additional ideas, these vendors are not recommended above other vendors available in the area. For a more extensive list of vendors contact the Tourism Offices located in Tempe, Phoenix or Scottsdale.

Caution, when you hire services you are responsible for making sure that the company’s insurance is up to date and complies with ASU requirements. Make sure you/ASU has an updated insurance certificate for any of the vendors on this list before you use them. Check out the following website or call Insurance Services 480-965-1851 for guidance.

 

Catering

Food


Approved Food Provider List

Bakery


Lisa’s Rum Cake
480-304-5077

Essence Bakery
480-966-2745

Honey Moon Sweets
480-517-9520

Nothing Bundt Cakes
480-753-1121

Décor

Balloons


All About Balloons
602-234-3313
ssivertson@cox.net

AZ Fun Services
800-251-3654

Bubbles of Joy
480-966-3133
info@bubblesofjoy.com

Florist


Campus Flowers
480-968-0389
campusflowers@aol.com

Phoenix Flower Shops
480-553-5630

Flower Rental


Another Frantic Fern
602-304-1070
gigisalay@aol.com

Ice and Ice Sculptures


Arizona Iceman
602-470-1010
Moises@arizonaiceman.com

Lighting


Karma
602-400-6499
jeremy@karmaeventlighing.com

Theme Décor/Props/Rentals


Encore Creative
480-736-2800

Kool Party Rentals
623-434-8822
info@koolpartyrentals.com

Entertainment

Cigar Demonstrations


Fumar Cigars
623-549-4020
events@fumarcigarsinc.com

DJ


Ray the D.J.
480-921-9665
info@raythedj.com

Entertainment Company/Contacts


Applause Productions Entertainment
480-951-8393
Mari@entertainment-arizona.com

ASU Music Department
480-965-3371

Encore Creative
480-736-2800
info@encorecreative.com

Face Painter


Face Painting by Joan
480-363-4119
facepainteraz@gmail.com

Fireworks


Firework Productions
480-948-0090
info@fireworksaz.com

Magician


Corporate Trx
602-788-9400
e-mail: gene@corporatetrx.com

Music


Angelito Agcaoili (Guitarist, classically trained, can play anything)
480-858-0262
angelitoguitar@gmail.com

The Bag Piper
480-460-0907

David Ice Harpist
623-846-2406
harpdude@cox.net

Gary Sprague (Guitarist, country)
480-488-8281
gary@thesingingcowboy.com

Ken Willis AirZona Band (SW, variety)
623-465-0089
info@arizona.com

The Mariachis (Mariachis)
Marcos Viveros
602-686-2743

Phoenix Boys Choir
602-264-5328
info@boyschoir.org

Phoenix Scottish Pipe Band
Len Wood
602-708-1828

William Eaton (Electric Harp and Guitar Group, SW)
480-968-1233
willeaton1@aol.com

Native American


Brian Hammill
623-465-4813

Hotels Close to Tempe Campus

AC Hotel
100 East Rio Salado, Tempe, AZ 85281
480-642-6140

Aloft
951 East Playa Del Norte Drive, Tempe, AZ 85281
480-621-3300
e-mail

Best Western Inn of Tempe
670 North Scottsdale Road, Tempe, AZ 85281
480-784-2233
info@innoftempe.com

Comfort Suites Tempe
1625 S. 52nd St., Tempe, AZ 85281
480-446-9500

Courtyard by Marriott Tempe Downtown
601 South Ash Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85281
480-966-2800
e-mail

Doubletree by Hilton
2100 South Priest Drive, Tempe, Arizona 85282
480-967-1441

Embassy Suites Tempe
4400 South Rural Road, Tempe, AZ 85282
480-897-7444

Homewood Suites by Hilton
2104 E. Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281

Holiday Inn Express and Suites
1031 E. Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281
480-966-7202Hyatt Place Phoenix/Mesa
1422 West Bass Pro Drive, Mesa, AZ 85201
480-969-8200
Use “Corporate Code” 40460 to get the ASU rate when booking online.

Moxy
1333 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ 85281
480-968-3451

Residence Inn Tempe
510 S. Forest Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85281
480-967-2300

Sheraton Mesa at Wrigleywille West
860 N. Riverview, Mesa, AZ 85201
480-664-1221

Sheraton Phoenix Airport
1600 South 52nd Street, Tempe, AZ 85281
480-967-6600

Tempe Mission Palms Hotel
60 East Fifth Street, Tempe, Arizona, 85281
480-894-1400
e-mail

Hotels Close to Poly Campus

Arizona Golf Resort
425 S. Power Rd, Mesa, AZ 85206
480-832-3202

Best Western Legacy Inn and Suites
4470 S. Power Rd, Mesa, AZ 85212
480-457-8181

Country Inn & Suites
6650 E. Superstition Springs Blvd. Mesa, AZ 85206
800-830-5222

Courtyard by Marriott Mesa Gateway
6907 E Ray Road, Mesa, AZ 85212
480-351-7088

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Phoenix – Gilbert
1800 South SanTan Village Parkway, Gilbert, AZ, 85295
480-809-4100

Four Points by Sheraton at Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport
6850 E Williams Field Rd, Mesa, AZ 85212
480-579-2100
e-mail

Hyatt Place Phoenix/Gilbert 
3275 S. Market St, Gilbert, AZ 85297
480-899-5900

La Quinta Inn & Suites Mesa Superstition Springs
6530 E. Superstition Springs Blvd, Mesa, AZ 85206
480-654-1970

Photography

Scott Mitchell Photography
480-814-0420

Tim Trumble Photography – Former University Photographer
602-316-3699

Printing - Invitation/Programs/Menu Cards/Signs
Recreation

Hike/Bike tours, rentals, team building


AOA Adventures
480-945-2881

Horseback Riding


Fort McDowell Adventures – also venue rental
480-816-6465

Cave Creek Outfitters
480-471-4635
info@cavecreekoutfitters.com

Hot Air Ballooning


Hot Air Expeditions
480-502-6999

Horse Racing


Turf Paradise
602-942-1101
tp@turfparadise.net

Paintball


Westworld Paintball Adventures
602.447.8200

Rentals

AV/Lighting


Karma
602-400-6499
jeremy@karmaeventlighing.com

PSAV Presentation Services
602-586-4114

Sound Lighting FX
602-722-0783
mark@soundlightingfx.com

VideoWest
480-222-3180

Bouncers


AZ Bounce Pro
623-236-9591
sales@azbouncepro.com

Jump For Fun
602-283-0235

Costume Rental


Easley’s Fun Shop
602-271-9146
askme@easleys.com

Fun Services
480-967-7129
info@azfunparty.com

Mardi Gras Costume Rental
480-948-4030
info@mardigrascostumeshop.com

Equipment Rentals


Classic Party Rentals
602-232-9900
infophx@classicpartyrentals.com

Kool Party Rentals
623-434-8822
info@koolpartyrentals.com

ProEm
480-507-0999
sales@proem.org

Y-Knot Party & Rentals
480-967-4495
info@yknotparty.com

Game Rental/Jukeboxes/Novelties


Courtesy Coin
623-516-0544
rentgames@courtesycoin.com

Linens


Classic Party Rentals
602-232-9900
infophx@classicpartyrentals.com

Special Event Linens
602-353-8755
Special-Events@Qwestoffice.net

Southwick Linens
480-699-8891
info@southwicklinens.com

Poster Stands/Convention and Trade-show Supplies


Brede Exposition Services
602-275-5900

National Exposition Services
602-252-2600
natexpoaz@hotmail.com

Southwest Scenic
480-968-5595

Radio/Cell Phone


Creative Communications
602-955-8405
bobb@creativecom.com

Security

ProEm
480-507-0999
sales@proem.org

T.E.A.M.
480-829-8326

Tourism Information

Experience Scottsdale
480-421-1004

Tempe Tourism Office
480-894-8158

Visit Mesa
info@visitmesa.com
480-827-4700

Visit Phoenix
602-245-6500

Venue/Event Locations

Museum/Gardens


Arizona Historical Museum
480-929-9499
ahstempe@azhs.gov

Arizona Science Center
602-716-2000
mcdannelm@azscience.org

Desert Botanical Garden
480-941-1225
specialevents@dbg.org

Eisendrath Center for Water Conservation
480-858-2202

Heard Museum
602-252-8848

Phoenix Zoo
602-237-1341

Taliesin West
480-860-2700
info@franklloydwright.org

Tempe History Museum
480-350-5100

 

Private Rooms/Private Homes


Hacket House
95 W. 5th St, Tempe, Arizona, 85281
480-326-9055
Rental Manager

Hattan Hall
34 E. 7th St, Tempe, Arizona, 85281
480-858-2300

Monterra’s – Private Rooms and huge Lawn
480-502-0815
events@mcateringaz.com

Rustler’s Rooste
602-431-6474
sales@rustlerrooste.com

Stonebridge Manor – Former Private Homes
480-641-3131

Wrigley Mansion – Former Private Homes
602-955-4079

 

Southwest, Cowboy, Mexican Theme


Corona Ranch
602-237-3353
info@coronarach.com

Fort McDowell Adventures
480-816-6465
sales@fortmacdoweladventures.com

Rawhide
480-502-5600
info@rawhide.com

Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch
480-984-2194
saguarolakeranch@gmail.com

 

Sports/Entertainment Theme


Crackerjack
16001 N. Scottsdale Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
480-998-2800
manager@crackerjax.com

Dave and Buster´s
2000 E. Rio Salado Pkway, Tempe, AZ 85281
480-281-8506

Stratum Laser Tag
1455 S. Stapley Drive #11, Mesa, AZ 85204
480-405-3250

Main Event
8545 S. Emerald Dr, Tempe, AZ 85284
480-753-1200

Borrow your event décor!

The Fulton Engineering Dean’s office events team has linens and décor items available for loan to others in Engineering.

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