Phoenix is currently without a dedicated gaming convention, so I am throwing my support behind an effort to launch a new convention, Maricopacon.
It promises to have all the usual goodness of gaming and it is very reasonable at $20.00 for the weekend. It is running on August 13 and 14th, 2013 at the Mesa Convention Center.
Go support the kickstarter if you want to support a new gaming convention the the Phoenix area!
Trask, The Last Tyromancer