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Fusion on First

Fusion on First

The Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute hosts a 3,900 square foot space on the ground floor of Fusion on First for co-working, pop-up retail, events and exhibitions. This space is a fully activated element of the larger sixteen-story, 284,000 square foot building housing Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts programs in fashion and popular music. With apartment-style living, it’s also a place where more than 500 undergraduate and graduate students call home. 
This space is best suited for:

  • Any ASU student interested in pursuing entrepreneurial ideas and participating in events in the space
  • ASU undergraduate students and graduate students studying design, popular music and fashion
  • Available for ASU staff and faculty


Fusion on First has a parking lot adjacent to the building that is managed by Parkmobile. Rates are $3.35 per hour or $15.35 per day. 
ASU offers visitor parking at the following lots:

  1. McKinley Lot
    Rate: $3 per hour. Maximum rate: $16. Monday through Sunday, 24 hours a day. 
  2. University Center II Lot
    Rate: One hour or less: $3. Maximum rate: $16.

Monday through Sunday, 24 hours a day. Reservations encouraged. 
For large-scale events, additional parking options are available with fees. 

Collaborative workspace
The collaborative workspace provides ASU students, staff, faculty, and ventures with 1,891 sq. ft. of workspace to turn their ideas into a reality. Built on a hot-desk, hoteling model, the collaborative workspace offers:

  • 11 open workstations with privacy screens and a monitor
  • Small capacity black and white printer
  • Six lockers (first come, first served)
  • Two conference rooms each with a whiteboard and mobile 55” display audio/visual carts - 10-person capacity
  • Kitchenette 

Event space
Located on the ground floor of Fusion on First, the 1,795 sq. ft. event space (3,598 sq. ft. when combined with the lobby) offers a meeting space with furniture, fixtures, and audio-visual equipment, including:

  • A drop-down projector screen
  • A dedicated podium and laptop
  • Lavaliers, handheld microphones
  • Hybrid event technology
  • 100-person capacity (seated) / 515-person capacity (standing) 

Access to the space is available to ASU faculty, staff, students, Edson E+I Institute Venture Devils and our affiliates. Request access to our collaborative space.

You may request a reservation for the conference rooms, event space or Flip Kitchen. Reserve a meeting space.


380 N. 1st Ave., Suite 125

Phoenix, AZ 85003

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For more information, contact Community Manager, Jesus Lopez at jdlope22@mainex1.asu.edu.