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The year we held Tampa Bay’s first ever maker festival, Tampa Bay Mini Maker Faire, in 2012, the concept of “makerspaces” in the Tampa Bay area was just a fledgling idea. The Faulhaber FabLab , then at the GWIZ Science … Continue reading
Hope you’re off to a lovely holiday season – a perfect time to be a maker, with opportunities to make everything from food to gifts, as well plans for the new year. We hope one of those plans you make will … Continue reading
It with great gratitude that we recognize Hillsborough County for their generous support of Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015, through an EDI2 Economic Development grant. Hillsborough County recognizes direct added value to our community of supporting and celebrating our vital maker community … Continue reading
Gulf coast MakerCon, Tampa Bay’s 3rd Annual Celebration of the DIY Inventive Spirit brought everything from Blacksmith Artists, to Electric Race Cars and fighting robots to the Florida Fairgrounds Special Events Center West, at 4800 Highway 301 North in Tampa, on … Continue reading
We had a terrific first day at Gulf Coast MakerCon 2014! The weather was gorgeous, making for picture perfect runs of the Electrathon racers, breezes under the trees where the blacksmith artists worked, and generally a perfect Florida spring day … Continue reading
It’s an exciting time in Tampa Bay! When we held our first “Makerspace UnConference” at our first Maker festival in 2012, there were no full scale makerspaces in Tampa Bay. The Faulhaber FabLab at the GWIZ Science Museum in Sarasota … Continue reading
This year we have a Heritage Craft area, highlighting Makers of a different kind: People with traditional skills and expertise in fields that at one time were the cutting edge of technology, expanding trade and exploration, and improving life in … Continue reading