Category Archives: Young Makers

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2014 Fun & Successful!

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

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Meet the Makerspace Makers and Attend our 3rd Annual Makerspace UnConference

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

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Meet the Science Makers: Sarasota Scientific Instruments

Gulf Coast MakerCon is an Affiliate Event of the USA Science & Engineering Festival, and we’re proud to help take our place among events all over the country working together to re-invigorate the interest of our nation’s youth in science, technology, … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Electrathon of Tampa Bay

We’ve long  been fans of Electrathon racing.   Electrathon joined us at our first Maker Faire in 2012, and we’re really happy they’ll be at this year’s event.  We talked to Ken Fiallos, the Executive Director and Founder of Electrathon … Continue reading

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Call for Makers Extended to March 21st!

We’ve gotten a rush of inquiries and interest, so we’re extending our Call for Makers through March 21st.   Learn more about Gulf Coast MakerCon here, and apply via the form below.  It’s free for educational and demo exhibits, and … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon for Educators

The “maker” movement is simply the DIY creative spirit reignited for the 21st century. It’s a return to self-sufficiency, self-reliance and creativity, providing engaging and hands-on opportunities to inspire, educate, and entertain curious and creative learners of all ages. It … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon Early Bird Tickets Now on Sale!

Take advantage of our Early Bird ticket sales for Gulf Coast MakerCon, and get admission for the full weekend at half the rate of a one day pass, paid the day of, at the gate! Early Bird tickets will be … Continue reading

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