Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Welcoming a Special Guest: Inventor & Entrepreneur Ron Klein

We’re happy to be joined by AlligatorZone™ at Gulf Coast MakerCon this year, bringing entrepreneurial inventors on stage to share with makers of all ages an enjoyable way to participate in local innovation. AlligatorZone™ will be kicking things off on event day, April 9, … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: FreeFab 3D

Our friends at FreeFab 3D having been participating in Gulf Coast MakerCon since the beginning and we’re very happy to welcome them back for our 5th annual MakerCon event this year!  FreeFab 3D is a notable not just for being … Continue reading

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Calling All Makers! Early Bird Vendor Space & Tickets Now Available!

We’re making ready for our 2016 Gulf Coast MakerCon event! Early Bird tickets to attend the event are 30% off gate admission costs through February 15th. Gate Admission the day of the event is $15 for adults, $14 for seniors 65+ and … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon: What’s New for 2016

Gulf Coast MakerCon planning is well underway for our 2016 event on April 9th at the Florida State Fairgrounds.  Now in our 3rd year as Gulf Coast MakerCon, and our 5th as Tampa Bay’s oldest Maker festival, we’ve been learning … Continue reading

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Hillsborough County Proclaims April 18th “Maker Day”

It’s official! In recognition of Gulf Coast MakerCon, April 18th is Maker Day in Hillsborough County! The actual proclamation, which is signed by all seven County Commissioners, will be on display at Gulf Coast MakerCon.  Be sure to stop by … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Wayne Rasanen, Inventer of DecaTxt

He was Making before Making was cool! Anyone who’s been involved in the inventors community in Tampa Bay for any length of time knows Wayne Rasanen, long time leader of the Tampa Bay Inventors Council, but first and foremost, an … Continue reading

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