Category Archives: Makers

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016 Program Now Online!

Our 2016 Gulf Coast MakerCon event program is now available for your browsing – and downloading – pleasure! See the event layout, and check out our great list of exhibitors by booth number in the program or in this separate … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Rocket Burns

Here at Gulf Coast MakerCon, we get excited about all of our makers… but we really get fired up about our amazing youth makers!! It is our pleasure to introduce you to a wonderful, intelligent and inspiring young man, Rocket … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Upcycled Studio

Ken and Diana Swallow are a husband and wife creative team who combine their artistic talents in Upcycled Studio.  We first met them in 2013, when they came out to our then Mini Maker Faire, in Pasco.  We’ve grown a lot since then, … Continue reading

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Meet the Resource Maker: Makerspaces.com

Some of our Makers make things: art, gadgets, crafts, mechanical devices, crafts, inventions – and others Make opportunities and resources available, like this year’s exhibitor, Makerspaces.com.  Chances are, if you’re online and active in the Maker community, you’ve come across … Continue reading

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Meet the Idea Makers: Hackerboxes

Ever felt like tinkering but needed some inspiration? Always wanted to learn a bit more about electronics and computer science, but didn’t know where to start?  Sarasota Maker and Entrepreneur, Joseph Long has just the thing for you: Hackerboxes! HackerBoxes … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Tampa Drones

One of our new exhibitors this year is Tampa Drones .  Joshua Newby, who heads up the group, told us a little more about it, and what they’re bringing to Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016. _______________________ Tampa Drones is a Meetup group … Continue reading

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