Category Archives: Young Makers

Meet the Makers: Pinellas STEM Academies

We’re happy to be joined by Pinellas STEM Academies at Gulf Coast Maker & Comic Con, this year, showcasing the inventive spirit of Pinellas County youth!  Laura Spence, K-12 STEM Specialist for the Pinellas County School District, who will be … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Palm Harbor Hazel L. Incantalupo MakerSpace

We love working with the Hazel L. Incantalupo Children’s Makerspace at Palm Harbor Library and are so happy they’re going to exhibit at Gulf Coast Maker & Comic Con 2018!  Marissa Steuer, Youth Services Librarian at Palm Harbor Library, tells us … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016 in Review

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016, wrapped up Saturday, April 9, as our biggest and most successful event yet. The whole idea of the event is to create an opportunity to network and share skills, crafts, ideas, and innovations born and raised in our Florida Gulf … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Brian Bombei, of Coaster Modeling Enthusiasts of FL

Brian Bombei, the founder of Coaster Modeling Enthusiasts of Florida, makes something big – really big: roller coaster models out of K’Nex!  He told us a bit more about what he does and why he does it.

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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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