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 Coast communities, and that’s exactly what we did.
As an independent and growing community Maker festival, Gulf Coast MakerCon is a DIY experience start to finish, a Maker Party hosted by the makers, a tinkerers potluck, a crazy quilt of fun, wonder and innovation that keeps alive the American spirit of curiosity driven ingenuity, playfulness, and exploration.
Our exhibitors showcased the inventive can-do spirit that characterizes the best of free-spirited 21st century innovation – unique uses of materials, and design processes, local inventors, unusual crafts and different applications of traditional skills and trades. It was the ultimate Makers Variety Show! Continue reading