Gulf Coast MakerCon is produced by Eureka Factory ™, a collaborative of creative individuals and business partners who believe in the power of community driven innovation to help people move from passive consumption to empowered and active creation of their future and ours. Eureka Factory also produces ROBOTICON Tampa Bay and other fine events and programs, and has a solid history of creating high quality, effective and engaging experiences for participants and guests.
Being a Gulf Coast MakerCon Sponsor is a great way to connect with thousands of individuals who, by profession and hobby, have interests in technology, science, invention and innovation. Sponsors have the opportunity to connect with our onsite and social networking audiences and bring these individuals back to their businesses. A range of opportunities are available, and we are happy to tailor something specific to meet your needs.
MakerCon guests are professionals and hobbyists with an interest in technology, electronics, gaming, robotics, 3D printing, DIY repair, handcraft and other “maker” type activities and projects. They enjoy learning about available tools, electronics and hobby supply, woodworking, metalsmithing, graphic arts, web development, and any related technologies or resources.
Gulf Coast MakerCon is annually a USA Science & Engineering Festival Satellite Event, and a National Robotics Week event, with FIRST K-12 robots and the National Robotics League Fighting Robot Competitions in multiple weight classes, a Comic and Tabletop Gaming area, Young Makers Village, Rapid Prototyping, Heritage Crafts, Inventors Showcase, Makerspace Corner, Innovative Arts, Ham Radio and much more!