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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 Electric Race Car Makers: Electrathon of Tampa Bay

We’re very happy to be able to host the 2nd annual Electrathon of Tampa Bay Race at Gulf Coast MakerCon! Electrathon racers are custom built three or four wheeled electric vehicles, similar in overall appearance to a Go-Kart, but powered by an … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015: Fighting Robots, 3D Printing, Handcrafts, Inventions, Gaming & More!

In just one week, on April 18th  at 9am at the  Florida State Fairgrounds Florida Center, Gulf Coast MakerCon will open its doors for our 4th Annual Celebration of the DIY Inventive Spirit! We’ll have more than 75 exhibitors representing a wide diversity … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 is Making it BIG!

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 is more than twice as big as our 2014 event, featuring  more than 75 Maker groups representing a wide diversity of interests, skills, hobbies, trades and professions ranging from textile and other heritage crafters, to amateur radio, inventors and … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Electrathon of Tampa Bay

We’re delighted to have Electrathon of Tampa Bay joining us again this year, this time with a full race event starting at 2pm.  Fredi Beck, with Hillsborough County Schools, who is the Public Relations Director and Treasurer for Electrathon of Tampa … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Electrathon of Tampa Bay

We’ve long  been fans of Electrathon racing.   Electrathon joined us at our first Maker Faire in 2012, and we’re really happy they’ll be at this year’s event.  We talked to Ken Fiallos, the Executive Director and Founder of Electrathon … Continue reading

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