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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
We met Chuck Stephens at our very first Maker Festival, Tampa Bay Mini Maker Faire, in 2012, where he joined us to showcase his stencil art. Since then he’s become a fixture in the Tampa Bay Maker community, doing everything … Continue reading
The creative DIY entrepreneurial community has grown considerably on the Florida west coast over the last few years, due in no small measure to celebratory showcase events like Gulf Coast MakerCon, and Bar Camps in Sarasota and Tampa, which are increasingly broadening their … Continue reading
It’s an exciting time in Tampa Bay! When we held our first “Makerspace UnConference” at our first Maker festival in 2012, there were no full scale makerspaces in Tampa Bay. The Faulhaber FabLab at the GWIZ Science Museum in Sarasota … Continue reading
We’ll be helping kick off National Robotics Week with a Gulf Coast Makercon Robotics Showcase, front and center at our 3rd Annual Celebration of DIY Inventive Spirit. We’ll have K-12 FIRST robotics teams from around Tampa Bay. With support from … Continue reading