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Gulf Coast MakerCon Welcomes Florida High Tech Corridor as 2016 Sponsor!

Stretching across 23 counties, the Florida High Tech Corridor is “a technology rich region known as much for its legacy in aerospace as it is for its growing prominence in other high tech clusters of innovation such as Modeling and … Continue reading

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Meet the Resource Maker: Makerspaces.com

Some of our Makers make things: art, gadgets, crafts, mechanical devices, crafts, inventions – and others Make opportunities and resources available, like this year’s exhibitor, Makerspaces.com.  Chances are, if you’re online and active in the Maker community, you’ve come across … Continue reading

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Meet the Idea Makers: Hackerboxes

Ever felt like tinkering but needed some inspiration? Always wanted to learn a bit more about electronics and computer science, but didn’t know where to start?  Sarasota Maker and Entrepreneur, Joseph Long has just the thing for you: Hackerboxes! HackerBoxes … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Tampa Drones

One of our new exhibitors this year is Tampa Drones .  Joshua Newby, who heads up the group, told us a little more about it, and what they’re bringing to Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016. _______________________ Tampa Drones is a Meetup group … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon Welcomes NXP/AVNET as a 2016 Sponsor

Gulf Coast MakerCon is pleased to welcome new sponsors, NXP and AVNET , this year. NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: USF Students in STEAM!

We’re really excited about the high level of University of South Florida student involvement at Gulf Coast MakerCon this year.  The USF Students in STEAM exhibit promises to be a particularly fascinating and exiting one. Kaitlin  Lostroscio,  an Engineering student … Continue reading

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