Tag Archives: Makers

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 Future Makers: SeedRegion1

We’ve got several great networking and resource organizations joining us this year, all evidence of the growing community of Makers spanning both sides of our Bays, from Tampa to Sarasota.  SeedRegion1 is one of them. Kyle Nurminen, founder of SeedRegion1, is … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Brian Bombei, of Coaster Modeling Enthusiasts of FL

Brian Bombei, the founder of Coaster Modeling Enthusiasts of Florida, makes something big – really big: roller coaster models out of K’Nex!  He told us a bit more about what he does and why he does it.

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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 Makers: Upcycled Studio

Ken and Diana Swallow are a husband and wife creative team who combine their artistic talents in Upcycled Studio.  We first met them in 2013, when they came out to our then Mini Maker Faire, in Pasco.  We’ve grown a lot since then, … 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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