CALL FOR MAKERS is now open for Maker Faire Bay Area!
February 9, 2012
Dear Friend of Maker Faire,
You have requested to be notified when we open our Call for Makers process and we would like to invite you to submit your application for the 7th Annual Maker Faire Bay Area.
If you are interested in applying for World Maker Faire New York we will notify you when we open the Call for Makers in May.
Calling All Makers!
Produced by the folks who bring you MAKE magazine, Maker Faire celebrates things people create themselves — from rockets and robots, to DIY science and technology, to sustainable foods and upcycled clothes.
Maker Faire invites Makers to submit projects for this years 7th annual festival. More than 700 Makers and Maker organizations will participate and showcase their projects. The festival is expected to draw over 100,000 attendees from across the state, the country, and around the world.
Saturday, May 19th – 10AM – 8PM
Sunday, May 20th – 10AM – 6PM
San Mateo County Event Center
1346 Saratoga Drive
San Mateo, CA
Calling All Makers!
The first step to participating in Maker Faire is to submit an entry that tells us about you and your project.
Entries can be submitted from individuals as well as from groups such as hobbyist clubs, schools and organizations.
Please provide a short description of what you make and what you will actually bring to Maker Faire.
Plan to link to a photograph or video of what you make.
We particularly encourage exhibits that are interactive and that highlight the process of making things.
Here are just some suggested ideas for topics and areas that we’re looking for:
Student Projects — Robotics — Design — Space Projects — Music Performance and Participation — Personal Fabrication including — 3D Printers and CNC Mill — Textile Arts and Crafts — Hacker and Maker Space Projects — Hands-On Activities — Home Energy Monitoring — Rockets and RC Toys — Sustainability/Sustainable Living — Green Tech — Radios — Vintage Computers and Game Systems — Electronics — Electric Vehicles — Biology/Biotech and Chemistry Projects — Food and Beverage Makers — Puppets — Kites — Bicycles — Shelter (Tents, Domes, etc.) — Unusual Tools or Machines — How to Fix Things or Take them Apart (Vacuums, Clocks, Washing Machines, etc.) — Art Cars — Large Scale Art Projects and more…
Call for Makers Application and Information can be found at the following link:
Please enter early so we can reserve space for your exhibit.
Entry Close Date: March 20, 2011
Great Deal on MAKE for Bay Area Makers
If you are not already a subscriber to MAKE magazine, please continue to support the Maker movement and take advantage of the special Maker discount available to participating Makers – it is 50% off of the subscription price, so you can get a full year of MAKE magazine for only $17.50 (and, if you are a subscriber – use the code below to extend your subscription at this price).
Use code M9CMK when ordering to get your special discount at the following link: http://www.makezine.com/go/mf11sub
We are really looking forward to Maker Faire this year and are excited to receive your application with more information about your project. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
And, if there are others in your community that you believe should be participating, please feel free to share this information with them.
Thank you for your support and looking forward to seeing you at Maker Faire!