Makers

The NoCo 2014 Call for Makers is Now Open!  The NoCo Mini Maker Faire is the largest and most exciting Maker Faire in Colorado (and surrounding states) – this is the Not-To-Miss event of the year.  To start the conversation with us on your potential participation in the show, click on the Make button to the right and tell us about your ideas and creations.  We’ll give you a call within a week and discuss details with you.  This year we are Making some amazing theme showcases for the NoCo Faire including:

2014 NoCo Maker Showcases

Fly me to the Moon!
Aerospace, rockets and propulsion, things that take flight.

Making the Future – Youth entrepreneurship:
Including a Youth Entrepreneurs marketplace, Middle School Innovation Center, CSU Center for Entrepreneurship

Artisan Hall:
Metal arts, folk arts, woodworking, glassblowing, textiles spinning and weaving, quilting, natural products

Innovation to Commercialization:

  • Idea creation, Design and Entrepreneurship -  desktop tools, prototyping, market launch services, inventors
  • Manufacturing/Tools of Production – CNC Milling, 3 D printing, Digitizing, tools manufacturers, craftsman, tool shop, machine shop

Fun & Games:
Cardboard Challenge, Sculpture Games, Legos, Toy Hack

Robotics:
Statewide Robotics competition/Action Works, Robotics Experiences and presentations

Tech tinkerers:
Electronics, Arduino, Raspberry Pi and the amazing things you do with them! Fort Collins Museum of Discovery take-apart electronics, Sparkfun Soldering booth

STEAM Celebration:
Innovation in education and youth STEAM projects (STEM + A for Arts).

Arts/Creativity:
Connectivity paint, wire, National tech artists, Steampunk, fine arts and urban arts.

Mad Scientists:
Colorado Labs – NIST, NCAR, CIRES, NREL….., science exhibitors

Pedal Power and Creative Cars:
bikes, boards, scooters, Nerdy Derby, CSU race team, art cars

Character Creators:
Making Stories, presentations from national Animators  and Comic Book creators, R2D2s, Stormtroopers, Dalek

Cultivate:
Local food and cultivation

Above all we’ll be creating connections and collaborations across the event weekend such as:

  • A manufacturing youth job faire
  • VIP Maker Mixer
  • a Larger-Than-Life Community Arts project

and much more!

Click the link below to join the 2014 NoCo Mini Maker Faire!

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4 responses to “Makers

  1. Pingback: Call for Makers is now Open!!! | NoCo Mini Maker Faire

  2. Now that the NoCo Call for Makers is open, we’re excitedly wondering….who is going to run the Nerdy Derby this year?? http://youtu.be/mMUOAvvRuwc

  3. Pingback: Mark Your Calendars! NoCo Mini Maker Faire Happening October 5th | Cohere Coworking Community

  4. Pingback: Call For Makers Extended! | NoCo Maker Faire

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