WORLD MAKER FAIRE- As the name suggests is the sole competition of the world which focuses on making and spreading what you made. In simple words it revolves around the “Do It Yourself” philosophy.
Maker Faire is basically a carnival sort of event with the spirit to celebrate the tendency to make, initiate good ideas, entrepreneurial qualities and can-do-spirit. The event involves any kind of available information that can be used to craft something new.
It is a two day family festival in which more than 200 tech specialist, designers, craftsmen and inventors of any sort will be involved in a fun-filled experience. It is a place where people of all ages and backgrounds gather together to show what they are making and share what they are learning.
Maker Faire has celebrated 150 Faire in 2015. The fair is successful in engaging more than 1.1 million attendees worldwide in over 30 countries around the world. It was first time launched in San Mateo, California, in 2006. The 10th annual Maker Faire Bay Area had around 1,200 Makers and 145,000 attendees.
The currently scheduled World Maker Faire New York, the East Coast flagship event, has grown in five years to 830+ Makers and 85,000 attendees.
BASIC INFORMATION OF THE EVENT:
WHAT: World Maker Faire New York 2015
WHERE: New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Queens, NY 11368
WHEN: Saturday & Sunday, September 26 & 27, 10 am – 6 pm both days
COST: Ticket prices range from $20.00 – $80.00; children 2 and under are free.
TIMELINE FOR THE EVENT:
- Program Guide & Map
- Smartphone App
- Speaker & Session Schedule
- Meet the Makers
WORLD MAKER FAIRE 2015 SPONSERS:
Just in case you are the resident of New York or live somewhere around it and you thought of missing the event here is the list of sponsors who might captivate you to be a part of this event;
Goldsmith: Disney, Intel, Italian Trade Agency, Google, Microsoft, PepsiCo; Silversmith: Atmel, Cognizant, Dremel, MakeBlock, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, SketchUp, Sprout by HP.
Featured New York 2015 Makers:
This year the event has some of the famous names involved who would be participating as makers. Some of them are:
Media Human Resources: One of the specimens of their works is that they will tell you how to recycle chewing gum and some other junk into something pop.
Danit Peleg: An Israeli fashion designer will demonstrate you how clothes are 3-D printed.
Gamelatron: An exclusive game orchestra.
Aeriial Sports League Drone Arena: Thrill yourself with the World’s best and most enthralling drone fight and race for the first time ever.
These are just some names which are going to captivate you and you won’t resist appreciating this faire.
Maker Media has been widely credited and applauded for their efforts with jumpstarting the worldwide Maker Movement, which has been a transforming force in innovation, culture, and education. This event is undoubtedly one of its kinds!
There is a lot more which you should know to learn more about this event. For further details and information please visit the official website http://makerfaire.com/. Also the event managers have launched a mobile app which will easily tell you how to book tickets and the easiest route to the faire from home,
So tell us are you excited about the event? Or are you planning to visit it? Let us now in the comment section if you want to know anything else. Also, stay updated in order to get highlights of the event.