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About Shreveport Mini Maker Faire:

The first Shreveport Mini Maker Faire was held in September 2015 at Centenary College. Last year’s event was a great success, and in 2016, we are looking to make our fair bigger and better! This year’s fair will be held in and around Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center on Saturday, October 22, 2016. The event is organized by staff from Sci-Port, Centenary College, R.W. Norton Gallery,  Shreve Memorial Library and Cohab.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to learn more about the upcoming fair!   You can also contact the leadership team at shreveportmakerfaire@gmail.com.

About Maker Faire:

Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker Movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.

Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers. They are of all ages and backgrounds. The aim of Maker Faire is to entertain, inform, connect and grow this community.

Maker Faire Logo

The original Maker Faire event was held in San Mateo, CA and in 2014 celebrated its ninth annual show with some 1100 makers and 130,000 people in attendance. World Maker Faire New York, the other flagship event, has grown in four years to 600+ makers and 80,000 attendees. Detroit, Kansas City, Atlanta, Milwaukee, Orlando, Silver Spring, Paris, Rome, Oslo, Trondheim, Tokyo, Newcastle (UK), and Shenzhen are the home of larger-scale, “featured” Maker Faires and over 120 community-driven, independently organized Mini Maker Faires are now being produced around the United States and the world.

Maker Faire is supported by Make: magazine and Maker Media.

About Make: Magazine:

Make Magazine Cover

Make: is the first magazine devoted entirely to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) technology projects.
Make: unites, inspires, informs, and entertains a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements, and garages.
Make: celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your will.

Besides the magazine and the faire, Make:
and Maker Media is:

  • a vital online stream of news and projects, blog.makezine.com;
  • a retail outlet for kits and books, the Maker Shed;
  • a steady stream of fun and instruction via our YouTube channel;
  • Make: Projects, a library of projects with step-by-step instructions;
  • a publisher of best-in-category titles via Make: Books, including introductions to electronics, Raspberry Pi, 3D printing, Arduino and more.

6 responses to “About

  1. I’m the founder of Shreveport / Bossier Inventors Association ( SBIA).I have
    been trying to sign up for a booth for your upcoming show on the web page .But it keeps telling me I have an error in my sign up
    Is there another way to sign up for a booth ?
    please call or email me with the info #(318) 349-3857
    Email sbia_ideal@yahoo.com

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  2. Hello, Leonard. We’re sorry there were errors in your application efforts. We have your completed application now. Thank you!

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  3. Hello, I am Tresselar Lee and I am interested in having a booth for the October event. I was not able to send all of the information for the application. Could some one please contact me with any extra information I might need and the cost of the booth.

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  4. I have a booth at this year’s Maker Faire and do not see it listed. I completed and returned Caleb’s q&a email including links to photos of some of my completed items.

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