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Exhibitor Applications are OPEN!

APPLY HERE! Maker Expo is bigger and better in 2018! Because there are so many incredible makers in our community, we’ve decided to double the size of our event! That means 2x the exhibitors, 2x the space and 2x the days! Join us at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium on June 2nd and 3rd, 2018! We’re […]

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MakerExpo Ripple Effect

Caption: The incredible MEEPs (Maker Expo Extraordinary Planners): (back) Darin, Ben, Ravi, Neil, Tyler, Agnes (front) Cam, Jen, Darcy, Tanya Happy Monday! It’s Tanya from the Maker Expo Organizing committee. One (easy) question for you today: What was your favourite MakerExpo moment or memory? (use the comments below) Here’s a handful that came to mind as […]

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Maker Expo on #MakeItKitchener Blog

We have a fun post coming at 10am about things you can bring to Maker Expo to help our exhibitors inspire you and our other guests, but for your morning coffee reading check out this article on the MakeItKitchener.ca site. It’s titled “Maker Expo Shows and Tells“. Also, if you haven’t already requested your tickets for […]

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Meet The Builders with Ravi B and the 150lb robot Roach

Hello Makers, RaviB here your resident roboteer. Thank you for joining us for Maker Expo 2015! I hope you had a blast and left having learnt something new. The power of our community is the sharing of knowledge and ideas. In light of this I’ve asked the various robot fighters from Bot Brawl to sit […]

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Maker Expo 2015

Darcy here. It’s done! Maker Expo 2015 is over. We’re exhausted but so grateful to everyone who came, everyone who exhibited and everyone who volunteered. We’ve uploaded just a few of the awesome photos taken yesterday by our photography volunteers. We’re so happy with the response and the comments we received. I’m going to call […]

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#IStandWithAhmed

Darcy here.  Earlier this week, 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed brought a home-built electronic clock to school and ended up being expelled and arrested. The CBC has a great interview revolving around Ahmed’s story, talking about the freedom to tinker. The motto of Maker Expo is “We Are All Makers.”  Our goal has been to make Maker […]

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T-shirts screened

We were super-excited when Traces invited us into their facility to see our shirts being screened! We talked to Tracey Johnston-Aldworth, the owner of Traces, and Niki Endresz. Traces was started in 1985. Tracey says “I was hand painting designer shirts in Toronto… I was paid $8 per shirt… I went and checked out my work […]

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Stop missing out

Are you eagerly checking for updates on Maker Expo by continually refreshing your browser? Maybe it’s because you can’t find an RSS subscription button to our blog. Or because you don’t even know what RSS or Atom are. Here is a quick guide to how you can tame the web, making it come to you. […]

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