Houston Maker Faire now accepting entries

September 11, 2018 GMT

Innovation Spark presents the 2018 Houston Maker Faire, part science fair, part county fair and part something entirely new.

From tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, science club to authors, artists, commercial exhibitors and Do-It-Yourselfers, Maker Faire is a venue for each to spotlight their work publicly and all are invited to apply for entry into this year’s event at http://houston.makerfaire.com. This family friendly and educational event will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida of the Americas, on October 13 and 14.

“This is going to be our best Maker Faire ever as we continue to be the leading showcase of human ingenuity and creativity plus a fascinating window into emerging technology-driven capabilities. There are learning opportunities in abundance for people of all ages and backgrounds, and even more hands-on activities too. So, whether you like traditional crafts or the latest high-tech demos, Houston Maker Faire is the place to be,” said Andrew Lynch, Organizer & Innovation Spark Board Member.

Houston Maker Faire continues the tradition to showcase makers across all spectrums of science, engineering, art, performance, craft and explorers of new forms and technologies. In addition to Kickstarters, startups and inventions, this year’s event also includes new topic focus areas that are devoted to large sections of the exhibition:

Cool Tech: a broad high-impact display of the latest tech including VR, AR, Internet of Things (IoT), drones (UAVs), aerospace, gaming, big data, AI, robotics, etc.

Living: medical technology, sustainability, food sourcing innovation, hydroponics, aquaponics, bio science, DIY bio, tiny homes, alternative housing, green homes, custom CNC home accessories, etc.

Cause Champions: for many community-cause situations, ideas + tech + do-it-yourself action = problem solved! We will provide a showcase where leaders of community causes can describe their challenges and invite action from creative, inventors and attendees to help make the world a better place.

For full event details, maker registration and press registration, please visit http://houston.makerfaire.com.