MakeFest


Event date

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Call for makers

Are you interested in helping us celebrate innovation and craftsmanship by showcasing your work and facilitating an engaging activity with visitors? We are seeking makers to join us at our inaugural event.


Maker Registration

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What do coding, chocolate-making, and blacksmithing have in common?

These are just some of the skills local makers will demo at the Connecticut Science Center’s MakeFest. Showcasing STEM-related ingenuity and entrepreneurship, exhibitors will encourage experimentation, problem-solving, and fun for all ages.

Sponsors

Activities

  • Record your own podcast with Innovate CT
  • Let Keney Park Sustainability Project inspire you with woodworking demonstrations
  • Create DIY instruments from recycled materials, play them in a parade with the Hartford Hot Several
  • Boost your tech skills with Athena’s Warriors and NE First Robotics
  • Be dazzled by steampunk chocolatier LeBeau Chocolates & Confections
  • Put sustainability into practice. Learn to mend materials with Lolly Nicol
  • And Many More

MakeFest Sponsorship Opportunities

MakeFest sponsors receive an attractive array of visibility and benefits. The event will reach a diverse audience and a wide range of participants of all ages, and additional visibility opportunities may include live podcasting sessions, special workshop and stage presentation elements, visibility among partners, and more. For additional sponsorship information, contact Whitney Gray at Wgray@ctsciencecenter.org or 860-520-2124.

  • MakeFest Presenting Sponsorship
    • $10000 (Non-Exclusive)
    • Co-branded media (logo)
    • Logo on the website and event program
    • Logo on front of the volunteer t-shirt
    • Name announced during the event and on social media
    • Headline banner at the event
    • Ten tickets to Science Straight Up (May 2)
  • MakeFest Supporting Sponsorship
    • $5000
    • Co-branded media (name)
    • Logo on the website and event program
    • Logo on back of volunteer t-shirt
    • Social media visibility
    • Name attached to specialty area at the event
    • Six tickets to Science Straight Up (May 2)
  • Inventor Sponsorship
    • $2500
    • Logo on the website and event program
    • Logo on back of volunteer t-shirt
    • Social media visibility
    • Four tickets to Science Straight Up (May 2)
  • Builder Sponsorship
    • $1000
    • Name on back of volunteer t-shirt
    • Name on event banner
    • Name on website and event program
    • Four tickets to Science Straight Up (May 2)
  • Maker Support Sponsorship
    • $500
    • Donation to defray the costs of makers’ supplies for the event
    • Name on website and event program
    • Two tickets to Science Straight Up (May 2)
  • Access Sponsorship
    • $250
    • Donation to provide access to the event for underserved families