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Maker Faire Singapore 2016 call for makers

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This slide is for kickoff meeting Maker Faire Singapore 2016.

MFSG2016 is 25-26/June (24 at Setup), venue is a Singapore Univercity Technology and Design.

Venue for a booth is outside, inside the darkroom, also OK.

Our appreciation opened already, until 30/April 2016.
https://makerfairesingapore.com/get-involved/makers-2/

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Maker Faire Singapore 2016 call for makers

  1. 1. 2016 Exhibitor opportunities for Makers Maker Faire Singapore 24th to 26th June 2016, SUTD Plus Year round STEAM engagement programmes at Science Centre Singapore Make: The Power to Create
  2. 2. Inspires, informs, connects and entertains thousands of attendees in a family friendly environment that celebrates technology, education, science, arts, crafts, engineering, sustainability and more. OVERVIEW 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 2012 2013 2014 2015 Number of Makerspaces in Singapore 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 2012 2013 2014 2015 Number of Participating Makers 0 2000 4000 6000 8000 10000 12000 14000 2012 2013 2014 2015 Number of Attendees Exponential growth of participating Makers and attendees over 4 years Exponential growth in Makerspaces and co-working spaces across the island over 4 years
  3. 3. OVERVIEW 43% attend with family 20% look for opportunities in education 49% Women 35% between 25 and 45 years of age give Maker Faire Singapore high praise noting it was “'Very well done, got inspired so much. Good for kids, adults and lifelong learning” Men 48% 71% Other Key Initiatives by Science Centre Singapore Make as a Family workshops Maker Immersion Camps Pop up Makerspaces Maker in Residence programmes Maker Faire Singapore Hour of CodeSG Maker programmes in schools Workshops for teachers 12,000 Number of attendees in 2015: Maker Faire Singapore 2015 https://youtu.be/ympYjCwCPek Overall reach in 2015 20,000
  4. 4. PARTNERS Organized by: Sponsors: Supported by: Community Partners:
  5. 5. Full list of makers: http://makerfairesingapore.com MAKERS
  6. 6. PRESS • The Taiwan National News did a nice 4 minute coverage on Maker Faire Singapore- many makers were featured, including Pan Yew, Mo and Gabriel Kang. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_KUpB0v7IU • 12 year old boy builds his own car – Profile on Yee Chern: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/12-year- old-boy-building-his-own-car • More than 50 events at Singapore Science Festival – Feature on Ferris and Shun Git, allowing science to add creativity to everyday lives, Lianhe Zaobao • Science Festival – feature on Sophia, Tamil Murasu • Improving parent-child bonding through Making – feature on Sarah and children – Lianhe Zaobao • The old man of origami – profile of Mr Chan – The New Paper • Fairs with creative flair – Writeup of Craft Fairs in Singapore, with a special mention on Maker Faire Singapore: http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/fairs-with-creative-flair • Making Figurines of Everyday people – Profile of Sze Sze: http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/entertainment/making-figurines-of-everyday-people • Start Up turns Old bikes to fun rides – Profle of Mo from Bikes4Fun: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/start-up-turns-old-bikes-into-fun-rides • Turning Leaves into Art – Profile of Davy Young from Leaves with Memories: http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/arts/turning-leaves-into-art • Junk Convertors Episode 9 featured the Making Toys and Games workshop. Many of our Makers made appearances on TV: http://video.toggle.sg/en/series/junk-converters/ep9/333084 • Junk Convertors Episode 10 also mentioned the Makers movement in Singapore and visited the SP Makerspace: http://video.toggle.sg/en/series/junk-converters/ep10/334206
  7. 7. How can you take part in Maker Faire Singapore? Maker Commercial Maker Vendor Community partner Sponsor • Free to participate • Showcase of project or work • No selling allowed • 1-2 booth spaces for 2 days • Custom spaces available on request • Workshops and presentations • Selling of products that you have made • 1-2 booth spaces for 2 days • $50 per booth for 2 days • Workshops and presentations • Selling of products / kits that you have not made • You already have an existing business • 1-2 booth spaces for 2 days • $100 per booth for 2 days • Any combination of makers and commercial makers • Curating a minimum of 5 booth spaces • Logo will be placed in the onsite banner and website • Organizers will work with you to get the best possible location for the community space • Cost is per commercial maker booth • For companies • Refer to the Maker Faire Sponsorship deck http://makerfairesingapore.com/get-involved/makers-2/
  8. 8. What MFSG organizers will do • Profile you as a maker – stories on the blog, stories to pitch to media • Make sure you send us information early and as complete information as possible • Community groups can highlight interesting individual projects • Publicize your booth/ workshop as part of Maker Faire • Blog • Facebook • Event listings • Mailing list • Include your logo in our partners banner and website (Community partners only) • Have a sign for your booth, with your name on it
  9. 9. What Makers can do • Submit complete information early • Closing date is 30th April • Publicity begins well before that, so the earlier you submit, the more exposure you have • Take part in lead up events and road shows • Road shows in NLB • Lead up events in Science Centre • Share your project on social media as it is made #sgmakerfaire or on the makerfaire Singapore facebook page. • Invite your friends and family to attend the Faire
  10. 10. The location
  11. 11. The location
  12. 12. The location Booths Booths: Bike Builders, Yarnbombers, dangerous demos
  13. 13. The location Booths: Dark Room/ Dark tent??
  14. 14. The location
  15. 15. The location
  16. 16. The location Booths for Community partners and sponsors
  17. 17. The location Booths for Community partners and sponsors
  18. 18. The location Urban gardening and ground up initiative like programmes. Tents are possible
  19. 19. The location Multipurpose hall.
  20. 20. The location 5 workshop rooms, 1 presentation room (for smaller presentations), 1 lecture hall (for keynotes and forums)
  21. 21. Sourcing for ideas  How to get the word out so that more people can come to the Faire?  How to have better logistics to attract visitors to the Faire? Eg. Shuttle buses to the Faire venue? *Free* goody bag upon arrival for pre registered participants  General logistics like table sizes, waste disposals etc  Special tracks for workshops/ talks  Educator track and Developer track in the works  How to make the Makers more comfortable/ keep the energy high throughout?  Music/ cold drinks in a dedicated Maker room? Please send your ideas to mf.Singapore@gmail.com by 4th February. This will help us to spec the tender for event management.
  22. 22. http://makerfairesingapore.com https://www.facebook.com/makerfairesingapore twitter.com/SingaporeMMF Organised by: With thanks to: Find out more: Mf.singapore@gmail.com Dr Kiruthika Ramanathan kiruthika_ramanathan@science.edu.sg DID: 6425 2521 Ms Sue Chan Chan_sue_li@science.edu.sg DID: 6425 2379

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