[dorkbotpdx-blabber] Yet another question: Can we host a Make Faire

Glenn Cannon glenn.cannon at gmail.com
Tue Sep 20 00:52:55 EDT 2011


I'm sure most big companies would be on board.  

Leatherman for tools
Nike to try and convince us to love their product.


On Sep 19, 2011, at 9:51 PM, Aaron Eiche wrote:

> I can't imagine Intel, Tek, Maxim, etc not wanting to jump on board with something so close...
> 
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 9:49 PM, Tim Holt <tim.m.holt at gmail.com> wrote:
> Down in Corvallis, there has been discussion of doing one in conjunction with the annual da Vinci Days festival.  We had a sort of unofficial mini-maker faire this year, and it was pretty popular.  LOTS of engineering/science geeks around between having HP and OSU in town.
> 
> 
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 9:28 PM, Nick "Loki" Jacobsen <nick at lokkju.com> wrote:
> Might be able to get the City involved as well - seems something
> they'd be keen on.  Depends on the size, but there are some free/cheap
> option for locations as well.
> 
> Loki // BrainSilo.org
> 
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 9:19 PM, Aaron Eiche <aaron.eiche at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've toyed with the idea on occasion, as well as many others have. I think
> > we could probably hold a decent-sized one. Make does have a page about
> > setting one up:
> > http://makerfaire.com/mini/make-a-maker-faire.html
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 9:17 PM, Mark Allyn <allyn at well.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Folks:
> >>
> >> I read with interest some of the announcements from Arduino at the New
> >> York Maker Faire.
> >>
> >> This gets me curious;
> >>
> >> Can Portland host a Maker Faire? Do we have enough of a community to pull
> >> it off?
> >>
> >> Truly,
> >>
> >> Mark Allyn
> >> Portland, Oregon
> >> www.allyn.com
> >> 971-563-7588
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