Maker Faire Bay Area 2015: kijani grows v2 smart controller [Project 50572]

May 14, 2015 @ 7:30 pm – May 17, 2015 @ 3:00 am


We are excited to inform you that your proposal for Maker Faire, kijani grows v2 smart controller [Project 50572], has been accepted. Congratulations, we are delighted to have you participate in the 10th Annual Maker Faire Bay Area 2015.

Your support and involvement is important to the Maker community, and we thank you in advance for bringing your project, enthusiasm, and Maker spirit to the event. Maker Faire celebrates the best of human imagination and creativity, and we expect that this Maker Faire will be no different.

We want to make sure that we help prepare you in advance for a great experience. Please find key information below.

1. Save the dates May 15, 16 & 17 for Maker Faire!
Plan on setting up Thursday, May 14 and join us in the late afternoon for networking, a Maker Mixer, and our traditional Maker Paella Dinner prepared by Gerard. It is a wonderful opportunity to meet other makers and have some fun before the event begins. You will receive an invite with details as we get closer to the event.

Please note that we are STARTING ONE DAY EARLIER this year. Plan to be show ready on Friday, May 15 at 1pm.

Preliminary Maker Faire Schedule:

Thursday, May 14: 10am – 8pm* – Setup Exhibit, Evening Maker Meetup, and Paella Dinner!

Friday, May 15: 7:30am – 12:30pm – Setup Exhibit

Friday, May 15: 1pm – 7pm – Maker Faire – NEW SHOWTIME

Saturday, May 16: 10am – 8pm – Maker Faire – SHOWTIME

Sunday, May 17: 10am – 6pm – Maker Faire – SHOWTIME

Sunday, May 17: 7pm – 9pm – Break Down

*Times for social activities on Thursday evening are subject to change.

2. Begin to prepare your exhibit.
Please think about ways to design your space to be educational, interactive, and fun. If you have any questions about your exhibit or changes to it, please reference the Maker Toolkit.

3. Keep an eye out for upcoming Maker Newsletters.
In the coming weeks, we will email Maker Newsletters with important information to guide you along. Prior to arriving onsite, we expect that you have read the Maker Toolkit, that you will abide by the rules and regulations, and that we have agreed on the specifics of your exhibit as detailed in the Confirmation Letter sent before the event.

4. Submit additional information as needed.
If your exhibit requires Safety Team or Fire Marshal approval (you know who you are), please submit your Safety Plan by April 13. The Safety Plan forms are located in the Maker Toolkit. If you received this letter after April 13, please submit your plan asap. Help us produce a fun and safe environment for all.

5. Spread the news that you’ve been accepted!
We’ve created Maker Faire Bay Area graphics that you can use on your website and email signatures to let people know about your appearance. We appreciate any efforts on your part to promote Maker Faire to friends, family, and coworkers. You will find these graphics here.

Do you tweet? Consider tweeting this:
“I’ve been accepted to exhibit @MakerFaire Bay Area on May 16 & 17, 2015 Come see me there!”

If you have friends who should be exhibiting cool projects at Maker Faire Bay Area, tell them they can still apply. Late applications will be reviewed based on available space. Send them here.

Keep up with all the news on Maker Faire by following us on Facebook, Twitter and G+.

Our goal is to make Maker Faire a truly unique, educational, and extraordinary experience for everyone. Please know that we appreciate your participation as it helps us achieve this goal.

See you at Maker Faire,
Sherry Huss & The Maker Faire Team

Maker Faire
Maker Media, Inc.
1005 Gravenstein Hwy North
Sebastopol, CA 95472