Event Info

Our 2023 event will be held May 27 at the Tampa Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI)!

Event Page

As we get closer to our 2023 event, this section will include detailed information about the event, exhibitors, presentations, competitions and more.  For now, here’s a quick look at some of the things we look for in exhibitors and what you can expect as a guest.



All exhibitors must fit our celebratory spirit of innovation and inventiveness, and provide interesting, interactive, and engaging experiences and innovative wares.  Individuals as well as groups such as hobbyist clubs and schools are welcome to apply to exhibit.

Check out the list below and if you feel your exhibit is a good fit, click HERE to leave your info in our Early Interest form.

 Here’s some of what we  look for each year: 




  • Music Performance
  • Photography
  • 3D Printers and CNC Mill
  • Textile crafts
  • Student Projects
  • Arts of all kinds
  • Crafts of all kinds
  • Home Energy Monitoring
  • Radio Controlled Models
  • Woodworking and Woodcraft
  • Metalworking
  • Jewelry Makers
  • Sustainability
  • Green Tech
  • Radios, Vintage Computers and Game Systems
  • Electronics
  • Electric Vehicles of all kinds
  • Biology/Biotech and Chemistry Projects
  • Food and Beverage Makers
  • Robotics
  • Puppets
  • Drones, Multirotors, Kites, and RC Aircraft
  • Shelter (Tents, Domes, etc.)
  • Unusual Tools or Machines
  • How to Fix Things or Take them Apart (Vacuums, Clocks, Washing Machines, etc.)
  • The list of creative wonders can go on and on and on.   Join us!


 IMG_4973 Volunteers giving at least 4 hours of service  receive an event t-shirt.  Those volunteering all day also receive lunch!  Click the image at right to go to our Volunteer form, and register by April 28  to participate.  Thank you!




Gulf Coast MakerCon provides a powerful and meaningful way to connect with hundreds of  curious, creative and innovative individuals who are looking for exciting and interesting products, services, ideas and opportunities.   Sponsors can leverage the energy and interconnectedness of our active onsite and social networking audiences and engage this energetic audience with their businesses and services.  A wide range of sponsorship packages is available, and we are happy to tailor something special to meet your needs.  Sponsor recognition is available for donors of $500 and up.

Please visit our Contact page if you have questions. Thanks!