Claddagh Robotics will be our other outdoor exhibitor. They’ll be showing off their
outdoor autonomous robot moving around in a user defined patern on a pre-made
map of an area. Autonomous robots need the sort of space only the great outdoors
Castlemakers will be exhibiting their collection of maker built projects from their
makerspace. Projects will include mini-golf holes from Putt-Putnam County, model
rockets, micro:bits, a Rasberry Pi kiosk, and 3D printed ‘things’. There may be more,
so come check it out!
Mark Krenz will be at Makevention with his ever popular Banana Piano (the
Makevention committee may have dubbed him Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch),
Infrared Translator, and Fidget spinner speedometer. You can also play a card
programming and how you can get started!
Cook Medical is back this year as an exhibitor and sponsor! How does Cook Medical
make medical devices? Stop by to find out! Injection molding creates plastic parts
for medical devices. You can see how it works and how the scrap plastic is recycled
into art. Come play with the recycled pieces and make your own Old Town Road
Medical Devices for Minimally Invasive Procedures
Escape Rooms will be joining Makevention this year! They’ll
have an interactive puzzle cube/presentation about how makerspaces accelerate
small businesses. Fun fact: both escape rooms exhibiting at Makevention this year
are members of BloomingLabs!
BloomingLabs puts on Makevention every year, AND we always set up a room to
highlight what’s been going on at our makerspace. Come check us out! We have
some really cools stuff to share this year!
With a Grain of Salt will be a new exhibitor this year! They wire vintage pieces,
charms, and beads onto skeleton keys to create pendants that are made to suit the
customer’s interests and taste. We can’t wait to see their unique designs!
UplandSTEM brings together partners from the nonprofit, public, and private sectors
to prepare Monroe County students for success in science, technology, engineering,
and math. Come check out their exhibit at Makevention to learn more about them!
FRC Team 3494 – The Quadrangles from Bloomington High School South will be back this year to showcase robotics for all age levels. Visitors will be able to navigate a small robot through an obstacle course and interact with the 2019 FRC Robot “Frogger”! http://www.thequadrangles.com/
The Code and Key Escape Rooms will be exhibiting again this year. They will have two puzzle boxes, two large-scale stand-alone puzzles, and potentially other pop-up escape room items. And if that isn’t enough puzzle and escape room goodess for you, you can walk a few blocks north to their escape rooms in Fountain Square! https://www.codeandkeyescaperooms.com/