Maker Faire is not designed like any trade show, craft market, or conference — it is a fun, interactive maze of demonstrations, exhibits, workshops, and displays. We have different styles of exhibit areas to accommodate the diversity of projects and we encourage all Makers to create their own look and feel.
Maker Faire is also largely non-commercial in nature, meaning most exhibitors are not selling or actively promoting what they offer. It’s more like a giant show-and-tell. We do however understand that there is great benefit for some to promote or sell at Maker Faire. We want to support you in this.
To help cover the costs for the space and resources your exhibit will be using we do charge a fee for selling or promoting an organization, product or service. We also limit the number of exhibits that are able to sell or promote. This limit keeps the show true to its intent and provides extra value to you as there is very little
competition for sales.
Tables are 8ft x 30in folding banquet tables. Additional tables are available for $20 each, and chairs for $5. Table coverings are not provided as we prefer you design your look and feel in a way that works best for you.
Booth footprint cannot exceed size agreed upon in your confirmation email and exhibit materials cannot reside outside of the booth space or in aisles. Pop up tents or other decor materials are encourage to help create a look and feel to your booth. At this point there are no plans for draping around each booth; so please plan accordingly.
Fees are due within two weeks of your application being accepted. Payment can be made by e-transfer, credit card, or cheque. When paying please indicate if you would like a standard or corner booth and we will accommodate your request as available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange payment.
You may cancel your booth anytime before April 26th and receive a refund on all fees paid less a $25 administration fee.
We really appreciate your interest in being a part of Maker Faire. Thank you!