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Maker Faire Coming To Durban This Month

The MakerSpace welcomes you to Maker Convention 2015 (MAKERCON). A showcase and celebration of the “Maker Movement” in Durban. The Maker Movement is a global phenomenon of people sharing ideas and harnessing technology to make things. From 3D printing to leather craft, custom furniture and robots, there is something interesting to see, touch and make.

This year the MAKERCON Event will be hosted in the trendy Station Drive precinct attracting creatives and hipsters. We expect over 2000 visitors over the course of the event.  Some of Durbans finest artisan, food, coffee and beer will be available on sale. There will be over 20 exhibitors showcasing their maker skills and products, running workshops and inviting the public to participate.

Get your tickets here: MAKERCON 2015

Draw cards to the event:

  • Drones
  • 3D scanning
  • 3D print farm
  • Makers area for kids
  • Play with robots
  • hackathon competition with prizes
  • make with leather
  • Learn to solder
  • hands on with wood
  • IoT playground
  • Graffiti wall
  • Artisan food and coffee
  • craft beer
Exhibitors and attractions:
  • DIY Electronics – 3D print farm and Ardunio playground
  • Kraft – come and see their x-carve in action
  • Christy-Anne & Michelle Stewart Jewellery – silversmithery
  • Be:found jewellery & accessories – jewellery craft classes
  • Tione – build your own DIY digital synthesiser
  • Studio031 graffiti wall – learn graffiti
  • eeArm – IoT wifi robots and connected devices
  • WERK MakerSpace Port Elizabeth
  • Trobok Toys – how to make 3D printed creatures
  • Durban.MakerSpace – 3D scan your head
  • Savior Brand Co – Leather craft workshops
  • Re:Seat recycled wood furniture – workshop build your own planter box
  • the Journeyman – custom cutting boards
  • Makers union – how to make a wooden yoyo
  • S43 craft brewery
  • 031 Distillery
  • Colombo Coffee

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