Maker Application: Portland Mini Maker Faire
Please complete the below application with as much information as possible. Applications are due by 11:59pm on August 4. OMSI has gathered a maker selection committee who will review all applications and decide who the best fit for the event is. Makers will be selected based on how unique and impressive their project is. We will also look for projects that are interactive and that highlight the process of making things.
Application Deadline: July 25 (extended till August 4!)
Acceptance Notifications: August 1 (applicants submitting after July 25 will be notified by August 6)
Pre-Event Meeting: August 11, 7pm (mandatory for participating makers)
Set-up: September 12
Event: September 13-14, 10am-5pm
Teardown: September 15
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State / Province / Region
Postal / Zip Code
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Indian Ocean Territory
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Republic of the Congo
Papua New Guinea
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates
United States Minor Outlying Islands
Virgin Islands, British
Virgin Islands, U.S.
Type of Proposal
Maker booth or exhibit
Commercial maker booth (primarily focus is sales)
Event sponsor or OMSI corporate partner
(This text will be used on your Maker sign so be descriptive! Examples are in the Maker Manual.)
Project Photo Address (URL)
If photos are not available online, please attach here:
Does your exhibit include a hands-on activity?
Commercial Maker / Crafter Exhibits
(If you would like to sell your own creations at Maker Faire, you are welcome to do so as a "Commercial Maker". The fee for Commercial Makers is $200, which will be invoiced in advance and payable prior to receiving your Maker credentials. Commercial Makers are responsible for their own business transactions - whether it be via cash, credit card, barter, or some other means. (NOTE: Food vendors are not included in this category. Food vendors should contact email@example.com for more information.)
I DO plan to sell merchandise at the Portland Mini Maker Faire 2014 as a "Commercial Maker"
I DO NOT intend to sell merchandise at the Portland Mini Maker Faire 2014
If you ARE a Commercial Maker, what do you plan to sell?
Please provide details about your exhibit
Mobile (will move throughout the Faire) - no booth needed
Stage Presentation - in addition to my booth
Stage Presentation - no booth needed
Workshop - in addition to my booth
Workshop - no booth needed
I will bring my own tent, table and chairs.
Size of space requested:
I would like for OMSI to rent a tent, tables, and/or chairs for me. (If you are financially able, we ask your help in covering some of the rental cost, estimated to be $150. It is not required for participation, but will be greatly appreciated!)
Tent/Space size needed:
Number of 8' tables needed:
Number of chairs needed:
Please describe your non-standard set-up:
Normal - does not interfere with conversation
Amplified - adjustable level of amplification
Repetitive or potentially annoying sound
Station for charging devices
5 amp circuit (0-500 watts, 120v)
10 amp circuit (501-1000 watts, 120v)
15 amp circuit (1001-1500 watts, 120v)
20 amp circuit (1501-2000 watts, 120v)
I don't need Wifi internet access
It would be nice to have Wifi
My exhibit MUST have Wifi internet access to work right
If your exhibit uses radio frequencies, please elaborate here about what frequency your exhibit uses.
Does your activity require a safety plan that you will supply to us? This is mandatory for exhibits with open fire of any sort.
I'm not sure, please contact me to discuss
Anything else we should know about your project?
Have you exhibited at any Maker Faire previously? Please tell us which ones and what years.
How did you hear about the Portland Mini Maker Faire?
Participating Makers will receive a souvenir t-shirt for themselves and up to two assistants. To help us order accurate quantities, please indicate your t-shirt size and that of any assistant you currently have on the schedule to participate. Upon confirmation in August, you will be asked to list assistant names and t-shirt sizes on the agreement form.
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