Makevention

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Communication

We have two mailing lists setup, a committee list for those who wish to help put this event together and an announcement list for those who want to be notified of official details of the event. Please feel free to join in!

Websites

  • Exhibitor Application - Work in progress! Do not submit a real application yet! But please try to submit a fake application and see if there are any bugs.
  • Public Web Site - Also a work in progress. Check out the logo - isn't it awesome!

Current Activities

  • A budget (Therese)
  • A list of groups to approach about sponsoring Makevention (Everyone!)
  • Getting a public website up (Jenett)
  • Talking to Visit Bloomington about advertising (Jenett)
  • Designing a logo (Michael from MCPL)

Venue

  • Convention Center - cost $2,000
    • Also use the parking lot across the B-Line and the parking lot across College
    • Also use the B-Line

Dates

  • The winner is August 24th

Name Ideas

  • Makevention <- this is our winner!

Organizing Team

  • Jenett Tillotson
    • Bloominglabs
    • exhibitors and general chair
    • jtillots ]at[ cogbots ]dot[ com
  • Therese Miller
    • IU/PTI
    • sponsorships
    • millertm ]at[ iu ]dot[ com
  • Steve Backs
    • Monroe County Public Library
    • stiva ]at[ gmail ]dot[ com
  • Michael Hoerger
    • Monroe County Public Library
    • advertising and graphic design
    • michaelismichael ]at[ gmail ]dot[ com

Exhibitors

  • LVL1
  • Hive13
  • Wonderlab
  • Indiana Filmmakers Network
  • Bloomington Print Collective
  • Bloomington and IU Amateur Radio Clubs
  • Nicole Jacquard/IU's fab lab
  • Cold Hard Art (the dude that sold us the mill)
  • Charlie Peck/LittleFe
  • Lego League (maybe have a Lego League competition)
  • MIT SeaPerch
  • Local FIRST robotics teams
  • IU EOT teams
  • Trained Eye Arts
  • Indy makers/Club Cyberia
  • Robot Drawing Collective

Possible Events

  • Power Wheels Race
  • Lego League Competition
  • Circuit Bending
  • Thursday night music event at the Bluebird
  • Open houses at local makers space in Bloomington on Friday night
    • Bloominglabs
    • Trained Eye Arts
    • Bloomington Print Collective
    • Ecovillage
  • Saturday night Par-Tay at Bloominglabs

Entertainment

Possible Sponsors

  • Crane's STEM group
  • PTI
  • Local beer and wine making companies
  • Cook
  • Woodworking groups
  • Weavers
  • Ivy Tech

Contacts

  • Mike McAfee, Executive Director, Visit Bloomington, mike ]at[ visitbloomington ]dot[ com
  • Laura Newton, Assistant Directory, Visit Bloomington, laura ]at[ visitbloomington ]dot[ com
  • Talisha Coppock, Executive Director, Convention Center, tcoppock ]at[ bloomingtonconvention ]dot[ com
  • Zoe Monts, Sales and Event Assistant, Convention Center, zoe ]at[ bloomingtonconvention ]dot[ com

Insurance

  • $300 plus $35 to add the Convention Center as an insured.
  • Through M.J. Scheutz (Bloominglabs' insurance broker) and Cincinnati Insurance Company
  • Policy will be written August 1st (or sooner if the CC requires it)
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