Sponsors & Info

Our sponsors are very important to us, because their generous support makes this event possible and helps us keep ticket prices down. Please drop by their booths and get to know these incredible organizations — and say “thanks”.

Sponsors:

  • Make: Magazine from Maker Media, the go-to reference for the Maker Movement. [No booth at our event.]
  • HCC (Houston Community College System) is the leading Houston community college.
  • BP is one of the world’s leading integrated oil and gas companies. [No booth at our event.]
  • Chevron works to meet the world’s growing demand for energy and has been a long-time supporter of Houston Mini Maker Faire. [No booth at our event.]
  • Children’s Museum of Houston, a local favorite rated as “America’s No. 1 Children’s Museum” and long-time supporter of Houston Mini Maker Faire.
  • Makeblock makes a wide variety of maker technology and education kits, including their mBot which is a breakthrough in price-performance. [See their products at the Techno Chaos booth.]
  • Techno Chaos is the leader in makerspace education, currently working with multiple Houston schools and libraries to increase the reach and power of experiential hands-on tech-savvy education.
  • Connections Academy is an accredited, online education program that offers students in online public schools everything they need to reach their potential. They won’t have a booth this year, but their excellent info kit is available at the Info Booth. [No booth]
  • BB&T  offers banking services to help you reach your financial goals and plan for a sound financial future.
  • DLZP Group offers a wide-range of online offerings — a virtual consulting engine — to meet the demands of the more tech-savvy client. [Get more info at the Info Booth.]
  • MacroFab: high-capability automated electronics assembly right here in Houston!
  • Schlumberger is the world’s leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. [Visit them at the SEED booth.]
  • Greater Houston Partnership: as Houston’s most influential business organization, the Partnership’s mission is to make the Houston region the best place to live, work and build a business. [No booth at our event.]
  • Neighborhood Centers builds vibrant communities to keep Houston a place of opportunity for all who are working for a better life.
  • Innovation Spark is the all-volunteer 501c3 education nonprofit that manages and operates Houston Mini Maker Faire. [Get more info at the Info Booth.]

Info Booths:

  • American Business Television: We want to become the media partner of start-ups and businesses that are looking to promote themselves and to get in front of investors.
  • Oklahoma State University: Discover the opportunities at in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology.
  • Sustainable Water: Learn about the challenge of access to clean water that faces over 1 billion people around the world, and get information about ways you can make a difference. (This exhibit is related to the Power Up Houston! Hackathon event that is also happening at Maker Faire.)