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1st Annual Ohio Makes Festival 10/6-10/7

When: October 6-7 (rain or shine)

Where: Zane State College   Zanesville, OH

Who: Makers/Manufacturers of all sizes will be offering their products for sale.

Free admission to public.

There will be maker demonstrations, food trucks, and fun for the entire family. All proceeds will benefit the IDEA Lab at Zane State College. The IDEA Lab @ Zane State College is a maker space that values education and the open transfer of knowledge.

Are you a maker who would like to exhibit?

We welcome all makers (big and small) to submit an application to sell and/or showcase their products. All products being offered for sale must be made in Ohio by the applicant. NO RESALE. If it is made/manufactured in Ohio, we want to show it off! The Ohio Makes Festival is a two day, RAIN OR SHINE, outdoor event.

  • All vendor spaces are 10X12
  • $100 for the first space and $75 for each additional space
  • One vendor per space
  • Makers must provide table, chairs and canopy
  • Electric available to a limited number of spaces
  • NO REFUNDS will be issued
  • This event is a fundraiser for the IDEA Lab @ Zane State College and Spark 5|60
  • We will request a non-mandatory $20 door prize from each maker.
  • We encourage you to demonstrate a process, art, etc.
Interested in sponsoring the Maker Festival?
Sponsorship Levels:
  PLATINUM LEVEL $5,000 GOLD LEVEL $3,500 SILVER LEVEL $2,500 BRONZE LEVEL $1,500 MASTER MAKER LEVEL $500 BEST OF SHOW AWARD $500 PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD $500 INNOVATION PARTNER LEVEL $250 MAKER BOOSTER LEVEL $50
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You must email three (3) photos of your products to tporter2@zanestate.edu for your application to be complete.

If you are approved as a vendor, you will be notified via email with a link to pay the fee.

APPLY HERE