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Brought to you by O'Reilly Japan, Inc., publishers of MAKE: magazine in Japan, Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.

Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers. They are of all ages and backgrounds. The aim of Maker Faire is to entertain, inform, connect and grow this community.

“Make:” and ” Maker Faire” are registered trademark of Maker Media Inc..

Maker Faire Tokyo 2017

Event Schedule & Tickets

Event Maker Faire Tokyo 2018
Schedule

Saturday, August 4, 2018, 12:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. (JST)
Sunday, August 5, 2018, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (JST)

*Hours may change.

Event Venue Tokyo Big Sight
West Hall 1 and 2
3-11-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan 135-0063

Admission for Visitors
(Single Day Tickets)

*Valid for entry on either Saturday or Sunday. Weekend Passes (2-day) are not provided.

Ticketing Services:
Adult ¥1,000 / Youth (Ages 18 & under) ¥500 / Pre-school Children Free

At the Entrance (August 4 & 5, 2018) :
Adult ¥1,500 / Youth (Ages 18 & under) ¥700 / Pre-school Children Free

*Makers & Sponsors will get a limited number of passes depends on your category or program. Please check the manuals before buying tickets.

Ticketing Services

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Map

Tokyo Big Sight
West Hall 1 and 2
3-11-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan 135-0063

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Access (Tokyo Big Sight Website)

Plan Your Visit

Ready for Maker Faire Tokyo This Summer

Heatstroke is a big concern in Japan where summer heat wave causes hitting almost 40 degrees. Please take a moment to read the information below how to prevent heatstroke.

Keep Away from Peek Hours

Peek hours are expected to be between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on August 4.

Check Services & Facilities

You can check the information as below at Tokyo Big Sight Website.

Call For Makers

Maker Faire Tokyo showcases the amazing work of all kinds and ages of makers—anyone who is embracing the do-it-yourself (or do-it-together) spirit and wants to share their accomplishments with an appreciative audience.

We fortunately receive applications more than double the exhibit spaces. Please note that not all applications will be accepted. Once you apply for the maker exhibit entry, we will contact you to tell whether you win an exhibit ticket by the end of May 2018.

Set Up Day:
August 3 (Afternoon), August 4 & 5 (Morning), 2018

*Hours will be announced in the maker manual.

Preview for Makers:
August 4 and 5 (Morning)

Showtime:
August 4, 2018, 12:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. (JST)
August 5, 2018, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (JST)

*Hours may change.

Applications Open – April 4, 2018
Applications Close – May 2, 2018, 1:00 p.m. (JST)

How to Exhibit

An 2-day exhibit to show-off your project(s), how you made them, and inspire people to make (includes Individuals, Groups, Non-Profits and Businesses)

Maker (Non-Profit): Free
These are the individuals or groups who are demonstrating a skill or craft, showing a finished piece of work and explaining it, and/or teaching a skill or leading a hands-on activity.

Commercial Maker: Fee is ¥21,600 (Tax included)
These are the individuals or groups who would like to sell products or have charged workshops along with demonstrating what they make at their maker exhibit.

Company: Fee is ¥108,000 (Tax included)
These are the businesses that want to demonstrate what they make and/or how it works, in an interactive environment.

Sponsor: See & Apply at Sponsorship Opportunities

Maker Application Form

Applications for 2018 closed.
Thank you!

When applying, you are required to provide a project photo. Please have these ready and read “Maker Faire Tokyo 2018 Maker Application Guide” before you start your application.

Immediately after submitting your application, you will be sent a confirmation letter with your Exhibit Name. If you have not received this letter, contact makers@makejapan.org.

For general inquires, contact us at makers@makejapan.org.

Sponsorship Opportunities

We offer a variety of sponsorship opportunities and are eager to work with you to create a custom presence for you onsite that will meet your marketing goals.

Why Sponsors Value A Presence at Maker Faire

Take a look at the list of Maker Faire Sponsors in 2017. For applying, contact us at sponsors@makejapan.org. We look forward to partnering with you.

Press Registration

Thank you for your interest in attending Maker Faire Tokyo 2018 to cover the event for your news outlet. Please take a moment to read the information below about the credentials application process.

Media credentials are limited. Please note that all applications will be reviewed; not all applications will be accepted.

Press Registration Form

As always, all media-related inquiries, including requests for interviews with the makers, can be sent to pr@makejapan.org.

Contact

General inquiries: info@makejapan.org
Maker and exhibit: makers@makejapan.org
Sponsorship: sponsors@makejapan.org
Press: pr@makejapan.org

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