Become a Sponsor

The crowd at the 2017 Fredonia Mini Maker FaireErie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES is collaborating with the State University of New York at Fredonia and MAKE magazine to bring the 4th annual Fredonia Mini Maker Faire to the Chautauqua Region in Fall 2019.

A Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth, where participants are encouraged to make, create, craft, build and play in a fun, engaging and exciting way. The event will be open to the entire region, with a no admission charge. Attendees will hear from experts, get hands-on experience and learn from each other in the spirit of collaboration and teamwork. This family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness will unite, inspire, inform and entertain a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements and garages. Makers will discuss their process, creations and vision.

The day-long activity is regional tourism draw and showcases the talents and assets of our region. The Maker Movement fosters participatory learning that builds heightened motivation and new forms of engagement through meaningful play and experimentation in an environment where creativity and innovation are enabled and encouraged. This event is free and open to all ages.

The inaugural Fredonia Mini Maker Faire, held October 22, 2016, was day-long circus of creativity and invention curated to attract tech enthusiasts, designers, do-it-yourselfers, artists, crafters, homesteaders, tinkerers, educators, students, hobbyists, engineers, authors, artists, entrepreneurs and scientists to come together to show their projects and talk about what they know. Conservative estimates are the 4,000 people of all ages attended this free and engaging event.

Your support will enable families from throughout Western New York to experience the wonder of creativity and invention through hands-on learning and engagement.

Becoming a sponsor of the Fredonia Mini Maker Faire, set for October 19, 2019, on the campus of the State University of New York at Fredonia, is a great way for businesses and nonprofits to support and cultivate this exciting, enriching community event. There are several sponsorship levels with a range of benefits to promote your work, cause or organization and support this unique effort.

Make checks out to: E2CCB Educational Foundation and mail them to Jen Osborne-Coy, E2CCB Public Information Officer/Grants Administrator, LoGuidice Educational Center, 9520 Fredonia-Stockton Road, Fredonia, N.Y. 14063. Call (716) 672-4371 ext. 2135 or e-mail josborne-coy@e2ccb.org for more information or an invoice.

Platinum sponsors: $2,500

Exhibit space in a featured location at event, sponsor logo on print materials, logo and link on homepage of website, logo and link on sponsor page of website, logo on ticket registration page, thank you in registration confirmation email to online registrants, thank you in email to Makers, mention in press release, thank you on Twitter and Facebook.

Gold sponsors: $1,000

Sponsor logo on poster, logo and link on sponsor page of website, mention in press release, exhibit space at event, thank you on Twitter and Facebook.

Silver sponsors: $500

Sponsor logo on poster, logo and link on sponsor page of website, mention in press release, table for materials at event, thank you on Twitter and Facebook.

Precious gems: Under $500

Text mention on poster, text mention and link on sponsor page of website, mention in press release, thank you on Twitter and Facebook.