Thank you to our Sponsors, Community Partners & Volunteers!
“Intel is a company built by people who dreamed big and made the future with their own hands. We believe in a world of innovation and a world of possibilities. Maker Faire shares these values as well as Intel’s commitment to hands-on learning that inspires student interest in design, technology, engineering, and science. We look forward to partnering on Education Day to put the power of innovation in the hands of as many young people as possible.” -Genevieve Bell, Director, Interaction & Experience Research Intel Labs
Quelab is Albuquerque’s premier makerspace & hackerspace. It’s where we build our cool projects for the Faire, hold our volunteer meetings, recruit makers and more. Quelab is member-driven, member-organized. For a modest monthly membership fee, users get 24x7x365 access to 3-D printers, a lasercutter, full metal and wood shops, electronics lab, classroom and meeting space, and more.
I (Heart) Radio – With 243 million monthly listeners in the U.S., I (Heart) Radio has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. The company owns and operates 850 broadcast radio stations, serving more than 150 markets throughout the U.S., and more than 140 radio stations in Australia and New Zealand. Plus, iHeartRadio – a free, industry-leading, digital music service – gives users instant access to more than 1,500 live radio stations and allows them to create custom stations inspired by favorite artists or songs, anywhere they are.
Parallax designs, builds and offers robots, robotics modules, microprocessors, sensors, motors and more. They are also known for their excellent educational curricula. This year, they sent us a huge goodie bag of electronics and parts for our “badge-bot”.
516 ARTS is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3), contemporary arts organization, operating a museum-style gallery in the center of Downtown Albuquerque. 516 ARTS offers programs that inspire curiosity, dialogue, risk-taking and creative experimentation, showcasing a mix of established, emerging, local, national and international artists from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Programs include exhibitions, collaborations with museums and organizations around the region and beyond, public art projects, the 516 WORDS literary arts series, lectures, public forums, workshops, youth programs, performances and special community arts events like the Downtown Block Party.
Field & Frame is a film and video production house in Albuquerque, owned and operated by Alan Fulford. Based in Nob Hill since 1987, F&F rents professional gear to independents, novice filmmakers, and Hollywood productions. F&F also handles format transfers, international conversions, offers a large array of tape stock, and more.
The Mission of the Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum Foundation is to raise funds, foster public recognition and promote and build membership for the Albuquerque International Balloon Museum.