In  2018, Foundation for Community Driven Innovation joined forces with  St. Petersburg College-Seminole Campus and the Innovation Lab at SPC-Seminole, to co-host Gulf Coast Maker& Comic Con,  bringing together the best of two great events – Gulf Coast MakerCon & Pinellas Comic & Maker Con – into one huge showcase celebration of DIY Inventive and Artistic Spirit!  

The development of AMRoC Fab Lab, and then the advent of COVID-19, forced a couple year hiatus, but we plan to be back in 2022 with a full scale Gulf Coast MakerCon event in Uptown Tampa, where AMRoC Fab Lab is based.

As always, Gulf Coast MakerCon will provide a platform for everyone to join together to share resources, learn a craft, hone their skills, find career and academic opportunities, try new tools and innovations, and much more.

Visit for more information about our 202o event planning,  and to stay connected with Tampa Bay’s creative DIY community!

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