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Mission: to promote growth of the Maker Industry by celebrating & encouraging excellence & by supporting professional Makers and those aspiring to be.

The Guild of Makers launched on March 16th 2018.

For Maker membership please go to the WebCollect page here:

For Company membership enquiries please email the Membership Secretary

For all other enquiries, including international licensing,  please use this email

The Guild of Makers aims to:

  • Promote and celebrate excellence in Makers to industry and the public
  • Bring together skilled Makers who:
    • share ideas
    • share values
    • share ideals
    • are willing to help other by being open, supportive, positive and constructive at all time
    • are willing to learn from others

Definition of Maker for the purposes of this Guild:
“A practical person who takes pride in creating physical items using their imagination and skills.”

The Guild of Makers is a membership organisation and offers:

  • Networking face-to-face with people who share the same values and  aims of professionalism and excellence
  • Networking virtually with people who share the same values and aims of professionalism and excellence
  • Support and guidance from other Makers
  • Reduced charges for advice, services and/or goods from Maker-friendly companies
  • Personalised web pages within the Guild website for full commercial sponsors
  • Discount on Guild of Makers events as advised when events are publicised.
  • Opportunity to appear in Show and Tell sessions at events and within online elements of the Guild
  • Electronic newsletter with a focus on inspirational and innovative makers
  • Directory of Makers – a page per member:
    • Links to member’s websites and social media accounts
    • Sharing of members and Guild photographs and video
  • (tbc) Accreditation by peers, helping individuals to gain contracts in industry
  • (tbc) A brokerage to match individual Makers with industries with requirements
  • (tbc) A voice for the Maker Industry

The Guild of Makers hosts:

  • Makers Summit with talks, workshops, exhibiting and making opportunities
    • Talks recorded and uploaded to YouTube with public access
  • Slack channel: slack.com. Members only
  • Twitter #MakersHour, every Wed 8-9 pm (UK time) open to all
  • (tbc) Show and Tell Google Hangout style video, once a week
    • Limited to Guild Members plus 2 guests
    • Available to anyone to watch live
    • Recorded and uploaded to YouTube with public access 

Follow us on twitter at @GuildOfMakers and join in with the #MakersHour every Wednesday 20:00 – 21:00 UK time.

 

 

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