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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.

Hold the date: Launch event March 16th 2018

 

For Maker or 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 ideals
    • are willing to help and 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 with people who share the same aims of professionalism and excellence
  • Support and guidance from other Makers
  • Reduced rate advice / services from Maker-friendly companies
  • Discounts from Maker specific suppliers
  • Discount on Guild of Makers events
  • Opportunity to appear in Show and Tell sessions
  • Newsletter with a focus on inspirational makers
  • Directory of Makers – a page per member:
    • Links to websites, social media accounts
    • 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 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.