Maker Expo

Maker Expo

Our 1st annual Maker Expo takes place on Saturday, May 11, 2019. Join us for pop-up market, speakers, maker storytime, green screen studio, robot marketplace, and maker pop-ups in celebration of the launch of the Collaboratory.


Vendors are invited to apply online for the Maker Expo's Pop-Up Market. The deadline for applications is Monday, April 1. 

Maker Market image

BRIX Live Stage

This year we're excited to be partnering with the Barrie Region Innovation Xchange, Barrie’s Makerspace, to host the speakers for our stage.

Schedule of Events


Angus Ross

Enji-Maawnjiding/ Gathering Place

Kids Floor

Mini Flex


10-11am Pop-Up Market BRIXLive Stage: Brian McGillis, 'Maker Culture & your Family' Maker Storytime Green Screen Studio Local Maker Groups Maker Button
11am-1pm     Maker Expo or a Mother's Day Cricut Bookmark
1-2pm CoLab Official Launch      
2-3pm BRIX Live Stage: BRIX Meetup Robot Marketplace Fun-ancial Literacy with BMO Google Cardboard


10am - Brian McGillis will explore maker culture and how you and your family can benefit and learn through making.

Picture of Brian McGillis

2pm - BRIX meetup. Learn what a makerspace is and about recent progress of the Barrie Region Innovation Exchange's community makerspace and how you can become involved.

Expo Rules – Coming Soon

Community Partners -  Coming Soon