Themed on “Maker @ Shenzhen” , 2015 Shenzhen Maker Week shares, showcases, networks and inspires maker culture, innovation and entrepreneurship by various forms of exhibitions, forums, workshops etc.. Shenzhen Maker Week boasts a layout of “1+N” throughout the city, i.e., 1 main venue in Civic Center, and several sub-venues in Nanshan, Futian, Qianhai, Luohu and so on, focusing on hot areas of open hardware, wearable devices, robotics, 3D printing, Sustainability & Green Tech. Hardware engineers, programmers, designers, software and hardware enthusiasts and makers from around the world are gathered to share and experience at the site.
As the front of China’s hi-tech industries, Shenzhen boasts the world’s largest electronics distribution center and is credited as “Paradise for Makers” by the industry. In Jan 2015, Premiere Li Keqiang hosted the executive meeting of the State Council and proposed the strategy of “public entrepreneurship” and “innovation by all”. During the China Hi-tech Fair 2014, Mr. Xu Qin, Mayor of Shenzhen, proposed to host Maker Week in Shenzhen on
June 18 every year and attend in person to give address, in the purpose of
inspiring “innovation by all” and “grassroots entrepreneurship”. The 2015 Shenzhen Maker Week aims to integrate the resources of global makers and innovation, strengthen the communication and cooperation between Chinese and foreign makers, build an open and integrated innovative ecosystem based on the Internet, manufacturing and industrial design, and eventually build Shenzhen as “City of Makers”.
What to See
Here, you can show your technology, innovation, service or products; here, you can transmit technological innovation and establish connections with the general consumers; here, you can meet investors or find your manufacturers; here, you can share your DIY work of art and craftsmanship and broaden your horizon with technology; here, everyone is a maker!
Shenzhen Maker Week 2015: Make with Shenzhen and share with makers!