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2017 MRRF IS COMING
What is MRRF???
The 5th annual Midwest RepRap Festival is taking place March 24-26th 2017 in the same location as last year. Nestled in the middle of nowhere Indiana, you'll find the largest gathering of 3D printers and 3D printing enthusiasts anywhere in the WORLD. With over 1,000 attendees each of the past few years MRRF has become the best 3D printing festival anywhere and we're excited to do it again!
WANT TO ATTEND AND JUST CHECK IT OUT?
As always MRRF is a 100% FREE event to attend. Feel free to come and see all the 3D printers and projects as well as the vendors. Ask questions, be amazed! Bring the family.
WANT TO SHOW OFF YOUR 3D PRINTING STUFF?
It's FREE to exhhibit your 3D printing related projects, 3D Printers, or anything that is related to 3D printing really! All exhibitors will have space to set up and display. Tables/Chairs are first come first serve, so come early and if you have a large group especially come and set up friday if you can. No matter if you built your own REPRAP from the ground up or you bought a 3D printer, or even if you don't have your own printer but have created 3D printing related projects EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO EXHIBIT!!! (but bonus points if you built your own) Here's your chance regardless of knowledge, skill, age etc... to show off your prints, machines, projects, ideas and more.
PLEASE add one free ticket per person attending or exhibiting. Register each person with the information you want displayed on the custom event badges!!! Anyone who registers BEFORE March 1st will get a badge. If you register after March 1st we can't guarantee that you'll get a custom badge printed in time for you.
WANT TO SPONSOR MRRF?
If you would like to attend MRRF as a commercial vendor we ask that you choose one of the sponsorship levels below. ALL SPONSORS get an 8' table and chairs. If you need a larger area or would like to talk about other ways you would like to help make this event awesome please contact us so we can discuss it first before buying one of the sponsorthip levels. Each sponsor will be proudly displayed at MRRF.
GOLD Sponsors will have their logos on all media PLUS the 2017 MRRF T Shirts available at the event
Silver Sponsors will have their logos on all media at the event
Bronze Sponsors will have their logos on all media at the event
We also have a badge/lanyard sponsorship available that will get your custom logo printed on the badges/lanyards
WANT TO GIVE A TALK/PRESENTATION?
We will have speakers giving presentations throughout the event Saturday and possibly Sunday if there are a lot of people who sign up. The talks usually start at Noon and are about 30 minutes each. If you would like to sign up to give one of the talks please fill out the form at this link HERE
WHAT TO BRING
There will be plenty of power and FREE WIFI at the event however we ask everyone to bring at least a 25' extension cord and a power strip for their area to make sure you can get power to where you need it. MRRF is a family friendly event, so bring the whole family! There is a snack bar with plenty of food and drinks available both Saturday and Sunday, but feel free to bring coolers/snacks/etc.. with you, just NO GLASS BOTTLES as requested by the event hall. Over 21? BYOB but remember this is a family friendly event.
WHERE TO STAY
There are many hotels located nearby. Here's a list of a few that we always try to have special rates available at. Make sure to tell them you're staying for the 3d printer festival in town to check if they have special rates available for your stay
900 Lincolnway East, Goshen, IN 46526 574-533-0408
1968 Lincolnway East, Goshen, IN 46526 574-533-8800
FRIDAY 5pm - 10pm
Setup day and hangout day as in past events, with many people showing up and bringing in all their stuff to show off. The event hall will open at 5pm and stay open until 10pm for setup for anyone coming to attend. If you're just coming to walk through you're welcome to come friday as well! Plenty of hang out time and meetups on Friday. Feel free to wander out and grab food then come back and hang out.
SATURDAY 10am - 6pm
Doors open by 10am and let the show begin!
SATURDAY Noon - 6pm
We'll have speakers and presenters throughout the day starting at noon giving talks on all things 3D printing and/or related.
Dinner for all registered attendees. Chinese Buffet is where it's at again, so come hungry!
SUNDAY 10am - 5pm
Doors open by 10am. There will be FPV Drone racing outdoors weather permitting and a few more presentations this year on Sunday. Event ends 5pm and load out/cleanup afterwards.