Almost a thousand people showed up to this year's Chicago Southland Mini Maker Faire. One thousand minds that we touched, and send back out into the world.

This is an event that I conceived last year and help run along with some of the greatest guys you could ever want to run an event with: Mokena Trustee Jim Richmond and Tim Ozinga. We ran the event at the Pipefitters Local Union 597 Training Facility in Mokena, Illinois. Very nice venue.

Here's a pre-event writeup on MAKE: Magazine.

And here are some photos from this year's event: