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TechShop Chandler Grand Opening
Saturday, 1/18/2014
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
TechShop Chandler

  Join TechShop Chandler for our action-packed grand opening celebration:  Saturday, January 18 from 11 AM to 4 PM.

Take a tour of our cutting edge facility, located within ASU’s Chandler Innovation Center, and prepare to be inspired. See what members are working on, chat with successful community makers, try some hands-on activities, and watch some of our machines in action! We will be serving barbecue burgers and dogs with sides and sodas from 12 - 2 PM. Participate in these great hands-on activities:

    Help build a state-of-the-art 3D structure in our parking lot with Brian Korsedal of Arcology Now! 11AM -2PM

    Battle with SumoBots in our famous Gearena

    Compete to race Sphero, part ball and part robot, through our ever changing obstacle course

Guests can also look forward to demonstrations and displays:

    "Meet the Makers" including reps from Local Motors, SITGREEN furniture, local incubator Desarrollo, and more. Talk about
the latest happenings in the Maker world, how this movement is changing the world and how you can be a part of it 12-2PM

    Dream Consultant help desk - talk to our fantastic staff about your upcoming projects so that we can can help you build your dreams!

    Meet our amazing instructors as they demonstrate equipment and give you a taste of what classes are like at TechShop

    Little Makers hands-on area

    Member spotlights

    Photo booth

Enter our raffle to win cool prizes:

    3-Pack of Maker Books, including The Maker Movement Manifesto, Zero to Maker, and Makers: The New Industrial Revolution

    3-Month TechShop Membership

    3-Pack of Choice Classes

If you are a current TechShop member and would like to show off your project at our grand opening, please send an e-mail to with a photo of your project, a photo of yourself, a description of your project, and a short bio to be featured next to your project. Submissions due by Monday, January 13, 2014.

The grand opening is free and fun for the entire family! You do not need to RSVP for this event, just show up Saturday between 11AM and 4PM. Bring your family and friends! TechShop Chandler is located at 249 E. Chicago St.,Chandler, AZ. If you need more information, email us at or call 480-327-0820. Special offers and membership discounts will be available throughout the day.