The WV Makes Festival!

RCBI and statewide partners present the sixth annual West Virginia Makes Festival, a celebration of ingenuity and creativity. Friday Oct. 4 2019, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m!

  • Design Challenge for makers of all ages
  • Hands-on activities for everyone
  • 3D Printing
  • Local Artists, Makers & Innovators

Join us on the Huntington campus of Marshall University at the Memorial Student Center for the 2019 WV Makes Festival; register below!

Exhibitor Registration...

wvmakes exhibit

The celebration is open to everyone, and was attended by nearly 2,000 people in 2017!

Do you own a business, are you a maker, innovator, inventor, artist or artisan?

You belong here!

Design Challenge Registration...

design challenge

Our annual Design Challenge will provide makers the opportunity to demonstrate new ideas and skills, and will reward their creative inspirations! Hobbyists, inventors, enthusiasts, artists and students of all ages who enter the Design Challenge are eligible for one of several prizes...

Group Registration...

2016 wv makes full view

Visiting with a School Field-trip, professional colleagues, club, church, or other group?

Please register here so we can learn more about you, and track our growing attendance!

Sponsored by:

Stites & Harbison PLLC
 WV Manufacturer's Association    (
 Edward Tucker Associates
 Huntington CVB
 Charleston Area Alliance
 CBS ArcSafe, Inc.
 SuddenLink Altice

*Click HERE to download the 11 x 17 classroom poster!!

  • Encourage your students to showcase their innovation and problem-solving skills... and compete for cash prizes!!