What we're about

The Conductor is a public private partnership between Startup Junkie Consulting and the University of Central Arkansas. We work to inspire entrepreneurs, innovators, and makers, in addition to provide economic empowerment and talent development. We want to connect with members of our community that are current or aspiring business owners, current or aspiring makers, or enjoy connecting and being inspired by leaders in our community. At our events we explore the world of innovation and making, provide inspiration, train entrepreneurs and makers on specific topics, and investigate the entrepreneurial ecosystem. We host monthly speakers series, makerspace workshops, small business workshops, maker trainings, and pitch competitions.

Upcoming events (3)

Maker Professional: Hand Hammered Industries

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Join the UCA Makerspace as we visit Hand Hammered Industries for our May Maker Professional series!

Hand Hammered Industries creates quality handcrafted furniture built from locally sourced materials in Conway, Arkansas.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maker-professional-hand-hammered-industries-tickets-151123072177

Maker Professional: Amazeum

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Join the UCA Makerspace as we head to Bentonville, Arkansas, to visit the Amazeum!

The Amazeum features approximately 50,000 square feet of exhibit and learning spaces inside the museum to bring learning to life and enhance family involvement, while evoking a sense of curiosity and discovery through hands-on activities. Interactive exhibits engage visitors with the land, industries and people who built the Arkansas culture and sustain it today. Exhibitions include the 3M Tinkering Hub; General Mills Lift, Load and Haul; Market Sponsored by Walmart; Nature Valley Water Amazements; Nickelodeon Play Lab; Hershey's Lab and more.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maker-professional-amazeum-tickets-154592721993

How to Sew

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Join Makerspace Fellow Emily Busby as she teaches you how to sew!

The UCA Makerspace offers two sewing machines that are free to use and do not require an appointment to use.

This will be a recorded webinar. It will be sent out on June 8 at noon.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-sew-tickets-154593839335

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