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More than any other factor, the hands, hearts and minds of a city’s people determine its successes. Curiosity and intelligence. Courage and grit. Dexterity and flair. The ability to innovate with intent. See for yourself what our makers are making right now, in Kitchener. 

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Kitchener Sync debuts at the Apollo Cinema Downtown Kitchener

In the premiere episode "LAN," Gretchen moves to Kitchener for a position in a gaming company. When she finds out it's not the job she thought it was, she discovers how interesting Kitchener's tech valley is, as she tries to "start up" her new life.

Catalyst137: the world’s largest IoT manufacturing space

Catalyst137 serves local makers innovating in the IoT space. It is home to everything needed to accelerate time-to-market - including a testing facility, commercialization services, and a hackable streetscape. It’s a massive 475,000 sq ft space purpose-built for makers.

Meg Leslie fell in love with the arts and thinks you can do the same

Meg Leslie, a Kitchener ceramic artist is passionate about two things: her private time to create, and sharing the arts with adults. Make it Kitchener chatted with Leslie about her background, her craft, and her theory that there’s no such thing as an uncreative person.

Ruby Eagle finds inspiration in the archives

Ruby Eagle, a multimedia artist in Kitchener, spent much of her undergraduate degree digging through the University of Waterloo archives. She wasn’t studying, or writing a paper though. She was on the lookout for the next great piece for her patchwork style of art.

The Makers. The Hackers. The Writers.
The Coders. The Builders. The Creators.

You inspire us. You lift up the hood, mix up the ingredients, unveil hidden beauty, or harness new powers. You’re fearless with your hands and with your mind.