Yes, we can make arrangements for using a PO and paying by check. Please read about the process here:
Please send your PO electronically (PDF) via email to firstname.lastname@example.org (do not mail your PO to us—the PO process is done all electronically). The subject line of your email should be: FRIDAY@Makerfaire Purchase Order for <enter your school's name>. Please be sure to include the following information in your PO:
1) Primary contact’s name and contact information including phone number and email address—this is the person to whom we will email the tickets. This should be someone who will actually be with the group coming to the Faire.
2) Your organization’s name, mailing address, main phone number, etc.
3) The authorized purchaser’s name, contact information including email address and phone number, and signature on the PO.
4) The name and email address of the person that needs to receive the invoice.
5) Please list each type of ticket you are ordering, its quantity, its price, and the total cost. (Please note that when paying by check, the fees shown on the ticketing web page are not charged so you do not need to include them in your total cost.) Remember the Chaperone requirement is one (1) adult Chaperone for every group of up to five (5) Students. For example, a group of 26 students requires 6 chaperones.
Once we receive your PO, we will generate an invoice and email it to the primary contact listed on the PO. After the invoice is emailed, we will issue the tickets. Tickets are auto-generated through Eventbrite and will be attached as a PDF to the confirmation email send to the primary contact. The name on the tickets does not need to match the name of the ticket holder. The tickets can be printed and handed out individually for scanning at the entry gate at the Faire.
Please note that payment must be made in full by May 10, 2019, or the tickets with be voided. If you need Maker Media's W9, please request it when submitting your PO. Maker Media’s address for use on the PO is: Maker Media, 11700 Montgomery St., Ste 240, SF, CA 94111, ATTN: Accounting Dept.
Please be aware of the following release of liability governing all ticket purchases. Your decision to purchase constitutes an agreement to this waiver.
CONTRACT: Use of this ticket creates a Contract that limits the liability of Maker Media, Inc.; the Maker Faire sponsors, suppliers, concessionaires, staff, booth exhibitors, and venue; and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, affiliates, and owners (collectively and individually, “Promoters”). You agree to all of the following provisions, which are part of the Contract:
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISK. By using a ticket and participating in Maker Faire exhibits and activities, you assume all risks to you and your children of attending and participating in the Maker Faire. You acknowledge that Maker Faire exhibits and activities are inherently hazardous and that risks to you and your children include physical injury, including death, and property damage and loss. You are solely responsible for supervising and controlling the children in your party and ensuring their safety.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY. You hereby release the Promoters, and each of them, from any and all liability, including but not limited to (1) damage to or loss of your property, (2) harm, injury and death to yourself and your children, and (3) all risks resulting from negligent or incorrect instruction or supervision by Promoters or anyone providing a booth or activity. This release is intended to discharge in advance all liability related to your and your children’s participation in the Maker Faire, even though that liability may arise out of negligence, carelessness, or other conduct on the part of Promoters or third parties. This release of liability applies to your successors and heirs.
PHOTOGRAPH, RECORDING AND PUBLICITY RIGHTS. You may appear in audio, visual, and/or audiovisual media recordings and images of Maker Faire and related promotional or documentary materials. You agree to your appearance and the appearance of your children in such recordings, images and materials, and you waive any publicity rights or other rights you may have in such recordings, images and materials. You consent to the use of such recordings, images and materials by Promoters for any purpose without any compensation to you. Those uses may include without limitation transcription, modification, reproduction, public display, printing, uploading to websites, distribution, broadcast, and transmission in any form. You release Promoters from, and waive any claims related to, the making and/or use of any such images, recordings and materials.
FILMING AT MAKER FAIRE: All Media, film and photography crews must register via the Maker Faire Media Page. Photography and videography at Maker Faire Events is not permitted without press credentials and a Camera Tag provided by the Maker Faire Media Department. Press credentials and camera tags are issued at the discretions of Maker Faire and can be withdrawn at any time if misused.