Boo! Did We Scare Ya? Happy Halloween!

Week of October 28, 2019                             Newsletter Issue #23

We are changing our newsletters to once a month!

In the IGA Newsletter, you’ll find a monthly update on all things inventing including success stories, inventor resources, events, and other content focused on reinvigorating your inventing spirit!

We hope you have a wonderful, spooky,
and safe halloween! 

Inventor Success Stories

Congratulations, Mitch, on venturing
your product, the Scooper Duper!
“Keep your hands clean and move food neatly. ScooperDuper™ folding food scooper holds more food than you can scoop up with your hand and a knife, and funnels food into small bowls infinitely better than using a knife to scrape food off of a cutting board into a bowl.” – SD

Learn More!

Spooky Open Innovation!

Before considering presenting your product idea to an Open Innovation company, watch this webinar!

We held an educational webinar on March 6th about how to review a potential licensee to see if your idea is a good fit with Co-Founders Andrew Krauss and Stephen Key. To watch the recorded playback of this webinar, click Here and scroll to the bottom of the page!

Educational Webinar Series

Have you seen our hauntingly wicked past nine educational webinars?

Did you learn how to present your ideas to potential licensees with Co Founders Andrew Krauss and Stephen Key? Did you learn how to be a toy inventor? These are just two of our webinars! Topics include prototyping, patents, selling to retailers, licensing, raising money, and toy inventing!

Have you registered for a previous webinar? New to our webinars? Either way, we are starting a new set of presenters, so please sign up ahead of time (right now!) so you don’t miss all of this great information!

Please sign up ASAP here

The Webinars are held Wednesdays at 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern
We will share a recording of each presentation on our site.

 Sign up for our next guest speaker and save the date… in 2 frightful days, the wait is over!

Learn More & Sign Up Here!

Current Events

Inventors Association of Arizona Open
Door Meeting – November 6th!

Inventing Solutions that Sell
The guest speaker is Lisa Lloyd, the President of Lloyd Marketing Group
Date: Wednesday, November 6th, 2019, 7pm to 9pm
Door Fee: $20 for non-members
Location: Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation
Gateway Community College
275 N Gateway Drive (38th St & Van Buren)
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Learn more about the IAA!

Trade Shows & Highlights

The 17th annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair – North America’s largest toy & game fair open to the public with experiential and immersive events, interactive exhibits and activities for all ages! Play is pivotal in cognitive development and social skills.

Expand your brains, have fun, discover and experience new toys and games!

When: Saturday, November 23rd.  10am Fair opens to public, closes at 6pm
Sunday, November 24th.  10am Fair opens to public, closes at 5pm
Where: Navy Pier, Festival Hall A & B, 840 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

Learn More!

Shower Caddy, a product made by an inventor!

Created by Dana Knowles: “A good solution to anyone who lives in an RV or similar tiny shower space, our Hanging Fabric Shower Caddy is great for cleaning up the bathroom and making it look less cluttered. It will hold and organize shampoo, body wash, razors, poofs, bath toys and more. Made from thick and quick dry mesh fabric, washable..” – Shower Caddy
If your product/invention is on the market and would like to add it to our Inventor Products Database on our website, please contact us at [email protected]
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Inventor Resources


IGA supports inventors’ groups across America!

Email us with questions, ideas, and content: [email protected]

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