Inventor Events & Trade Show Highlights!

Week of August 26, 2019                             Newsletter Issue #19

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

Inventor Success Stories

Congrats Lauren on your baby product launching!

The first ever baby massager! The Baby Soothe Massager is invented by a mom and is pediatrician recommended! Congratulations on your product launch, Lauren!

  • Naturally calms baby and relieves fussiness and gas
  • 3 massagers gently rotate to simulate a mother’s fingertip massage
  • Safe to use with 10 minute auto shut-off
  • Easy to use with or without included wraparound belly band
  • Small and lightweight, fits in the palm of your hand
  • Great to use at home or on-the-go
  • Pediatrician-Recommended
  • Powered by 2 AA batteries (not included)

Buy It Here!

Squeak & Throw Ball Launcher

Learn about a cool pet product, invented by Josh!

If your dog needs tons and tons of exercise, then they will love the squeak & throw ball Launcher from Spunky Pup! Launch balls far further than you could by hand. Run your dog for miles and miles, without having to be an Olympic marathon runner.

– Launches balls up to 100 feet!
– Convenient hands free ball pickup
– Built-in squeaker to call dog
– Built-in back scratcher to reward dog
– Great for hyperactive, energetic, and athletic dog breeds
Take a Look!

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

Did you learn how to be a toy inventor? If you missed this webinar, Click Here and scroll to the bottom of the page to watch!

Learn How to Protect Your Ideas
Without Spending a Fortune!

Another monthly webinar is coming up fast! Have you signed up yet? On September 4th, Patent Agent Tariq Najee-ullah will be discussing how to protect ideas without spending a fortune!

Tariq Najee-ullah has 10 years of USPTO patent examiner insider experience and uses it to efficiently navigate the patent prosecution process. His team at Founders Legal helps tech startups get quality patents more effectively.

Thank you for sharing your expertise, Tariq!

September 4th — In just a couple days!

The Webinars are held Wednesdays at 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern
We will share a recording of his presentation afterwards.

Learn More & Sign Up Here!

Current Events

The 2019 Michigan Inventors Expo is coming up fast… in a few days!

The Michigan Inventors Coalition is proud to announce this year’s 7th Annual Michigan Inventors Expo, co-hosted with Inventors Groups of America!
You’ll get to meet:
Stephen Key and Andrew Krauss, Co-Founders of IGA and inventRight
Sylvia Pomazak, inventRight Advisor
Jacob Ward, a registered Patent Attorney
Kedma Ough, author of Target Funding
Ken Johnson, inventor of the famous card game, Phase 10
Joe & Megan Johnson, Founders of Vade Nutrition
Steve Chappell, President of the Grand Rapids Inventors Network
Rick Kellow, inventor of the GreatPlate
Christina Bellas, inventor of Make-Cup

Join us on Thursday, August 29th at the Kellogg Conference Center. Are you looking to showcase your invention? Booths are limited to 50 this year, so sign up early. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity for exposure and education.

Space is limited – register today!
Sign Up Here!

Learn more about two of the speakers, Christina Bellas and Stephen Key!

Come to the IP BASH!

The Georgia IP Alliance (GIPA) proudly presents the 2nd IP Bash in Atlanta Tech Village (ATV) to showcase independent innovation enablers in our intellectual property (IP) ecosystem, including IP boutique firms, licensing experts, IP strategists, venture capitalist, angel investors, IP insurers, and local entrepreneurs.

This IP Bash is a social networking event to connect inventors with innovation enablers to ultimately accelerate commercialization cycle of innovation, benefiting local economy. – IP Bash

When: September 18th, 2019
Where: The Atlanta Tech Villiage

Trade Shows & Highlights

Super Zoo Highlights

The SuperZoo trade show was August 20 – 22 in Las Vegas, NV.
Thank you for all who came!

Josh here at Flatworks Displays reporting from Super Zoo in Las Vegas. We had an amazing 3 days helping our customers prepare for one of the biggest shows of the year. Exhibitors, buyers, product developers and suppliers all working together in one hall. There are very few industries that can rival the passion and sense of community of this tight group of pet lovers.

Learn more about Flatworks Displays Here.

Take a Look!

Inventor Resources

Check out this great resource for trade shows!

“The Trade Show News Network (TSNN) is the world’s leading news and online resource for the trade show, exhibition and event industry since 1996.

TSNN.com owns and operates the most widely consulted event database on the Internet, containing data about more than 25,000 trade shows, exhibitions, public events and conferences. We help facilitate the exchange between buyers and sellers with more than 137,000 registered website users, more than 140,000 monthly newsletter subscribers and more than 7,000 LinkedIn group members and 10,000-plus followers on Twitter.” – TSNN

Remember when choosing a trade show to go to, that you do your homework and that it’s right for you!

Check out the 2018 Top 250 US Trade Shows

Services

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IGA supports inventors groups across America!

Email us with questions, ideas, and content: courtney@inventleaders.org

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