Wham-O, The Home + Housewares Show, and a New Podcast!

Week of January 28, 2019                             Newsletter Issue #5

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!

Inventing Success Stories

Congratulations Ryford Estores on Bringing your Product to the limelight, with the Self-Cut System!

Russel Westbrook -NBA MVP and 7th time All Star- uses the Self-Cut System, and you can too!
“Self-Cut System is uniquely developed to cater to the image-conscious short hairstyle community, demonstrating step-by-step techniques for the latest hairstyles. Our educational APP includes easy-to-follow tutorials for trendy short styles, producing professional quality haircuts by self-grooming. ” – Self-Cut System
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Congratulations Lindsey Brooks for your product, The Perfect Beer Opener Set, on the Home Shopping Network!

What a perfect gift for beer and bottled soda lovers all around the world!
Lindsey Brooks is the CEO of Boardwalk Brand, the Co-founder of the Seattle chapter of House of Genius, and is on the board of the United Inventors Association.
Click below to watch the video!

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IGA Spotlight

Take a look at Alan Beckley’s new podcast,
Inventors Helping Inventors

“Welcome to a new podcast for inventors where we interview successful inventors and ask them the questions you want to know. Find out why we feel this is the podcast you’ve been looking for.” – IHI
There are already three episodes with phenomenal guests!

Listen Here!

Open Innovation Friendly!

Have an idea for Wham-O?
They are searching for their next products in the outdoor games category!

“Have an Idea for a new great fun outdoor game – share it with us! Please complete the form below and maybe your idea would be the next one played in every backyard!” – Wham-O

Not convinced? Hear it from the President of Wham-O, Todd Richards himself!
Fill Out Form Here!

Current Events

Are you interested in learning more about licensing and will be in Florida on Saturday, February 9th?

This Inventors Expo will be held February 9th at the Main Branch of the Broward County Library.

Address: 100 S. Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.

Stephen Key will talk about how to license an idea without a patent. There will also be a judging of inventions! Louis Foreman of Everyday Edisons, Edison Nation and Inventors Digest will be speaking at 1:00 pm.

This event is from 11 am to 5:30 pm.

Learn more about the Inventors Society of South Florida

Register Here!

Join the LA New Product Development Team for the Tech to Market event on February 21st in Louisiana!
“This hype event will happen in Shreveport on the 21st of February! It will bring together inventors, entrepreneurs, and product companies to discuss the business and to learn about the latest trends in technology commercialization and product licensing.” – LANPDT

Date: Thu, February 21, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM CST
Location: The Remington Suite Hotel & Spa, 220 Travis Street, Shreveport, LA 71101
Buy Tickets Here!

Trade Shows & Highlights

Tucson Inventor Group attended the Consumer Electronics Show this year. Lucas Boring, President of the group, led a team from Tucson, Arizona to attend the show for research on various product categories. “Our goal is to get our finger on the pulse of the latest technology and emerging markets.”, he said. “This international show features new products from startups all the way to the biggest brands we all know. What I find interesting is no matter your size there is an opportunity to find some market space for new products!” Boring said.

Tucson Inventor Group

International Home + Housewares Show

March 2 – 5, Chicago

Join us for another year at the Home + Housewares Show!

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Inventor Resources

Do you have a product you have licensed or manufactured? IGA showcases inventors products that are brought to market!

Inventor Products
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