Contest For Inventors Offer Nationwide Publicity As Grand Prize

Orca Communications, a public relations firm specializing in advising inventors and small business entrepreneurs launches nationwide competition for the "Most Innovative Consumer Product". The grand prize is a comprehensive media campaign worth $20,000 to its winner.

Here's their announcement to Inventors:

CALLING ALL INVENTORS! Imagine Good Morning America, CNBC, CNN, Oprah, Businessweek, People Magazine, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the London Times and scores of other publications and broadcast outlets all interested in YOUR PRODUCT, YOUR INVENTION, YOUR IDEA! Impossible? Not anymore! Orca Communications proudly presents “America’s Best Invention 2008”. This contest offers inventors the unique opportunity to compete for a grand prize of publicity and worldwide media coverage, valued at nearly $20,000! Imagine what this can do for your business!

Want more details? Here's the Press Release on this competition:


Orca Communications Launches Nationwide Competition for the Most
Innovative Consumer Product and Offers a Comprehensive Media Campaign – A Prize Valued at Nearly $20,000 -

Phoenix, AZ - January 28, 2008 - Orca Communications today announced the
launch of “America’s Best Invention 2008”, an annual competition
where inventors across the nation are challenged to present their most
original invention. The winner will walk away with the grand prize of a
comprehensive three month media campaign, providing exposure to the
world’s most powerful media outlets.

Orca Communications, a Phoenix based PR firm is widely known as
America’s PR Firm for Inventors and Entrepreneurs. Its many clients
include Mom Inventors Inc., Count Me In, Learning Express, Forever Resorts,,, Jibbitz and much more. The firm also represents
individual multi-million dollar entrepreneurs and inventors, such as
Kathleen Whitehurst of Days Ago Digital Timer, whose product was recently
featured on Oprah.

“We’re very excited about this opportunity to generate excitement and
interest for new products and innovative ideas,” said Julia Hutton, the
company’s Founder and CEO. “Our goal is to help catapult new inventors
into superstardom! This will be the launch of our first annual competition
and is expected to continue for years to come.”

The competition kicks off on January 28th, 2008 and will run every month
through the end of the year. Each month, a semi-finalist will be selected
from the entries and will win Orca PR services. At the end of 2008, a
grand prize winner will be selected from the semi-finalists and that winner
will receive a 3-month Full Service National Public Relations Media

Contestants are invited to submit a brief video showcasing their product,
which must be patented or patent-pending and immediately marketable to the
public. The products will be judged by a panel of Orca’s management team
who collectively possess more than 75 years of experience working with
inventors, entrepreneurs and small business owners. Visit for official contest rules and more informationor contact Dee Ransom at

Jul 10, 2008
by Anonymous

BioMed Engineer is the latest to WIN Orca's Invent Contest


- Orca Communications Awards the Fourth of Ten Winners
in America’s Best Invention Contest 2008 -

Phoenix, AZ – July 10, 2008 – Orca Communications Unlimited, LLC today announced its fourth semi-finalist winner, Jill Embry, whose “Magician Curry Wash” became the June winner for America’s Best Invention Contest 2008.

Jill Embry, a Somerville, Tennessee resident with a day job as a biomedical engineer created the prize-winning product while washing her Norwegian Elkhound named Charlie.

“I didn’t have to wash my dog before I moved to the country so when I started doing it myself I learned what a messing job it was and felt compelled to make it an easier process” said Jill.
“I came up with the idea in January 2006, got on my CAD system and by November 2006 I was washing my dog easily in a few minutes instead of getting soaked with Charlie and not doing a very good job in more than 20 minutes.”

“A friend, who found out about the contest from, encouraged me to enter the contest. I thought why not? We could all use some additional help sharing our products with those who would listen. Now I won and I’m hoping others will also get this chance like me.”

Originated earlier this year, the monthly contest provides inventors like Embry an unprecedented donation platform with a no-fee, no-obligation “Best Products Media Guide” publicity campaign. This highly successful on-going campaign, used by thousands of media contributors over the years, reaches out to national magazines, regional/local magazines, newspapers in top 100 markets, national TV, local TV, radio and online entities. The monthly contests’ Best Inventors, at the end of this year, will compete for the grand prize of a “Full Service Client Media Package”. This donation is worth more than $20,000 in publicity from a team of Orca’s experienced national publicists. .

“Orca Communications has helped thousands of new inventors and entrepreneurs become successful,” says Julia Hutton, founder and ceo of the Orca organization. “That’s what we do. It’s

our mission to give them a much needed boost. That’s why we took this concept a step further and created a national contest.”

To date, Orca has contributed more than $25,000 in company funds and a team of management and publicists to launch these inventors’ products into the marketplace.

“Any and all inventors with a product ready to go to market (patent pending) are invited to submit their invention to the contest by visiting Orca’s website at,” said Hutton. “There are no entry fees or obligations. I’m an entrepreneur myself and I know how challenging it is to realize your dream. We are honored to play a role in helping these inventors take their product to the next level of success.”

About Orca Communications
Orca Communications Unlimited is widely known as America’s premier PR firm for inventors and entrepreneurs. This expertise and market niche provides exceptional results. Orca’s clients have been featured in the worlds’ most critically acclaimed media outlets, including Oprah, The Today Show, The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, Time Magazine, People Magazine, Newsweek, In Style Magazine, Better Homes & Gardens, Ladies Home Journal, Men’s Journal, and many more. Orca specializes in consumer PR in all industries including baby and children’s products, pet, home & garden, style & beauty, retail, health & safety, trends & gifts, technical innovations, and much more.

Orca Communications Unlimited is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, and was founded in 2002 by Julia Hutton, a 40-year public relations veteran. In 2008, the company was selected by Arizona Woman Magazine as one of the best places for women to work in the state. In April, 2008 Orca Communications Unlimited was inducted into Arizona Woman Magazine’s Who’s Who in Business.

For more information, please visit the company’s website at
or contact Christine Marek, - 480.491.9551