Events for Inventors
Will the next best toy inventor be your kid?
Enter your child's Toy or Game into the 2007 Invent-A-Toy World Games. The contest is now until April 6, 2007.
ByKidsforKids is looking for ‘Toys’ or ‘Games’ inventions in these categories: read more »
Think your idea could be the next big thing in golf? Golf Channel is currently casting for a brand new series that will uncover the next great golf invention. They’re looking for people of all ages, all backgrounds and with all types of golf inventions for this new series. read more »
Bouncing Brain Productions is coming to Washington, D.C., to give the region’s residents the opportunity to do just that – to transform their ideas into real, marketable products through its new public television series, Everyday Edisons. read more »
ABC's American Inventor Finalist, Erik Thompson, Invests Winnings to help other Inventors
As most of America knows, Mr. Thompson was awarded $50,000 from the hit ABC show for the rights to his Catch Vest, but what might surprise you is what he did with the money. After saving his house from foreclosure, Mr. Thompson took the majority of his winnings and started a company, "Belykewater Productions." read more »
The Yankee Invention Exposition is a three day event where inventors can showcase their products to ... read more »
Hi everyone! I just wanted to let you know that we now have an Inventor Calender on AmericanInventorSpot.com. It will the be the central location where we will put all the contests, conventions, and any other interesting inventor events.
To find it, just go to the navigation bar to FOR INVENTORS, then scroll down to INVENTORS CALENDAR. Presto, like magic... it appears.
If you come across an inventor event that you would like to share, please contact us . You can either click on the blue link here or go up to the navigation bar to CONTACT. Thanks in advance for any information.
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Jay LenoEveryone knows what the Tonight Show is with Jay Leno. Do you know what TGIFCon is? TGIFCon is the Toy and Game Industry Foundation Convention and Exposition. It is the annual toy, game and entertainment based educational conference and exposition targeting manufactures, inventors, distributors, entrepreneurs, importers, buyers, media, industry services providers, sales agents and seasoned industry professionals.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced the agency's annual Independent Inventors Conference. The event will be held September 8-9, 2006 at the USPTO's Alexandria, Virginia headquarters. read more »
10/29/06 UPDATE: Audition in San Diego, CA, Februar 24, 2007
9/08/06 UPDATE: Audition in Chicago, IL on October 28, 2006
9/06/06 UPDATE: Change in audition cities
8/10/06 UPDATE: New audition dates announced
Everday Edisons is an inventors' show that aired on PBS. The second season will air this September. The website says that "this is a unique lifetime opportunity for the world to see your idea taken through a comprehensive, market-proven product reality process — following it from prototype design to branding and packaging to the store shelves… And it will all play out on a televised reality show." read more »
Cacoon CasketThe Industrial Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) are dedicated to fostering business and public understanding of the importance of industrial design excellence to the quality of life and the economy. Winning the IDEA is a distinction like no other that brands your design as the very best in the business. The 108 Idea winners were in numerous categories such as EcoDesign, Consumer Products and Furniture. (More...)
Found this great little video. I believe it's from INPEX. Enjoy. read more »
Univ GamesThe 2006 National Young Game Inventors Contest is here! This contest gives kids (ages 5-12) the opportunity to design a board game (with all its pieces, rules, and a board) and earn the chance to win prizes (a trip, a $10,000 savings bond, a game library, and more!). In addition, the winning game may be produced by University Games for our lineup in 2007. More...
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For all of you trying to figure out how to license your invention, this may be particularly interesting to you.
Licensing International is the premier annual trade event for the licensing industry where owners and agents of intellectual properties showcase their brands to 23,000+ high-profile retailers, licensees, and promotional partners. You'll sign exclusive read more »
Whirpool Brand (the appliance maker) is having the 2006 Whirlpool Brand Mother of Invention Grant. It provides moms with the necessary business resources, such as seed money and expert advice, helping to make business dreams a reality. At the end of the contest, any ideas submitted will remain solely owned by the contestant. Whirpool will not own any part of the ideas.
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Yesterday, we received a request from Becker Entertainment to assist them in finding a special Inventor. We said we would be happy to help their efforts and asked them to submit an article for posting on our site. Here's their letter:
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Becker Entertainment is a Sydney based production company, currently developing a new documentary idea for the Discovery Science Channel.
Attention, all parents, grandparents, proud aunts, uncles, and friends!
Martha Stewart is looking for some amazingly talented kid inventors--of all ages--who would like to exhibit their creations on her show. If you know the perfect child, please email the inventor's story and contact information. They will try to respond to all emails.
Here's an opportunity for all you female inventors that want to be a guest on the Martha Show. I think it will be a great opportunity.
Here's the deal: