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Daymond John Academy Review - Dec. 2013

Posted by David Woods on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, In : General Interest 
I just finished the $1500 (for 2 people) 3 day Daymond John Academy class.  They have a first day free policy after you have paid the fee.  That is if you are not satisfied at the end of the first day you can get a complete refund.  I stayed.  I feel it was a worthwhile experience.  They pretty much did what they said they would.  They outlined the things you would need to do to create a successful, scaleable, sustainable business.  If someone really wanted to dive into the big corporat...

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Sports Licensing Opportunity before Dec 20

Posted by David Woods on Monday, December 9, 2013, In : Events 
Do you have a product perfect for sports licensing or promotional ad licensing? Imagine your product with an NFL or NCAA logo!

Inventors Launchpad is looking for 10 innovative products to introduce directly to the biggest names in sports and promotional ad specialty licensing.  Our licensing team, led by Darla Phillips will be personally introducing new products to the largest licensing companies in the industry.  Darla Phillips has successfully licensed her own Luggage Spotter product wi...

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Get free advice from Damon John Academy Nov. 25-27

Posted by David Woods on Saturday, November 23, 2013, In : Events 
Damon John (Shark Tank) Academy will be giving six 2 hour free seminars in Orlando for inventors and entreprenuers at 3 separate locations and times.
The dates are Nov. 25, 26, 27, the 3 days before Thanksgiving.  They are at 1 PM & 6:30 PM on the first 2 days and at 10 AM & 2 PM on the last day.  It is up to you to take advantage of this oportunity by registering at their website ASAP.
 
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Next Idea Contest Ends May 25 2014

Posted by David Woods on Friday, November 15, 2013, In : Contests 
Here is an opportunity to use one of your throw away ideas.  Make sure you read the details because the simple act of submission gives away your rights.  The idea here is if you have an idea you don't want to spend any time developing and want a shot at getting $7,000 send it here.  Visit the website of the sponsor to see what type of stuff they are selling.  It is SCUBA diving accessories.  http://www.innovativescuba.com/product-index/  Entries need to be sponsored by one of ISC's retailers....

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TBIC 30th Anniversary Mini Pitches Oct. 1

Posted by David Woods on Thursday, September 5, 2013, In : Events 
The Tampa Bay Inventors Council is celebrating our 30th anniversary on October 1st.  We plan to have a nice shindig hosted by the Pinellas County Economic Department with Shark Tanks Kevin Harrington and Akos & John Cremeans of My Cool Inventions radio show speak.  We will also have tables set for folks to share their innovations and 5 minute Ignite style pitches.  It runs 4-8 pm and we would love to have you and your group join us!   Here is a link to the registration if any of your fo...

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Marketing Event Sept. 27th - St Petersburg

Posted by David Woods on Thursday, September 5, 2013, In : Events 
Name Dawn Maree Stanley
Email Sales@HM3.com
Phone 727-230-1036 x106
Message I am organizing an event that you and your fellow Tampa Bay Inventors Council members may be interested in. The event, which will take place September 27, 2013, is called Sum of a Pitch, and is a chance to have industry experts evaluate an invention or product. Sum of a Pitch will take place at The Hotel Indigo in downtown St. Petersburg that evening. Admission is free, and the event is open to the public....

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Marketing Your Invention Training Sept 26-29 - Clearwater

Posted by David Woods on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, In : Events 
You are invited to join Inventors Launchpad at a 3 day event held in beautiful Clearwater Beach, Florida.

This three-day intensive training event, hosted by Inventors LaunchPad, will teach you how to pitch your product and get a purchase order!

Each day will consist of training from an industry expert and recorded practice sessions with feedback from the Inventors Launchpad team. All culminating with a live pitch in front of "The Panel".

The Panel will consist of National Sales Rep...

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Possible Seminar on Marketing Your Invention - and survey Sept. 26-29

Posted by David Woods on Friday, August 9, 2013, In : Events 

Inventors Launchpad, in conjunction with My Cool Invention, is hosting an upcoming event to teach inventors tricks on how to effectively pitch products to buyers.

 

Scheduled for September 26 – 29 on Florida’s beautiful Clearwater Beach, this is one event no inventor who wants to take his/her product to market should miss!

 

You’ll learn from the industry’s best how to get your product into stores and even have the opportunity to pitch your product to a panel of buyers and inv...


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Maker Faire Registration is now open

Posted by David Woods on Monday, June 24, 2013, In : Events 

Calling All Makers!

Orlando Mini Maker Faire is now accepting Maker applications for the 2013 Orlando Mini Maker Faire at the Orlando Science Center on October 5th, 2013! We are filling the entire building with Maker exhibits, workshops and talks - and we need you there to make it extra awesome! The submission deadline is July 21st, but don't wait, fill it out today, AND tell all your Maker friends!
apply now  »

Questions about the 2013 Orlando Mini Maker Faire?

If y...

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Mini Maker Faire Returns in October

Posted by David Woods on Monday, April 8, 2013, In : Events 
The Mini Maker Faire Returns to Orlando this October.  ICCF will have a whole section devoted to our inventors.  Look for further information at Orlando Mini Maker Faire website.  They are expecting over 5000 visitors.  To prepare for this our monthly meetings will feature seminars on how to get the most out of public presentations such as this. 
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Cuttlefish - The Kinder Gentler Startup Event - May 3

Posted by David Woods on Monday, April 8, 2013, In : Events 
Don't get eaten by the sharks.  Come to the Cuttlefish startup event the weekend of May 3.  For an investment a little over 2 days and some change you can change your product's life.  Join us with your idea for a weekend of product and business development.  Prizes are to be had after this experience you will like talk about for years to come.  For more details visit the Cuttlefish website

If you are not quite ready for the full experience see it for free as a volunteer.

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Tampa Mini Maker Faire - March 23

Posted by David Woods on Thursday, March 14, 2013, In : Events 
Inventors,
This just came in.  A Mini Maker Faire in Tampa area.  Its Free for you to exhibit and cheep if you want to sell.  If you have a product ready to show get on this now.  Just click the link and sign up.  I showed at the Orlando Mini Maker Faire last year and it was great fun and a great opportunity to get market data.
 
All the information is at the link.  Just click on Makers Apply Here button once you are on their site.  Some flyers are also attached.
 
David Woods PE, VP
Inv...

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Resources 2013 Speakers

Posted by David Woods on Monday, January 28, 2013, In : Events 

GromSocial.com 

10:30 am Zachary Marks www.gromsocial.com was 11 years old when he developed a Safe Social Site for kids after his parents got mad at him for getting a Facebook account behind their backs. It has been a little over a year and his company just signed a Multi Million Dollar partnership with a New York Based IT firm. Grom according to the website is, "A promising young individual, who is quick to learn."


Playing for a Living

11:30 am Tim Walsh www.theplaymakers.com is a 21 yea...


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Prepare for Resources 2013 Feb. 16

Posted by David Woods on Monday, January 28, 2013, In : Events 
I would have to say this is the best inventor's fair in Florida.  You deserve to visit either as an exhibitor or an attendee.  They have very informative speakers going all day and 75 exhibit tables.  Its ALL FREE but you need to sign up.  Over 50 tables have been reserved already.  With only about 2 weeks to go you should be well on your way with your presentation preparation and your survey forms.  This is the chance to find out if your product will sell.  For more information and to regist...
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Inventing Daily Website

Posted by David Woods on Monday, January 28, 2013, In : Website 
It has been brought to our attention that there is a website called InventingDaily.com which is an outlet to market your developed invention.  The basics are a $35 monthly fee and 5% of your sales. (look under terms and conditions)  You provide the fulfillment.  They also list the Edison Nation talent searches and have lists of trade shows all over the country.  No one from our group has actually worked with this site so they do not have a track record with us.  I did, however, notice they ar...
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Inventor's Expo Feb 16 in Palm Beach

Posted by David Woods on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, In : Events 
It is time to act fast to get a free slot at the Resources 2013 Inventor's Expo at the Palm Beach Convention Center.  This Free expo is sponsored by the Inventors Society of South Florida.  This is a great opportunity to do market studies for your product.  Get on the ball and register here.  More information may be found here.  When viewing the information try to ignore the 2012 dates.  It appears they are using last year's information to show you what to expect.

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Design & Manufacturing South Coming in March

Posted by David Woods on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, In : Events 

Design & Manufacturing South trade show is coming March 6-7.  It is free admission and is a great place to learn more about how you can have your invention manufactured.  This show is geared more toward manufacturers but there are still rapid prototypers, product designers, CAD and other services represented.  Register online at:

http://www.canontradeshows.com/expo/dmsouth13/ 

Leave the office behind for connections, knowledge, and ideas 
you can't get at your desk!

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Free Inventor's Expo in Palm Beach - Feb. 16, 2013

Posted by David Woods on Friday, November 30, 2012, In : Events 
From Leo Mazur - President of Inventors Society of South Florida

We have a date!

I wanted to let you all know that our annual Expo, Resources 2013, is once again going to be at the prestigious Palm Beach County Convention Center and will be held on 2/16/2013.

Once again it will be FREE to Attend, FREE to Exhibit and FREE to hear our Speakers!

If you attended last year you know how spectacular it was. So I am hoping you will do so again this year. If you didn’t make it, have I got a video...

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