Inventors Council of Central Florida

Meetings and Membership

Membership is open to everyone.  Learn more by clicking the big green button to the right.

We are a Florida non-profit organization and a Federal 501-C3 non-profit.

Monthly Meetings

 Every First Saturday
at 1:00 p.m.

First Visit FREE!

Non-member admission $5.00

Annual Membership $30.00

Next Meeting:

Is at


(See Map)

Optional Join by Zoom

October 7, 2023

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  1. 1 PM Announcements
  2. 15 Second Introductions
  3. Networking
  4. 2 PM Presentation (remote) - Importing from Overseas - Kim Kirkendall
  5. Adjourn
You have heard a lot about whether to use or not use China or other countries as production sources.  Kim will clear up the mist for us.

Ms. Kimberly Kirkendall has over 35 year's experience in International Business.  She is President of International Resource Development and consults with multinational companies on international operations and supply chain. Professionally she spent the first ten years of her career in operations, manufacturing and supply chain in Asia beginning with running factories in China. The second ten years she became a CPA served as CFO / COO for companies, and started IRD to consult with companies on their global business. 
Her company improves operations and outcomes for clients with business globally. IRD has clients and projects in Argentina, Israel, South Africa, Australia, China and beyond.  Examples of the work include: Establishing Procedures and Systems for a new Chemical Factory, Structuring a Joint Venture, Creating Supplier Management Systems, Troubleshooting Import Questions (HS code, duties, tariffs, etc), Sale of a Manufacturing Plant in China, Establishing an International Distributor Network, etc.  Clients range from Fortune 500 multi-nationals to SMEs across the globe.

Our meetings, (including virtual) operate under our Non-Disclosure Agreement and attendance in any manner constitutes agreement with it. They are informal and conducive to a healthy exchange of information and collaboration to evaluate and promote ideas.

Location Map


Suite 105

1355 Bennett Drive

Longwood FL  32750

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