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10th
MAR

 

Keynote Speaker

…AJ Khubani, Founder, TeleBrands Corporation

AJ founded TeleBrands Corporation in 1983 on a “shoestring” with his life-savings of $20,000. The company is now thriving as a nearly one billion dollar marketing giant well-known for such hit products as PedEgg Power, Grab Bag, Hurricane Spin Mop, Pocket Hose, Dura-Rib and Dump Dinners book, among many others.

In 1987, after an initial infomercial, Khubani brought the first “infomercial” product to retail. The now iconic AmberVision Sunglasses were sold at NJ-based Herman’s Sporting Goods and was a retail success, selling out within days – reaching $150 million worth of sales during the product’s lifetime. In addition to being the first to bring these products to retail, Khubani is also credited with designing the famous, red “As Seen on TV” logo.

Today, TeleBrands products are placed in every major retail chain including WalMart, Target, Bed Bath & Beyond and Walgreens as well as Petco, AutoZone and 7-11. TeleBrands has revolutionized the “As Seen on TV” category in the United States and 120 countries around the globe.

AJ will be the Keynote Speaker on Tuesday, June 16th at 10 a.m.to help kick off INPEX 2015. He’ll then conduct an Inventor’s Day product search after his presentation. We’ll be sure to keep you posted as we add more details on AJ’s full itinerary for INPEX!

2nd
MAR

Posted by Nicole Lininger | Filed under Uncategorized


 We love to update everyone when something good happens for one of our INPEX inventors!

We recently caught up with Michael Robb, a 2014 INPEX exhibitor with some good news! Here is his story…

Michael Robb’s potential customers were anyone who disliked drinking warm, canned beverages. The Gibsonia resident, just north of Pittsburgh, created a plastic ice cube that is shaped like the bottom of  beer and soda cans and is scientifically proven to keep beer ice cold.

When asked if the INPEX show exposure had benefitted his product, his answer was emphatic.  “Without a doubt, INPEX was the best thing I ever did.” He added, “There are so many opportunities for inventors to meet influencers and deal-makers and suddenly your idea has the capacity to turn into a ‘must-have’ product.”

The Beer Blizzard is a plastic ice cube, filled with a hydra-gel that freezes quickly, instantly causing a beverage to begin to drop in temperature. It stays frozen for a considerable time and the cubes work with any aluminum can or glass bottle and can be used again and again.

Thanks to the attention Robb’s product attracted before and during the INPEX show, he launched a Kickstarter.com campaign with an initial fundraising goal of $5,000 dollars. Robb’s Beer Blizzard campaign reached the $5,000 dollar goal in four days with close to 400 backers wanting to get their hands on this revolutionary product. The campaign closed on June 9, 2014 with more than 2,000 backers and $43,574 pledged. Robb and his co-inventor and friend, Tom Osbourne, had confirmed sales to all 50 states as well as overseas including Germany, Ireland, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

In addition, their “As Seen on TV” ad has been airing on sports channels, including NFL, NHL, NBA and 12 other networks. Go to http://staycold.com/  to learn more about the product and view the commercial.

Congratulations to Michael and we want to wish him the best of luck as he continues to develop the Beer Blizzard.

If you want to get exposure for your idea, find out more about INPEX 2015, America’s largest invention trade show, held June 16-18 at the Monroeville Convention Center just outside of downtown Pittsburgh. Call 1-888-54-INPEX to speak to one of our account representatives to help reserve your booth today! Booth space continues to fill up quickly!

5th
FEB

Since February is the month of love, we thought we’d share the love by offering a special to our exhibitors who buy in the month of February – $200 off of their booth price!

To receive this “Sweetheart Special,” you must purchase a booth during the month of February.

This is going to be one of the last discounts that we offer before the 2015 show, so don’t forget to take advantage of this opportunity!

Also, we are very close to finalizing our INPEX Inventors University schedule for the 2015 show. As soon as we receive the final bits of information from our presenters, we’ll be posting a full schedule and synopsis of all of the speakers and topics at this year’s show. We can’t wait to share this exciting info with you!

Call now to exhibit your invention at America’s largest invention trade show, June 16-18, 2015. Our 30th Anniversary Show will be held at the Monroeville Convention Center, just minutes from downtown Pittsburgh. Call 1-888-54-INPEX to speak to one of our account executives and book your booth today!

22nd
JAN

Posted by Nicole Lininger | Filed under Uncategorized


I have some very exciting news to share with everyone. We’ve just recently confirmed that QVC will once again be returning to InventHelp’s INPEX to conduct a live product search!

QVC, one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world, is looking for inventors for its QVC Sprouts Program. This program helps entrepreneurs who are looking to get a foot in the door of the direct-to-consumer marketplace. QVC will once again hold a review panel comprised of QVC buyers at INPEX 2015 to uncover products for possible inclusion in Sprouts.

We haven’t finalized all of the details yet, but QVC will also have booth space on the show floor at InventHelp’s INPEX 2015. Keep checking back to our website for updates on this as well as all of our private product searches.

Don’t miss any of the exciting opportunities that INPEX has to offer. Call 1-888-54-INPEX to book your booth for INPEX 2015, June 16-18 at the Monroeville Convention Center, just minutes from downtown Pittsburgh. Prime booth space is filling up quickly, so call today!

6th
JAN

Happy 2015, inventors!

We’ve decided to kick off the New Year with a treat for everyone! If you buy an INPEX booth between now and January 31, 2015, you can take 15% off of the price of a booth. It’s a great way to start 2015 and the countdown to our 30th Anniversary show.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to take advantage of this discount. To find out more information about INPEX 2015, call 1-888-54-INPEX to speak to one of our account representatives today.

InventHelp’s INPEX 2015 will be held June 16-18 at the Monroeville Convention Center just outside of downtown Pittsburgh. As always, please keep checking back to our website for the most updated information. As the show gets closer, we’ll continue to update our list of University speakers, sessions, private product searches and Resource Center participants.

Call today – booth space is first come, first serve!

Here’s to a happy 2015!