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InventHelp's INPEX Trade Show StaffThe INPEX staff is busy preparing for our INPEX 2014 trade show, and we’re finishing up all of the last minute preparations. We’re very excited to get things kicked off next week!

If you are exhibiting at INPEX and have any last minute questions about the show, please contact your account representative for information.

Livia Bebing – 1-888-544-6739, ext. 4113

Kimberly Behr – 1-888-544-6739, ext. 4115

Lenora Flenniken – 1-888-544-6739, ext. 4117

Amanda Herman – 1-888-544-6739, ext. 2322

If you need to get in touch with anyone on staff at the show next week, please call 412-965-6143 – (Exhibitor Registration) or 412-977-2785 – (Attendee Registration).

If you’re a business attendee looking to come to INPEX to walk the show floor, please call 412-288-1300 x 4159 or visit

We look forward to seeing everyone next week at the show!

Don’t forget to tweet and post instagram photos using the hashtag #INPEX2014! (INPEX Twitter: @Invention_Show)



Trade Show Executive's Fastest 50I’m excited to share some great news with you!

INPEX has been voted one of the 50 fastest-growing trade shows in the United States by Trade Show Executive Magazine!

Our show was nominated, and was selected based on our growth of both exhibitors and business attendees over the last several years. All winners will be honored at the Fastest 50 Awards & Summit in May in Chicago. We’re so flattered to have received this title!

Don’t miss your opportunity to join us at our 2014 trade show! As a reminder, if you buy a booth before March 31, we’re offering 10% off the price of the booth package!

Keep checking our website, as we’re continually adding new and exciting information! Find out more about INPEX 2014, America’s largest invention trade show, held June 18-20 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh.

Call 1-888-54-INPEX or Click Here to speak to one of our account representatives to help reserve your booth today! Booth space continues to fill up quickly!


George Foreman Partners With InventHelpI have some really groundbreaking news, inventors, and I’m so glad I can finally reveal this big announcement!

Our sister company, InventHelp®, is excited to announce they are working together with George Foreman to help inventors pursue their ideas. Foreman, an entrepreneur himself, has signed an exclusive long term partnership with InventHelp and will star in a series of national television commercials, as well as social media and marketing campaigns. The new commercials featuring Foreman will air over the next few months.

Even better, he will also be appearing at INPEX 2014! We haven’t finalized the details yet, but when we do, we’ll be sure to let you know! What an exciting opportunity for our INPEX 2014 exhibitors!

Foreman, nicknamed “Big George”, is well known for being a two-time World Heavyweight Champion, Olympic gold medalist and successful entrepreneur. “For years, people have come to me and asked how they can pursue their ideas and inventions. It’s always been my dream to help inventors. Now, I’m working together with a company who can provide access to a tough industry, educate people and leverage their expertise. I believe everyone should have the opportunity to move forward with their ideas,” said Foreman.

After his retirement from boxing, his promotion of the popular George Foreman Grill, a patented electric grill that channels grease away from food for healthy cooking, helped to sell over 100 million units worldwide since it first launched. That was accomplished in only 15 years. What began as a direct response television product quickly became available to consumers in retail stores around the world.

Don’t miss your opportunity to meet George Foreman at INPEX 2014! To book a booth today, contact our account representatives at 1-888-544-6739 or click here!

INPEX will be held June 18-20 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh. Space is filling up quickly, so contact us today!


INPEX Invention Trade ShowAre you an inventor who is interested in more information about INPEX? Sign up for our bi-monthly newsletter, “Inventors Community,” to keep up-to-date with all of the latest happenings! Whether we’re on the road to another trade show, or talking about the latest plans, events, speakers or product searches for our upcoming INPEX show, this newsletter is a must-see for inventors!

If you’re a business person or potential INPEX business attendee, you can also sign up to receive our newsletter for businesses, “Insight Into Innovation.” This newsletter gives you a preview of the inventions scheduled to exhibit at the next INPEX show, as well as information about product searches and the Open Innovation Conference that INPEX holds annually.

Simply sign up to receive either newsletter by clicking the “Free E-Newsletters” tab at the top right corner of the INPEX homepage. Fill in your contact information for the appropriate newsletter, and the next available issue will be delivered to your email inbox.

As always, keep checking our website for updated information regarding INPEX 2014, held in Pittsburgh – dates to follow soon! Call 1-888-54-INPEX for more information.


INPEX Inventor Grand Prix Award Winners 2013Howdy everyone!

INPEX’s 28th annual show is officially over! On behalf of the INPEX staff, we would once again like to thank all of the inventors, business attendees, Inventors University™ speakers, product search companies and Open Innovation Conference participants for helping to make INPEX 2013 a wonderful show.

As always, the end of the show for us is bittersweet. We look forward to rest (at least our feet do), but at the same time, we enjoy meeting new people, and watching the connections being made. I saw our exhibitors exchanging business cards, phone numbers and even a few hugs last Friday at the awards ceremony, and as a staff, that’s what makes the previous year’s hard work worth it. We want our inventors to feel like they’ve left the show with new contacts and more knowledge and information than they came with. 

Before the planning for our 2014 show gets underway, we wanted to take a moment to congratulate those who won awards at INPEX 2013! Aside from gold medals given to inventors in 44 different categories, these three inventors won the following top prizes: 

  • Grand Prix Second Runner-up, a $2,000 cash prize, was awarded to Michael Curry, of Harrisonburg, VA, for Zip Grip Go
  • Grand Prix First Runner-up, a $3,000 cash prize, was awarded to a Taiwanese Inventor for his invention, The Shoe Insole and Orthotic Shoe 
  • And the Grand Prix Award, a $7,500 cash prize, was awarded to Dave Galatte, of Wauconda, IL, for Tailgate Kitchen. The product is an innovative tailgating system incorporating a counter top, coolers and a propane grill. The system includes a travel rack for storing components and makes hosting tailgate parties easier.

A complete list of all of the award winners will be posted on the website shortly, so keep checking back for those at

We want to congratulate all of these winning inventors, as well as all of the inventors who attended INPEX 2013. We hope you enjoyed the show!

To see photos of the INPEX 2013 Show, visit our flickr page!