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20th
MAR

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!

2nd
OCT

Peter Antonacci Diva Feet Wins Inventor of the YearHello everyone!

Over the weekend, I returned home from Las Vegas and the ERA D2C 2013 show. I wanted to share all of the exciting details from this year’s event, since this is the 5th year that INPEX has partnered with the ERA to host the New Product Showcase.

As some of you may have seen from our social media sites, the 2013 “Inventor of the Year” is:

Peter Antonacci, for his invention, “Diva Feet.”

On Wednesday afternoon during show hours, every inventor in the New Product Showcase had the opportunity to present their product to a panel of members in the Learning Lounge. Inventors demonstrated their inventions and products to an expert panel, and panel members judged the inventors on the “pitchability” of their product while also providing them with valuable feedback. At the end of the pitch session, the top scoring inventors were told that they would get to see their products pitched on the D2C stage on Thursday during the Pitch By the Pros session.

This year’s professionals at the Pitch By the Pros session included Dave King, Chris Steele, Tracy Metro, Shannon O’Dowd, Nancy Sullivan and Darla Haun. Hosted by Tom Jourden, the Pros each took to the stage to pitch the top scoring products from the previous day.

The other four inventors who got to see their products pitched on stage by professional pitchmen and women were:

Hulda Sveins – Keilir Pillow

Annie Johnson – Tap Fit

Gary Shorter – Trans4mer

Rafael Montua – Pretty in a Minute

Peter was declared the winner, and he took home a trophy, as well as two complimentary tickets to the ERA Moxie Awards later that evening at the close of the show.

Congratulations to Peter, and all of the inventors who had their products pitched by the pros!

Check out these links below to see my recap of each day at ERA D2C 2013. Enjoy!

4th
SEP

INPEX Invention Trade Show 2014Since we’ve begun our planning for 2014, (2014 show dates will follow soon, so stay tuned) I’m very excited to announce that four companies have already signed on to conduct product searches at next year’s show!

The following companies will conduct searches for new products to add to their existing lines, as well as give feedback to inventors:

SkyMall
Plews and Edelmann
Elmer’s
Partsmaster

INPEX exhibitors with appropriate new products, fitting the criteria, will have the opportunity to present their inventions to representatives from these companies at INPEX.

Keep checking our website and this blog, as we have several more companies already interested and will be updating our website with new product searches as they are confirmed.

If you have a product that you think fits any of these companies’ profiles, don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to meet with company representatives.

Call 1-888-54-INPEX to speak with one of our account representatives.

22nd
AUG

INPEX Invention Trade Show 2013 Awards DVD

If you won an award or just want to relive all of the exciting moments from the 2013 INPEX® International Awards Ceremony, the DVD’s are now available to order if you haven’t yet done so.

Filmed from a bird’s eye view, you’ll be able to watch the ceremony from start to finish, and see each inventor (was it you? – Congratulations!) claim their certificate and medal or trophy.

They are $25 for each copy ordered, and we will ship them directly to your home or business.

If you’re interested in ordering a copy of the DVD, please contact us at
1-888-54-INPEX x 4120 to order today.

See the INPEX 2013 Review & Recap Press Release Here!

7th
AUG

If you have a product that you think you might be able to sell on television, the InventHelp-INPEX New Product Showcase at Electronic Retailing Association’s (ERA) annual D2C show will be held September 24-26, 2013, at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. This showcase will give inventors the opportunity to present their new products to companies in the direct response television industry.




During the three day show, inventors who have booked exhibit space in the New Product Showcase will attend educational seminars and present their product to a panel of direct marketers and retailers for a chance to be crowned, “Inventor of the Year.”

Also, the top five scoring inventors will have the chance to see their product pitched on stage by professional pitchmen & women in front of a live audience. Inventions are chosen based on DRTV pitchability and DRTV potential.

At INPEX 2013, several inventors were selected by panelists from the DRTV industry for an invitation to participate at D2C. Along with these inventors, we’re also inviting any inventor who thinks they have an appropriate product to contact us for more information. Inventors will need to fill out a vetting form about their invention so that experts from the DRTV industry can pre-qualify them to exhibit at the show.

Space is filling up quickly, so contact me, Nicole Lininger, at 412-288-2136, x 4159 or nlininger@inpex.com to see if your invention or new product qualifies in the New Product Showcase. You can also complete our online form by clicking here!