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LEARN from Inventor Licensing Expert WARREN TUTTLE: BRING A GUEST FREE
COME AND LEARN: Warren Tuttle is dedicated to connecting independent inventors with large corporations. He is Innovation Scout for 2 large consumer product companies AND President of the United Inventors Association(http://www.uiausa.org/about-the-uia). He speaks regularly around the country on licensing and open innovation opportunities at inventor clubs, industry trade shows, and also has spoken at United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) events. LEARN: 1. How to increase the chances of licensing your invention 2. How to “Present” your idea to companies and Licensees 3. Smart ways to meet prospective Licensees 4. How to work with Innovation Scouts, like him 5. How you can attend and present at Trade Shows such as the National Hardware Show 6. Other product launch opportunities such as Quirky, Gromet, Crowdfunding, and Using a Booth at Trade Shows SPEAKER BACKGROUND: Warren understands RETAIL. He has experience as a Retail Buyer and as Owner of a successful Retail Store. AND more than 10 Years of Licensing experience working with Inventors and serving as Licensing Scout for major Marketers/Manufacturers. Warren has helped multiple inventors commercialize their ideas and has been instrumental in several MAJOR product invention successes, such as: 1. SMART SPIN FOOD STORAGE product sensation with over 10 Million Units sold to date. Smart Spin remains one of the best-selling housewares products of all time. 2. MISTO GOURMET OLIVE OIL SPRAYER, which has sold over 7 million units around the world to date. 3. TOSS N TURN PAN, one of the best-selling cookware fry-pans for several years. As a LICENSING SCOUT, Warren continuously looks for Inventions/Inventors that he can match with Major Housewares and Home/DIY Brands such as: • FARBERWARE, KITCHEN AID, CUISENART, PEDRINI, MIKASA, PFALTZGRAFF, TOWLE • HOOVER, DIRT DEVIL, RYOBI, HOMELIT and MILWAUKEE TOOLS See more info at www.monasheemarketing.com; http://www.ttigroup.com/en/home / http://www.powertoolinnovation.com/ Who should attend: • Product Inventors • New Product Innovators/Entrepreneurs • New Business Startups When: 6:00-8:00PM ((Networking 5:30-6:00 and 8:00-8:30) Where: 1001 HWY 7, Hopkins Community Center (Just West of HWY 169), Hopkins MN 55305 Cost: Members Free. Visitors $15. Prepay online at: www.inventorsnetwork.org or Cash/Check/CC at meeting * Visitors purchasing 1 Ticket, Get a FREE Guest Ticket. About Inventors Network: Inventors Network is committed to the Minnesota Inventor Community; Providing guidance, resources and networking to Independent Inventors/Innovators and Business New Product Startups. Monthly meetings (3rd Wednesday) include: Speaker/Topic of Interest with Q&A; Informational Roundtables on Manufacturing/3D-Printing/Prototyping/Legal/Marketing and Licensing. Plus Resource Recommendations, and Networking. Join our meetup, to get meeting alerts. http://www.meetup.com/Inventors-Network-of-Minnesota/ _____________________________________________ JUL 18: Inventor SHOOT OUT with Expert Panel Judges – Carrie Jeski AUG 15: Real Life INVENTOR STORY – Natalie Heckert / CEO EFitAmerica _____________________________________________ Ready to get some Feedback on your Idea? READY to get some FEEDBACK on your Idea? Join Inventors Network and get FREE feedback, suggestions and resources/contacts for next-steps on your inventions. With FULL Non-Disclosure Protection. To schedule a time, contact: Mike Du Mond @ [masked] All the best, Mike Du Mond Speakers/Member OutReach JOIN US: GET THE RESOURCES WANT / THE CONTACTS YOU NEED

Eisenhower Community Center

1001 Highway 7 Hopkins, MN · Minnetonka, MN

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http://www.inventorsnetwork.org . The Inventors Network of Minnesota is a 501c3 Non-profit dedicated to helping early stage product developers. Our team of mentors are industry professionals that are dedicated to helping our members commercialize their ideas, whether it is through licensing or a startup venture. Inventors Network focuses on assisting inventors through the process of bringing their ideas to market...from concept, material selection, prototyping, patents, target markets, licensing, sourcing, manufacturing, distribution, marketing and sales. We been in existence since 1994. We have over 500 people in our network. We meet every 3rd Wednesday of the Month at Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, MN 55305. 5:30-6:00PM check-in, open discussion & networking. 6:00-7:30 keynote speaker presentations followed by round table discussions with product experts in licensing v. manufacturing, CAD design, 3D printing prototypes. The organization concentrates on providing information which will minimize the investments of time, expense and frustration inventors often experience in developing their ideas. The organization acquires and makes available reference materials and informational resources which will aid in the innovation process. The group provides an open forum where persons and companies can meet and interact in confidentiality. Every visitor and member signs a Non-Disclosure Agreement to ensure the ideas you discuss are safe. As a matter of policy, the Inventors Network does not endorse, qualify, or make any representations concerning the business practices of any member, speaker, visitor or guest of the Inventors Network. We do not sell anything and do not allow solicitation for products or services.

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