New inventors, as well as seasoned gadget makers from several countries pitched their products and wares at the ‘Inventors Corner’ during this year’s 2015 International Home and Housewares Show in Chicago.
The Inventor’s Corner (a 12 year event favorite held within the IHA Housewares Show) showcases some of the year’s newest and most interesting consumer products on display eager to have industry professionals review them for production and marketability.
The key element to the event is direct exposure to buyers, manufacturers and products specialist that take great ideas to the next level…ultimately to the mainstream consumer market place. A perfect venue for potential product development enthusiasts who think they might have that next million dollar idea. Daily panelist, industry professionals listening to product pitches come from a variety of distribution and marketing companies from around the world looking to sell new products in their catalog or website. Workshops throughout the day educate anyone needing assistance with product development, design engineering, prototyping, packaging, protection and product placement.
It is also important to note that event coordinators are vehemently dedicated to the protection and privacy of every inventor creation. Predatory practices are taken seriously during this event. Event participants are actively guarded during the entire show. Photography is never allowed by any attendee, except for credentialed media with permission. Equally, representatives from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) are also on hand to direct inventors through the patent protection, as well as, trademark process. Several workshops are offered to those needing any assistance with the patent application online.
Some of the key buyers on hand to analyze products and prototypes during the event were; Home Shopping Network, Grommet, Hammacher Schlemmer, QVC, Harold Imports, Walter Drake, Allstar, Evriholder and Live Link TV, just to name a few.
If you feel like you would rather avoid the sharks in deep water and prefer a more direct approach to getting your product idea evaluated, pitched and possibly chosen for mass production, the Inventor’s Corner is the perfect venue for your idea/invention. Information on everything you need to assist you in launching your idea or reserving a booth to display your product can be found at their website at http://inventortradeshows.com/show/housewares/.