Attention:  You are invited to a Zoom webinar AND a Subsequent Zoom Networking Session.  These are two different zoom meetings back-to-back (see below).
When: Aug 19, 2020 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Inventors Network August Meeting 8-19-20
NOTE:  The meeting portion for this month will be a Webinar where participants will be able to see/hear presenters but not interface as a group.
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Webinar ID: 898 7209 7794  Password:  None
FOLLOWING:  After the formal meeting, we are extending the opportunity for members to interact and network and using a traditional zoom video call.  Those interested in continuing into this session will need to log-off from the webinar and log back into a different zoom meeting where participants will have full video and audio interaction capabilities with the rest of the group.
For the supplemental networking session, you should exit the webinar and join a new zoom meeting using the following access:
Topic: Inventors Network August 8-19-20 SUBSEQUENT Zoom Networking
Time: Aug 19, 2020 07:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 838 7995 0865   Password:  None
Join us on WEDNESDAY, August 19TH, 2020
COME & LEARN   Dennis Clayton, inventor and developer of the Stow-n-Spin shelf storage products, will share how he got the idea and what it took to get it made and selling successfully on Amazon and other venues.


• How to turn a simple PROBLEM into a BIG IDEA

• How to EVALUATE your idea from the users’ perspective

• How to build a low-cost PROTOTYPE to “Prove Your Concept”

• Where to SOURCE manufacturers and warehouse/order fulfillment partners

• How and Why Amazon might be the right online channel to SELL your own invention

About Dennis Clayton
Dennis Clayton launched the (Patented) Original “Stow-n-Spin” in 2015 on Amazon. Since then, units sales have steadily increased to over 2,000 units a month, while maintaining a 4.6 Star Rating on Amazon. In mid 2018, Dennis launched a Deluxe model that is generating $60,000-$90,000 a month just on Amazon - and growing daily.
His background includes 30+ years in Design, Drafting, Research and Engineering, primarily in the aerodynamics industry. On a personal note, earlier in his career Dennis had the honor of ground-handling Air ForceTwo for the Vice President of the United States twice. And if that is not enough, he is a true descendent of famed explorer Danial Boone.

We are excited to share that the application process for Walmart’s 7th Annual Open Call is open now through August 10. Walmart invites entrepreneurs dreaming of landing their shelf-ready, U.S.-manufactured products on Walmart shelves to apply for the opportunity to meet with Walmart buyers on October 1 via virtual pitch meetings.

The October 1 Open Call virtual event kicks off Walmart’s celebration of U.S. Manufacturing Month and will include similar programming to previous years. In addition to one-on-one pitch meetings with Walmart buyers, participants will have an opportunity to hear directly from Walmart executives and learn from company leaders during smaller breakout sessions designed to inform, empower and encourage supplier-hopefuls. This year’s attendees could secure deals ranging from a handful of stores in local markets to supplying hundreds, even thousands of stores, Sam’s Clubs and on

Thanks to Sarah Kowal of Right Now Enterprises for this announcement! 

Upcoming Events and Speakers
Bookmark the IN Website to find out more!
UPCOMING MEETINGS – Add these Dates to your calendar!
SEP 16, 2020  Stephen Key - Licensing Your Invention
OCT 21, 2020 Matt Nuccio – Inside the Toy Industry: Marketers/Distributors/Licensors
Thanks to our sponsor, A Leader in Rapid Prototyping & On Demand Production
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Meetings usually held from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month.
Eisenhower Community Center
1001 MN-7
Hopkins, MN 55305
United States of America
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