Tennessee Inventors Association

Knoxville, TN

Tennessee Inventors Association, Inc. is a Tennessee 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation chartered in 1984.   TIA does not endorse or recommend any entity or products.

Have an idea and don’t know where to start?

The Tennessee Inventors Association (TIA) mission is to help inventors safely traverse the innovation process of protecting, developing, and marketing and/or licensing ideas.

For over 35 years, the TIA has been helping inventors bring their ideas to life and is ready to help you with yours.

Our network of members, partners, subject matter experts, and contacts will help you understand all the steps in the innovation process, determine how to start or what your next step should be, and direct you to numerous references and web pages with instructions for how to proceed. 

You do not need to be inventor to join us. If you are interested in the innovation process, attend a meeting, contact us via the form on the contact page & sign up for our newsletter.  

We look forward to meeting you!

TENNESSEE INVENTORS ASSOCIATION

KNOXVILLE, TN 

 

TENNESSEE INVENTORS

 

 

 

ASSOCIATION

Even if you do not have an invention, you are welcome to join the TIA!  Visitors are always welcome!

If you are interested in becoming a TIA member Dues are Only $30.00 Per Year!    CLICK HERE to download a form and pay your dues by mail

  

Upcoming Meetings

POSTPONED until further notice 

  Please check back for further details 

The TIA usually meets on the 4th Saturday of each month at the (Click Blue Link for Directions) Cedar Bluff campus of (LMU)

Please mark your calendars and don’t forget to sign up for our newsletter to keep up with TIA news and events!     

However, we have been interrupted by COVID-19

So, in the meantime, sit back and take a look at some short inventor-specific videos from Don Skaggs

Don is one of our Kentucky inventor/successful entrepreneur/educator/seasoned leader friends

and President of Inventors Network Kentucky and Empowered Inventing

Go to YouTube and Search for Empowered Inventing

Get ready to Learn from an excellent teacher who's been there - done that...

All are welcome to join us to network with fellow Inventors & Entrepreneurs!

Mark Your Calendar - Come & Find Out - What The TIA Is All About! 

              “ INVENTING WITH THE TIA” TV SHOW                

 WHERE: Ark Studios, Inc | 241 Neal’s Landing Drive | Knoxville, TN  37924     Click for DIRECTIONS
 

Please check back often for more details on the next taping of the show. 
 

If you have not confirmed your TV spot with Dale please do so by emailing ppidale@gmail.com 

In the subject line put TIA TV Guest.

If interested in being on the show or have questions please contact Dale Burress by the email listed above.  

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Inventing With The TIA - TV Show     Stacy Chambers, Jimmy Cochran “The Hooky Guys” & Dale Burress TV Host

     

WANT TO BE A TIA GUEST SPEAKER?     Have Questions Comments?

CONTACT:   KEITH WATERS, TIA PRESIDENT  EMAIL:  rkh2os@comcast.net 

Congratulations Eddie Turner!

TIA Board Member, Eddie Turner (center) and partners win at the 2019 National Hardware Show, Las Vegas​ -Rhino Cart product video can be viewed below.  More information on the Rhino Cart can be viewed by using this link  CLICK HERE

 

 

 

Don’t forget to sign up for our newsletter in the box above and never miss an update!

Due to the new TIA email program, please subscribe again if you haven’t been receiving your TIA newsletters / announcements and wish to be on the mailing list. 

TIA NEWS TICKER...

TIA THANK YOU TO FEB 2020, GUEST SPEAKERS EDDIE & NICOLE TURNER UNBOXING OF THE MARKET READY RHINO CART!

February 22, 2020

TIA Board Member, Eddie Turner, Inventor of the patented Rhino Cart

The All Terrain Mover 

Along with his wife Nicole, thrilled the TIA audience with an unboxing and demo of the Market Ready Rhino Cart!

Thank you to all who attended and traveled near & far to visit the TIA!   

TIA THANK YOU TO JAN 2020, GUEST SPEAKER OPENROADS MEDIA

January 26, 2020

The Open Roads Media video marketing team Robert Berlin & Ty Killen,  discussed ways you can use video to make people aware of your product and convert shoppers into buyers.   Showed examples of the best types of videos, explained how to measure success and describe the video production process.

Photo L - R : Keith Waters TIA President, Ty Killen & Robert Berlin 

OPEN ROADS MEDIA

Robert@OpenRoadsMedia.com

(865) 300-7748

205 Court St., Maryville, TN 37804

TIA MEMBER JOHN CLEAVES RECEIVES PTO ACCEPTANCE OF TRADEMARK ON TABLE TRIEVE

January 01, 2020

TIA would like to congratulate John Cleaves,

TIA board member and inventor or the patented TableTrieve compact conveyor system has received Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) acceptance of the below trademark for registration. This is a key milestone in the process of registering a trademark with the PTO. Completion of the registration process and start of production and sales is expected in March 2020. 

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(TIA) Tennessee Inventors Association is a Tennessee 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation chartered in 1984.   TIA does not endorse or recommend any entity or products.
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