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Tennessee Inventors Association | Knoxville, TN

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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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

The TIA meets monthly on the fourth Saturday at 10 am in Knoxville, Tennessee. The TIA meets at the Cedar Bluff campus of (LMU).

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 Meeting

SAT. DEC 28TH, 2019

TIA CHRISTMAS LUNCH 

BYO (Buy Your Own)
HIBACHI GRILL @ 11AM
9645 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37922 
DIRECTIONS
https://g.page/hibachi-grill-supreme-buffet-tn?share 
All are welcome to join us to dine & network with fellow Inventors & Entrepreneurs!

 

10 am in Knoxville, Tennessee. The TIA meets at the Cedar Bluff campus of (LMU)

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

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

The TIA would like to thank Don Skaggs, President of Inventors Network of KY for guest speaking in September!  

 

It was an exciting and informative meeting with an extensive Q&A afterwords that extended the meeting for over an hour!

  

For those who missed it -  Don Skaggs spoke on the essential factors that are needed to help turn your idea for a product or business into a true $1-5 Million opportunity.  

We hope to have Don speak to our group again soon! 

L-R Dale Burress, TIA Treasurer, Don Skaggs & Keith Waters, TIA President

Source: Michelle Roberts, TIA Social Media 

 

 

INVENTING WITH THE TIA

TV SHOW

Thank You!  Ark Studios, Inc - iHopeTV & Dale Burress  

                 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.  

TIA Production Set @ Ark Studios, Knoxville, TN   Photo Credit:  Angie St. Clair Lloyd  & Dale & Susan Burress

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

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 INVENTORS PARTICIPATE IN Q&A @ MOORE MAGNET SCHOOL IN CLARKSVILLE TN

December 07, 2019

Last week three TIA members were interviewed via SKYPE by 67 second grade class students at Moore Magnet School in Clarksville TN. They explained their inventions with photographs and demonstrations and answered very insightful questions. They thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We would like to thank 2nd grade teacher Christina Cathey for reaching out to the TIA to help these future entrepreneurs and inventors and encourage her and others to contact us if we can help in any way.

 

Keith Waters, TIA President  | E: rkh2os@comcast.net


TIA MEMBER DALE BURRESS "TRAILER BALL" EXHIBITED AT SEMA SHOW IN LAS VEGAS!

November 11, 2019

TIA Member, Dale Burress and  RIGHTLINE GEAR exhibited “The Trailer Ball” 

at SEMA - Special Equipment Market Association in Las Vegas, NV  Nov 3-6

As the world's premier automotive trade show, the SEMA Show is a great place for media to obtain content for articles, generate story ideas, identify emerging trends and interview industry leaders and innovators.

The SEMA Show represents the $44.6 billion automotive aftermarket. It is the only trade show that brings together every segment of the automotive industry, from hot rods and off-roads, to mobile electronics and collision repair.

With more than 2,400 exhibiting companies and attendees from all over the world, the SEMA Show is where the hottest, newest automotive products debut. 

DALE BURRESS PRESIDENT OF iHopeTV TALKS OF TIA SPONSORED INVENTING SHOW

July 06, 2019

Dale Burress presented his very kind offer of recording, editing and producing a seven-minute inventor product pitch video suitable for YouTube and to be broadcasted on the Knoxville area iHopeTV Comcast 241 channel.  Ideas included having not only our own members but suppliers, manufacturers, professional guests/groups in the innovation community. There will be a discounted production fee for TIA members. His offer will be in a testing phase for a few months to determine participant interest and response. So, if you have some intellectual property that is protected, polish your pitch and contact Dale directly ppidale@gmail.com with questions. 

TIA MEMBER DALE BURRESS SIGNS LICENSING AGREEMENT!

April 25, 2019

TIA Would like to congratulate Dale Burress, Patented Inventor of The Trailer Ball and TIA Treasurer | Board Member 

Dale Burress just signed an exclusive 10 year agreement with Rightline Gear.  

This is for his product, “The Trailer Ball" added security for your trailer.  

 

"Many thanks to the TIA for all of the encouragement and support!”

Dale Burress, Patented Inventor

Websites Below 

https://www.rightlinegear.com

https://thetrailerball.com

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