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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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By helping inventors bring their ideas to life, the TIA aids the advancement of technology throughout Tennessee with its accompanying economic growth. Toward this end, TIA provides information, guidance, and encouragement to those involved in innovation. It is a chartered non-profit organization in the State of Tennessee composed of inventors and other persons interested in the innovation process.

For over 35 years, we have been providing guidance and encouragement to help inventors navigate the their ideas to life. 

Our network of members, partners, subject matter experts, and contacts include independent inventors, small business developers, designers, engineers, scientists, patent agents and attorneys, model makers, graphic artists, and modelers that provide a broad span of expertise that ranges from high-tech 3D printing to low-tech golf swing and fishing aids. 

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

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The Tennessee Inventors Association is a Tennessee 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation chartered in 1984.  Dedicated to supporting and promoting independent inventors. . We have members from Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Chattanooga, Cleveland, Bristol, Johnson City, Morristown, and as far away as Ohio and Virginia. The Tennessee Inventors Association is a great resource for inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs.

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

Visitors are always welcome!

“TIA does not endorse or recommend any entity or products.”
 

Meet The 2019 TIA Board Members

Board members volunteer their time and expertise in helping like minded entrepreneurs, inspired inventors come together to network and learn! 

Keith Waters

 TIA President

Third Dimension 3D Printing

Business Consulting  

CONTACT EMAIL

rkh2os@comcast.net 

AJ Beal

 TIA Vice President

Patented Inventor

The Beal Engine

Entrepreneur  

Dale Burress

 TIA Treasurer

TIA Board Member 

Advisory Committee  

Patented Inventor

The Trailer Ball 

Author | Entrepreneur

John Cleaves

TIA Board Member

Advisory Committee

Patented Inventor

The Table Trieve 

Entrepreneur 

Holly A. Shaw

TIA Board Member

Advisory Committee 

IT/Network Administration 

Patented Co-Inventor

Medical Device | Bandage Wrap  

Jimmy Cochran 

TIA Board Member

Advisory Committee 

Patented Inventor

Hooky Fishing Device

Entrepreneur 

Eddie Turner

TIA Board Member

Advisory Committee

Patented Inventor

The Smart Dolly

Entrepreneur  

 

Michelle Roberts 

TIA Board Member

Advisory Committee

TIA Social Media FB/Instagram

Owner/CEO BandKeeper

Entrepreneur 

2019 TIA WEBSITE | SOCIAL MEDIA SUPPORT TEAM

Tom Kulaga

Holly A. Shaw

AJ Beal

Keith Waters

Michelle Roberts 

CONTACT US 

CURRENTLY BOOKING SPEAKERS FOR 2019 

Questions? Interested in being a TIA Guest Speaker?  

Contact Keith Waters, TIA President 

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