San Diego Inventors Forum
November 2018


We have lots of news to share with you, so please join us at the San Diego Inventors Forum meeting this Thursday, November 8, 2018. 
Meetings are held at AMN Healthcare, 12400 High Bluff Drive, San Diego, CA 92130.  Networking begins at 6:30. Presentation begins at 7:00pm.

Here is a recap of what happened last month...
We said our goodbyes and well wishes to Adrian Pelkus, our longstanding President.  He and Amy have relocated to South Carolina.  His office in San Marcos is still open, with Danny Gali there to help!  We sent Adrian off with a toast and heartfelt words from many group members.  
We will miss you Adrian!!
Annual Invention Contest Results...
We held the Annual Invention Contest.  This year, we had 10 contestants presenting a wide range of products.  Here is the list of contestants and the winners!
1st Place
Phillip Perez, Impact Tool Shovel
2nd Place
Ruth Young-Loaeza, Hybrid Bed Sheet Collection
3rd Place
Eric Robinson, Green Launch Orbital Launch Service
Chris Wzysoczanski, T-Shots Disposable Reactive Target
Dave Schmoyer, Pill or Parts Pal
Gerry Klassen, New Painting Tool
Greg Wawrzyniak, Super Dooper Cord Looper
Michael Rodgers, The One-Handed Hamper
Scott Swaaley, MAKESafe Power Tool Brake
Andrew Bataller,  iPad Case  
Want to know what these inventions were?  Come to the meeting and meet the inventors. 
Introduction of New Board Members and Committee Members
Leslie Wagner: President
David Waller: Vice President
Sidney Wildesmith: Secretary
Tom Rauscher: Treasurer
Christine Murphy: PR Marketing: Media/Community Outreach
Ruth Young-Loaeza: Meeting Logistics
Alex Olmos: PR Marketing - Social Media
Judith Balian: PR Marketing - Newsletter
Grazyna Krajewska: PR Marketing - Website
Danny Gali: Videographer
Committee Members at-large
Michele Nash-Hoff
Dean McBain
Come and meet your new SDIF Team!
Exciting Changes Ahead
  • New Meeting Structure
  • Expanded Topic Sessions
  • 'Real-life' or 'sample' case demonstrations with help from invention owners
  • Worksheets on monthly topics
  • Hosted Workshops
  • Raffle Drawings
  • Round-table/break-out Sessions
  • Fundraising/Sponsorships Opportunities
We will share some ideas and will ask for your feedback.  In the coming weeks, we will be issuing a survey.  We would greatly appreciate your feedback.
Presentation Topic: The Idea Stage of Product Conception
Presentation, Worksheet and Brainstorming
Do you have an idea for a new product?  Need some tips on how to get started?  This presentation will cover some general questions you should ask yourself.  Worksheet will be provided.
Quick Links
Quick Links

San Diego Inventors Forum Website...  (Information on our meetings and directions) 


A-Squared Tech Adrian Pelkus, CEO 
   A Squared Technologies, Inc.
Home of California Product Developers
California Product Developers  
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Leslie Wagner
Leslie F. Wagner
Intellectual Property and Licensing Consultant
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  Sidney Wildesmith -Video 
Grazyna Krajewska
mberDot, LLC
              Judith Balian
                 Marketing for Inventors & Small Business
                 Focus Groups

Danny Gali

David Swift

Gold Level Sponsors
David Waller of Patent Success Strategies. 
David is a long-time SDIF member who has helped many of our inventors get their patents.  Contact David at 858.768.1864.

Silver Level Sponsors
Bronze Level Sponsors
Burke Franklin
Business Power Tools                               
800 346 5426

This newsletter was written by Leslie Wagner.
The format was created by Judith Balian of Excoveries
Specializing in Marketing for Inventors
A Constant Contact Business Partner & Trainer

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