October 13, 2012 - Saturday

VIP Entry for 2012 DaVinci Inventor Showcase

Yup, this is the place to register for and find out more information about the VIP Treatment at the 2012 DaVinci Inventor Showcase.

The 2012 DaVinci Inventor Showcase is the place to find the next great invention that could turn your world around. 

When you sign up for the VIP treatment you get the opportunity to come to the event 2 hours before the general public is allowed admission. During this time you get the chance to meet and mingle with the judges and inventors and see their exciting inventions before anyone else. 

Also, you will have a FRONT ROW SEAT reserved for you for the keynote speaker and awards ceremony.

A fine selection of food and refreshments are also available exclusively to you as part of the package deal.

We look forward to seeing you there. 

EVENT: 2012 DaVinci Inventor Showcase - VIP Attendance
DATE: October 13, 2012 - Saturday
TIME: 09:00am-07:30am
WEBSITE: http://www.davinciinstitute.com/events/591/2012-davinci-inventor-showcase--vip-attendance-saturday-october-13-2012

LOCATION: Denver Merchandise Mart, 451 East 58th Avenue. Denver, CO 80216 (303) 292-6278
DIRECTIONS: Driving Directions

COST: $99, Members: $59, SuperMembers: $49

PHONE: 303-666-4133

TOPIC: VIP Entry for 2012 DaVinci Inventor Showcase
SPEAKERS: Louis Foreman, Oliver Kuttner, Teresa Stanek Rea

SPEAKER: Louis Foreman

Founder and Chief Executive of Eventys and CEO of Edison Nation

Louis Foreman is a prolific inventor, product developer, innovation enthusiast and small business entrepreneur. He is the CEO of EdisonNation, publisher of Inventor’s Digest, and producer of the Emmy Award winning PBS series Everyday Edisons.

In addition to being an inventor, Louis is also committed to inspiring others to be innovative. Louis is the creator of the Emmy® Award winning PBS TV show, Everyday Edisons, and serves as the Executive Producer and lead judge. The show is in its fourth season and appears nationally on PBS. In 2007, Louis became the publisher of Inventors Digest, a 25 year old publication devoted to the topic of American Innovation. In 2009, his first book, The Independent Inventor’s Handbook, was published by Workman Publishing.

In the past 20 years, Louis has created nine successful startups and has been directly responsible for the creation of more than 20 others. He has 10 patents personally and his firm has been responsible for the development of over 500 more.

SPEAKER: Oliver Kuttner

Chief Executive Officer for Edison2

Oliver Kuttner is founder and Chief Executive Officer for Edison2. In September 2010 Edison2 was awarded the top prize in the 100 Mile per Gallon Progressive Insurance Automotive X Prize competition, winning the Mainstream class and with it $5 million.

Oliver Kuttner is also a commercial real estate developer who was pivotal in revitalizing Charlottesville, Virginia’s downtown.

SPEAKER: Teresa Stanek Rea

Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Teresa Stanek Rea is Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Ms. Rea oversees an office that encourages innovation and technological advancement, and helps businesses protect their investments, promote their goods and safeguard against deception in the marketplace. Before joining USPTO in 2011, Ms. Rea was a leading attorney in the field of intellectual property with more than 25 years of legal experience and a past president of the American Intellectual Property Law Association.


  • 7:00-8:00 am – Volunteers orientation
  • 8:00-10:00 am – Exhibitor setup 
  • 9:00 am – 11:00 am VIP Reception (For the judges, paid VIP seats, and exhibitors)
  • 11:00 am – Exhibits Open for general admission
  • 11:00 am – 7:00 pm View Inventions and Visit Exhibits
  • 2:00-4:00 pm – Piranha Pit
  • 5:30-6:15 pm – Keynote Speaker
  • 6:15-7:00 pm – Featured Speaker
  • 7:00 pm – Winner Announcements and Awards Presentation
  • 7:30 pm – Wrap up
  • 8:00 pm – Breakdown of exhibitors booths