During the pandemic, all events are held online via ZOOM live video conferencing. 

The link to join the online meeting is below.

Inventors Association of Arizona
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021
Keynote Speaker Series
7pm (Arizona Time)


Learn From The Pros

Dennis and MaryLou Green

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Dennis and Mary Lou Green are coauthors of the #1 Amazon Best Seller, Shark Pitch: How to Make a Retail Shark Sit Up and Beg to Buy Your Product. It reveals their simple Three-Step Pitch showing how they invented and marketed more than 50 of their simple inventions generating over $120 million in retail sales and growing.

A few of their customers have included: Walmart--seven products; QVC--ten products; Target, Kmart, JC Penney, 7-11, Footlocker, Home Depot, Walgreens, Bed Bath & Beyond, Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, Pep Boys, Auto Zone, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Safeway, HEB, Hy-Vee, Kroger, and Whole Foods plus mail-order catalogs, Amazon, e-commerce sellers and thousands of independent retailers in the USA and 24 countries. 

Their products have earned 15 patents, dozens of trademarks, and hundreds of copyrights. They created their first product in 1976. They have created such diverse products as greeting cards, sports bottles, air fresheners for home and auto, bath products, air filters and games, and toys. Their latest product is called Throne Daddy, https://ThroneDaddy.com, the Lumbar Cushion that Makes Your Toilet Feel Like a Comfy Chair---now selling on Amazon. 

Their longest-running product is Sneaker Balls, air fresheners for sports shoes, gym bags, and lockers, selling since 1988. They’ll tell the story of how they funded its development and got the publicity to get it off the ground and into retail stores.

They’ve also licensed many of their products and ideas. Dennis and Mary Lou have been married and worked together for 45 years. In 2016 they founded Big Idea School.com https://BigIdeaSchool.com to deliver online training courses for entrepreneurs and inventors to help them create and market simple consumer products. 

Dennis and Mary Lou will talk about how they work together, how they started inventing, and how to they used venturing as a way to also license some of their inventions.

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at 7pm Arizona Time

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021


Meeting ID: 889 9403 3230
Passcode: 667155

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Contact Laura at exdir@azinventors.org