Mineola, NY - September 9, 2015 - Have you come up with the next million-dollar idea – a great invention? Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano invites residents to showcase their products and prototypes at a September 21st meeting of the Nassau County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club. The showcase, “The Next Million Dollar Idea,” will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Ceremonial Chambers of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola.
“The Nassau County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club’s “The Next Million Dollar Idea’ showcase will provide a welcoming environment where residents can turn their ideas into viable business products. Nassau County’s talented residents are our best resource for a future filled with economic growth,” said County Executive Mangano.
The Club is seeking presenters with actual products or working prototypes that can be shown to the public, not plans or drawings. All inventors will be required to sign disclaimers prior to participation. The showcase will be limited to 12 presenters who will be allotted at least five minutes to explain and demonstrate their respective products. Exhibitors must be residents of Nassau County. Admission to the monthly event is free.
Brian Fried, President of the Nassau County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club and a local inventor and entrepreneur, stated, “I urged prospective exhibitors to join us at the ‘The Next Million Dollar Idea’ showcase and to secure intellectual property protection for their inventions prior to showcasing their work.”
Inventors interested in exhibiting should send an email indicating their interest. The email should include the inventor’s name, hometown, invention name, a two-sentence description, and the inventor’s web site and telephone number. Mr. Fried will review all submissions.
The Nassau County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club, sponsored by the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency, provides novice and seasoned entrepreneurs networking and brainstorming opportunities in a safe and secure environment. With its primary goal of helping to turn ideas into action, the club aims to assist inventors navigate the process while enabling its members the ability to tap into critical resources. Those wishing to join the club can email Nick Terzulli or call 516-571-1745.
About the Nassau County IDA
The Nassau County Industrial Development Agency consists of a team of professionals whose mission is to promote the economic welfare and prosperity of Nassau County. It is a resource for businesses in Nassau County and those considering relocation. The IDA provides assistance to businesses interested in relocating, expanding and financing new investments. It has provided assistance to a wide range of companies including Arizona Iced Tea, Dealertrack Technologies and Sleepy’s Mattress as well as Cold Spring Harbor Labs and Grumman Studios. For more information, please visit www.nassauida.org or call 516-571-1945.