Below is a list of independent inventor organizations and groups across the United States. Many groups keep up-to-date schedules of regularly occurring meetings and events for their local areas. Visit an individual group’s website for more information.

Inventors Digest only publishes the names and contacts of inventor groups certified with the United Inventors Association. To have your group listed, visit www.uiausa.org and become a UIA member.

National Organizations


United Inventors Association of the USA 

1025 Connecticut Avenue
Suite 1000
Washington DC 20036
www.uiausa.org

Contact
General Info: admin@uiausa.org
Inventor Clubs: John Calvert | john@uiausa.org

National Congress of Inventor Organizations (NCIO)
8306 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 391
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(866) 466-0253
ncio@inventionconvention.com

 

 

Alabama

Auburn

Auburn Student Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club
www.eng.auburn.edu/research/centers/twc/inventors-club/

Contact
Dr. Paul Swamidass | swamipm@auburn.edu

Arizona

Phoenix

Inventors Association of Arizona
www.azinventors.org

Contact
Laura Myers, Executive Director | exdir@azinventors.org

Arkansas

Little Rock

Arkansas Inventors’ Network
www.arkansasinvents.org

Contact
info@arkansasinvents.org | (501) 247-6125

California

Orange County

Inventors Forum
www.inventorsforum.org

Contact
info@inventorsforum.org | (714) 540-2491

San Diego

Invention Accelerator Workshop
www.meetup.com/Invention-Accelerator-Workshop-San-Diego-Meetup/

Contact
Greg Lauren-Wawrzyniak | sdinventor@gmail.com

San Diego Inventors Forum

www.sdinventors.org

Contact
Adrian Pelkus, President | asquared@cts.com

Colorado

Denver

Rocky Mountain Inventors’ Association
www.RMInventor.org

Contact
Bonnie Griffin Kaake, President | info@rminventor.org

Connecticut

Statewide

Inventors Association of Connecticut
www.inventus.org

Contact
Doug Lyon | (203) 254-4000 x3155

DC

District of Columbia

Inventors Network of the Capital Area
www.dcinventors.org

Contact
Glen Kotapish, President | 443-794-7350
www.dcinventors.org/contact-us/

Florida

Clearwater

Tampa Bay Inventors’ Council

www.tbic.us

Delray Beach

Inventors Society of South Florida
www.inventorssociety.net

Contact
954-281-6564

Orlando

Inventors Council of Central Florida
www.inventcf.com

Contact
www.inventcf.com/contact-us.php

Ft. Myers

Edison Innovators Association
www.edisoninnovatorsassociation.org

Contact
www.edisoninnovatorsassociation.org/contact-u/

Tampa

Tampa Bay Inventors’ Council

www.tbic.us

Contact
Wayne Rasanen, President | goodharbinger@yahoo.com

Georgia

Columbus

The Columbus Phenix City Inventors Association
www.cpcinventorsassociation.org

Contact
info@cpcinventorsassociation.org | 706 225-9587

Marietta

Southeastern Inventors Association
www.southeasterninventors.org
www.meetup.com/Southeastern-Inventors-Assn/

Contact
www.southeasterninventors.org/contact/ | 470-270-4742

Norcross

Inventor Association of Georgia
www.meetup.com/inventor-associates-of-georgia-inc

Idaho

Sandpoint

Inventors Association of Idaho
www.inventorsassociationofidaho.webs.com

Contact
inventorsassociationofidaho.webs.com/contactus.htm

Illinois

Chicago

Chicago Inventors Organization

www.chicago-inventors.org

Contact
www.chicago-inventors.org/contact
312-850-4710

Edwardsville

Illinois Innovators & Inventors
www.ilinventor.tripod.com

Contact
inventorclub@yahoo.com

Lanark

Black Hawk Hills Entrepreneur & Inventor Club
Contact
(815) 541-0557

Indiana

Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne Inventors Club

www.fortwayneinventorsclub.org
www.meetup.com/Fort-Wayne-Inventors-Club-Meetup

Contact
David Gross | dgross@collisioncontrol.net

Indianapolis

Indiana Inventors Association
www.indianainventorsassociation.blogspot.com

Contact
www.indianainventorsassociation.blogspot.com

Iowa

Cedar Rapids

Iowa Inventors Group
www.iowainventorsgroup.org

Contact
info@iowainventorsgroup.org | (206) 350-6035

Kansas

Kansas City

Inventor Center of Kansas City
www.inventorscenterofkc.org

Contact
www.inventorscenterofkc.org/contact-us

Wichita

Inventors Association of South Central Kansas
www.inventkansas.com

Contact
info@inventkansas.com
Gary Stecklein | 316-667-2497

Kentucky

Lexington

Inventors Council Central Kentucky
www.ckic.org

Contact
www.ckic.org/contactus.html

Maryland

Baltimore

Inventors Network of the Capital Area
www.dcinventors.org

Contact
Glen Kotapish | 443-794-7350
www.dcinventors.org/contact-us/

Massachusetts

Cambridge

Inventors Association of New England
www.Inventne.com

Contact
Bob Hausslein | rhausslein@rcn.com

Lexington

Inventors Association of New England
www.Inventne.com

Contact
Bob Hausslein, President | rhausslein@rcn.com

Michigan

Statewide

Michigan Inventors Coalition
www.michiganinventorscoalition.org

Contact
John Hopkins | jhopkins@jacksoninventors.org
Joe Finkler | ontvgrin@gmail.com

Burton

Inventors Council of Mid-Michigan
www.inventorscouncil.org

Contact
ICMM@inventorscouncil.org
Mike Ball | 810-245-5599

Flushing

Inventors Council of Mid-Michigan
www.inventorscouncil.org

Contact
ICMM@inventorscouncil.org
Mike Ball | 810-245-5599

Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids Inventors Network
www.grinventors.org

Contact
info@grinventors.org

Jackson

Jackson Inventors Network
www.jacksoninventors.org

Contact
John Hopkins | jhopkins@jacksoninventors.org
517-937-7324

Lansing

Inventors Club of America
Contact
Jim White | jimsicmm@inventorhome.com

Lansing Inventors Network
www.facebook.com/LansingInventorsNetwork

Contact
616-843-0020

Muskegon

Muskegon Inventors Network
www.muskegoninventorsnetwork.org

Contact
www.muskegoninventorsnetwork.org/contact.shtml

Southfield

Inventors Association of Metropolitan Detroit
www.inventoriamd.org

Contact
Catherine Phillips | cphillips@ltu.edu | 248-204-3004

Minnesota

Minneapolis/St.Paul

Inventors’ Network
www.inventorsnetwork.org
www.meetup.com/Inventors-Network-of-Minnesota

Contact
www.inventorsnetwork.org/contact-us

Mississippi

Statewide

Mississippi SBDC Inventor Assistance
www.mssbdc.org
www.clients.mssbdc.org/DocumentMaster.aspx?doc=1004

Contact
msbdc@olemiss.edu
(662) 915-5001 | (800) 725-7232

Missouri

Kansas City

Inventor Center of Kansas City
www.inventorscenterofkc.org

Contact
www.inventorscenterofkc.org/contact-us

Saint Louis

Inventors Association of St. Louis (IASL)
www.InventSTL.org

Contact
info@InventSTL.org
www.inventstl.org/moreinfo/moreinfo.htm

Contact
913.322.1895

Springfield

Southwest Missouri Inventors Network
Contact
Jan Healzer | janhealzer@yahoo.com | (417) 827-4498

Nevada

Reno

Nevada Inventors Association
www.nevadainventors.org

Contact
info@nevadainventors.org

New Jersey

Roselle Park

National Society of Inventors
www.nationalinventors.com

Contact
www.nationalinventors.com/content/contact-us
Stephen Shaw | 609 799 457

New York

New York City

The Inventors Association of Manhattan (IAM)
www.manhattan-inventors.org
www.meetup.com/manhattan-inventors

Contact
manhattan.inventors@gmail.com

Suffolk County

Inventors & Entrepreneurs of Suffolk County
www.meetup.com/iesuffolk

Contact
Brian Fried | brianfried@gmail.com

North Carolina

Charlotte

Inventors’ Network of the Carolinas
www.inotc.org

Contact
zliftona@aol.com

Ohio

Canton

Canton Inventors Association
www.cantoninventorsassociation.org

Contact
330.499.1262

Cincinnati

Inventors Council of Cincinnati
www.inventcincy.org

Contact
513.898.2110

Columbus

Inventors Network (Columbus)
www.inventorscolumbus.com

Contact
614.470.0144

Dayton

Inventors Council of Dayton
www.groups.yahoo.com/group/inventors_council

Contact
inventors_council-owner@yahoogroups.com

Youngstown

Youngstown – Warren Inventors Assn.
www.3dvirtualmall.com/invwell.htm

Contact
Frank Naypaver | frank.naypaver@3dvirtualmall.com

Oklahoma

Statewide

Oklahoma Inventors Congress
www.oklahomainventors.com

Contact (by Chapter)
www.oktrooper.com/inventors/contact-us.html

Oregon

North Bend

South Coast Inventors Group
www.southcoastinventors.org

Contact
James Innes | jamesinnes@gmail.com

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

The American Society of Inventors

www.americansocietyofinventors.com

Contact
(215) 546-6601

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh East Inventors Club
https://inventionburgh.wordpress.com/

Contact
coinventors@gmail.com | 412-527-6921

Williamsport

Williamsport Inventor’s Club
www.imcpa.com/williamsportlycoming-keystone-innovation-zone/williamsport-inventors-club

Contact
info@wlkiz.com | 570-329-3200

Tennessee

Knoxville

Tennessee Inventors Association
www.tninventors.org

Contact
(865) 470-4212 | web@knoxpatents.com

Nashville

Music City Inventors
www.musiccityinventors.com

Contact
James Stevens | (615) 681-6462
musiccityinventors@gmail.com

Texas

Amarillo

Amarillo Inventors Association
www.amarilloinventors.org

Contact
info@amarilloinventors.org
(806) 367-8610

Austin

Austin Inventors and Entrepreneurs Association
www.meetup.com/Austin-Inventors-and-Entrepreneurs
www.inventopreneurs.org

Houston

Houston Inventors Association
www.inventors.org

Contact
Ken Roddy | (713) 686-7676 | kenroddy@nol.net

Plano

Texas Inventors Association
www.txinventors.com

Contact
wisepatents@yahoo.com

San Antonio

Alamo Inventors
www.Alamoinventors.org

Contact
invent@alamoinventors.org

Utah

Salt Lake City

Utah Inventor Entrepreneurs

www.meetup.com/utahinventorentrepreneurs

Virginia

Richmond

Virginia Innovators Network
www.vainnovators.org
www.meetup.com/Virginia-Innovators-Network-Central-VA-Inventors-Club

Contact
info@vainnovators.org

Wisconsin

Juneau County

Juneau County Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club
www.juneaucounty.com/ie-club.html

Contact
www.juneaucounty.com/contact-us.html

Kenosha

Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club of Kenosha & Racine c/o Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce
www.meetup.com/Inventors-Entrepreneurs-Club-of-Kenosha-Racine

Contact
info@kenoshaareachamber.com
262-654-1234

International Organizations

Puerto Rico

Associacion de Inventores de Puerto Rico
www.inventorespr.com

Contact
inventorespr@yahoo.com
787-250-7624, 787-518-8570