The UIA began as an outreach program to inventors for the United States Patent Office (USPTO) and for 28 years, the non-profit United Inventors Association of the United States of America (UIA) has provided resources to the inventing community while encouraging honest and ethical business practices among industry service providers. The UIA is comprised of top companies and executives in the areas of technology, law, retail, and consumer product sectors.
“We are thrilled to have SLC Group Holdings and its founder, Sandy Cleary as a sponsor,” notes Brian Fried, Executive Director, UIA. “Nationally, the United Inventors Association provides educational and networking opportunities for inventors having a goal of getting products to market. The new relationship with SLC Group Holdings does just that. We look forward to a long and successful partnership kicking off with the UIA’s annual Inventor Spotlight at the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas.”
To kick off the partnership, SLC Group Holdings has been named sponsor of the United Inventors Association Inventors Spotlight at the National Hardware Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, May 7-9, 2019
SLC Group Holdings is a privately held company based in Nashua, New Hampshire with diverse holdings in real estate, investments, marketing, and other business ventures. Twenty-five years ago, SLC Group Holding’s founder & CEO Sandy Cleary left her career as an aerospace engineer to follow her passion and start a cruise travel agency in her mother’s basement. She grew that business into one of the largest sellers of cruises in North America with more than $135 million in annual cruise volume. Her latest venture, SLC Group Holdings, seeks to partner with passionate business owners and entrepreneurs that need an investment to take their business or product idea to the next level. Encapsulating Cleary’s strong entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to business excellence, SLC Group Holdings strives for outstanding performance, economic growth and community impact across all its business segments. slcgroupholdings.com
UIA Education Sessions:
The UIA Education Forum at the National Hardware Show is a three-day long event featuring informative presentations and Q&A sessions covering a wide range of investor-related topics, multiple pitch panels, and product searches. Free and open to all show attendees!
SLC Group Holdings will participate in a pitch panel at the Inventors Spotlight area at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 10:35 am – 12:25 pm. The angel investment firm is looking for the next hit product to add to its portfolio.
The SLC Group Holdings panel members include Founder/CEO Sandy Cleary, Vice President of Investment Management Debbie Adams, Project Manager Karen O’Brien, Project Development Manager Andrew Rowell, and Chief Marketing Officer Dara Trujillo.
The panel will be moderated by Lindsey Brooks, CEO of Boardwalk Holdings and a UIA Board Member. Brooks has been responsible for over 4 billion dollars in consumer product TV revenue, has coached celebrity presenters as well as produced, marketed, managed and launched many of the biggest Direct Response Television (DRTV) and retail hits of the last 15 years including ShamWow, Schticky, Bottle Rocket, and The Perfect Wine Opener.
For more information on local inventor’s clubs and securing free membership in the United Inventors Association, visit www.UIAUSA.org.