If you have ever had any interest at all in pursuing a patent or a concept, feel free to come join us. You may make a new friend...likely one who thinks outside the box like you do. We encourage you to attend all the meetings you can, because that is where all the connections and friendships are made. 

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N Fla Inventors/Innovator­s Group Invited to attend FREE USGBC KickStart Workshop

  • Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront

    225 E Coastline Dr, JacksonvilleFL (edit map)

  • US Green Building Council Kickstart for Business...Sign up in the link below.
  • This months meeting we will be attending the KickStart for Business hosted by the USGBC.  Thank you to Sarah Boren and the great folks with the US Green Building Council. The North Florida Inventors/Innovators Group is honored to extend an invitation to a pretty amazing opportunity. KickStart for Business is an outreach of the US Green Building Council. Their goal is to help building owners, innovators, entrepreneurs, and the like - understand the benefits of Green, Efficient, Construction and methods. 

    Not only is it good for the environment, it's good for the entrepreneur, as Sustainable buildings and products open up a massive market for small and large businesses of America. There is information below about their tradeshow (which is a very big deal for Jacksonville in itself). This is a pay event but is pretty amazing in content delivery and caliber of attendees from across the country. 

    In addition, there is the information regarding the KickStart for Business we are invited to .....in which there is no charge for attendance.  It will be a 2 hour seminar and time is now shown as 8-12 am....it will change to a 2 hour time as soon as they have all confirmed. 

    Sign up by following the links below. 

    Cheers on Inventing/Innovating


    U.S. Green Building Council Florida is hosting 400+ top leaders and green building experts in Jacksonville for the annual USGBC Convergence gathering June 21-23, 2016.  

    Here is the cool thing…whenever USGBC folks get together, they give back to the host community by donating their time and expertise to local efforts on the ground.  On the morning of Thursday, June 23rd from 8am – 12pm, hundreds of USGBC volunteers will participate in eight local community sustainability service projects in Jacksonville.  One of these projects, KickSTART for Businesses, is a free two hour workshop designed to help Jacksonville businesses learn more about how they can reduce their operat

    We would like to invite you, as a friend of the USGBC Florida Chapter, to this free workshop. This interactive experience gives you the opportunity to learn from green building and sustainability experts around the U.S. and will provide guidance on simple strategies to increase cost savings on energy and water usage, as well as opportunities to improve building health for employees and customers. You will leave this workshop with the resources and practical next steps on an effective workplace performance plan that moves your business forward and gives you something to be brag, promote and be proud about!

    Please click on the link to register (https://usgbc.wufoo.com/forms/z18syqvh115jxyz/) for this impactful workshop by June 10th. The link takes you to a short form that asks a few background questions that will help the workshop facilitators prepare and customize resources — no worries if you can’t answer all the questions just complete as many the best you can.  Feel free to register several people from your business/organization. 

    Thank you for attending this important free workshop!  We are excited to be a part of helping you have healthy, high performing workplaces and see you achieve financial and resource savings.

    Finally, you also might enjoy attending our big reception and party on Wednesday, June 22nd at 6pm.  Full details and link to register

Feel free to send interested folks to www.nfiig.com   
We love to see our group of Inventors/Innovators grow and thrive!

Cheers on Inventing/Innovating.

Bob Hawkinson


Patented (5 US-1 Canadian)
All in One Weed Barrier Mulch Bag System

"Let me tell you the secret that has led to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity."......Lois Pasteur

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