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2013-09-19 23:01:30

Sum of A Pitch (SOAP) is an event where inventors can pitch their innovative products to a panel of experts that could potentially result in a marketing and distribution deal. The event will take place on Friday, September 27, 2013 at the Hotel Indigo located at 234 3rd Avenue North in St Petersburg, Florida. (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Sum of A Pitch (SOAP) is an event where inventors can pitch their innovative products to a panel of experts that could potentially result in a marketing...

2013-07-16 23:21:04

InventHelp’s INPEX® is again partnering with the Electronic Retailing Association, (ERA) to host the InventHelp-INPEX® New Product Showcase at the 2013 ERA D2C Convention in Las Vegas, September 24-26, 2013. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The InventHelp-INPEX® New Product Showcase is designed to give inventors the opportunity to present their products to companies in the direct response television industry. The showcase is part of the larger ERA annual convention...

2011-02-23 00:00:42

Fans of The Discover Channel's show Pitchmen will get an eyeful on Tuesday night when Jennifer Nicole Lee helps a fitness exercise equipment inventor realize his dreams of bringing a new fitness product to the global market. Called the Chest Magic, invented by Calvin Sutton, Jennifer Nicole Lee works along side Anthony Sullivan and his team to bring Calvin's amazing upper body machine to the world. Miami, Fl (Vocus/PRWEB) February 21, 2011 PitchMen, now in its second season, is a popular...

2010-09-20 05:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Inventors in the InventHelp-INPEX(®) New Product Showcase will have the opportunity to present their products for a chance to be on the third season of Discovery Channel's hit show Pitchmen at the 2010 ERA D2C Convention in Las Vegas, September 21-23. The inventor with the "best" invention chosen by Anthony Sullivan, star of the show, will take home a $2,000 cash prize. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100524/NE09195LOGO )...

2009-10-30 07:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electronic Retailing Association (ERA) Convention was held September 13-15, 2009 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. The ERA is America's leading trade association for companies using direct-to-consumer marketing to sell products. Their members are well known for products like The Snuggie(TM), P90X®, Oxiclean®, Bowflex®, Tony Little's Ab Isolator®, Total Gym®,...

2009-07-08 15:30:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Those affiliated with the "As Seen on TV" infomercial business have experienced a great loss -- the passing of the greatest pitchman of all time, friend and colleague, Billy Mays. Mays passed away on Sunday, June 28, leaving behind his wife, Deborah, son, Billy III, and daughter, Elizabeth. He was laid to rest in his hometown of McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania on Friday, July 3. The family would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of...

2009-07-03 15:13:12

Co-workers Friday praised infomercial pitchman Billy Mays as he was buried in his hometown of McKees Rocks, Pa. Jerry Spanola, who worked as a pitchman with Mays, said the infomercial star's death Sunday at the age of 50 sent a shockwave through the industry, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Friday. He totally shut down the business when it happened, Spanola said. Pitchmen are always talking. The morning Billy died, he rendered that business speechless. Pitchman Jeremy Parker, who worked...

2009-06-30 09:52:46

The future of the show Pitchmen is in doubt with the death of popular U.S. infomercial spokesman Billy Mays, the New York Daily News reported Tuesday. Mays, who was found dead in his Tampa, Fla., home Sunday, was a key part of the Discovery Channel show, in which he and fellow pitchman Anthony Sully Sullivan would travel the country looking for new products to promote. But Mays's sudden death has put the show's future in limbo, the newspaper said. We're just focusing on trying to support the...

2009-06-30 09:52:46

The future of the show Pitchmen is in doubt with the death of iconic U.S. infomercial spokesman Billy Mays, the New York Daily News said Tuesday. Mays, who was found dead in his Tampa, Fla., home Sunday, was a key part of the Discovery Channel show, in which he and fellow pitchman Anthony Sully Sullivan would travel the country looking for new products to promote. But Mays' sudden death has put the future of the show in limbo, the newspaper said. We're just focusing on trying to support the...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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