INPEX 2017 is just around the corner! If you haven’t already, it’s time to plan your visit. Here are some of our most frequently asked questions we hear from attendees leading up to the show.


What are the dates?
INPEX’s 32nd annual show will be held June 13-15, 2017.

What are the show hours?
Tuesday, June 13: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday, June 14: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday, June 15: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Where is the show?
INPEX will be held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Hall A. The Convention Center is located in the heart of the Cultural District in downtown Pittsburgh, PA.

Where should I stay?
There are several nearby hotels that may still have availability. For a complete list of downtown Pittsburgh hotels, click here.

Will there be any networking events?
All exhibitors and attendees are invited to the INPEX Opening Party on Tuesday, June 13 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. This event will be held on the rooftop of the Convention Center and will feature live music, hors d’oeuvres, drinks and fun games! All business attendees are then invited to a Rooftop Beer Garden Happy Hour on Wednesday, June 14 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. This event will be held at Sienna Mercato, a popular local restaurant just down the block from the Convention Center.

Who else attends INPEX?
INPEX attendees include licensors, marketers, manufacturers, distributors, investors and more – all looking for new products to bring to market! Attendees of the 2017 INPEX event will include HSN, Ace Hardware, Cuisinart, George Foreman Jr., Partsmaster, Allstar Products Group, Schroeder & Tremayne, Top Dog Direct and more.

Who are the exhibitors?
INPEX exhibitors come from all over the world and are inventors with products from 45 different product categories. The products at INPEX range from tools/automotive products and kitchen/bath products to toys/games and fitness products, and everything in between!

What is the cost to attend?
Qualified business attendees can register online at no cost. Online registration closes on June 12, 2017. For those who choose to register at the door, the cost of admission is $49.

Why Pittsburgh?
Pittsburgh has been the home to INPEX for over 30 years. Also known as the Steel City and the City of Champions, Pittsburgh prides itself on being a hub for innovation. With over 200 years of innovation in Pittsburgh’s history, this city has become nationally recognized for its contribution to modern technology, medical advancements and more. Recently, the city has made BizBash’s 5 U.S. Cities on the Rise for Meetings and Events, and Harper’s Bazaar’s list of The 17 Best Places to Travel in 2017.

INPEX is America’s largest invention show. This 3 day event brings together entrepreneurs and industry experts from all over the world for three days of live product demos, networking, “Shark Tank-like” product pitches and more. For more information about INPEX, visit or contact Rachel Rushlander at 888-54-INPEX x4124 or