The 47th Annual Induction Ceremony

Inside the Greatest Celebration of American Innovation


The Greatest Celebration of American Innovation is an annual black-tie event hosted in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and many other sponsoring organizations. Here we honor and celebrate the world’s foremost inventors and their contributions to society. A celebratory affair, each Induction brings the world’s brightest minds together to experience surprises, stories, and unforgettable moments.

Event Details

Save the date for the 47th Annual Induction Ceremony on May 2, 2019, in Washington, D.C.

Check out the best and brightest moments from the 46th Annual Induction Ceremony

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2018 National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees

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Presenting Sponsor

Inductee Sponsor – $100,000


Entrepreneur Sponsors – $50,000

Visionary Sponsor – $25,000

Honor Sponsors – $10,000

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Challenge Sponsor – $5,000

Challenge Sponsor – $2,500

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Did You Know…

Hall of Fame Inductees make personal visits to our educational programs to help inspire future young innovators.