Induction Event

Our Annual Induction Event is the Greatest Celebration of American Innovation

Together, we honor the newest Inductees to the National Inventors Hall of Fame®.

Save the date for the 2019 Induction Event


May 2, 2019
6:30 p.m. General Reception
7 p.m. Dinner and Awards Ceremony
9:30 p.m. Innovation Celebration After Party


National Building Museum, Washington, D.C.

Each year, we welcome a new class of Inductees who have made exceptional contributions to society. Hosted in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and our sponsors, our Induction Event gives you the opportunity to celebrate alongside the world’s foremost inventors.

Partner with us today and confirm your presence at Induction

As a sponsor, you’ll enjoy an array of benefits while supporting the future of innovation in our country. Join top corporations, organizations and intellectual property leaders in honoring and recognizing the world’s greatest innovators.

Meet our new class

2018 Induction Event Highlights

We invited the world’s brightest minds to celebrate our 2018 Inductees, their achievements and their lasting impact.

Our black-tie dinner, awards ceremony and Innovation Celebration After Party were held at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. Attendees heard inspirational stories and experienced countless unforgettable moments.

Congratulate Nikaya B. — our latest Mighty Minds winner

Mighty Minds is a contest created exclusively for Camp Invention® alumni. Our 2018 grand prize winner received an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. for an on-stage spotlight at our Induction Event and lots of face-to-face time with our Inductees.

Relive the best and brightest moments

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2019 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Inductee Sponsor — $100,000

Entrepreneur Sponsors — $50,000

Visionary Sponsor — $25,000

Honor Sponsors — $10,000

Inspire Sponsors — $5,000

Challenge Sponsors — $2,500

Individual Sponsor — $1,000