The Greatest Celebration of American Innovation

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

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.

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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 recognizing the world’s greatest innovators.

2024 Induction Event Highlights

We invited the world's brightest minds to celebrate our 2024 Inductees, their achievements and their lasting impact.

Our black-tie dinner, awards ceremony and Innovation Celebration After Party were held at The Anthem in Washington, D.C. Attendees heard inspirational stories and made countless extraordinary memories.

Relive the best and brightest moments

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A group of National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees sit together on the stage during the Induction Ceremony
Harald Hess places a plaque with his name into the Gallery of Icons
Lanny Smoot, his son Kelsey, and Lonnie Johnson at the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum
James Allison points to the plaque with his name in the Gallery of Icons
Xiaowei Zhuang, Ralph Meyer and others at the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum
A group of people attending the National Inventors Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Lonnie Johnson pauses for a photo on the red carpet before attending the Induction Ceremony
Eric Betzig presents his acceptance speech on stage
Nicole Beaudoin, Nathalie Bissonnette and others pose in a photo booth with a sparkling gold backdrop
A table of Induction Ceremony attendees
Asad Madni and his wife pose in front of a sparkling gold photo backdrop
Andrea Goldsmith and Frances Ligler dance during the Innovation Celebration

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