Top Dog Direct, a Trevose marketing and manufacturing firm, will stage a contest for up and coming inventors. The firm that mainly handles products that are featured "As Seen On TV" infomercials, will host an open house speed-pitch event.
Top Dog will give investors 60 seconds to pitch their ideas. The best ideas will be see their inventors awarded contracts, and the products could be selected potentially for the next round of infomercials.
The event was held Thursday from 9 AM to noon, at Liberty Bell Center in Philadelphia's Independence Hall, and executives from Top Dog Direct were judges for the inventors and their inventions. The products were judged based on their mass appeal, and how much they would solve a common problem.
The Bucks County firm believes that everyone has the entrepreneurial spirit and can come as with solutions to fix common every day problems. This type reality events just allows them the opportunity to do so.