The Sept. 28th meeting of the Jackson Inventors Network features seasoned entrepreneur and inventor Joe Finkler The meeting starts with registration at 6 p.m., with the program following from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Networking takes place from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Joe Finkler

Finkler got his start as the co-owner of the “As Seen on TV” stores in Muskegon and Grand Rapids. He has bought and sold over 4,500 products for both retail and internet sales.

Finkler has been working with inventors and entrepreneurs for over 20 years. During this time, he helped found the Grand Rapids Inventors Network (GRIN). He has also served as the president of GRIN, Muskegon Inventors Network and, most recently, the Michigan Inventors Coalition. Joe is currently serving on the advisory board for the Inventors Groups of America (IGA).

Do you have a retail product but you’re struggling to get it noticed on store shelves?

Join us to learn packaging tips that will help your product stand out! Joe Finkler will be sharing his takeaways from the Chicago Housewares Show and samples highlighting the latest in packaging! As marketing trends change, packaging is one of the most important aspects of the product. You have less than a second to catch the eye of the buyer. Your packaging is what sells your product.

Hybrid Meeting – Zoom or In-Person at:

In-person location: Lean Rocket Lab, 133 W. Michigan Ave., Jackson, MI 49201 (Please enter thru east door off parking lot.)

Zoom instructions: Any device with internet or cellular data service can get you access to a Zoom meeting. Meeting ID and password will be e-mailed to all who RSVP to Jon Roty @:

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