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Tennessee Inventors Association
The Tennessee Inventors Association is an organization in East Tennessee dedicated to supporting and promoting independent inventors. TIA members are from Knoxville and Oak Ridge. Some members come from Chattanooga, Cleveland, Bristol, Johnson City, Morristown, and other East Tennessee areas. The TIA also has members from as far away as Ohio and Virginia. The Tennessee Inventors Association is a great resource for inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs.
The TIA meets monthly on the fourth Saturday at 10 am in Knoxville, Tennessee. Visit the TIA Calendar page. A map to the meeting hall is here. The TIA meets at the Cedar Bluff campus of Lincoln Memorial University (LMU). Visitors are always welcome!