Got an invention? Then this workshop’s for you

The San Juan County Economic Development Council will offer entrepreneurs with inventions in all stages of development a full-day workshop geared toward getting products from idea to market.

Presented in partnership with the Northwest Innovation Resource Center, the workshop is Wednesday, April 22, at the Outlook Inn on Orcas Island, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fee is $45, food and course materials included; advance registration required.

The course will cover a wide range of topics that will help inventors bring their products to market, such as: idea evaluation, intellectual property, designing and prototyping, marketing, sourcing, manufacturing and crowd-funding. The course is specifically tailored to help inventors see their designs and ideas come to fruition.

Taught by experts in product development, the workshop will help inventors get their designs into the marketplace.

The workshop is co-sponsored by Orcas Island’s Island Market and Rosario Resort.

To register, go to the EDC website, www.sanjuansedc.org/inventor. For more information, visit the EDC on the web or call, 378-2906.