Event details

WNY Invention Convention & Awards: April 29th, 2018

WNY Invention Convention and Goodwill Industries are happy to announce that young inventors can submit
their own original inventions or submit a re-purposed product for our Re-Invent challenge.
Each school can submit 15 Original Inventions and 15 Re-Inventions. Other important dates

Buffalo Museum of Science
1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, New York 14211-1293
Directions and Parking

9:30 – 10:00Registration Check-in/Set-Up Group A Inventors
10:00 – 10:30Registration Check-in/Set-Up Group B Inventors
10:30 – 11:30Judging with Inventors
11:30 – 1:30Open viewing for Inventors, Families, and Guests.
Explore the Museum and eat at the Food Trucks!
1:30 – 2:30Awards Ceremony in Auditorium
2:30 – 3:30Photography


Host: Andy Parker, WKBW Ch. 7 Meteorologist and inventor of the Weather Machine
He will feature student inventions on WKBW during his weather segment at a later date.


  • All students will be recognized & awarded for their effort
  • Special awards given in a variety of categories
  • Three 1 Week STEM-related Campership awards


While at the Museum, families are invited to:

  • Check out the Museum’s exhibits and activities!
  • Eat at the Food Trucks!