Nine finalists attended the 5th annual presentation workshop at the University of South Florida. The presentation coaches included:
- Dr. Sebastian Dewhurst, six-time finalist judge.
- Dr. Kathryn De Laurentis, National Academy of Inventors®.
- Mary Martin, HSN On-Air Talent coach.
- Nilay Choksi, U.S. Registered Patent Practitioner
Attendees received coaching on how to convey the value of their inventions, projecting their voice and feeling confident about public speaking. Ten finalists will compete in a live event at the USF Patel Center on February 11, 2014 at 6 PM.