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DOT Marks the Spot to Attend National Hardware Show 2012
Colorado Springs, Colo. -- Apr 30, 2012 --

Colorado Springs-based company to make a return visit to Last Vegas to participate in the NHS Inventor’s Spotlight, make a product pitch to the all-new “Pitch Tank,” and enter the 6th annual Homewares Award program.

DOT Marks the Spot, Inc., a Colorado-based company that develops innovative home décor products, will display its premier invention, DOT Marks the Spot, at the upcoming 67th annual National Hardware Show®, to be held May 1-3 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

This appearance marks DOT Marks the Spot’s second visit to the National Hardware Show®.  With it, DOT Marks the Spot plans to further its reach into the marketplace and increase its visibility to wholesalers, retailers, and distributors.

According to Susan Grillo, Inventor, President & CEO of DOT Marks the Spot, “DOT is ready for the next step in its evolution.  We have excellent U.S.-based manufacturing, marketing and sales infrastructures in place to target the retail audience and pursue long-term arrangements with wholesalers, distributors, and resellers.”

The National Hardware Show’s® focus is to let global manufacturers, associations and organizations unveil new products and new ideas to home improvement resellers.  It consists of a number of programs to highlight innovative and exciting new products, including the Inventor’s Spotlight, the annual Homewares Award program, and new for 2012, a “Pitch Tank,” where entrepreneurs and inventors will have the chance to “pitch” their presentations to experienced product development and marketing experts.

DOT Marks the Spot will engage in all these programs, displaying and demonstrating how to use DOT to show attendees in the Inventor’s Spotlight, pitching DOT to the Pitch Tank team, and entering DOT for consideration in the Homewares Award program.

To learn more, visit the DOT Marks the Spot booth IS319 on the second floor lobby at the Convention Center. Those unable to attend the show can find additional information on the website  or via email at or phone at 719-344-2191.

About DOT Marks the Spot, Inc.

Brainchild of Colorado Springs mother and inventor Susan Grillo, DOT Marks the Spot, Inc., is dedicated to providing solutions to everyday problems that frustrate homeowners, renters, home designers, and home builders alike. DOT Marks the Spot is Grillo's premier invention that makes hanging any home decor project simple, quick and easy. An innovative yet simple idea, DOT Marks the Spot answers the need to hang wall projects right the first time, every time. For more information, visit

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Susan Grillo
President/CEO/Product Development & Marketing
719‐344‐2191 Office
719‐246‐1112 Cell


DOT Marks the Spot, Inc. PO Box 62102 Colorado Springs, CO 80962  Phone 719-344-2191  Fax  407-877-8341  Email:

PATENTED PRODUCT  - US Patent 7350312; US Patent 7185442