Lifetime Brands Hosts Inventor Open House

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Lifetime Brands Open House

Garden City, NY, April 17, 2012 — Lifetime Brands, Inc. will host its first-annual Inventor Open House on Thursday, May 31, 2012 at the company’s headquarters in Garden City, NY, conveniently located just outside New York City, only 20 miles from both John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia Airports.

The Inventor Open House event offers independent product developers an opportunity to learn about Lifetime Brands’ external licensing review process, and hear from key decision makers. A day of presentations, discussions, guided tours, and other activities are planned. In addition, inventors, designers, and product developers attending the Open House will have an opportunity to privately present their new product ideas.

In addition to key executives from Lifetime Brands, on hand for the day will be Warren Tuttle, Lifetime Brands External Open Innovation Director and President of the United Inventors Association, and Steve Greenberg, author of Gadget Nation and host of Food Network’s television program “Invention Hunters.”

Lifetime Brands is actively involved with the inventor community, regularly seeking out and reviewing product submissions, as well as providing valuable feedback to inventors. As such, Lifetime has built a reputation as an inventor-friendly company. Lifetime is featured in Food Network’s “Invention Hunters,” which has new episodes airing beginning May 14, 2012.”

Lifetime Brands is a provider of kitchenware, tabletop and other products used in the home. The Company markets its products under such well-known kitchenware brands as Farberware®, KitchenAid®, CasaMōda®, Cuisinart®, Cuisine de France®, Hoffritz®, Kizmos™, Misto®, Pedrini®, Roshco®, Sabatier® and Vasconia®; respected tabletop brands such as Mikasa®, Pfaltzgraff®, Creative Tops®, Calvin Klein®, Gorham®, International® Silver, Kirk Stieff®, Nautica®, Sasaki®, Towle® Silversmiths, Tuttle®, Wallace®, V&A® and Royal Botanic Gardens Kew®; and home solutions brands, including Elements®, Melannco®, Kamenstein® and Design for Living™. The Company’s corporate website is www.lifetimebrands.com.

Advance registration for the Inventor Open House is required. To register, secure a copy of the agenda, or obtain travel directions, please contact Warren Tuttle at warren@monasheemarketing.com, or visit www.monasheemarketing.com.