PowerHouse Members Plan 25 Dealer Trainings in October Dealers can attend events from distributors C.E.D., Mountain West Distributors, and MRI.By RS Staff Published: September 28, 2017 ⋅ Updated: April 15, 2019 C.E.D. Fall Ball Following new product announcements at CEDIA last month, the PowerHouse Alliance distributor members are providing dealers with a full line-up of trainings this October, as well as special events. Dealers are invited to join member Volutone at all seven of its Southern California and Nevada-based locations for 14 Smart Start Breakfast sessions between October 2 to 6, to experience the all-new Lutron RA2 Select, one-hour training, as well as receive a free main repeater. There will also be seven, two-hour evening trainings on October 10 to 19, with instruction on implementing collaborative rooms to accommodate meetings, multi-media presentations, VTC, huddle spaces, and more, for businesses of all sizes. Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, member C.E.D. is bringing back its annual Fall Ball series, at three of its locations in Elk Grove, IL, on October 10, New Berlin, WI, on October 11, and Bloomington, MN, on October 18. Industry affiliates, and new and existing dealers are invited to see new product demonstrations from manufacturers, take advantage of show-only door busters, enjoy food from local food truck favorites, as well as enter for the chance to win hundreds of prizes. Across Texas, ECD focuses on home control with Clare Controls Essentials Training from October 10 to 12. They will also offer URC MX Home Pro/CCP Training on October 17 in Houston, 18 in Austin, and 19 in Dallas. Its Houston location will also host the Doorbell Fon Road Show on October 24. Mountain West Distributors brings its Annual Dealer Show to Salt Lake City, UT, on October 12. Dealers can meet with factory representatives to learn about new products with demos and hands-on displays, and take advantage of show specials, product giveaways, and lunch from food truck “Casa De Soul.” Mountain West Distributors also hosts 2GIG training on October 11 in Denver, CO, and a Hikvision and 2GIG training on October 26 in Salt Lake City. Dealers in the Northeast can attend the Annual MRI Home Expo on October 24 at the Sturbridge Host Hotel & Conference Center in Sturbridge, MA. Visitors can see a comprehensive vendor display, can take part in training and educational seminars, enjoy entertainment and food as well as sales contests, raffle prizes, buy-ins and more. At the end of the month, dealers can take part in Sony Trainings at Autco’s St. Louis, MO, location on October 25 and Kansas City, KS, on October 26. Sierra Select Distributors is offering a new Denon and HEOS Training on October 25 in North Highlands, CA. For the full list of member trainings and events in October, check the PowerHouse Alliance event calendar. SubscribeFor more stories like this, and to keep up to date with all our market leading news, features and analysis, sign up to our newsletter here.