Melville, NY–ADI, a wholesale distributor of security and low-voltage products, has committed to educating its customer base and sales force on the latest technology, by offering a variety of educational opportunities in 2007.
ADIs training initiative includes Expo seminars, CEDIA Home Theater Audio Boot Camps, CEDIA Level I review and exam courses, networking IP training classes, High-Definition Video Training, manufacturer trainings and counter days, vendor rollouts, interactive demonstrations, and more. ADIs training courses range from entry-level introduction courses to more intense, advanced-level courses.
As part of its commitment to education, ADI provides comprehensive training to its employees to ensure a competent, confident sales force delivering first-rate service. ADIs sales people receive rigorous new-hire training, interim product and operations training, as well as advanced solutions training.
Great technology is not complete without comprehensive training, said Michael Masten, training manager at ADI. ADI takes pride in providing dealers, installers, and our own sales folks with the right educational opportunities to effectively deliver todays complex products and offer complete solutions.
Along with many training courses and education opportunities being offered, ADI has a Systems Support Center dedicated to providing product, technology and pre-sales application knowledge to its sales force, as well as dealer and installer base.
At 39 ADI Expos across North America, customers may participate in more than 150 valuable training seminars that focus on the growth of IP, A/V, Access Control, Commercial Recurring Monthly Revenue, Home Controls and more. Many Expos also offer specialized business development seminars that focus on research and implementation solutions for todays savvy business owners, installation and service technicians.
ADI offers numerous CEDIA and Networking IP training classes at branches across North America. CEDIA courses include the Home Theater Audio Boot Camp focusing on design and set up, and Level I Certification. ADI offers IP training courses specializing in networks for security applications. The High-Definition Video Training Series will kick off in April, touring 20 cities across the U.S. to educate installers in video calibration.
At CEDIA, we are committed to a high standard of education, said Margaret Sheehan, senior director of professional development at CEDIA. By teaming with ADI, we are delivering world-class education opportunities to the custom electronic community.
At local ADI branches throughout the year, manufacturers will host product roll outs and campaigns, counter days, table top exhibits, and new product demonstrations. Each week, ADI customers have numerous product, vendor and industry educational opportunities available to them at local branches.