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PowerHouse Alliance Members Announce March Training Schedule

Highlights include member MRI’s new location grand opening and its annual Mobile Expo event.

The PowerHouse Alliance 12 distributor members have released the March schedule of dealer trainings and events, including a home automation and security focus, a new warehouse location, and annual expo.

Member CED starts the month off on March 1 with a Vanco Lunch & Learn, inviting attendees to learn about Vanco’s Evolution EVO-IP system and the latest in HDMI over IP technology at its New Berlin, WI location. CED also brings training sessions in for new PowerHouse Alliance vendor TechLogix, with a morning and an afternoon session on March 7 in New Berlin, and LG training on March 26. LG training continues in Northbrook, IL on March 27.

Throughout the month, dealers can take trainings for home security and automation from several members: 21st Century is co-hosting training along with Kwikset and LiftMaster on March 5 at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in Buford, GA. Ui Supplies is offering dealers URC MX HomePro training and counter days on March 12 in Plainview, NY and March 13 in Clifton, NJ. The newest PowerHouse Alliance member, KOA CCTV, also brings URC MX HomePro training from March 19 to 21 at Sylmar, CA; Anaheim, CA; and Las Vegas, NV locations, respectively. That week, member Sierra Select hosts Lutron RA2 and RTI training days with lunch included on March 20 in Oakland, CA and March 21 in North Highlands, CA.

On March 19, member MRI hosts its annual Mobile Expo at the Sturbridge Host Hotel & Conference Center, bringing new products and demonstrations, training and education, high-margin opportunities, a new show vehicle on display, plus raffles and giveaways. MRI debuts its newest location in Norwalk, CT, an 8500-square-foot space that offers warehouse-style shopping, express checkout, and a state-of-the-art training room with an open house event on March 26, featuring demos on streaming music systems, short-throw projection, touch screen controls, TVs and video walls, networking and distributed IP solutions, security and surveillance, and commercial audio distribution and control products.

Also on March 26, member Ui Supplies has a Sonnen Energy Sales training at its Plainview, NY location, where attendees can learn about energy automation with Sonnen’s new residential energy storage system, ecoLinx, which integrates with leading front-end home automation systems and controllable circuit breakers. Dealers in Clifton, NJ can stop by the Ui Supplies Sonos Amp Listening Event on March 28.

Below is the full list of trainings and events in March from each PowerHouse Alliance member:

21st Century Distributing
March 5 — Training, Buford, GA

March 1 — Vanco EVO-IP Lunch & Learn, New Berlin, WI

TechLogix Training
March 7 at 9:30 a.m. — New Berlin, WI
March 7 at 2:00 p.m. — New Berlin, WI

LG Training
March 26 — New Berlin, WI
March 27 — Northbrook, IL

URC MX HomePro Training
March 19 — Sylmar, CA
March 20 — Anaheim, CA
March 21 — Las Vegas, NV

March 19 — MRI’s 2019 Mobile Expo, Sturbridge, MA
March 26 — MRI 4th Location Grand Opening Event, Norwalk, CT

Sierra Select
Lutron RA2 Select and RTI Training Days
March 20 — Oakland, CA
March 21 — North Highlands, CA

Ui Supplies
URC MX HomePro Training & Counter Day
March 12 — Plainview, NY
March 13 — Clifton, NJ

March 26 — Sonnen Energy Sales training, Plainview, NY

March 28 — Sonos Amp Listening Event, Clifton, NJ

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