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PowerHouse Alliance Members Emphasize Everything Smart Home and Entertainment in March

Distributor members address the growing smart home category with trainings for smart lighting, shades, and control, as well as events promoting AV and security.

Pittsburgh, PA – February 23, 2017 – Following an active month of trainings in February, PowerHouse Alliance distributor members are making a long list of education sessions available to their dealers for all aspects of the smart home in March. Two distributor members also invite dealers to join them for events showcasing the latest in residential AV and security products.

CED is promoting two “A Feast for the Eyes” events at their Elk Grove Village, IL location on February 28 and at their Bloomington, MN location on March 2. Dealers are invited to join CED from noon until 7 p.m. to experience JVC’s native 4K laser projectors paired with Screen Innovations’ latest innovations in screen technology. JVC and SI representatives will give demonstrations, answer questions and offer a complimentary dinner for attendees on both days. CED will also host a Lutron Caseta Wireless and Sivoia QS Triathlon training at their Northbrook, IL location on March 7.

Mountain West Distributors has a busy month planned with their Annual Home AV and Security Dealer Show on March 21. The open house event will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with factory representatives on-site to show off new products and answer questions. Mountain West’s showroom will feature non-stop demonstrations and hands-on displays of all the latest products and technology. Dealers can also take advantage of show specials, enjoy a complementary lunch and enter to win prizes. Other trainings from Mountain West Distributors include RTI training on March 1 in Denver, Co, two Pro Control training sessions on March 2, Luxul and Just Add Power trainings on March 8, and 2GIG Vario and Alarm.com hands-on training on March 29.

Northeast member MRI will host an all-day URC MX HomePro training with lunch in Plainville, CT on March 14 and is offering Lutron residential solutions training combined with a beer tour at Two Roads Brewing Company in Stratford, CT on March 28. ECD is planning a ToughDog Vendor day in Houston, TX on March 27, and further west in N. Highlands, CA, Sierra Select is planning an all-day training with lunch that will cover Sonance, iPort, Luxul and HikVision on March 21.

Volutone celebrates March Madness with an ambitious plan to cover their entire Southern California territory in March with 14 education sessions on all things Lutron. From March 14 through March 17 Volutone will offer full-day trainings at various locations on smart home lighting control, with on-site representatives from Nest and Sonos, and Lutron shade training will be available from March 28 through March 31.

For the full list of member trainings in March, please see below or check the PowerHouse Alliance event calendar.

CED

  • A Feast for the Eyes
    • Elk Grove Village, IL – February 28
    • Bloomington, MN – March 2
  • Lutron Caseta Wireless and Sivoia QS Triathlon Training
    • Northbrook, IL – March 7

ECD

  • ToughDog Vendor Day – March 27 – Houston, TX

Mountain West

  • RTI Dealer Training – March 1 – Denver, CO
  • Pro Control Dealer Training – March 2 (two sessions) – Denver, CO
  • Luxul Dealer Training – March 8 – Denver, C0
  • Just Add Power Dealer Training – March 8 – Denver, CO
  • Annual Home AV and Security Dealer Show – March 21 – Denver, CO
  • 2GIG Vario and Alarm.com Dealer Training – March 29 – Denver, CO

MRI

  • URC MX HomePro Training – March 14 – Plainville, CT
  • Lutron Residential Solutions Training – March 28 – Two Roads Brewing Company – Stratford, CT.

Sierra Select Distributors

  • Sonance, iPort, Luxul & HikVision Trainings
    • Sierra Select, N. Highlands, CA – March 21
    • Associate Network Representative, Oakland, CA – March 22

Volutone

  • Lutron Smart Home Lighting Control Training
    • Simi Valley, CA – March 14
    • San Diego, CA – March 14
    • Van Nuys, CA – March 15
    • Ontario, CA – March 15
    • Irvine, CA – March 16
    • Cerritos, CA – March 16
    • Las Vegas, NV – March 17
  • Lutron Shade Training
    • Simi Valley, CA – March 28
    • San Diego, CA – March 28
    • Van Nuys, CA – March 29
    • Ontario, CA – March 29
    • Irvine, CA – March 30
    • Cerritos, CA – March 30
    • Las Vegas, NV – March 31

Industry Webinars

  • NAPCO Webinars
    • March 27 through March 30
    • Details available here
  • Luxul Webinars
    • March 7 through March 9
    • Details available here
  • Nuvo Webinars
    • March 6 – 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
    • March 20 – 1:00 p.m.
    • Details available here

To learn more about the PowerHouse Alliance or any of its member distributors, please visit www.powerhousealliance.com.

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