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PowerHouse Alliance Members Kick Off Fall Season with Three Major Events and October Trainings

With three annual events planned and multiple trainings cross-country, PowerHouse Alliance members look forward to an eventful month.

Pittsburgh, PA – October 3, 2016 – After another successful CEDIA Expo in Dallas, PowerHouse Alliance members plan to support the fall selling season with a variety of programs and events starting in October.

Midwest regional distributor C.E.D. will host a trio of annual Fall Ball events at each of their locations. Dealers and industry affiliates are invited to join them for any of the three full-day events on October 5 in Elk Grove, IL, October 6 in New Berlin, WI, and October 19 in Bloomington, MN, to experience the latest technology, meet with manufacturer representatives and take advantage of special promotions. At the Bloomington, MN, event, C.E.D. will also offer four LG trainings, with two class times for both residential and commercial products.

Sierra Select Distributors will host their CI Expo, the largest custom integration show in Northern California,on October 13 at the Hilton Oakland Airport. Attendees can see the latest products from all PowerHouse Alliance vendors, including special demonstrations of the new JVC DLA-RS4500 4K/UHD projector introduced at CEDIA. Dealers can also participate in a one-hour product training from Nest, enjoy a complementary lunch and have the opportunity to win door prizes.

MRI’s annual Home Expo will take place on October 25 in Sturbridge, MA. It’s the largest industry trade show in the Northeast at 20,000 square feet with 50 vendor exhibits in the residential, commercial, and security channels. Attendees  will see the latest products unveiled at CEDIA, including 4K projectors and TVs. Dealers can also take advantage of numerous incentives including buy-ins, special purchases, and demo programs, plus enjoy a special keynote from CE Pro Site Editor Jason Knott.

PowerHouse Alliance members are also focusing on training for the month of October. 21st Century Distributing will continue their series of networking and integration trainings between October 10 and 27 in Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina and Florida. Volutone is hosting a Commercial Audio Workshop at six of their California locations from October 11 through 19 and at their Las Vegas, NV location on October 20.

Below is the list of October trainings and events from the PowerHouse Alliance members:

21st Century Distributing

  • Networking & Integration Training Series
    Savannah, GA – October 10 to 11
    Charleston, SC – October 12 to 13
    Orlando, FL – October 19 to 20
    Atlanta, GA – October 24 to 25
    Nashville, TN – October 26 to 27


  • Fall Ball 2016
    Elk Grove, IL – October 5
    New Berlin, WI – October 6
    Bloomington, MN – October 19


  • MRI Expo – October 25 – Sturbridge Host Hotel, MA

Sierra Select Distributors Inc

  • CI Expo – October 13 8am – 4pm – Hilton, Oakland Airport


  • Commercial Audio Workshop
  • Simi Valley, CA – October 11
  • Van Nuys, CA – October 12
  • Cerritos, CA – October 13
  • Irvine, CA – October 14
  • San Diego, CA – October 18
  • Ontario, CA – October 19
  • Las Vegas, NV – October 20

Visit the PowerHouse Alliance website here to see the Member Events Calendar for additional details of the events and trainings and for links to register on the member websites.

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About PowerHouse Alliance

The PowerHouse Alliance is a national consortium of regional wholesale distributors delivering name brand products for custom installers, specialty dealers, large retailers and industry buying groups in the residential and commercial audio/video, home entertainment, security, IT and consumer electronics accessories markets. With combined annual sales in excess of $800 million, PowerHouse Alliance member companies represent 800,000 square feet of warehouse space in convenient locations across the country, stocked with more than 150+ product lines. Creating cost efficiencies for manufacturers and buying power for customers, the Alliance offers a national footprint with the added benefit of local sales, training and support.

Powerhouse Alliance members include: 21st Century, Autco, Audio America, CED, Davis Distribution, ECD, EDI, Mountain West, MRI, Sierra Select, Ultimate Integration, and Volutone.

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