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PowerHouse Alliance Members Ring in the New Year with Award-Winning Trainings, Vendor Days and a Dealer Show

Earning the Gold Stellar Service Award for training programs, members across the nation celebrate with a long list of education sessions for dealers in January and February.

Pittsburgh, PA – January 18, 2017 – PowerHouse Alliance distributor members announce the first training programs of the New Year, following recognition from their peers with a Gold Stellar Service Award for Training Programs and Web Tools.

URC MX HomePro trainings continue to be in demand and dealers can take them in January with Sierra Select Distributors for a lunch and learn in California on January 24 and 25 or join CED in their New Berlin, WI location on January 26 or Elk Grove Village, IL on January 31. In February, dealers will also have the opportunity to take URC MX HomePro trainings from member Mountain West Distributors at their Colorado and Utah locations.

In January, member MRI is promoting IC Realtime, Luxul, NAPCO and Nuvo webinars, and member Mountain West Distributors hosts RTI Advanced training on January 24 and PRO Control training on January 26 in Salt Lake City, UT. ECD is offering dealers Clare Controls Fusion training on January 24 and 25 in Houston, TX, and CED will give dealers the opportunity to complete a two-day Clare Controls Fusion certification on January 31 through February 1 in Northbrook, IL. Volutone is also hosting Zigen and Primacoustic new vendor training at each of their seven locations from January 17 through 26.

The momentum continues in February, with Audio America’s 2017 Miami Dealer Show. On February 2, from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., dealers can stop by their Miami location to see demos of the latest technologies including 12 Volt, Home AV and Security products, enjoy food and music, enter to win giveaways, and get face-to-face time with manufacturer representatives. Dealers should also check out Audio America’s new website. Also in February, dealers can take RTI accelerated hands-on training from EDI on February 7, HikVision training from Autco on February 15, or one of seven Networking trainings from member Volutone in California and Nevada. ECD is also celebrating Tough Dog and Rack-a-tiers Vendor Days as well as offering a number of Luxul Network trainings throughout the month of February.

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

Audio America

  • 2017 Miami Dealer Show
    Miami, FL – February 2, 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.


  • HikVision training
    St. Louis, MO – February 15


  • URX MX HomePro training
    New Berlin, WI – January 26
    Elk Grove Village, IL – January 31
  • Clare Controls Fusion certification
    Northbrook, IL – January 31 – February 1


  • Clare Controls Fusion certification
    Houston, TX – January 24 – 25
  • ToughDog Vendor Days
    Dallas, TX – February 7
    Houston, TX – February 8
    Austin, TX – February 9
  • Rack-a-tiers Vendor Day
    Houston, TX – February 13
  • Luxul Network Trainings
    Houston, TX – February 21
    Austin, TX – February 22
    Dallas, TX – February 23


  • RTI Accelerated Hands-On training
    Portland, OR – February 7

Mountain West

  • RTI Advanced training
    Salt Lake City, UT – January 24
  • Pro Control training
    Salt Lake City, UT – January 26
  • URC MX HomePro training
    Denver, CO – February 14
    Salt Lake City, UT – February 22


  • NAPCO Webinar
    Available January 17 through February 24
  • IC Realtime Webinars
    January 25 – 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
    January 26 – 9:30 a.m.
    January 27 – 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
  • Luxul Webinar
    January 31 – 1:00 p.m.
  • Nuvo Webinars
    February 6 – 1:00 p.m. and 4:00pm
    February 20 – 1:00 p.m.

Sierra Select Distributors

  • URC MX HomePro training
    N. Highlands, CA – January 24
    Oakland, CA – January 25


  • Zigen and Primacoustic New Vendor training
    Simi Valley, CA –January 17
    Van Nuys, CA–January 18
    Cerritos, CA – January 19
    Irvine, CA – January 20
    San Diego, CA – January 24
    Ontario, CA – January 25
    Las Vegas, NV – January 26
  • Network training
    Simi Valley, CA – February 2
    Van Nuys, CA – February 7
    Cerritos, CA – February 9
    Irvine, CA – February 14
    San Diego, CA – February 16
    Ontario, CA – February 21
    Las Vegas, NV – February 23

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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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