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2017 Training and Events Schedule


Vanco Counter Days Come to Richmond

Free Lunch and a chance to see new Vanco Products!

April 19, 2017

11:00AM - 1:00PM

5901 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23230

Join us for:

  • Demonstrations of NEW PRODUCTS
  • FREE lunch
  • Vanco expert on-site to answer any questions
  • Giveaways and Prizes

Greenville Spring Counter Days

Mark Your Calendar Now For Our Spring Counter Day - Cook Out Season!

April 27, 2017

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

430 Fairforest Way, Greenville, SC 29607

Our Master Chef will be serving a feast of home-cooked hamburgers, hotdogs, and all the fixins’ every Thursday. Meet some of our top vendors who will be on hand with demos of new products and technology.

This week we are offering free training from Trine from 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM. Then stay for the cookout starting at 11:00 AM. Meet Factory Reps from Paxton, Hyperline, Intellinet, and of course Trine. It will be a fun filled and informative Counter Day! Enjoy our famous cook-out style lunch and interesting product demonstrations. Register for Free Training

The rest of the schedule

All Counter Days run from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

  • May 04, 2017
  • May 11, 2017
  • May 18, 2017
  • May 25, 2017

Richmond Tool Day

Stop by and Speak With Our Top Tool Suppliers, Win Door Prizes and Stay For Home-Made BBQ, and Brunswick Stew with all of the Fixin’s

Friday April 21, 2017

11:00AM - 1:00PM

Join us for Great Food and Demonstrations from:

Dynmo/Rhino   America Ilsintech
Softing Test Equipment   NTE
Wiha Tools   Rip-Tie
Jameson   AFL/Noyes
Rainbow Technologies   Greenlee
CAIG   3M
Brother   Brady
Eclipse Tools   Platnium Tools
BES Manufacturing   Picquic
Platt    

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NAPCO Training 2 CEU Credits

StarLink Fire & Security Cellular Communicators Installation.

May 5, 2017

Morning Session (Charlotte, NC) 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Afternoon Session (Winston-Salem, NC) 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Training Locations

Morning Session: 8334 Arrowridge Blvd, Suite L, Charlotte, NC 28273
Afternoon Session: 920 Brookstown Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

StarLink Intrusion & Fire Cellular Communicators

Earn 2 CEU Credits and learn about Napco Products and the StarLink Fire Cellular Communicator. Includes training for FACP or Security Panel communicating on Contact ID or 4/2 Format. Ideal for use with Commercial Systems. Please bring your laptop. Hosted by Norfolk Wire & Electronics and presented by NAPCO's David Sperber and Trainer Ziad Ghossaini.

This is a FREE class. You must RSVP.

Morning Session (Charlotte, NC): Click here to register online on the NAPCO website, or call 704-750-1771

Afternoon Session (Winston-Salem, NC): Click here to register online on the NAPCO website, or call 336-723-1096

Annual Open House

Just announced, save the date for our Annual Open House events in Winston-Salem, NC and Raleigh, NC

Winston-Salem: May 17, 2017
Raleigh: May 18, 2017

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Annual Open House

Look for more information on both events soon. We will have plenty of food, giveaways, and demos and door prizes from some of our top suppliers.

Roanoke Counter Day

We'll be serving up a full spread of summer fare! While you’re here, you can check in on the products from the industry’s best manufacturers

May 19, 2017

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

2126 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke, VA 24012

Roanoke Counter Day

We will be serving up a full spread of summer fare, including pork BBQ, fried chicken, baked beans and homemade desserts! While you’re here, you can check in on the latest products from the industry’s best manufacturers including. . .

  • Platinum Tools
  • BES
  • Platt Cases
  • Golden State Instrument
  • Klein Tools
  • Proficient Audio
  • OmniMount
  • Arlington
  • Kendall-Howard
  • Napco
  • Vivotek
  • Camden
  • Ditek
  • Vanco
  • Altronix
  • Trendnet
  • Ortronics
  • Aiphone
  • Erico
  • ITW/Linx
  • Brother
  • Maxcell
  • Superior Essex

Basic Soldering & Connector Repair Workshop

If you have wanted to learn the basics of soldering and connector repair, this is the class for you!

  • May 10, 2017
  • June 7, 2017
  • July 12, 2017
  • Aug 9, 2017
  • Sept 13, 2017

All Classes run from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Training Conducted at PriestCain Electronics
1530 Ingleside Road
Norfolk, VA 23502
Phone: (757) 855-3394

Our Most Popular Workshop!

This one day soldering class is for the beginner who would like to expand their knowledge and experience in electronics through our hands-on soldering workshop. Students will learn laboratory safety, soldering tools and uses, and solder chemistry to understand how solder does what it does. The class also offers many hands-on soldering projects to gain technical experience. Class sizes are limited!

Class Information


  • 8:00 am - Class registration
  • 8:30 – 11:00 am - Solder Safety, Tools and Chemistry
  • 11:00 - 12:00 pm - Lunch
  • 12:00 – 3:00 pm – Soldering Practical Projects
  • 3:30 pm Graduation

To register click here or please call (757) 855-3394

Paxton NET2 Essential Training

Sign up for a 4-hour workshop on Paxton’s easy access control systems.

This BICSI CEC registered session will cover everything you need to know to install and configure the Net2 hardware, and the day to day use of the system.This class awards 3 BICSI Continued Education Credits

June 6, 2017 - Charlotte, NC

June 8, 2017 - Greenville, SC

June 27, 2017 - Norfolk/Virginia Beach, VA

June 27, 2017 - Raleigh,NC

All NET2 Essential Classes are scheduled from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

See the Paxton Web site for location details.

WHAT WILL THE WORKSHOP INCLUDE?

  • Components and architecture of the Net2 control unit and wireless lockset
  • Installation and configuration of control units
  • Commissioning the system using Net2 software
  • Integration with Net2 Entry; our door entry solution
  • Configuring users and their access permissions

Register through the Paxton Access Website > CLICK HERE for NET2 Essential Training Registration

Paxton NET2 Advanced Training

Sign up for a 4-hour advanced workshop on Paxton’s easy access control systems.

The Net2 Advanced workshop is designed for installers who have already completed the Net2 Essential training. Discover how much more Net2 can offer your customers

June 6, 2017 - Charlotte, NC

June 27, 2017 - Norfolk/Virginia Beach, VA

June 27, 2017 - Raleigh,NC

All NET2 Essential Classes are scheduled from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

See the Paxton Web site for location details.

WHAT WILL THE WORKSHOP INCLUDE?

  • Designed for installers who have already completed the Net2 Essential training.
  • Materials, equipment, lunch and refreshments are provided
  • Learn how to install and configure the Net2 hardware
  • Discover how much more Net2 can offer your customers
  • Awards 4 BICSI Continued Education Credits

Register through the Paxton Access Website > CLICK HERE for NET2 Advanced Training Registration

Paxton BLU Training

Sign up for a 4-hour workshop on Paxton’s easy, cloud-based access control system.
This session is essential for anyone installing Paxton BLU. The course will cover everything you need to know to install and configure the Paxton BLU system.

May 10, 2017 - Greenville, SC

June 7, 2017 - Charlotte, NC

June 9, 2017 - Greenville, SC

June 28, 2017 - Norfolk/Virginia Beach, VA

June 28, 2017 - Raleigh, NC

Start Times varry by city.

See the Paxton Web site for Start Time and Location details.

WHAT WILL THE WORKSHOP INCLUDE?



  • Understand the cloud-based access control model
  • Components and architecture of Paxton BLU
  • Installation and configuration of control units
  • Commissioning the system
  • Administration of Paxton BLU system
  • Awards 4 BICSI Continued Education Credits

Register through the Paxton Access Website > CLICK HERE