Residential and commercial custom installation manufacturer AVAD will hold its Vendopalooza PLUS in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on Thursday, October 22. The series of Vendopalooza events provide dealers with training opportunities, product demonstrations, and the chance to take advantage of a lineup of promotions and incentives. They might also walk away with a few prizes.

2015 marks the seventh year that AVAD has run its series of Vendopalooza events. The company will host 12 this year throughout North America. The Vendopalooza PLUS events combine top residential and commercial solutions for dealers, including top-of-the-line brands in participation, AVAD explained.

At the Ft. Lauderdale event, Key Digital president Mike Tsinberg will host a one-hour training session that will give attendes an extensive look at the changes in HDMI, HDCP, and HDBaseT. Further, the Harman truck will be on hand as well as representatives from JVC who will be discussing their new Reference Series line of projectors—AVAD will be offering 10 percent off of the 2016 JVC line of Reference Series projectors until October 30.

Also at the Ft. Lauderdale event, JVC reps will dive into the 4K home theater experience, attendees will learn about designing commercial audio systems for maximum performance from Harman Professional, and Digital Signage 101 will be presented by AVAD System Design.

“We are excited to host the Ft. Lauderdale Vendopalooza PLUS with Mike Tsinberg, exclusive deals and promotions and additional training from other manufacturers,” Lei Lei Trock, senior marketing manager at AVAD, said in a statement. “The Vendopalooza Tour has grown significantly since its inception just seven years ago and continues to provide dealers with personal interaction with manufacturers. The tour provides us with great communication between our dealers where we are able to discuss both strengths and weaknesses of programs. The events also provide great product training and demonstrations for dealers interested in learning more about our brands and products.”

More than 40 manufacturers will be featured throughout the 2015 AVAD Vendopalooza tour. The Ft. Lauderdale event will take place at AVAD’s local branch (3301 SW 42nd St.). AVAD dealers who preregister for the event will be eligible to win a free LED Samsung Panel and other prizes, the company said. Visit AVAD’s site for more information and to register.