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Featured Events

PDAA and Arlon Vehicle and Fleet Training and Certification (Fairfax, VA-Dec)

Fairfax , USA
10015 Main Street
Ray Weiss
703-359-1305
434-272-9922
rweiss@printing.org

PDAA is the only vinyl agnostic testing in the industry. The PRINTING United Alliance "Find an Installer" directory is the place to go to find a qualified installer, and successfully passing all tests will allow the installer company to display both PDAA and Arlon certification.

Event is SOLD OUT! Watch for next event to be schedule.

The PDAA & Arlon have joined forces to offer an exclusive PDAA Vehicle and Fleet Wraps and Arlon Advanced Training & Certification event. By registering for this event, you have the opportunity to earn two certifications upon successfully passing all of the testing stations. Earning a certification through a globally recognized vinyl manufacturer and an industry-leading trade association gives your installers verified proof that they have the proficiency to do any vehicle and fleet installation job with confidence. This certification event will be using Arlon vinyl for the test. Your company must be a corporate member of PRINTING United Alliance and have a PDAA Certified Installer on staff to be listed on the Find an Installer directory.

Vehicle and Fleet Testing for both PDAA and Arlon will be on December 2 and 3.

December 1 will include training on choosing vinyl, brushing up on good cleaning and install techniques, along with proper post-heat procedure to ensure you are prepared for testing. Arlon training will also be on December 1. This first day will be a chance to practice these techniques with the guidance of a PDAA and Arlon certified installer.

Matt Braswell from Arlon Graphics and Kristin Lanzarone from WrapStar Pro (both installers are Arlon and PDAA certified trainers) will cover techniques for successfully passing the certification test using any manufacturers vinyl with a focus on Arlon vinyl at this event. Brush up on any of the techniques, practice with Matt and Kristin, or just learn new techniques.

For full information on the test and its requirements, please visit PDAA's Certification page to learn more about becoming PDAA Certified.

PDAA_cert_installer_logo_gray_kYou must pay ($50 for nonmembers) and take the PDAA online assessment (passing with 80%) or you will not be eligible to attend this certification. You must have completed this requirement prior to the certification date. If not, your registration will be cancelled and your monies may be refunded (see the cancellation policies regarding refunds).

This certification test is administered by Matt Braswell with Arlon Graphics and Kristin Lanzarone with WrapStar Pro.

2021 COVID-19 ASSUMPTION OF RISKS AND LIABILITY RELEASE
We are all aware of the global COVID-19 pandemic and the heightened risk associated with attending live, in-person events in enclosed spaces, as well as at outdoor public gatherings.  In order to keep you as safe as reasonably possible during the indoor and outdoor aspects of this event, we will follow all published federal, state and local regulations and guidelines which are in effect at the time this event takes place but, despite taking all recommended precautions, it will not be possible for us to eliminate your risk of being exposed to or contracting the virus that causes COVID-19. 

When attending our event, you will be required to comply with all applicable posted safety rules and regulations in effect at the time of the event, which may include wearing a mask at all times while on site, socially distancing, and washing your hands and using hand sanitizer as frequently as is reasonably possible.  Anyone determined by our staff to be violating applicable safety rules and regulations, and who fails to comply, will be required to leave the event, with no recourse for lost revenue or reimbursement for fees or expenses of any nature paid or incurred to attend, exhibit during, or sponsor the event. 

By choosing to attend this live, in-person event, you are knowingly and voluntarily agreeing to assume the associated risks, and you are hereby agreeing to release Arlon Graphics and PRINTING United Alliance and its affiliated companies, including, but not limited to, NAPCO Media, LLC, from all liability on behalf of yourself, your employees, your contractors/agents, and your guests/invitees, related to COVID-19 or any similar or related contagious disease.


Upcoming Events

PDAA and Arlon Vehicle and Fleet Training and Certification (Fairfax, VA-Dec)

Fairfax , USA
10015 Main Street
Ray Weiss
703-359-1305
434-272-9922
rweiss@printing.org

PDAA is the only vinyl agnostic testing in the industry. The PRINTING United Alliance "Find an Installer" directory is the place to go to find a qualified installer, and successfully passing all tests will allow the installer company to display both PDAA and Arlon certification.

Event is SOLD OUT! Watch for next event to be schedule.

The PDAA & Arlon have joined forces to offer an exclusive PDAA Vehicle and Fleet Wraps and Arlon Advanced Training & Certification event. By registering for this event, you have the opportunity to earn two certifications upon successfully passing all of the testing stations. Earning a certification through a globally recognized vinyl manufacturer and an industry-leading trade association gives your installers verified proof that they have the proficiency to do any vehicle and fleet installation job with confidence. This certification event will be using Arlon vinyl for the test. Your company must be a corporate member of PRINTING United Alliance and have a PDAA Certified Installer on staff to be listed on the Find an Installer directory.

Vehicle and Fleet Testing for both PDAA and Arlon will be on December 2 and 3.

December 1 will include training on choosing vinyl, brushing up on good cleaning and install techniques, along with proper post-heat procedure to ensure you are prepared for testing. Arlon training will also be on December 1. This first day will be a chance to practice these techniques with the guidance of a PDAA and Arlon certified installer.

Matt Braswell from Arlon Graphics and Kristin Lanzarone from WrapStar Pro (both installers are Arlon and PDAA certified trainers) will cover techniques for successfully passing the certification test using any manufacturers vinyl with a focus on Arlon vinyl at this event. Brush up on any of the techniques, practice with Matt and Kristin, or just learn new techniques.

For full information on the test and its requirements, please visit PDAA's Certification page to learn more about becoming PDAA Certified.

PDAA_cert_installer_logo_gray_kYou must pay ($50 for nonmembers) and take the PDAA online assessment (passing with 80%) or you will not be eligible to attend this certification. You must have completed this requirement prior to the certification date. If not, your registration will be cancelled and your monies may be refunded (see the cancellation policies regarding refunds).

This certification test is administered by Matt Braswell with Arlon Graphics and Kristin Lanzarone with WrapStar Pro.

2021 COVID-19 ASSUMPTION OF RISKS AND LIABILITY RELEASE
We are all aware of the global COVID-19 pandemic and the heightened risk associated with attending live, in-person events in enclosed spaces, as well as at outdoor public gatherings.  In order to keep you as safe as reasonably possible during the indoor and outdoor aspects of this event, we will follow all published federal, state and local regulations and guidelines which are in effect at the time this event takes place but, despite taking all recommended precautions, it will not be possible for us to eliminate your risk of being exposed to or contracting the virus that causes COVID-19. 

When attending our event, you will be required to comply with all applicable posted safety rules and regulations in effect at the time of the event, which may include wearing a mask at all times while on site, socially distancing, and washing your hands and using hand sanitizer as frequently as is reasonably possible.  Anyone determined by our staff to be violating applicable safety rules and regulations, and who fails to comply, will be required to leave the event, with no recourse for lost revenue or reimbursement for fees or expenses of any nature paid or incurred to attend, exhibit during, or sponsor the event. 

By choosing to attend this live, in-person event, you are knowingly and voluntarily agreeing to assume the associated risks, and you are hereby agreeing to release Arlon Graphics and PRINTING United Alliance and its affiliated companies, including, but not limited to, NAPCO Media, LLC, from all liability on behalf of yourself, your employees, your contractors/agents, and your guests/invitees, related to COVID-19 or any similar or related contagious disease.

Spotlight

In case you missed it, the PDAA Installers Committee held a third live Shop Talk Panel Session called Join the Installer Community on May 25. Click the video above to Re-watch now!

 


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