HERSHEY, PENNSYLVANIA
September 16-20, 2020
Giant Center

Seminars

Monday, September 14, 2020

PRVCA developed a strong and dynamic line up of training for Industry Days at America’s Largest RV Show. Space is limited, so register early.

AMP Up Your Electricity Knowledge: RV Electricity Technician Training

Presented by: Mike Sokol, RV Electricity Expert/Writer
1 pm – 4 pm
Champions Club
PRVCA Members: Free  |  Non-Members: $30  |  Lunch included
Education Credits: 0

In this seminar, you will learn about the basics of voltage, amperage, resistance, and wattage using a digital meter to measure volts, amps, and ohms. This seminar will also cover theory of 120/240-volt power in campground pedestals, 12-volt DC system operation and troubleshooting, surge protector types and operating principles, and voltage drop considerations for long cable runs. You will also learn how to diagnose and repair hot-skin/stray voltage, the cause of melted shore power plugs, transfer switch operation and diagnostics, and portable generator selection, hookup, grounding and bonding.

Cummins Generator and Engine Maintenance and Repair

Presented By: Cummins
10 am – 4 pm
Power Play
PRVCA Members: Free  |  Non-Members: $50  |  Lunch included
Education Credits: 6

Cummins generator and engine experts will address the most frequently asked questions in this seminar. Learn about proper maintenance, operating techniques, exercising, dash lamps, and fuel economy and service tools and information. A Q and A session will follow the presentation.

PDI Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts

Presented by: Gary Bunzer
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Green Room
PRVCA Members: FREE  |  Non-Members: $50  |  Lunch included
Education Credits: 6

Learn all the tricks to performing quick, efficient and complete Pre-Delivery Inspections (PDI) on any recreational vehicle, new or used. Presented by RV Hall of Fame technical educator, Gary Bunzer, this class also features two Hands-On exercises performing the code-required leak tests for the fresh water system and the propane system using specialty test devices. Designed for all RV service technicians, this class conforms to the standards of the NFPA 1192 and the new curriculum at the RV Technical Institute in Elkhart, IN.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Lippert Components Technical Training Clinic

Presented by: Lippert Components
11 am – 4 pm
Champions Club
PRVCA Members: Free  |  Non-Members: $50  |  Lunch included
Education Credits: 4

This class will cover LCI’s LevelUP and OneControl systems. Attendees will learn how to identify components, understand how the components are put together and installed. You will learn what replacement parts can be ordered and troubleshooting techniques for each system.

Help Internet Shoppers Become Show Buyers

Presented by: Randy Sobel, Sobel University
10 am – 11 am
Power Play 
Free 

For the last 10 years it has been practically 100% of shoppers who attend RV Shows have researched products on the internet. This is also true for clients who visit your dealerships. This seminar will help you identify what your clients need to empower them to making a purchasing decision . . . NOW!

In this seminar you will learn:
• How to discover what is most important to your client when selecting an RV they will want to purchase.
• How to present your product in a way that will make them feel it is custom built for their needs.
• How to lock down a trial close that will end continued shopping.

DEMCO Interactive Technical Training

Presented by: Demco
11:30 am – 3:30 pm
Power Play
PRVCA Members: FREE  |  Non-Members: $30  |  Lunch included
Education Credits: 4

This interactive seminar will cover tow bars, towed wiring, supplemental braking systems 5th wheels, and Kar Kaddys. Great for the new technician to learn how Demco products are installed and helpful for the experienced technician to learn some tips and tricks on how to make your install time more efficient.

Sealing Solutions for the Things That Move You

Presented by: Steele Rubber Products
10 am – 11 am
Power Play
FREE

Steele Rubber Products provides real-time, customized sealing solutions for just about every need. Making the industry’s highest quality weatherstripping for over 50 years, Steele Rubber Products treats their customer’s projects as if they were their own – no matter how big or small. Join them and learn how they can help your business.

RV Technician Training: Servicing RV Axles, Spring Suspensions & Electric Braking Systems

Presented by: Bill Snider, Dexter Axle
10 am – 4 pm
Lower Level Hallway
PRVCA Members: FREE  |  Non-Members: $50  |  Lunch included
Education Credits: 6

In this seminar, you will learn about commonly used RV axles and suspensions including a presentation of theory and hands-on practical training with spring axles and electric drum brakes.  Topics covered include technician safety; component identification; wheel bearing and electric drum brake service; spring suspension operation, introduction to torsion axles, proper trailer loading, alignment troubleshooting, and more.

PDI Tips, Tricks and Shotcuts

Presented by: Gary Bunzer
10 am – 4 pm
Green Room
PRVCA Members: FREE  |  Non-Members: $50  |  Lunch included
Education Credits: 6

Learn all the tricks to performing quick, efficient and complete Pre-Delivery Inspections (PDI) on any recreational vehicle, new or used. Presented by RV Hall of Fame technical educator, Gary Bunzer, this class also features two Hands-On exercises performing the code-required leak tests for the fresh water system and the propane system using specialty test devices. Designed for all RV service technicians, this class conforms to the standards of the NFPA 1192 and the new curriculum at the RV Technical Institute in Elkhart, IN.

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