PowerTest™ 2019 Comes to the Gaylord Texan

The Premier Electrical Maintenance and Safety Conference


The InterNational Electrical Testing Association (NETA) will be hosting the leading event for electrical power system professionals - PowerTest 2019 - at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas, from March 11 through March 15. Hundreds of companies and attendees will gather for four days of the premier electrical maintenance and safety conference to participate in technical presentations, forums, panels, seminars, hospitality suites, trade show and PowerBash Reception!

Guest Speaker

You don’t want to miss the 2019 feature keynote speaker Stacey Hanke, author of Influenced Redefined, Be the Leader You Were Meant to Be, Monday to Monday, and co-author of Yes You Can! Everything You Need From A to Z to Influence Others to Take Action. She has given training and presented to companies like Coca-Cola, FedEx, Kohl's, McDonald's, Publicis Media and Nationwide, in addition to the United States Army, Navy and Air Force.

National Booths

This year National Switchgear will be giving away a Rylo 360 degree camera and Oculus Go Virtual Reality (VR) goggles. When you come to booth #423 you will be able to try on the VR goggles to experience a virtual tour of the National campus. Stopping by the Switchgear booth is also a great opportunity to get a demo of our TrainSafe™ Training Simulators, developed exclusively to exactly match the internal schematics and racking procedures of customers' existing switchgear.

For those who enjoy some friendly competition, challenge your colleagues to a Gran Turismo Sport race at the National Field Services booth (#428). Enter the raffle for a chance to walk away with your own PlayStation4!

Show us your best swing on our golf simulator at the National Training Center booth (#429) where a professional will be providing free instruction. You can enter to win a YETI Roadie 20 cooler and receive your follow-up golfing instruction video.

Training & Campus Tour

On Tuesday, March 12, the President of National Field Services Eric Beckman, PE, will be leading Emerging Technologies Panels at 8:00 and 10:15 a.m.

Our team will also be hosting a tour Thursday, March 14, at the National campus in Lewisville, Texas. Account Manager Justin Miller will also conduct training on the considerations when evaluating the interchangeability of low voltage power circuit breakers. Using service-ready breakers from our inventory, Justin will discuss things like frame size, blocking/rejection interlocks, interrupting ratings, mechanism-operated cell switches (MOC’s), cell-side switchgear variations, and other challenges of interchangeability.

Hospitality Suite

Visit our hospitality suite on Monday, March 11, from 6pm to 10pm in Palomino 2. There will be live music, street tacos and a tequila tasting bar! Arriba!

To learn more about PowerTest 2019 and register, visit www.powertest.org!


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