PDAA and Orafol Vehicle and Fleet Training and Certification (Sterling-VA-Mar)

Mar. 02, 2022 - Mar. 04, 2022



The PDAA, ORAFOL & KPMF have joined forces to offer an all-inclusive training and certification event! Registrants have the opportunity to earn three vehicle wrap certifications through PDAA/ORAFOL/KPMF. By registering for this event on the ORAFOL website, you have the opportunity to earn three certifications upon successfully passing all of the testing stations. Earning a certification through two globally recognized vinyl manufacturers 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 a combination solid color wrap films, commercial printed and laminated wrap films, and fleet grade reflective graphics from ORAFOL & KPMF. Don't miss all of the awesome gear and discounts!

The "Register Now" button above will offer full details and registrations information regarding the two different class options being offered by ORAFOL & KPMF.

Vehicle Wrap Training:
March 2nd will focus on Solid Color Vehicle Wrapping with ORAFOL & KPMF solid color wrap films.
March 3rd will focus on Commercial Fleet Wrapping and Reflective graphic applications using ORAFOL & KPMF films.

Level up and add the Certification test to your experience!

Hands-on Test: Vehicle Wrap Certification testing will take place on March 4, followed by an at-home online exam to complete the ORAFOL/KPMF certification.

ORAFOL/KPMF Instructors: Marcos Pereira, Wrap Specialties, Woodbridge, NJ
Josh Culverhouse, ORAFOL Americas, Inc., Black Creek, GA

PDAA Instructor: Kristin Lanzarone, WrapStar Pro, Sacrament, CA

Instructors will cover techniques for successfully passing the certification test using any manufacturers vinyl with a focus on ORAFOL & KPMF wrap films at this event. Brush up on any of the techniques, practice with Marcos, Josh and Kristin, or just learn new techniques.

PDAA Requirements:
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 receive the PDAA certification.

The PDAA/ORAFOL/KPMF certification test will be administered by Marcos Pereira and Josh Culverhouse from ORAFOL/KPMF, along with Kristin Lanzarone from WrapStar Pro for PDAA.

COVID-19 Safety Information

Current state and CDC guidelines for small group gatherings will be in effect for this event.

Environmental and Personal Prevention Practices such a wearing a mask, social distancing, frequent handwashing, temperature checks, etc. will be utilized during the timeframe of the event to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19.

*All attendees must provide

  • Proof of Vaccination or 
  • A negative COVID test within 72 hours
    of the event

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 Orafol 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.


Air Travel Plans

If you are traveling by air, plan to arrive the day before the workshop begins.

Sterling, Virginia is a suburb of Washington, D.C. and is served by three major airports. It is strongly recommended that you book flights through Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), located approximately 7.5 miles from Sterling. A second option is Reagan National Airport which is 33.5 miles from Sterling


  • Hilton Washington Dulles Airport
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Washington-Dulles International Airport
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Dulles North Loudoun
  • Courtyard by Marriott Dulles Airport Herndon

WHO'S THIS FOR: Graphic Installers


Kristin Lanzarone Owner-Operator WrapStar Pro


23590 Overland Drive, #160
Sterling, VA, USA


Ray Weiss 703-359-1305