International Door & Operator Industry

JAN-FEB 2018

Garage door industry magazine for garage door dealers, garage door manufacturers, garage door distributors, garage door installers, loading docks, garage door operators and openers, gates, and tools for the door industry.

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Workshops (Schedule subject to change) (#27) Let's Work Together - Getting Stuff Done in an Age Diverse Workforce - Part I Presenter: Shaun Hall, Hall Talk LLC Generationally, today's workforce consists of Baby Boomers (33%), Gen Xers (27%), and Millennials (38%). Understanding the diversity of this workforce (given the unique perspectives that each group brings to the table) is more critical than ever. In this session, the presenter will explore the strengths of each generation and how they can be leveraged to thrive in today's marketplace. The workshop goal will be to acquire the tools necessary to work together toward achieving a unified outcome. Attendees will leave this presentation with the knowledge and confidence to lead an age- diverse team with excellence. (#28) Alliant Insurance Program and the IDA Member Savings Program Save Members Significant Money Presenters: Mark Schiavone, Member Savings Program, Inc. and Andy Stergiou, Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. Did you know? • More than 400 IDA members have saved in excess of $250,000 • 200+ members have saved with the IDA Insurance Program • IDA members can save with 25 vendor exclusive programs • 20% of all IDA Member companies are participating and saving - are you? • The Program now includes personal saving opportunities • You can save with existing suppliers, why pay more for what you are already purchasing? Many IDA members say participating is a "No Brainer." Andy Stergiou and Mark Schiavone will address the many ways they can assist you. (#29) Industry Consolidation- The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. A 2018 Update Presenter: Chuck Miller, Miller Consulting An update to the popular seminar held last year in Atlanta. This presentation by industry veteran Chuck Miller will examine the consolidation activities taking place and provide attendees a clearer picture on how these developments may impact the door dealer and industry at large. 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (#30) Recruiting, Finding, Training and Retaining Top Peformers for Door Dealers Presenters: Dan and Sandy Apple, The Apple Group LLC Turnover of employees is a big expense for any door dealer. In this seminar, Dan and Sandy will discuss using online recruiting methods to attract and hire better qualified personnel. Then they will present ways to create an in house training program for installers, sales people and other key positions. Finally the workshop will include a discussion regarding specific ways to retain top producers in order to maximize your investment in personnel. (#31) Millennial Leadership Roundtable – Part II Presenters: Shaun Hall and the IDA Young Professionals Network Shaun Hall joins industry Millennials for roundtable discussions on Millennials in the workforce. Discussion topics Learn how common industrial motor control parts work, what they do, and how to use them. Learn how to wire different types of control systems and how everything works together. The perfect specialized technician workshop. Saturday, April 28, 2018 • 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Open to fully registered attendees or register separately. Industrial Motor Control and Wiring IDEA Panel will include leadership, management, sales, technology and much, much more. You'll find this roundtable not only interesting, but very valuable to the success of your business. (#32) Five Year Economic Forecast for the Garage Door Industry Presenters: Dr. David Bowen and John Zoller, Zoller Consulting, Inc. Dr. David Bowen and John Zoller of Zoller Consulting are returning with their popular Five Year Economic Forecast for the Garage Door Industry which was last presented four years ago. This seminar will outline the economic factors that will drive the garage door industry into the next five years along with a discussion of changes that will affect future competition within and outside our industry. Don't miss this forecast, presented by two experienced and highly respected consultants and industry veterans. (#33) R U Confused? Marketplace Thermal Performance Values for Doors Presenter: Joe Hetzel, DASMA Presented by Joe Hetzel, a popular and highly knowledgeable technical expert, this session will cover how thermal performance demands for large doors are changing, going from R-value toward U-factor. The seminar will provide an overview of the use and purpose of U-factor and R-value relating to what they mean to a building. Codes and standards will be referenced throughout the seminar to illustrate the changes taking place. V O L U M E 5 1 I S S U E 1 F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 8 59

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