International Door & Operator Industry

SEP-OCT 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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ASSOCIATION NEWS IDA Announces Staff Changes IDA is pleased to announce it recently chose Kellen, a leading global association management and communications company, as its new management firm. ... / 30 Why Serve as an IDA Director? Make a Difference! An open letter to all members of the International Door Association as a request to those of you who are interested in participating in the leadership of this industry. ... by Kevin Pettiette / 34 Young Professionals Network Question & Answer with Mike Batoff Mike Batoff is an IDEA Certified Residential & Commercial Sectional Door Systems Technician with Batoff's Garage Doors and Service located in Philadelphia. ... / 38 SuperTech Day! Celebrating Our Industry Member's Technicians The door industry joined in international unity on June 29 as SuperTech Day was once again celebrated across the globe. ... / 42 2019 IDAExpo ® Coverage For the first time the IDAExpo will be co-locating with AFA's FenceTech and NOMMA's MetalFab! All three organizations will be sharing the show floor. ... / 55 IDAssurance 6 Ways to Prep for an OSHA Inspection An OSHA inspection can happen at any time, so it's essential to always be ready. ... by Andrew Stergiou / 63 IDEA News & Events IDEA Changes As we say an emotional good bye to our old management company, we welcome our new one, but with the same people who have been with us all along! ... by Deborah Nagele / 66 C O N T E N T S INDUSTRYFOCUS President's Commentary: IDA Looking Toward Our Future IDA is now embarking on a season of change with the recent move to a new management team. ... by Ed Hermanns / 8 DIRECTORSPOTLIGHT Talking to Paul Peloquin Paul Peloquin, Region 1 (New England) director, describes his experiences as a volunteer IDA director. ... / 11 LEGAL&LEGISLATION TOP 10 Clauses for Your Contract At least every three years IDA members should review their contract forms to make sure you are protecting yourselves against the risks known in the garage door business. ... by Brian J. Schoolman / 12 SALES&MARKETING Breaking into Sales (Part One) "It's hard to find a new customer, but easy to lose one." You must understand that your hard work could be undone anytime by another competitor, so YOU must keep close attention to your accounts. ... Roy Bardowell / 18 8 Steps to Optimize Your Business on Google Chances are you've already claimed and verified your business on Google, but your listing may be missing some very important pieces. ... by Alain Parcan / 27 DIRECTOR'SCORNER Hello Again! I learned a lot about the garage door business in my past, now I'm proud to be back helping again. ... by Mike Fischer / 28 V O L U M E 5 1 I S S U E 5 O C T O B E R 2 0 1 8 4 International Door & Operator Industry™

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