International Door & Operator Industry

NOV-DEC 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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IDAExpo and AFA FenceTech Silent Auction for Education Friday, March 15 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. (During the Welcome Party) IDA will be hosting their Third Annual IDA Scholarship Foundation Silent Auction. The auction will help the foundation continue providing highly deserving students with post-high school educational opportunities. The IDA Scholarship Foundation has awarded more than $1 million in financial assistance to students, whose parents or employers are part of our industry community. Because of your assistance in the past, we were able to support many students through the IDA Scholarship Foundation with scholarships. The IDA Scholarship Foundation asks for your consideration as a contributor to this event. All donated items and donors will be recognized by the IDA Scholarship Foundation through social media, the Industry Door & Operator publication, and the IDAExpo website. Your contributions to ensure the success of this Silent Auction and to help students achieve their dreams is very much appreciated, and does not go unnoticed. If you would like to participate, please go to for more information. silent for education AUCTION International Door Association Scholarship Foundation Education is the key that opens doors to opportunities! When investing in an IDAExpo sponsorship, you're not only supporting IDA – you're also gaining valuable exposure and face-time with industry powerhouses. Sponsorship packages range from $50,000 to $2,500, providing affordable options to every company size and type. Looking to customize a sponsorship package to meet your objectives? Contact our Exhibits and Sponsorship Sales Manager: Michael Greskiewicz, Visit for more information Become a Sponsor 2019 Highlights • The Silent Auction for Education will take place with the Welcome Party on Friday. This event has been a big hit since its debut in Atlanta and promises to be another hit in Indy. Plan to arrive early to browse and bid on items, events and experiences. We'll be announcing the donated items as they come in, so keep an eye out for any items that may peak your interest! All proceeds from the Silent Auction go to the IDA Educational Scholarship Foundation. • Two full days of education takes place March 13 & 14, featuring IDEA-produced seminars covering timely topics of opportunity, along with challenges and solutions to the issues most important to door dealers. The line-up will be announced as presentations are booked so keep up to date on information via our website. • 2-Day Technical Schools offer attendees the opportunity to take the following courses onsite: Rolling Steel/Rolling Steel Fire Doors, Residential and Commercial Sectional Doors. Contact IDEA for more information at: • The Young Professionals Network (YPN) is a group of IDA members whose goal is to aid in industry advancement through leadership and networking opportunities. There will be specific seminars geared toward the YPN audience, a local tour and a social outing for those in the industry interested in meeting others in the same age bracket (35 and under). • Network with fellow industry dealers and personnel! As veteran attendees will tell you: the networking opportunities available are one of the most valuable experiences at the IDAExpo. Monetary value simply can't be assigned to the experience of meeting people from all across the United States and beyond – all of whom face the same challenges and can speak to creative solutions or approaches. These relationships exist in large numbers – all over the world – as a direct result of people who met during the IDAExpo. • Two full days of exhibits Last but not least, IDAExpo once again features two full days of exhibits during the annual industry showcase of products. Anything new and exciting in the industry will be available in the exhibit hall for you to see! This is the perfect opportunity to conduct comprehensive industry product research in just two days! If you make the effort, you absolutely will find new products to help diversify your business. V O L U M E 5 1 I S S U E 6 D E C E M B E R 2 0 1 8 55

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