International Door & Operator Industry

JAN-FEB 2019

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 and APA co-host the 3rd annual ICAD in Indy! IDA is pleased to announce that the third annual International Congress of Automatic Doors (ICAD) will take place in conjunction with the IDAExpo on Tuesday, March 12. ... by Ed Hermanns / 10 We have done our part, now it's time for you to do yours! The IDAExpo committee and staff have assembled the exhibitors, found the best hotel accommodations for all attendees, scheduled an assortment of educational workshops, planned after-hours activities and selected the week's menus and entertainment events. Now it's up to you! ... by Jim McGrath / 20 2018 Scholarship Recipients IDA is proud to announce the recipients of the 2018 International Door Association Foundation Scholarship Program. ... / 26 California Mandates Battery Backup with all GDOS This new California law appears to be the first state or federal legislation to target garage door openers since the flurry of legislative activity in the early 90's. Will it spread to other states? Reprinted from Door + Access magazine ... Tom Wadsworth / 44 California Bill 969 is Law Dealers in California will be experiencing changes as Bill 969 goes into effect July 1, 2019. ... Chuck Colton / 48 DASMA and IDA launch Scammer Reporting Service The Task Force on Industry Reputation–a joint DASMA-IDA project– launched a new service to warn consumers when garage door repair scammers are active in a given area. ... Tom Wadsworth / 50 2019 IDAExpo ® Coverage A listing of the IDAExpo workshops and more! ... / 53 Young Professionals Network Question & Answer with Ryan Lucia Ryan is owner of Aaron Overhead Doors and he's very active in the door industry and his community. ... / 68 IDAssurance Hidden Exclusions: Residential Work Your policy could have a gaping hole, a residential exclusion. ... by Andrew Stergiou / 72 IDEA News & Events IDEA Education produces huge values The IDEA board is consistently on the move and working diligently to provide the door and access systems industry with the most up-to-date educational programs. ... by Deborah Nagele / 76 C O N T E N T S INDUSTRYFOCUS President's Commentary: IDAExpo ® time is here! I can't believe it's that time again already–our industry's main event! And this year it includes an extra bonus: our first co-location with AFA and NOMMA. ... by Ed Hermanns / 8 DIRECTORSPOTLIGHT Talking to David Dawdy David Dawdy, IDA Director Industry and senior market strategy and product development specialist for CornellCookson, describes his growth as a volunteer IDA director. ... / 12 Talking to Tim Matthews Tim Matthews, IDA Treasurer and manager of residential national accounts for Wayne Dalton/Genie/Overhead Door Corporation, outlines his experiences as a volunteer IDA director. ... / 14 SALES&MARKETING 2 Google Tools for More Powerful Web Marketing So when it comes to fine-tuning your website's performance, how do you go about finding the best tools? We're here to point you in the right direction. ... by Alain Parcan / 22 DIRECTOR'SCORNER Planning for Growth Strategic planning is an ongoing process that allows the IDA leadership to step back from the status quo and look at how to best position the association for future growth and set priorities for the board and staff. ... by Mike Fischer / 18 TECHNICAL IDAEducation: The New CEU Resource A newly-created website ( has launched and is available to all IDA members looking to earn valuable continuing education credits and participate in high-value training opportunities. ... / 42 V O L U M E 5 2 I S S U E 1 F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 9 4 International Door & Operator Industry™

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