International Door & Operator Industry

SEP-OCT 2012

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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Keynote Speaker Keynote Spe 4UFWF 3J[[P "The attitude adjuster" The attitu After being told by a guidance counselor that he didn't have the intelli- gence for college, and having been saddled with the dubious high school honor of "Least Likely to Succeed, chance to emerge as anything special. " Steve Rizzo didn't give himself much of a After high school, Rizzo would go on to surprise everyone, including himself, by excelling with honors at the university and post-graduate levels. Perhaps the most unexpected aspect of Rizzo's career was the stellar de- gree of success he achieved as a performer, sharing the stage with Jerry Seinfeld, Rodney Dangerfield, Eddie Murphy, and Ellen DeGeneres. As a professional speaker, Rizzo offers a unique and insightful per- spective on the journey that brought him to where he stands today. Rizzo's quest to remove the boundaries that were keeping him from the life he truly desired has brought his work full circle and he now understands that all of his past experiences were necessary to pre- pare him for his true calling: to help people learn to be happy and successful no matter what their current circumstances are. "If they laugh while they learn," says Rizzo, "then that's just a bonus. " Visit to learn more about Steve Rizzo and see videos of his performance! IDEA Testing and Educational Workshops Last year's educational programming was superb, and expect the IDAExpo™ 2013 to be no exception. The IDAExpo™ is the largest gathering for door and operator educational workshops in the world, and you don't want to be left out. And, of course, the IDEA will be offering accreditation and certification testing, and the Train-the-Trainer class. (Go to for more information on IDEA testing/accredita- tion/certification). NEW WEBSITE OCT. 1 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 8FEOFTEBZ .BZ r (PMG 5PVSOBNFOU r , 4DIPMBSTIJQ 3VO r .PUPSDZDMF 4DIPMBSTIJQ 3VO r *%&" 5FTUJOH r &EVDBUJPOBM 8PSLTIPQT 5IVSTEBZ .BZ r &EVDBUJPOBM 8PSLTIPQT r 4QFDJBM %PPS 5FDIOJDJBO Educational Programming r 1SFTJEFOU T "XBSET #BORVFU 'SJEBZ .BZ r 0QFOJOH 4FTTJPO XJUI ,FZOPUF 4QFBLFS 4UFWF 3J[[P r 4QFDJBM %PPS 5FDIOJDJBO Educational Programming VOLUME 45 ISSUE 5 2012 65 r &YIJCJUT r &YIJCJUPS )PTQJUBMJUZ 1BSUZ 4BUVSEBZ .BZ r &YIJCJUT

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