IDA Charlotte Regional Educational Workshop

Charlotte, North Carolina • November 11, 2016
Holiday Inn Charlotte • Airport Conference Center Hotel
2707 Little Rock Road • Charlotte, NC 28214 • 704-394-4301

IDA will host three regional meetings in 2016 – 17 in Charlotte, NC, in Houston, TX in February, and in Minneapolis, MN in May.

The educational program in Charlotte consists of three timely topics:
  • Fighting Back Against Unscrupulous Garage Door Repairs with Tom Wadsworth, DASMA
  • Attracting, Hiring and Retaining Quality Employees with Bob Hammersley, Crawford Door Systems, Wilmington, NC; Bill Gibson, Overhead Door of Lexington, Lexington, KY; and Todd Thomas, IDA Managing Director
  • Winning Sales Presentations with Rob Guerrero, Liftmaster, Charlotte, NC
Dealers should sign up for the Charlotte meeting by clicking here for the registration form. The information is also on the IDA website under the Expo & Events tab.

Industry members are invited to secure literature tables at the meeting, which may be staffed or unstaffed. Industry members should sign up for a literature table by clicking here. The information is also on the IDA website under the Expo & Events tab.


On October 27th, the IDA Heritage and Nominating Committee will meet to select director nominees for the 2017 election and to select individuals and companies for the recognition award program. Members are encouraged to submit names for both director and recognition award nominees on or before September 30.


Region 5 – Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana and all US possessions west of the United States

Region 6 – Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and all US possessions in the Caribbean

Region 10 – Canada

Region 12 – Mexico

Industry Members

Submission of names other than Region’s 5, 6, 10 or 12 are encouraged as well.

  • Joseph Caputo Dealer of the Year Award
  • International Dealer of the Year Award
  • Jerry R. Reynolds Volunteer Leadership Award
  • Distinguished Service Award
  • Industry Member Award
  • Heritage Award
  • Humanitarian Award
  • Door Technician of the Year Award
To submit a nomination for Director click here.

To submit recognition award click here.

2016 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the 2016 IDA Scholarship recipients.

Alana Babineau, Raynor Door Authority of New England, Manchester, NH
Alanna Battistini, Precision Door Service of Greenville, Greer, SC
Morgan Blickley, A.B.E. Doors and Windows, Allentown, PA
Katarina Bourne, Overhead Door Central Oregon, Bend, OR
Christian Curry, NationServe of Tempe, Tempe, AZ
Blake Cusick, Monrovia Garage Doors, Monrovia, CA
Brennan Czuchran, Deluxe Doors, Martins Ferry, OH
Jessica Deters, Twin City Garage Door, Minneapolis, MN
Jack Flinchum, Aspen Garage Door, Waunakee, WI
Madison Genson, Genson Overhead Door, Locke, NY
Dylan Gordon, Garage Door Center, Post Falls, ID
Jaylene Grinaker, Proline Systems, Kirkland, WA
Julia Hall, Valley Overhead Door, Decatur, AL
Sydney Kale, Precision Overhead Garage Door Service, Columbia, SC
James Leggett, Southeastern Garage Doors, North Charleston, SC
Makenzie Lewis, Consolidated Overhead Door & Gate, Santa Barbara, CA
Monica Paulina Marroquin Luhrs, Door King de Mexico, San Pedro Garza Garcia, NL Mexico
Kraig Mickey, Thompson Garage Doors, Sparks, NV
Jenna Muir, Suburban Overhead Doors, Media, PA
Spencer Mund, Reed City Tool, Reed City, MI
Julia Novello, Joseph Chisholm Door Corp., Waltham, MA
Bevanne Pember, Haas Door Co., Wauseon, OH
Carley Rortvedt, Midland Garage Door Mfg Co, West Fargo, ND
Travis Rosebrook, Creative Door Service, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Karla Michelle Sanchez Gonzalez, KM and Supplies SA de CV, Mexico City, MEX, Mexico
Emma Sand, C.H.I. Overhead Doors, Arthur, IL
Nicole Sargant Gibson, Garage Door Depot, Mississauga ON, Canada
Jayden Schmidt, Midwest Garage Door, Pawnee, IL
Layne Tosney, Magic City Door, Birmingham, AL
Enhances Industry Image

Since October, 2009, IDA has been promoting IDA members to consumers via  An often asked question by the membership is, "What's IDA doing to call attention to the professional door dealer members of IDA?"  Take a look at these numbers:

Number of consumers who turned to the "Locate a Qualified Professional" listing of IDA dealer members as a result of the public relations campaign:
  • In March and April 2016, a total of 1,323
  • In March and April 2015, a total of 1,289
  • Total of top 10 months since 2009: 3,713
IDA is working on behalf of the total membership to drive consumers to you, the professional IDA dealer!  And, it's doing so 24/7!

IDA Member Services ProgramMember Savings Program Offers Huge Discounts

Additional value can be added to your IDA Dealer/Industry membership through the new IDA Member Savings Program. The new program offers collective buying power through a 150,000 business Buying Group Alliance. Significant savings opportunities include Grainger Tools (19% average savings), ADP Payroll (25% average savings), Hewlett Packard, Office Max, Staples (20% average savings), and many more!
Click here to view a flyer for participation information.
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IDA Scholarship Foundation Website

The IDA Scholarship Foundation has redesigned their website to be cleaner and easier to use. IDA Scholarships are available for all IDA dealer/industry members, their family, employees, and employee families. To learn more go to:

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