Downloadable IDA Membership Applications: English, Español.  For member categories and descriptions scroll down below IDA's greatest strengths section.

So you want to become an IDA Member?

Thanks to Industry Member ABC Docks, the following video was created to quickly review the many benefits of becoming an IDA Member.

Ms Ida video (by ABC Docks)

Ms Ida membership video

 

Members were recently asked to list IDA's greatest strengths.

Here are some of their responses:

 

  • The EXPO provides top quality workshops and speakers.
  • The member packet CD's helped me improve our forms and manuals.
  • The magazine and its 'tech tips' are great.
  • IDA provides solutions to problems facing our industry.
  • IDA can communicate important issues relating to our industry very quickly.
  • IDA is raising the bar for competence and professionalism in the industry.
  • IDA gathers dealers and suppliers together to exchange ideas and determine solutions to existing problems.
  • IDA's greatest strength is its accessiblity to door industry professionals throughout North America.

Click links below to to fill out the online application.

 

Standard Term Memberships (U.S. and Possessions and Canada)


Installing/Servicing Dealer Membership - 3 OR MORE YEARS IN BUSINESS

A company that sells, installs, and services residential and/or commercial door and access systems as its primary business. Minimum 3 years in business. IDA Installing/Servicing Dealer member is a Code of Business Conduct compliant. May refer to IDA and use the IDA logo in advertising and marketing. Full Rights of membership including voting: may hold Board and/or officer position.

Dealer Branch Membership

A Dealer Branch Member is a company 100 percent owned by an Installing/Servicing Dealer Member. A Branch must have a physical office in the locality of the Installing/Servicing Dealer Member, and must be staffed by at least one full-time manager. The Branch must be open for business not less than 35 hours spread over not less than four days each week. The Branch must have a telephone number unique to the physical office in the locality. The physical office must have on-site capability of providing sales, and must have either on-site, or through the Installing/Serving Dealer member, the ability to sell, install and/or service door and access system products. May refer to IDA and use the IDA logo in advertising and marketing. Full voting rights of Membership including voting, may hold Board and/or Officer positions. Branch Member is IDA Code of Business Conduct compliant via Installing/Serving Dealer Member.

Primary Industry Manufacturer/Vendor Membership

A company that provides door and access systems products and services to door and access systems dealers as its primary business to the door and access systems industry. May refer to IDA and use the IDA logo in advertising and marketing. Full rights of membership including voting: may hold Board and/or officer position.


International Standard Term Membership


International Installing/Servicing Dealer Membership

A company that sells, installs, and services residential and/or commercial door and access systems as its primary business. May refer to IDA and use the IDA logo in advertising and marketing. Full Rights of membership including voting: may hold board and/or officer position. International members do not receive IDA manuals, but may purchase them at member price. This membership category does not include Canada.


Non-Member Subscription Categories


Subscribing Dealer  - LESS THAN 3 YEARS IN BUSINESS

A company that sells, installs, and services residential and/or commercial door and access systems as its primary business. Less than 3 years in business. May not refer to IDA and use the IDA logo in advertising and marketing. IDA Installing/Servicing Dealer member Code of Business Conduct compliance is not applicable. May not vote or hold Board and/or officer position.Eligible to become an Installing/Servicing Dealer Member after 3 years in business.  COMPANIES WITH 3 OR MORE YEARS IN BUSINESS DO NOT QUALIFY FOR THIS CATEGORY.


Subscribing Associate

A company or person that provides services to door and access systems dealers including franchisers, legal firms, accounting firms, architects, specifiers, engineers, and officials having jurisdiction. May not refer to IDA or use the IDA logo in advertising or marketing. May not hold Board and/or officer position.


Subscribing Professional

A company whose primary business is not selling, installing and servicing residential and/or commercial door and access systems but has 3 years experience in another core business, and has added the sale, installation and service of door and access systems to its business. For the first 2 years, the company shall be a Subscribing Professional and may not refer to IDA or use the IDA logo in advertising or marketing. IDA Code of Business Conduct compliance is not applicable. After 2 years as a Subscribing Professional may become a Professional Member.


Subscribing Technician

A person who is an employee of an Installing/Servicing Dealer Member and who installs and/or services door and access systems.  Subscribing Technicians must apply using the downloadable PDF form (Please right-click to download).