IDAExpo Events

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

IDA Golf Tournament

Heritage Golf Links
4445 Britt Road
Tucker, Georgia 30084

The IDAExpo Golf Tournament is a significant fundraiser for the IDA Scholarship Foundation. Not only did the event provide fun for all the participants, it also benefited students as they expand their educational horizons via IDA Scholarships.

IDA Scholarship Foundation Golf Tournament Winners

  • Men’s Long Drive:
    Chris Colton, On Trac Garage Door Company
  • Women’s Long Drive:
    Shawn Aldous, Vee Industries
  • 1st Place Team – 60 (-12)
    Jim Lema, Controlled Products System Group
    Ben D’Englere, Controlled Products Sys Group
    Scott Garland, Janus International Group
  • 2nd Place Team – 65 (-7) (Ties were decided by lowest back 9 score on Heritage Course)
    Scott Hartman, LiftMaster
    Rod Slaughter, LiftMaster
    Scott Schmidt, A-tech
    Ken Heid, A-tech
Generously sponsored by...

Sponsorship Opportunities

You can make a huge difference in the success of the IDA Scholarship Foundation Golf Tournament by becoming an industry sponsor. By doing so, you’ll be recognized as an Industry Leader and contributor to the IDA Scholarship Foundation.

It's important to note that 100% of your sponsorship fee will support scholarships – not one penny will be wasted on administrative expenses. And, your sponsorship fee is 100% tax deductible.

Contact Stephanie Long: or 1-800-355-4432 for more information.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Exhibitor Hospitality Party

Georgia Aquarium
7 p.m. - 11 p.m. – Fri., April 21, 2017
225 Baker Street NW • Atlanta, GA 30313 • 404.581.4000

This year’s exhibitor hospitality party was held at the spectacular Georgia Aquarium. All six of the aquarium’s exhibits were open to attendees. Everyone mingled with new friends, was entertained, and enjoyed exclusive access to this wonderful venue.

Generously sponsored by...

Schedule of Events

(As of 4/28/2017, subject to change)

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  • 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m IDEA Testing**
  • 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. General Registration
  • 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Educational Workshops
  • 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 2-Day School (day 1)
  • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. IDEA Train-the-Trainer**
  • 11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Golf Tournament

Thursday, April 26, 2018
  • 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. General Registration
  • 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. IDEA Testing**
  • 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 2-Day School (day 2)
  • 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Educational Workshops
  • 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 2-Day School Cert. Testing**
  • 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. President's Awards Banquet*

Friday, April 27, 2018
  • 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. General Registration
  • 8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. IDA Annual Meeting of Members
  • 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Opening Session*
  • 10:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Opening Day of Exhibits
  • 12 noon - 2:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Lunch*

Saturday, April 28 , 2018
  • 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. IDEA the SuperTech!
  • 9:00 a.m. - Noon General Registration
  • 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Exhibits
  • 12 noon - 1:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Lunch*

*Ticketed event
**Requires pre-registration


Thursday, April 20, 2017

President's Awards Banquet

Honoring Our Industry’s Finest Contributors

Each year the International Door Association recognizes individuals and companies who have served the association, and/or industry in an extraordinary way. During the past several years, hundreds have been acknowledged for their contributions.

The IDA depends extensively on recommendations by the membership as to who is deserving of being recognized. Be sure to attend and show your support for our industry’s movers and shakers.

President's Award Banquet Winners

  • IDA Globe Award:
    Bill Gibson
  • Joseph Caputo Dealer of the Year Award:
    D.H. Pace Company
  • Jerry R. Reynolds Volunteer Service Award:
    Roy Bardowell
  • Industry Member Service Award:
    Iowa Spring Manufacturing
  • Distinguished Service Award:
    Chuck Miller
  • Heritage Award:
    Heimar “ED” Niit
  • Humanitarian Award:
    Ron Read
    R.W. Garage Doors, Inc., Vacaville, CA
  • International Dealer Award:
    Puertas Y Controles Automaticos S.A. De C.V.
    Overhead Door Company of Ireland
  • High Roller Distinguished Service Award:
    Denco Marketing
  • Door Technicians of Year Award:
    Lawrie Theurer
    Applegate Door Company, Philomath, Oregon
    Dan Shearrer
    A1 Affordable Garage Door Services, Plano, Texas
  • Director Service Award:
    Tim Matthews
    Bob Hammersley
    Gordon McGraw
    Jack Schram
    Jennifer Juhlke
    Miguel Acosta
  • Presidential Service Award:
    Paul McManus
    Flossie Mohler
  • IDEA Daniel R. Apple Award
    Tim Castello, Miller Edge
  • IDEA Service Awards
    Dick Lano
    David Mount
    Daniel Dombkowski