Who We Are

DHI is an association proudly serving door security and safety professionals, and the dynamic companies they represent, in the non-residential construction industry. Through education, advocacy, accreditation and facilitated networking, we provide members with the collective intelligence to meet the security and safety needs of their customers.
Learn more about the New Day, New DHI.


NFPA Staff Member Becomes an FDAI
In a recent article from NFPA, Ron Coté, P.E., FDAI, NFPA Technical Services Lead for Life Safety shared the importance of acquiring this level of knowledge and education to obtain his FDAI credential. You can read Ron Coté’s full article here and share this link with your customers and colleagues!

2017 Fall Technical School Registration and Housing Now Available
DHI 2017 Fall Technical School, taking place in Scottsdale, Arizona, October 22-28, is open for registration and housing. Learn from experienced instructors with first-hand industry knowledge. Register today!

DHI and ACBM Partner to Advance DHI conNextions
DHI is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with AC Business Media (ACBM) to advance the door and hardware industry annual convention through its next stage of evolution to be known as DHI conNextions - Door Security + Safety Conference and Exposition. Read the full press release here.

Celebrating One Year of the New DHI!
One year ago DHI announced several significant and new initiatives with a fresh approach, along with our new brand, to better support the needs of door security + safety professionals. Here is a webpage filled with videos, links and articles about all of these new initiatives.

DHT Credential and DHIA Certificate Available Online
We’ve already launched the new level one DHIA certificate and new level two DHT credential. Learn more about these offerings and our new level three certifications soon to come.

Wear Your DHI!
We've launched a new DHI store with apparel and business accessories for you and your team of Door Security + Safety Professionals. Enter the Store

Opening the Door to School Safety
DSSF has launched an important education campaign and video against barricade devices aimed at school administrators, pointing to door security + safety professionals as the experts they need. Be sure to Watch, Share, and Give to this campaign. #LockDontBlock


2017 DHI Fall School
October 22-28
Embassy Suites
Scottsdale, AZ
Registration Packet
Legacy Certification Exams

2017 DHI Canada Fall School

November 6-10
Sheraton Cavalier Hotel
Calgary, Canada

DAI600 – Fire and Egress Door Inspection Class
December 5 – 7, 2017
DHI Headquarters - Chantilly, VA
Registration and Housing Details to Come

2018 DHI Spring School
April 8-15
National Conference Center
Lansdowne, VA

conNextions 2018

May 9 – 11
Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD
DHI and ACBM Partner to Advance DHI conNextions




DHI Education

DHI education is important to becoming a door security + safety professional and remaining current in the industry. We offer classes online, in-person, at our technical schools, and much more. Education is a cornerstone of DHI.

DHI Certification

DHI is the focal point for a team of more than 2,200 professional consultants whose efforts improve the lifestyle of millions of people as well as enhance the fire and life safety of buildings and their occupants.

DHI Membership

We serve as the primary resource for education, accreditation, networking and advocacy in the non-residential door and hardware industry.

DHI conNextions!

Save the date to join forward-thinking Door Security + Safety Professionals May 9-11, 2018 in Baltimore, MD

Doors + Hardware Magazine

Take a glance at this month’s issue, and find out how to advertise or contribute an article.

Door Security & Safety Foundation

Learn about the Foundation’s mission to promote secure and safe openings that enhance life safety, and how you can help.