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.


DHI Launches Industry Orientation Program with New Codes Video

The Industry Orientation Program is a complimentary series of videos for newcomers to the non-residential door and hardware industry who want to learn more about becoming a door security + safety professional and the great career opportunities offered by our industry. The first video, Safely Securing the Built Environment through Building, Fire, and Life Safety Codes, is now available on DHI.org

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

New DHIA Certificate Now Available!

DHI is pleased to announce that the Door + Hardware Industry Associate (DHIA) certificate, the first step of DHI’s new credential and certification program update announced earlier this year, will begin to be awarded immediately. For more information on this new certificate go to our New Certifications and Credentials page

2017 Call for Nominations

Each year we recognize individuals who have shown exemplary effort and dedication to our industry with several awards. Please take a moment to review the 2017 Call for Nominations Brochure and consider nominating someone whom you think exemplifies the qualifications noted under the criteria for each award.

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


2017 Spring School

April 2-9
National Conference Center
Lansdowne, VA

2017 DHI Canada Spring School
May 29 - June 2
Holiday Inn Airport
Montreal, PQ

DHI conNextions 2017
May 10-12
Phoenix, AZ

2017 DHI Fall School
October 23-28
Embassy Suites
Scottdale, AZ

2017 DHI Canada Fall School
November 6-10
Sheraton Cavalier Hotel
Calgary, Canada


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 for conNextions 2017
May 10-12, in Phoenix!

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.