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.


The Next Evolution of Doors + Hardware
Learn about the next evolution of Doors + Hardware magazine and why DHI is making a change. December 2017 will become a collector’s issue!

DHIA Certificate and DHT Credential Available Online with Special Membership Offer
We’ve launched the new level one DHIA certificate and new level two DHT credential. Learn more about these limited time offers to bundle with membership for up to 40% off.

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!

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.

A New Day, A New DHI!
Change is the new normal here at DHI. Check out this webpage filled with videos, links and articles about some of our new initiatives.

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


DAI600 – Fire and Egress Door Inspection Class
December 5 – 7, 2017
December 8 DAI600 exam (following this session) or exam on your own schedule
Staybridge Suites Chantilly - Chantilly, VA
Registration and Housing

DAI600 – Fire and Egress Door Inspection Class

January 26 – 28, 2018
January 29, 2018  DAI600 exam (following this session) or exam on your own schedule
Dallas, TX

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.