Business Resources

These key member-only business resources are tools to stay on top of our ever-changing industry, expand your knowledge base, enhance your career and grow your business.

Webinars

DHI regularly offers webinars with an archive library of dozens of hours of content as a member–only benefit, including employees of corporate members. Webinar topics include codes, LEED, fire door inspection, steel doors, and provide valuable CEP points for DHI certified members.

Business Article Archive

Doors + Hardware magazine has an archive of articles by topic for easy access to business related content. We also feature many years of full issue archives full issue archives as well.

DHI Insurance and Discount Benefits Program

DHI and our strategic partners are growing our portfolio of insurance and discount programs  to meet the business and personal needs of our members. 

The program features:

  • Altus collections services
  • ConsensusDocs construction contract templates
  • Partnership with shipping and freight discounts
  • TISC exclusive business and personal insurance offerings
  • Profiles International with employee assessment services

Employee Compensation Bi-Annual Report

How does your firm’s employee compensation package stack up in the industry? To help you evaluate your situation, DHI offers a corporate member only bi-annual Employee Compensation Study and Report with approximately 2,000 firms in over 30 distribution lines of trade who participate. 

IndustryWatch

This biweekly member-only e-newsletter brings you the latest industry news and trends, as well as news from DHI, the Door Security & Safety Foundation, and the Small Business Legislative Council.  New members will receive access to this e-newsletter upon joining DHI. Members can submit a press release or advertise.

Profit Improvement Articles & Reports

The best source of financial benchmarks for our industry is the DHI Profit Report , a compilation of our industry distributor participants’ profit performance, with comparisons by company size and geographic regions. This report presents a wealth of financial and operating guidelines and provides direct comparisons between your firm and other participating firms. Distributor corporate members are eligible to participate in the Profit Survey and will receive the exclusive Distributor Profit Improvement Profile, a breakdown of a survey participant’s company results highlighted with suggested areas of improvement. While the Profit Report is provided to all corporate members, the Profit Improvement Profile is only available to firms that participate in the Survey.

Small Business Legislative Council (SBLC) News

An independent coalition of trade and professional associations  who share a common concern for the future of small businesses. SBLC disseminates information to DHI members on the impact of public policy on small businesses through DHI’s biweekly newsletter IndustryWatch. The SBLC news archive  is also available for review.

Software Guides

The Brown Smith Wallace Consulting Group publishes annual Distribution and Manufacturing Software Guides provided exclusively to DHI corporate members. These guides provide research on software packages in the distribution industry by comparing features, and browsing vendors, applications and vertical markets.

National Association of Wholesale (NAW) Distributors Publications

DHI members receive 10% off publications offered by NAW, based upon DHI’s membership with NAW. Their library is a robust collection of offerings for your business needs. Use their online discount for “Member of NAW member association.”

Wear Your DHI

Our DHI store offers apparel and business accessories for you and your team of Door Security + Safety Professionals. Each item has been hand-selected to meet the needs of DHI members. The new online store features a variety of retail-styled, top quality garments with the DHI logo. We've also included a few top quality business essential items, which also make great gifts. You can order one or two items at a time, or inquire with our provider about bulk quantities and customizing options such as adding your company logo. Purchasing online is quick, easy, and secure.