Who We Are
DHI proudly serves door security and safety professionals and the dynamic companies they represent in the North American non-residential construction industry. As the primary educational and networking resource for the industry
since 1975, with ancestry dating back to 1934, DHI is also primary
advocate of the industry to our stakeholders along with our foundation,
the Door Security & Safety Foundation
Join DHI to elevate your career path with education, certification, local and national events, networking, social and volunteer opportunities, communities and of course discounts and savings along the way. DHI also provides companies with special corporate programs to support their business needs and the strategic evolution of the industry.
Welcome to the the largest community of door security + safety professionals in North America! Learn more about the New Day, New DHI
Whether you’re a new door security and safety professional, long-time industry veteran, a company representing manufacturers, distributors or sales representatives, or an industry stakeholder, DHI offers a membership option to suit your needs.
on technical education, technical literature, technical resources, registration for our industry convention DHI conNextions, our Career Center, and a complete portfolio and of insurance and business products.
Education and Business Resources
including our monthly magazine, Doors + Hardware
and a robust online archive of over 10 years’ worth of business and technical articles; our industry enewsletter, IndustryWatch
; monthly webinars and online access to the archive webinars, over 10 years of business and financial reports.
through our annual convention - DHI conNextions; chapter meetings; education classes; volunteering locally and nationally; online membership directory and promoting your businesses to architects, contractors and owners through our website directories.
To learn more about our offerings visit Become a Member
where you can also make a selection, or contact our staff noted below if you’d like to have a conversation about your career or your company’s needs.
Volunteer with DHI
Whether your skills are technical and you enjoy teaching and mentoring others, or if you’re more of a strategic and business thinker and enjoy serving on committees and boards
, DHI has many opportunities throughout the year to volunteer. Learn more
about volunteering with DHI.
Gain Industry Recognition
Many individuals give of themselves tirelessly to our organization and industry, so it is important that they be duly recognized and honored, and more importantly, thanked for their efforts. 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. Visit our listing of DHI Awards recipients.
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.
We take great pride in serving our members and building those relationships to best meet your needs. While you can conveniently buy membership online and learn more about those details below, you may find a conversation would help you make the best decision for your needs. We welcome that conversation. Contact any one of our team members below to ask more about joining DHI or making the most of your current member benefits.
Jackie Bessette, Membership Development Manager,
Corporate membership retention and recruitment, chapter support.
Paige Horton, Membership and Chapter Relations Manager,
Individual membership retention and recruitment, chapter support.
Kara Burgess, Member Services Manager,
Member services, events registration and classified advertising.