IDA Advocacy & Press

Advocacy & Press

Welcome to the International Door Association's Advocacy & Press room. Explore news and information about the association and the wider door and access systems industry, as well as press releases and updates on IDA's Advocacy Efforts.

Media Contact:

Mike Fischer
IDA Executive Director
[email protected] | 315.420.8208

Julia Scott
IDA Marketing Manager
[email protected] | 202.207.1110

Latest Releases:

March 15, 2021: International Door Association Announces 2021 Product Innovation Showcase and Awards
March 15, 2021: IDA Moves Garage Door Safety Month to May 2021
March 20, 2020: IDA Statement on New York State Defining Essential Businesses
March 18, 2020: IDA Releases Statement Issuing Door and Access Systems Industry as Essential Services
March 17, 2020: Initial Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

COVID-19 Statements:

March 27, 2020: Coalition Letter (BHMA, DASMA, IDA, WCSC) Outlining Essential Services 
March 26, 2020:
Housing Industry Letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Critical Infrastructure
March 23, 2020: Technician Letter Regarding Essential Services
​March 20, 2020: American Fence Association's (AFA) Essential Services Press Release regarding COVID-19.
March 18, 2020: Door and Access Systems Manufacturers Association International (DASMA) Special Bulletin regarding COVID-19.

Click here for additional COVID-19 resources and information

About IDA

The International Door Association (IDA) is a nonprofit trade association representing door and access system dealers and suppliers all over the world. The association includes the large majority of garage door dealers, manufacturers and individual technicians in the door and access system industry, and provides resources in the name of responsible advocacy, education and collaboration with likeminded organizations. IDA’s goal is to advance the industry with increased professionalism and product quality unmatched by any other industry. Learn more about the International Door Association.