Affiliations & Partners
The Apple Group is proud to be associated with the following trade groups and door dealers. Each of these websites can be a source of ideas and support for your company. The trade groups in the door industry are an invaluable resource for your business.
International Door Association (IDA)
If you are a door dealer, membership in the International Door Association has great value. The investment is small and the returns are great. IDA's primary mission is to provide programs and services to door and access systems dealers, for the express purpose of enhancing their value and professionalism.
Institute for Door Dealer Education and Accreditation (IDEA)
As the industry's central source for education and training, the Institute of Door Dealer Education and Accreditation can bring great value to your business. While you cannot join IDEA, you can earn their seal of approval through their certification and become a nationally accredited door dealer. IDEA provides educational resources, training systems and professional development programs for companies engaged in the sale, installation and service of door and access systems products.
Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA)
Door and Access Manufacturers Association members enjoy a central network of peers that all share common goals and challenges. If you manufacture or supply goods and services to the door dealer industry, membership in this organization is critical. DASMA is North America’s leading trade association of manufacturers of garage doors, rolling doors, high performance doors, garage door operators, vehicular gate operators, and access control products.
Apple Door Systems
Apple Door Systems is a network of independent door dealers throughout the state of Virginia, specializing in all types of residential and commercial overhead, swinging and sliding door systems. In business since 1973, they have been serving Virginians with the finest products backed up by their world class customer service. You'll find Apple Door stores in Richmond, Fredericksburg, Waynesboro, Williamsburg, and Chesapeake. Each location has a fully-staffed showroom and customer service center.
IDA Young Professionals Network (YPN)
The Young Professionals Network is a newly-organized group of the International Door Association (IDA) to help young people in the door and access systems industry prepare themselves for leadership in their companies and the association, and to provide guidance to current IDA leaders to better understand the needs and future direction of the association from the younger generation's point of view. It is comprised of Young Professionals in the door industry between the ages of 21 and 35.
Market Hardware, Inc.
Market Hardware is a leading provider of small business website marketing products and services. They offer garage door dealers best-in-class internet marketing services targeted for your unique needs. Services include websites, web marketing and social media support.