SHDA’s mission is to continually improve, through education and services, the proficiency of Security Distributors in order that they are the most effective and efficient conduit to the marketplace.

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46th Annual Industry Advancement Summit
May 2-6, 2016
Embassy Suites
Frisco, TX

More details coming soon but check out last year's conference in the mean time: 

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 Registration List as of April 17, 2015

University of Innovative Distribution 

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SHDA's University of Innovative Distribution (UID) offers a four-day educational program focused on the unique needs of the wholesale distribution industry.

Distributor middle management professionals seeking career advancement in the distribution field are encouraged to apply for the SHDA Al Hoffman Memorial Scholarship valued at $1,095 to attend The University of Innovative Distribution (UID) program. Click here to apply

Learn more about this program by using the links below:

Service First Processing

Service First Processing (SFP) is a leading provider of credit card and ACH / check processing services. We make accepting credit cards simple, efficient and more profitable for your company. SHDA and SFP have put together a special “members only program” that is designed to reduce your cost of credit card processing while improving your level of service and support. 

This new member program can enhance your company’s profitability through 3 easy steps:

  • SFP will provide your company a savings proposal based on your business unique processing needs and our consultative analysis.
  • If you decide to try the SHDA / SFP program you will be provided with the necessary equipment and training as well as a 60 Day Trial Period.
  • In addition to your initial cost reduction, ten percent (10%) of the net processing revenue that SFP generates from your account will be rebated back to you on an annual basis.

SHDA Members click here for more details

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This course introduces the fundamentals of architectural doors and hardware to those new to this industry and desiring to understand the basics of the products and their applications. It’s a simple introduction to understand the critical components of openings that provide life safety and security to building users.

For more information, click here. To get started, visit here.

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