Associations and Partners


Associated Locksmiths of America (ALOA)

The Associated Locksmiths of America Inc. (ALOA) is an international professional organization of highly qualified security professionals engaged in consulting, sales, installation and maintenance of locks, keys, safes, premises security, access controls, alarms, and other security related endeavors.

ALOA Website

American Society for Healthcare

American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)

With more than 11,000 members, ASHE is the largest association devoted to optimizing the health care physical environment. As a trusted industry resource, ASHE is committed to our members, the facilities they build and maintain, and the patients they serve.

ASHE Website

ASIS International

ASIS International

ASIS International is a global community of 38,000 security practitioners, each of whom have a role in the protection of assets - people, property, and/or information.

Our members represent virtually every industry in the public and private sectors, and organizations of all sizes. From entry-level managers to CSOs to CEOs, from security veterans to consultants and those transitioning from law enforcement or the military, the ASIS community is global and diverse.

No other organization possesses the vast array of knowledge, expertise, and experience.

ASIS Website


Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA)

BHMA was founded in 1925 as the Hardware Manufacturers’ Statistical Association. Today BHMA is nationally recognized for its leadership role in ensuring the quality and performance of builders hardware.

More than 80 percent of all U.S. manufacturers of builders hardware are BHMA members. Together these companies produce the vast majority of the hardware items used in the nation’s commercial and institutional buildings -- from hinges and locks to door controls and exit devices. Any organization that manufactures and sells builders hardware in the United States is eligible for Association membership.

BHMA Website


The Door and Hardware Institute (DHI)

The Door and Hardware Institute (DHI) is the only professional association dedicated to the Architectural Openings Industry. With the purpose of advancing life safety and security within the built environment, DHI represents the North American openings marketplace as the advocate and primary resource for information, professional development and certification. With the focus on our members, DHI strives to be the indispensable resource for industry trends, best business practices and advanced education. DHI remains a powerful advocate for creating a favorable code environment in the life safety and security industry.

DHI Website

International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety

International Association For Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS)

The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety, or IAHSS for short, is the only organization solely dedicated to professionals involved in managing and directing security and safety programs in healthcare institutions. IAHSS is comprised of security, law enforcement and safety individuals dedicated to the protection of healthcare facilities worldwide. IAHSS strives to combine public safety officer training with staff training, policies and technology to achieve the most secure hospital environments possible. Additionally, the IAHSS partners with government agencies and other organizations representing risk managers, emergency managers, engineers, architects, nurses, doctors and other healthcare stakeholders to further patient security and safety.

IAHSS Website


Institutional Locksmiths’ Association

Institutional Locksmiths’ Association is a group of locksmiths, carpenters, and building engineers employed by and/or working for colleges, universities, hospitals, companies, institutions and government facilities involved in the installation, servicing, maintenance, specifying and/or recommending of security and life safety hardware.

Institutional-Locksmiths' Association Website

Leading Age Senior Living Association


To expand the world of possibilities for aging, LeadingAge members and affiliates touch the lives of 4 million individuals, families, employees and volunteers every day. The LeadingAge community ( includes 6,000 not-for-profit organizations in the United States, 39 state partners, hundreds of businesses, research partners, consumer organizations, foundations and a broad global network of aging services organizations that reach over 30 countries.  

Leading Age Website


Manufacturers Association for Relocatable Structures (MARS)

MARS is a non-profit association, whose members are comprised of manufacturers and suppliers that provide products and services to the relocatable structure industry.

MARS is dedicated to the development of our industry and improving the standards to which it adheres. We work diligently to create awareness and provide current information to both industry participants and consumers alike. This association also functions as a liaison between manufacturers and government agencies, which both regulate and monitor our industry. Since 1979 MARS has played a key role in the development of the present standards and building codes for relocatable structures in Alberta. MARS worked very closely with the Alberta Government to create the Alberta Building Code - Part 10 which deals specifically with industrial relocatable structures. MARS is proud to say that Alberta’s relocatable structure industry and Part 10 of the Alberta Building Code is considered the industry model.

MARS Website

Modular Building Institute

Modular Building Institute (MBI)

As the Voice of Commercial Modular Construction (TM), it is MBI's mission to expand the use of offsite construction through innovative construction practices, outreach and education to the construction community and customers, and recognition of high quality modular designs and facilities. 

MBI Website

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National Apartment Association (NAA)

The National Apartment Association (NAA) is America's leading advocate for quality rental housing. NAA's mission is to serve the interests of multifamily housing owners, managers, developers and suppliers and maintain a high level of professionalism in the multifamily housing industry to better serve the rental housing needs of the public.

NAA Website

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National Multi Housing Council (NMHC)

Based in Washington, DC, NMHC is a national association representing the interests of the larger and most prominent apartment firms in the U.S. NMHC's members are the principal officers of firms engaged in all aspects of the apartment industry, including ownership, development, management, and financing.  Nearly one-third of American households rent, and over 14 percent of households live in a rental apartment (buildings with five or more units).  

NMHC Website

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Professional Housing Management Association (PHMA)

The mission of PHMA is to contribute towards better quality housing for our military members and their families by continuously raising the level of proficiency and professionalism within the military services' housing profession through improved communications and networking; education and training; certification; and professional recognition.

PHMA Website


Security Hardware Distributors Association (SHDA)

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.

SHDA Website


Security Industry Association (SIA)

The Security Industry Association strives to be the primary resource for the global security industry and to be a catalyst for growth within the global security industry through information, insight and influence.

SIA Website

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ZigBee Alliance

After 10 years and millions of implementations every year, ZigBee standards prove you can rely on the widest variety of smart and easy-to-use products for just about anywhere you work, live or play. Our innovative standards are designed to let product manufacturers help their customers create their own Internet of Things and M2M wireless sensor networks to gain greater control of, and even improve, everyday activities.

ZigBee Alliance Website