Also online at: www.dijonline.co.uk 10 THE door industry journal winter 2021 Industry News ADSA Highlights Grounds for Good Value Whether you favour a cappuccino, latte or Americano, membership of the Automatic Door Suppliers Association (ADSA) could be just the shot that you need. Costing half the daily equivalent of a brew from your favourite High Street coffee outlet – ADSA membership promises a strong body and no froth! Clearly, the industry finds this refreshing: membership of ADSA has increased by approximately 15 per cent over the past two years – indicating that more and more businesses understand its value and the support that it offers their organisations. But in order to get the most from membership, it’s important that the person who applies or renews it, unlocks the many benefits that membership affords. “Motivation for joining may vary but realising how ADSA membership can help support the individual, their organisation and the wider industry is crucial,” says ADSA Managing Director Ken Price. “It provides wide-ranging opportunities for continuous professional development, across a variety of roles throughout member organisations, which will in turn boost their approach to quality and standards. It also enables members to directly help shape our industry,” he adds. There so many ‘added value’ benefits to joining. So, with that in mind, here’s our top tips on unlocking member benefits. Networking One of the most obvious benefits to joining ADSA is networking. Our member organisations are varied and filled with potential contacts, clients and partners who can help your business move to the next level and help you become more prominent in your industry. At ADSA, we hold regular events to bring people together – in person and online – including our annual members’ conference which is FREE to attend. Support Providing help when you need it is all important. Our technical support helpline is available to everyone within our member organisations. No question is too silly to ask and if we don’t know the answer, we’ll find out on your behalf. Contact is just a phone call or email away. Training and Education ADSA provides a whole raft of training and education to meet a variety of needs at many levels. This includes access to our online Academy with more than 100 courses, many of which that are free. We have an Academy Help Guide to get you started.