Welcome To The Greater Philadelphia Locksmiths Association

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The Greater Philadelphia Locksmiths Association is proud to have reached another milestone in our storied history: our 75th Anniversary!

The 2024 Convention Online Store is Now Open! Please click <HERE> to be taken to the Convention Page

GPLA wishes to thank our 75th Anniversary Convention Sponsors:

Platinum Sponsors:
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Gold Sponsors:

Silver Sponsors:

Refreshment Sponsors:
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The association provides support for its members through continuing industry education classes and an annual conference. We also offer The Connelly-Singer Scholarship Fund for deserving locksmiths.

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Thanks to our sponsors for helping the Greater Philadelphia Locksmith Association make its Mission a reality as well as sponsoring our trade show events.

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The Next GPLA Membership Meeting is Monday, September 16th, 2024

Location: TBD

Program: TBD

Time: 7:00 pm Food and Refreshments, 7:45 pm Meeting.

The Connelly-Singer Scholarship of GPLA

To celebrate our 75th Anniversary, GPLA will be awarding 15 full scholarships for three days of classes each at our 2024 annual convention – a $495.00 value! We encourage all interested locksmiths to apply for the Scholarship using the appropriate application (GPLA member or non-member applications) linked below.

Our Newly Elected Officers and Directors

2022-2023 Officers and Board Members
From L to R. Tony Wiersielis, the North East ALOA Director who performed the installation. Ron Marcinkowski, Director. Edw. Fitzgerald, President. Nelson Dayton Vice President. Dana Barnum Corr. Secretary. Maurice Onraet, Recording Secretary. Barry Wilensky, Sergeant of Arms. Sven Hellwig, Director. Paul Kline, Director. Cliff Shafer, Director. Marty Arnold, Treasurer. Jim Handschuh, Director. John Williams, Director.
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