Self Storage Community Gathers for SSA Fall Conference Sept. 23-26

Posted by MiniCo on Aug 26, 2013 12:00:00 AM

Self Storage Community Gathers for SSA Fall Conference Sept. 23-26

The national Self Storage Association has a distinguished history of presenting eye-opening conferences, with contemporary information; a place where industry stakeholders meet to share ideas and learn about the latest products and services in the sector. Participating with other self storage professionals has never been more important during a period when competition, expansion and transactions are moving forward at a clip not seen in years. There is no better place to ensure you’re informed than at famed Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, which is where the SSA Fall Conference & Trade Show will take place from September 23-26. Call Caesars Palace directly to reserve your room now: (866) 227-5944, and make sure to identify yourself as an SSA Fall Conference attendee. “We always look forward to our annual SSA Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas,” said Michael T. Scanlon, Jr., president and CEO of the Self Storage Association. “Our SSA meetings are the very best in our industry and represent the owners who have made more than $170 billion in real estate investment, and generate $22.5 billion in annual revenue, coming into this market each year.” The Self Storage Association as the industry’s only national representative, offers a program packed with timely information for individuals in every segment of the sector. Attendees in Las Vegas will have no shortage of choices, with panels discussing the influence of the Affordable Healthcare Act on operators and their employees, and another which will consider various options for tenant insurance coverage options.

Discussing our place in the economic cycle will be keynote speaker Christopher Lee, the president and CEO of CEL & Associates, Inc., one of the nation’s leading real estate advisory firms. And the Self Storage Hall of Fame will honor new inductees Bob Bader (founder of The Bader Company) and Dean Jernigan (founder of Storage USA and CEO of CubeSmart). There will be something for everyone, from the one-facility operator to mid-sized and large companies. As always, the industry’s top and most creative suppliers will gather for the industry’s busiest trade show. Vendors bring the latest in security, insurance, software and real estate, among other products and services. Register today! Those interested in attending the Las Vegas Fall Conference & Trade Show can do so by registering electronically at the SSA’s website ( About the Self Storage Association (SSA) The Self Storage Association (SSA) is the premier national not-for-profit trade organization for the industry and the registered lobbying organization before the U.S. Congress and federal agencies. SSA is official voice of the $22 billion (revenues) self storage industry that currently numbers 46,000 self storage facilities nationwide. The SSA directly represents some 6,000 direct and indirect member companies that own and operate 22,000 self storage facilities throughout the United States. The SSA is affiliated with more than thirty (30) state and regional associations in the U.S. and with four (4) international associations representing Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, Japan, Latin America and South America. SSA members range from individual facility owner-operators to multiple-facility companies, to vendors, to large publicly traded firms and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).

SSA was founded in 1975 and is incorporated in the State of Virginia as a (501-c-6) not-for-profit corporation; headquarters offices are located in Alexandria, VA. For more information about the national Self Storage Association, please visit our Web site at