April 2, 2013 1:43 PM
Business experts often say that a company’s most valuable resource is its employees. Treat them fair and they will work hard for you.
But sometimes while managing employees, situations come up that are sticky and problematic. And because we are such a litigious society, sometime those problems get escalated to involve legal counsel and/or lawsuits. [More]
March 21, 2013 4:43 PM
Graduation for seniors in high school is a big event. Many high schools provide the graduates with fun graduation activities after the graduation ceremonies area over. Westy Self Storage in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, is helping Ramsey High School with their upcoming senior gala by donating storage space for all of the gala materials. [More]
March 11, 2013 8:02 PM
New. Different. Exciting. Those words describe the Arizona Self Storage Association (AZSA) 2013 Conference and Trade Show that will be held May 14-15. It will be held at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino in Chandler, Arizona. [More]
January 25, 2013 1:34 PM
More and more of Asia's four billion inhabitants are entering the middle-income class. This means they purchase more items which then impact the small living spaces that are typical in Asia. And all of those possessions create a growing need for self storage.
In 1999, Steel Storage established the first self storage industry tradeshow in the United Kingdom. Now, they are launching the first tradeshow in the Asian markets. It will be held March 20-21, 2013 in the Langham Hotel in Hong Kong. [More]
January 1, 2013 12:33 PM
Because of the resounding success of their 2012 user conference, SiteLink will be holding their second annual users conference on April 2, 2013. It will be held at Bally’s Resort & Casino in Las Vegas the day before the Inside Self Storage World Expo begins.
Registration includes an on-site lunch, breaks, and an exclusive cocktail reception. [More]
August 31, 2012 11:36 AM
What does being a cowboy on a cattle ranch, being an actor in Hollywood, and living in the White House all have in common? Steve Ford, son of former President Gerald R. Ford and Betty Ford, has done all of these things. Ford will be the keynote speaker for the Texas Self Storage Association Convention that will be held in San Antonio in October. [More]
August 29, 2012 6:00 PM
A-1 Self Storage recently sponsored a surfing team in the 19th Annual Luau & Longboard Invitational event that was held on August 19, 2012 at Scripps Beach, La Jolla in San Diego, California. All funds raised at the event went to the Moores UCSD Cancer Center.
The purpose of this event is several fold. It raises awareness and funds for cancer research that is done at the Moores Cancer Center. It provides funds for educational programs, outreach, and patient care. [More]
August 15, 2012 6:02 PM
I have worked for companies that held annual retreats. Usually, one or two of the activities during the retreats were good but many of them weren’t. I remember one retreat in particular. Everyone had to attend a session where the folks from the purchasing department talked about purchasing protocol. My whole department never made purchases so the content didn’t apply to us. Most of us fought sleep during the presentation. [More]
April 4, 2012 6:22 PM
For self storage owners in Illinois, keep June 6, 2012 open on your calendar. The Illinois Self Storage Association (ISSA) will host the 2012 Great Lakes Self Storage Owners Summit. It will be held at the Conrad Hotel, in Chicago, 521 North Rush Street. [More]
January 30, 2012 10:42 AM
In the next few months, several self storage state associations will hold conferences and trade shows. Here is some information on ones held in Connecticut, Florida, Arizona, and Canada. [More]