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Reality Star to Speak At Annual TSSA Conference

by Kim Kilpatrick July 19, 2013 3:45 PM
The Texas Self Storage Association announced that Bill Rancic will be the opening session speaker at their annual conference on October 27 - 29. While the conference is three months away, you might want to put this event on your calendar and sign up now. Listening to and learning from Rancic will definitely be worth your time and the cost of the conference. [More]

California Self Storage Association Offers Members an Employment Manual

by John Stevens 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]

Westy Self Storage Supports Senior Gala

by Kim Kilpatrick 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]

Arizona Self Storage Association Announces 2013 Conference and Trade Show

by Winnie Hsiu 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]

Self Storage Asia Expo to be Held in March 2013 in Hong Kong

by Winnie Hsiu 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]

SiteLink Announces its 2013 User Conference

by Kim Kilpatrick 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]

Steve Ford to be Keynote Speaker at the Texas Self Storage Association Convention

by Winnie Hsiu 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]

A-1 Self Storage in San Diego Raises Funds for Cancer Research

by Holly Robinson 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]

Florida Self Storage Association Hosts Executive Retreat

by Holly Robinson 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]

Illinois Self Storage Association to Host Owners Summit

by Tony Gonzalez 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]
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