If you’re in the self-storage industry, you already know about the SSA (Self Storage Association). This non-profit membership association is dedicated to representing the best interests of the self-storage industry. Members of SSA are business owners, operators, and decision makers. Overall, SSA is a resource for information, networking, marketing, advocacy, and storage needs. The association is a resource for legal information, education, training, networking, publications, online directories, research data, scholarships, and more. And their annual conference and trade show is the perfect place to check it all out!
It’s conference time! The 2023 Self Storage Association Fall Conference and Trade Show is an annual event organized by the Self Storage Association. This year’s conference will take place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on September 5-8, 2023. The 2023 SSA Fall Conference and Trade Show serves as a platform for industry professionals, storage facility owners, operators, investors, suppliers, and other stakeholders to come together, share insights, learn about the latest trends, and network with one another.
At the 2023 Self Storage Association Fall Conference and Trade Show, hundreds of exhibitors will present the most up-to-date products and services to self-storage providers from around the world. In addition to the trade show itself, some of the key features of this year’s show are the educational sessions and roundtables, exhibitor displays, keynote speakers, and networking opportunities. Storage trade shows and conferences are a great way to mingle with other businesses. Generally, these events are 2-3 days and can be helpful for networking, research, education, and brand awareness. See how self-storage trade shows can be important for your business.
Prominent figures within the self-storage industry, as well as leaders from related industries, may be invited to deliver keynote addresses. These speeches often highlight industry trends, challenges, and opportunities, offering attendees a big-picture perspective on the state of the industry. This year, U-Haul CEO, Joe Shoen, will be the featured speaker at the SSA Conference and Trade Show. Shoen has been described as a “boots on the ground” kind of manager who wants to be in direct contact with his customers. He will share the company’s intriguing family and self-storage story.
The conference will also include a series of educational sessions and workshops covering a wide range of topics related to the self-storage industry. These sessions may focus on best practices, operational strategies, marketing techniques, legal and regulatory matters, technological advancements, and more. Industry experts, consultants, and thought leaders often lead these sessions, providing valuable insights and actionable information. The conference provides numerous opportunities for attendees to connect and network with peers, potential business partners, suppliers, and industry experts. Networking events, breakout sessions, and social gatherings are designed to facilitate meaningful interactions and the exchange of ideas. These sessions can help you improve your skills, learn about emerging trends, and gain a deeper understanding of the self-storage market.
Topics for discussion this year include:
- Management and marketing metrics
- How to conduct thorough internal audits
- Interpreting self-storage facility value
- Big tax changes
- Digital marketing
- Third-party management
- Self-storage real estate market
- Increasing leads and decreasing expenses
- Analysis of extra space
- Technology trends
- Estate planning
- Evaluating your energy portfolio
- Self-storage national outlook
- Hidden hazards
- Securing the lowest cost of capital financing
- AI & automation
- Hiring & firing issues
- Remote self-storage operations
- Climate controlled storage
- Organizational culture
- Online storage auctions
- Boat & RV storage
Our topic is, “Relocatable Units: Your Ticket to Versatility.” Self storage businesses face a wide range of needs, goals, and unique conditions. Relocatable units are a powerful tool, designed to help owners achieve those goals. These custom-made portable units mimic traditional drive-up storage buildings. Place them just about anywhere, at any time, and flip unproductive land into revenue-generating storage. Whether you’re in the early stages of your buying process, or your facility is well established, join us. We will discuss the many ways you can put relocatable self-storage units to work for you.
Attending a self-storage trade show in 2023 can offer a range of benefits for individuals and businesses involved in the self-storage industry. Whether you’re a self-storage facility owner, manager, investor, or a supplier, trade shows can help you discover new business opportunities. This might include finding potential clients, investors, or even new markets to expand your services. Attendees can learn about the latest advancements in self-storage technology, security systems, and management software to help you identify solutions that could improve their storage operations.
The SSA Fall Conference and Trade Show fosters a sense of community among self-storage professionals. It brings together people with common interests and challenges, allowing them to learn from each other’s experiences and build lasting relationships. When we attend the shows, the Boxwell team works to build relationships with existing and potential customers. We attend seminars, workshops, and round tables. And we each aim to create and nourish relationships within the industry.
Boxwell is a Boulder-based B2B manufacturer of portable storage and relocatable self-storage units. Each of Boxwell’s storage solutions is thoughtfully made to order with innovative features and capabilities. Boxwell believes that anything is possible and works diligently for the success of their customers.
Intended to help you increase your revenue-generating space, our portable containers and relocatable self-storage units are flexible, stackable, and beautiful! Above all, Boxwell is here to ensure that our products help you achieve your business goals. To summarize, our products include portable storage containers, drive-up self-storage units, relocatable self-storage units, mobile storage units, residential storage containers, moving containers, and restoration containers.
Work with a Boxwell representative to decide on an ideal, moveable storage unit mix, custom colors, door configurations and more. Once you place an order, we deliver and install your Boxwell portable and relocatable self-storage units. And you’ll be ready to rent them in no time! For any questions about our products and services, check out www.boxwell.co or call (303) 317-5850 today!