Inside Self-Storage World Expo in New Orleans: Solutions for an Evolving Industry
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By: Teri L. Lanza
Posted on: 02/26/2010



 

Are you tired of fixating on a down economy? Ready to roll up your sleeves and move on to a flourishing future? Then prepare to revive, renovate and restore your self-storage business by attending the Inside Self-Storage World Expo in New Orleans, Sept. 29-Oct. 1. We’ve got the solutions you need to prosper in a changing industry landscape. The Big Easy has rebuilt, and so can you. Let ISS show you how.

Superlative Education

Education is king in today’s competitive market, which is why the ISS Expo collaborates with the brightest minds in the business to create the best learning resources the industry has to offer. The New Orleans show will offer an all-inclusive education program addressing critical industry topics: 

  • Management: Customer service, sales, facility maintenance, collections, phone skills, staff training, goal-setting, evaluations, cost-cutting, ancillary services, rate management and more
  • Marketing: websites, online advertising, SEO, e-mail marketing, direct mail, Yellow Pages, social networking and more
  • Construction and development: Trends and techniques, project feasibility, site selection, zoning, real estate trends and more
  • Finance: Interest rates, capital markets, loan processes and more
  • Sustainability: Green building, LEED Certification, recycling programs and more
  • Legal and insurance: Lien sales, rental agreements, value limits, bankruptcy, abandonment, risk-management, specialized coverages and more

In addition to the core seminar program, the show will include intensive workshops in the specialized areas of legal issues, development, management and marketing. Roundtable discussions and the Self-Storage Q&A flesh out the education experience, providing you with individualized attention and the opportunity to get your questions answered.

Attendees will also have access to dozens of industry suppliers who are well-versed in the business and hold a tremendous amount of valuable knowledge. Networking events like the Technology Marketplace and Buyers & Sellers Meeting provide unique venues for testing, experiencing and exploring the industry’s products and services.

Extraordinary Locale

The venue for this show alone is enough reason to attend the expo. If you’ve never experienced the excitement and magic of the Crescent City, you owe it to yourself to taste New Orleans’ outstanding entertainment, history, sights ... and never forget the food! From the splendor of the Garden District to the majesty of Lake Pontchartrain to the tantalizing French Quarter, the city offers something for everyone to relish.

The ISS Expo will be hosted at the newly renovated New Orleans Marriott at 555 Canal St., right at the western edge of the Quarter. It’s within walking distance of hundreds of restaurants, lounges and shops, the convention center, the business district, and popular Big Easy attractions such as Bourbon Street and Jackson Square.

With more than 1,300 guest rooms, this chic hotel offers every modern convenience a business traveler could desire, including a concierge lounge, business center, fitness center, Starbucks and gift shop. It’s also the site of 55 Fahrenheit wine bar and the award-winning 5 Fifty 5 restaurant.

You don’t want to miss this opportunity to explore one of the nation’s most exotic and alluring locales. Whether your interest lies in history, music, cuisine, nightlife, architecture, art or something else, you will not be disappointed by this excursion.

Strong and Solvent

In any kind of market―troubled, thriving or otherwise―the ISS Expo is the best place for self-storage operators to get the knowledge they need to make informed decisions and keep their companies strong and solvent. It’s about gathering ideas, making connections and finding the most cost-effective products and services for your business. The New Orleans expo delivers an extensive, hard-hitting program encompassing education, community, exhibits and more.

For details about attending, exhibiting and registration, visit www.insideselfstorageworldexpo.com.

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