A seminar titled “Self-Storage Around the World: A Look at Emerging Markets” will be offered on Feb. 6, 2008, as part of the Inside Self-Storage Las Vegas Expo. David Blum, president of Blum Management Services Inc., will speak on the opportunities and challenges of developing self-storage outside the United States. He will address areas of potential development and share case studies of facilities built in Brazil, Israel and Italy.
Blum is an industry consultant based in South Florida. He is also past president and founder of the Florida Self-Storage Association. He has more than 11 years of experience in self-storage and more than 36 years of business experience.
The ISS Vegas Expo, Feb. 5-8, is the self-storage industry’s largest conference and tradeshow, featuring four days of educational seminars, vendor exhibits and networking opportunities. It will be held at The Venetian Hotel Resort Casino/Sands Expo & Convention Center. The Expo is sponsored by Inside Self-Storage magazine, a monthly trade publication for owners, operators, managers, investors and suppliers of the storage industry. For details, visit www.insideselfstorage.com/expo.