The Florida Self Storage Association (FSSA) will host a conference and tradeshow April 13-15, 2009. The event will take place at the Rosen Shingle Creek hotel and resort in Orlando, Fla.
The event will include seminars for self-storage owners, developers and managers on topics such as revenue management, legal issues, effective marketing, project designs that sell, and development pitfalls in a changing economy. A “State of the Industry” panel discussion will be presented by Kent Christensen, chief financial officer of Extra Space Storage; Dean Jernigan, CEO of U-Store-It Trust; Bruce Manley, CEO of United Storage Group; and John Tomlinson, senior vice president of Wells Fargo Bank. The speakers will share what their companies are doing to maximize revenue.
“We are 100 percent committed in helping our membership get through this tough economy,” said Chip Cordes, FSSA President. “The program we have prepared focuses on sharing proven solutions in self-storage. This will be completed through our education sessions, networking opportunities and exhibitor support.”
The FSSA is a non-profit organization comprised of individuals and businesses with interest in the self-storage industry in Florida. Members include facility owners, operators, vendors, developers, investors, property managers and suppliers. For more information, visit www.floridassa.org, or contact Executive Director Kate Corripio at 877.222.9441.