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Education and Event Program Unveiled for Inside Self-Storage Las Vegas Expo 2011


Details of the agenda and education program for the Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Las Vegas, March 14-16, have now been posted to the event website at The self-storage industry’s largest conference and tradeshow will include more than 30 education seminars as well as four intensive workshops, multiple networking events, and an exhibit hall containing 125-plus booths.

The expo education program can be viewed by its four comprehensive tracks:

Hot topics to be addressed include “Creating a Mindset for Business Growth,” presented by John Traver, CEO of XPS Solutions Inc.; “Free Ways to Get Self-Storage Tenants Online,” by Mario Feghali, chief operating officer of; “Cash Isn’t Always King: Manager Compensation and Incentives,” presented by Linnea Appleby, PDQ Management Solutions; and “Using SBA Financing for Self-Storage,” presented by Georgia Ragsdale, president and CEO of Best American Financial Services LLC.

The expo workshops are Legal Learning Live with Jeffrey Greenberger, partner in Katz, Greenberger & Norton LLP; Management Workshop with Mel Holsinger, president of Professional Self Storage Management LLC; Developers Seminar with RK Kliebenstein, president of Coast-To-Coast Storage; and the all-new Online Marketing Workshop with Eric Shanfelt, president of eMedia Strategist.

Peer-to-peer networking and interactive events include the Self-Storage Q&A, an open-forum discussion hosted by industry experts Holsinger and Jim Chiswell; roundtable discussions covering a wide array of topics; the Buyers & Sellers Meeting, created for those interested in self-storage real estate; the Technology Marketplace, where attendees get one-on-one time with purveyors of self-storage software, security, kiosks, call centers and other products; and “The Experience,” a brand-new, hands-on exhibition demonstrating the ease and convenience of the latest self-storage automated tools.

The ISS Expo will take place at the Paris Hotel & Resort. A special hotel rate applies for reservations made by Feb. 12. For travel information as well as details about the show’s seminars, events, speakers and exhibitors, visit

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