To meet attendee demand and accommodate more topics than in past years, the Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Las Vegas has expanded its usual roundtable networking event into a series of three topic-themed education sessions. The Roundtables Track on the morning of April 1 will allow self-storage owners, managers, investors and developers to meet with industry experts in a more intimate setting to ask questions and discuss key issues. Attendees will be encouraged to rotate tables every 10 minutes to enhance their experience.
The Software Roundtables, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., are devoted exclusively to software-related issues. Topics include “The Value of Software Integration Between Vendors,” “Security and Theft Prevention,” “Integrating Social Media With Your Management Software,” and more.
The Add-On Profit Centers Roundtables, 9:45 to 10:45 a.m., examine ways for self-storage operators to generate more profit through ancillary products and services. Discussions will focus on boat/RV storage, retail products, wine storage, truck rental, cell-tower leases and portable storage.
The final session, Mish Mash Roundtables, 11 a.m. to noon, will encompass a wide range of subject matter. Topics include “Using Technology to Reduce Accounts Receivable,” “Common Self-Storage Construction Mistakes,” “Self-Storage Manager Wages and Bonus Incentives,” “Banking Strategies for Property Acquisition,” and many others.
The expo’s concurrent education program, March 31 and April 1, includes nine tracks covering issues related to self-storage ownership, management, marketing, investment, finance, building, development, liability and more. Five add-on workshop options are also available, focusing on day-to-day management, development, facility ownership, legal issues and social media.
The conference and tradeshow will take place at the Paris Hotel & Resort. Discount registration rates are available through March 28.
Created for self-storage owners, managers, developers, investors and suppliers, the ISS Expo is the industry’s largest conference and tradeshow, comprising four days of education, exhibits and networking opportunities. The event focuses on strategies for generating revenue, best practices, current trends, and new products and services. Details and online registration are available at www.insideselfstorageworldexpo.com.