During its recently concluded annual conference and tradeshow in London, Oct. 1-2, the Federation of European Self Storage Associations (FEDESSA) announced the winners of its annual awards. A commemorative dinner included performances by mind reader Matt Daniel-Barker and the London Children's Choir, according to an e-newsletter sent to members last week. This year’s recipients are:
- Facility of the Year: Less Mess Storage Inc., Warsaw, Poland
- Manager of the Year: Rudolf Feidler, ZeitLager Self Storage, Germany
- Extraordinary Achievement: Robin Greenwood, CEO, Storage King, United Kingdom
- Innovation Award: Virtual Assistant, Attic Self Storage, United Kingdom
- Charity Initiative: The Big Yellow Foundation, Big Yellow Self Storage, United Kingdom
Founded in 2004, FEDESSA consists of 14 self-storage associations across Europe and represents about 1,400 facilities. The organization host its annual conference each fall in a different European city. This year’s event attracted approximately 800 industry professionals from six continents.