The Federation of European Self Storage Associations (FEDESSA) announced the winners of its annual awards during its recently concluded annual conference and tradeshow in Paris. Honors went to self-storage operators and vendors from what was a record number of award entries, according to an e-newsletter sent to members. Recipients were:
- Extraordinary Achievement Award: Shurgard Self Storage for a construction project in Greenwich, England
- Innovation Award: Janus International Group LLC for its SecurGuard smart-lock system
- Charity Initiative: Safestore Holdings PLC for its Grenfell Tower relief project in London
- Managers of the Year: Andreas Bienussa of ZeitLager Self Storage in Germany and Denise Nyberg of Shurgard in Sweden
- Facility of the Year: Espaciogeo Self Storage in Pontevedra, Spain
Founded in 2004, FEDESSA consists of 14 self-storage associations across Europe and represents about 1,400 self-storage facilities.