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Inside Self-Storage World Expo to Address Industry Legal Concerns

March 23, 2020

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Inside Self-Storage World Expo to Address Industry Legal Concerns

Update 3/23/20 – The ISS World Expo has been postponed to July 21-24, and the show’s legal-themed offerings have been rescheduled accordingly. The Advanced Legal Workshop presented by Zucker will now take place 1-5 p.m. on July 21. Greenberger’s seminar, “You Might Need a Self-Storage Lawyer if…”, will take place at 1 p.m. on July 22, with his Legal Q&A moving to July 23, 4:30-6 p.m.

No action is needed from show participants who registered for the original April dates. All attendee and exhibitor registrations will be automatically transferred to the July event, according to show officials.

2/28/20 – The upcoming Inside Self-Storage World Expo, the self-storage industry’s largest conference and tradeshow, will feature several events providing information on legal concerns that affect facility owners and operators. Attendees to the event at The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, April 14-17, can participate in a four-hour workshop, a 50-minute seminar and a one-and-a-half hour Q&A focused on issues of legal liability.

The Advanced Legal Workshop, 1 to 5 p.m. on April 14, is designed to help owners and managers maintain compliance with federal, state and local laws. Taught by attorney Scott Zucker, partner at Weissmann Zucker Euster Morochnik & Garber P.C., the session will cover issues pertaining to property development and construction, employment, rental agreements, and tenant-insurance sales. Zucker will also discuss how to handle tenant claims, enforce a lien, and respond to government requests to search units. The workshop will answer questions about legal obligations and how to avoid liability. Access to the workshop can be purchased a la carte or via an All-Access Pass.

As part of the show’s Operations Track of education sessions on April 15, the seminar “You Might Need a Self-Storage Lawyer if…” will focus on instances in which operators should call an attorney. Presented by attorney Jeffrey Greenberger, partner at Greenberger & Brewer LLP, at 1 p.m., the session will address the most common situations in which the wrong course of action could unintentionally cause personal or company liability. Attendees will need to purchase a Seminar-Track Package to access this offering.

Greenberger will also host a Legal Q&A on April 16, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Open to all attendees, this annual event has been lengthened due to its popularity. The open-forum style allows participants to receive expert insight to their most pressing legal concerns. The unrecorded session is designed to arm attendees with actionable advice.

The ISS World Expo comprises four days of education, networking and exhibits. Designed for self-storage owners, managers, investors, builders and vendors, it draws approximately 4,000 professionals from around the world. Attendees can choose from three registration packages to participate in workshops, seminars, roundtable discussions, open-forum Q&A sessions, an evening cocktail reception, vendor presentations, live product demos and more.

This year’s event will feature 100-plus presentations and approximately 200 industry product and service exhibits. It’s produced by Inside Self-Storage (ISS), which has provided informational resources for the self-storage industry for more than 29 years. Additional educational offerings from the brand include a monthly magazine, an extensive website, the ISS Store, and Self-Storage Talk, the industry’s largest online community.

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