Self-Storage REIT Public Storage Hosts ‘Things She Saved’ Video Contest

Updated 5/14/18 – Public Storage announced the winner of its “Things She Saved” video contest. Thiago, a brand “fan” from El Paso, Texas, won the grand prize of $5,000 for sharing a tribute to his mother, who taught him to love travel.

In his video, Thiago presents a box containing keepsakes from his mom’s journeys, such as a globe, maps, her camera and a toy sailboat he owned was a child. The entry, which garnered more than 1,400 views, is interspersed with travel photos and video of Thiago and his family.

Public Storage received dozens of entries from employees, customers and fans. The other finalists included an employee and her daughter who talked about saving baby mementos, and another fan and his roommates who performed a song tribute to their mothers.


4/9/18 Public Storage Inc., a self-storage real estate investment trust, has launched a “Things She Saved” video contest in anticipation of Mother’s Day. The company is offering videographers the chance to win a grand prize of $5,000 for sharing stories about family heirlooms that illicit good memories of time spent with their mother figures. Participants are asked to describe why their moms, or a special person who mothered them, are the best and what they love about their family treasures, according to a press release.

Entries are required to be less than two minutes long and contain original content, including music. They must be uploaded to the “Things She Saved” section of the company’s Facebook page or through its mobile-friendly contest page by end of day on April 30. Public Storage will announce the finalists and post their videos to its YouTube channel on May 4. The videos with the most views by 9 a.m. PDT on May 10 will win, the release stated.

Earlier this month, Public Storage announced the winner of its “What a Joke!” video contest in celebration of April Fools’ Day. Michael, a brand “fan” from Weston, Fla., won the grand prize of $5,000 for attempting to pull a prank on a friend.

Based in Glendale, Calif., Public Storage has interests in 2,386 self-storage facilities in 38 states, with approximately 156 million net rentable square feet. Operating under the Shurgard brand name, the company also has 220 facilities in seven European countries, with approximately 12 million net rentable square feet.

Sources:
Public Storage, Public Storage Launches ‘Things She Saved’ Video Contest
Business Wire, Public Storage Announces Mother’s Day Video Contest Winner

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