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Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Las Vegas Kicks Off With Education, Networking Events

The Inside Self-Storage World Expo begins today in Las Vegas with a full day of educational seminars.

Amy Campbell

March 14, 2011

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Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Las Vegas Kicks Off With Education, Networking Events

The Inside Self-Storage World Expo begins today in Las Vegas with a full day of educational seminars. The slate includes everything from dealing with conflict in the workplace and storage auctions to the state of the storage industry and whats new in management software.

While many operators choose only to walk the show floor, which opens tomorrow, hundreds look forward to the industry-specific education that can only be found at an ISS show. One of the hottest tracks this morning is marketing and sales The morning began with seminars on creating marketing promos, business growth and creative marketing.

Another highly anticipated seminar is this afternoons seminar on auctions. Unless youre a first-time visitor to the ISS website, you know how hot the topic of self-storage auctions is right now. Needless to say, were expecting quite a crowd for the 2 p.m. seminar, Is the Boogieman in the Closet? Storage Auction Myths vs. Realities. The seminar is led by Lance Watkins of StorageTreasures, and Dan Dotson, the auctioneer on Storage Wars, the A&E show thats shined on a light on the world of self-storage auctions.

Later today, one of the shows most popular events takes placethe Self-Storage Q&A. Led by Jim Chiswell and Mel Holsinger, the event is not only educational but quite fun. The Q&A allows members of the audience to ask questions of their peers. Plus, many consultants and long-time operators are usually in attendance, making for a lively, interactive event packed with great info.

Education continues tomorrow, followed by the opening of the exhibit hall. This years show includes more than 150 exhibitors. If youre here, please stop by the ISS booth, No. 107. Well have some great giveaways, plus wed love to hear your feedback on the show. You can also learn about the new ISS Membership Program. If you cant make it this year, you can follow all the action via our website. Plus, well have a wrap-up of the entire show posted to the website later this week.

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Amy Campbell

Editor, Inside Self Storage

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