Schedule

Tue, Mar 17, 2020 Wed, Mar 18, 2020 Thu, Mar 19, 2020
7:00AM - 6:00PM
Conference and Trade Show Registration/SSA Membership/State Association/Products-Services Booth

  

7:00AM - 2:30PM
Exhibitor Set-up

   

9:00AM - 11:30AM
AFFILIATED ASSOCIATIONS COUNCIL (AAC) MEETING

By invitation; For leaders of state associations who have affiliated with SSA

12:30PM - 3:30PM
SELF STORAGE ECONOMIC SUMMIT Requires separate fee

The Self Storage Economic Summit will showcase the most current, up-to-date information on economic and industry trends, successful operational strategies, recent sales, buyer acquisition strategies, changes in the capital markets and other key issues of the financial world as they pertain to self storage. Join your fellow owners and investors at the 2020 Self Storage Economic Summit in San Antonio and get the answers to your self storage investment questions.

Featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Mark G. Dotzour

Co-hosted by: SSA &TSSA

12:30PM - 3:30PM
SELF STORAGE MANAGERS SUMMIT Requires a separate fee

Presenters: Anne Ballard & Stacie Maxwell of Universal Storage Group

All self storage managers are welcome to attend this comprehensive session designed especially for managers and owner/managers. At the end of each session attendees will have practical ideas to implement, a new network of colleagues and be further prepared for the ever-changing self storage management landscape.

2:00PM - 3:30PM
YOUNG LEADERS GROUP (YLG) EDUCATIONAL SESSION Membership in the YLG is required

Generously sponsored by: Chateau, Rapid Building Solutions & Stat Property Management

3:30PM - 7:30PM
TRADE SHOW

Our exhibitors have an abundance of information on the products and service you need.  SSA is committed to providing access to the finest industry resources available.  Whether you're building your first facility or you're an industry veteran, you will find our vendors have a wealth of industry knowledge and are eager to share their wisdom with you.  The Trade Show hall is open throughout the opening night reception so our vendors and attendees can continue to mingle and mix business with pleasure.

6:00PM - 7:30PM
OPENING NIGHT SPONSORS RECEPTION - TRADE SHOW HALL

Join your industry peers for an evening o food, libation and plenty of invaluable networking.  Since the reception starts immediately after opening of the Trade Show, the festivities continue in the exhibit hall.

7:30PM - 9:30PM
YOUNG LEADERS (YLG) RECEPTION Membership in the YLG required

Generously sponsored by: Chateau, Rapid Building Solutions & Stat Property Management

7:00AM - 3:30PM
Conference and Trade Show Registration

  

7:00AM - 4:30PM
SSA Membership/State Associations/Products & Services Booth

    

7:00AM - 8:30AM
Breakfast Buffet and Networking

       

7:30AM - 1:45PM
Exhibitor Lounge

     

7:30AM - 8:30AM
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7:45AM - 8:30AM
ORIENTATION FOR FIRST-TIME ATTENDEES AND NEW SSA MEMBERS

This session will help make your first SSA meeting experience not only more enjoyable, but more productive as well. You'll learn to maneuver through all of the Convention program activities in a timely manner, so you can plan your personal agenda for maximum effectiveness. Then you'll find out how to put your SSA membership to work for you! lean about new programs created specifically for owners and operators, new publications navigating the SSA website, and much more.

Generously Sponsored by: A-Lert Building Services & Kiwi II Construction, Inc.

8:30AM - 8:45AM
Break

Generously Sponsored by: Superior Metal Services

8:45AM - 9:45AM
Opening General Session "Tomorrow's Self Storage - How Consolidation & Inventory Growth are Changing the Landscape"

    

9:00AM - 5:00PM
Direct Member Lounge

Membership has its privileges, and we’re rolling out the red carpet for direct members of the national SSA with a comfortable and relaxing lounge where you can sip on a complimentary beverage before visiting the trade show or next session. (Direct Member badge required upon entry.)

Generously sponsored by: Chateau

9:45AM - 10:00AM
Break

Generously sponsored by: Superior Metal Services

10:00AM - 11:30AM
Keynote Address Featuring Ginger Hardage

Ginger Hardage recently retired as Senior Vice President of Culture and Communications at Southwest Airlines after an illustrious 25 years, where she served as a member of the CEO's executive leadership team. At Southwest, Ginger led a team of 150 people responsible for building and sustaining the organization's legendary culture and communications enterprise.  In 2017, Ginger launched Unstoppable Cultures, a brand designed to help organizations create and sustaining cultures of enduring greatness.

11:30AM - 1:45PM
Trade Show

Visit the Exhibit Floor and see new products/services designed specifically for Self Storage Facilities.

1:00PM - 5:00PM
LARGE OWNERS COUNCIL (LOC) MEETING by invitation only

Meeting of SSA members who own 10 or more facilities and are dues-paying members of the LOC

2:00PM - 3:15PM
Roundtable Discussions

Our Roundtables are typically standing room only! Industry experts will be leading informal discussion on marketing, finance, operations, hiring, site selection, and many other timely categories.  Past conference attendees rate our Roundtable Discussions as extremely valuable components of the SSA Conference and Trade Show program.  You won't want to miss this information-based session. Roundtable Discussion are included in your registration fee.

3:15PM - 3:30PM
Break

Generously sponsored by: Superior Metal Services

3:30PM - 4:30PM
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4:30PM - 4:45PM
Break

Generously sponsored by: Superior Metal Services

4:45PM - 6:00PM
SSA WOMEN'S COUNCIL NETWORKING SESSION

   

4:45PM - 5:45PM
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6:00PM - 7:15PM
WELCOME TO SAN ANTONIO RECEPTION

Join your industry colleagues for an evening of food, libation and plenty of invaluable networking.

8:00PM - 11:00PM
YOUNG LEADERS GROUP (YLG) RECEPTION Membership in YLG required

Generously sponsored by Chateau, Rapid Building Solutions & Stat Property Management

7:00AM - 8:30AM
General Attendee Breakfast Buffet and Networking

     

7:30AM - 10:30AM
SSA Membership/State Associations/Products & Services Booth

   

8:00AM - 9:00AM
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9:00AM - 9:15AM
Break

Generously Sponsored by: Superior Metal Services

9:15AM - 10:15AM
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10:15AM - 10:30AM
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Generously Sponsored by: Superior Metal Services

10:30AM - 11:30AM
CLOSING GENERAL SESSION “Live from San Antonio: The Self Storage Legal Network’s Legal Power Hour”

Presenters: Carlos Kaslow, Self Storage Legal Network / SSA Legal Counsel and
Scott Zucker, Self Storage Legal Network / Weissmann Zucker Euster Morochnik & Garber P.C.

A Q&A session for owners and managers addressing the latest legal and regulatory developments impacting the self storage industry. Hear two of our self storage legal experts discuss the topics that pertain to you and your business. Our attorneys will be your attorneys and take your questions for as long as time permits. This is the one session you don't want to miss. Brought to you by the Self Storage Legal Network.

Thanks to our sponsors