Inside Self-Storage World Expo

Expo Hall

There is nothing like it in the world.

This year's expo hall features more than 125 exhibitors, allowing you to explore and converse with suppliers—many of which serve clients worldwide—in all segments of the business. You'll find a complete range of products and services for your self-storage operation.

Expo-Hall Hours

Monday, March 31   5:30-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 1   Noon-5 p.m.

What's New at the ISS World Expo?

To help you find the best solutions for your self-storage business, we are creating new and dynamic events.

Developers Workshop is back!

Sunday, March 30
1-5 p.m.

From survival to revival … After nearly five years of low activity, self-storage development is once again heating up! In this discerning session, we'll take lessons learned from the economic meltdown and identify new pathways to industry success. The field's leading experts will share insight to ground-up construction, conversion projects and facility renovations, sharing case studies to illustrate specific development strategies.

Legal Learning Live Workshop: Auction Edition!

Sunday, March 30
1-5 p.m.

Retooled for 2014, an all-new Legal Learning Live with an intensive focus on self-storage lien sales! No matter how you slice it, there's no greater risk exposure to facility operators than the wrongful-sale claim. Don't miss this opportunity to learn everything you need to know about auctions, from the legalities involved to other logistical aspects such as marketing and event management.

Social Media Mastery Workshop

Wednesday, April 2
8-11:50 a.m.

Facebook. LinkedIn. Twitter. Pinterest. Social media is an increasingly important component of the self-storage marketing strategy, and facility operators need to move beyond the basics. Even if you understand the specifics of how to use the individual websites, do you know how to optimize their use as part of your business online presence?

Game-Show Learning

Tuesday, April 1
8:30 a.m.-Noon

This year's expo features a three-session track designed to put the fun in industry education! Each session is themed after a popular game show, with hard-hitting business themes and a host who will keep you engaged and help you take a new perspective of your business.

Software Roundtables

Tuesday, April 1
8:30-9:30 a.m.

You asked for it, and we're making it happen. This hour-long event will follow the format of our traditional roundtable sessions - but will be completely dedicated to software-related topics. Get one-on-one time with software providers and experts and have your questions answered in this intimate setting.

Add-On Profit Center Roundtables

Tuesday, April 1
9:45-10:45 a.m.

Looking to generate more profit? Learn about industry money-making opportunities in this hour-long event, from common approaches like retail sales to more creative techniques. Get one-on-one time with experts and discover new revenue-generators!

'How-To' Program

Tuesday, April 1
Noon-5 p.m.

An exciting new feature added to the ISS Exhibit Hall! Several of this year's exhibiting companies are offering educational, hands-on, how-to demonstrations in their booths to answer some of your most commonly asked questions. Specific demos are in the planning stages and will be announced in the ISS Expo Show Guide. You can also find more information on the Events Page.


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