Inside Self-Storage

NOV 2018

Inside Self-Storage (ISS) is an information source for industry owners, managers, developers and investors covering news, trends, facility operation, finance, real estate, construction, development, marketing, technology, insurance and legality.

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If you could invite anyone, from modern times or history, to coach your staff, who would it be and why? Thomas Edison felt that genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration. He believed in the value of hard work, planning for the future and working smarter. He could teach us tenacity, ways to overcome adversity, self-reliance and determination to help keep our organization the best it can be. If your company had a mascot, what would it be and why? A beautiful canopied tree because the association keeps growing its canopy of branches and, under it, provides opportunities for like-minded people in the self-storage industry to gather. If President Trump were to write a Tweet about your business, what would it say? I want to get into the CSSA's Owners Summit in Balboa and it's sold out. Who can help a president out? Why do you love the self-storage industry? The storage business is such a unique one, where companies come together to work on what's best for the industry as a whole. Your competitors become your friends, and everyone works toward common goals. What's the most pressing challenge facing your business this year, and how are you conquering it? Class-action lawsuits are one of the biggest challenges facing our industry, and we're working hard with other state associations and the national Self Storage Association to keep our industry out of the limelight. Please give us a sneak peek into a new product or service you're releasing in 2019. Ross Hutchings is our new executive director and has extensive experience working with large trade associations. He holds the coveted CAE (Certified Association Executive) designation. He'll work with the board to create a whole new lineup of interesting topics at our events as well as other educational and networking opportunities. Governed by: Board of directors Board chair: Robert Chiti Founded: 2003 Headquarters: Southern California Number of offices: 1 Number of employees: 1 The California Self Storage Association provides industry education and networking, hosting several events annually. Members consist of owner/operators and vendors. WE WON AGAIN! VOTED BEST ASSOCIATION 7 OUT OF THE LAST 8 YEARS Membership Makes DO YOU OWN OR OPERATE IN CA? Your Life Easier ¥ 909.912.1962 9431 Haven Ave., #113 ¥ Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730 Legislative Support Supporting the CSSA and our legislative efforts is really just a way of supporting yourself and your industry here in California. Join Us in Napa and Find Out What We Are All About! May 8-10th, 2019 Self Storage Owners Conference The Silverado Resort, Napa, CA Sponsorships Available! 15 th Annual Self Storage Owners Summit Balboa Bay Resort, Newport Beach, CA July 18, 2019 WINNER BEST STATE ASSOCIATION (LARGE) 2018 BEST OF BUSINESS 2018 BEST OF BUSINESS BEST STATE ASSOCIATION (LARGE) 56 ISS I November 2018

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