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At the heart of who we are as an association you’ll find our success is built on the relationships our members have with one another. You’ll find that CSSA members truly care about each other and look for ways to work together and support each other in order to continually improve our industry through best practices and delivering better a better experience for storage customers.

    • Thursday, July 18, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 6:30 PM (PDT)
    • Balboa Bay Resort, Newport Beach, CA

    15th Annual Self Storage Owners Summit(If 

    July 18, 2019 – Balboa Bay Resort, Newport Beach, CA

    Presented By:   



    (If you are an owner/operator and would still like to register - please send request to: info@californiaselfstorage.org)

    The Annual Self Storage Owners Conference (hosted by CSSA and Talonvest) is one of the premiere self storage events in the country, attracting top-tier owners. This extraordinary program is matched by the locale – set at the beautiful Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach. The Annual Self Storage Owners Summit offers an incomparable program in a remarkable setting – one experience that should not be missed!

    Conference Registration

    • Owner Member Registration - $350.00 –  full registration: CLOSED
    • Owner Non-Member Registration - $600.00 – full registration (consider JOINING CSSA)CLOSED
    • Vendor Member Registration - $750.00 – full registration: CLOSED
    • Vendor Non-Member Registration - $1,000.00  full registration (consider JOINING CSSA)CLOSED
    • Guest Registrations - $100 – available for Member and Non-Member Registrations –  CLOSED this is limited to spouse or significant other and is NOT full registration- limited access to reception/food functions ONLY - Please call our office for more information.


    Owner/Operators who wish to register - please send request to: info@californiaselfstorage.org 

    Room Reservations 

    Balboa Resort and Spa is truly one of the gems in Southern California. Located right on the bay, it overlooks beautiful Balboa Bay and harbor. Newly renovated, it teems with luxury and charm.

    CSSA Balboa Bay Room Block IS CLOSED and we understand the hotel is sold out as well. If you would like to contact the hotel their number is: 949-645-5000.

    OTHER HOTELS in the area:


    This premiere event is a perfect opportunity for exposure for your company. In addition, you will create or build relationships with decision-makers in the industry. Sponsorships are limited so don't delay in securing yours. CLICK HERE for detailed sponsorship information

    Program (tentative) 

    Thursday, July 18, 2019

    Balboa Bay Resort, Newport Beach, CA

          11:00am – Networking

           12:15pm - Program Begins


           Featured Keynote - Valorie Kondos Field - PAC 12 Coach of the Century, 

    UCLA Athletic Hall of Fame, 7 NCAA Championships,  


           Industry Keynote Presentation – Joe Saffire, CEO LifeStorage & Chris Marr, CEO

    CubeSmartmoderated by Erik Frankel, Sr. Analyst - Green Street Advisors


           Alternative Capital: Rise of the Debt Funds - Paul A. Hughson, Executive Managing Director -

     CIII Capital Partners, Joseph Iacona, CEO Crescit Capital Strategies - moderated by

    Tom Sherlock, Principal, Talonvest 

           Private Owners Panel Discussion (topic & panelist TBD)


           4:30pm - 6:30pm - Reception


    Also consider attending:

    Kure It’s Networking Breakfast & Economic Update - July 18, 9:30-11:00 AM

    Join your colleagues in supporting Kure It for a delicious breakfast buffet in the beautiful Bayview Room at the Balboa Bay Club before the start of the Summit. There will be time to network, followed by an economic update from Richard Green, Director and Chair of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate. https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/KuureItInc/networkingbreakfast.html

    Summit Platinum Sponsors:


    Summit Gold Sponsors:


    Summit Silver Sponsors:


    Additional Summit Sponsors:


    • Wednesday, August 07, 2019
    • Hyatt Regency Valencia, Santa Clarita, CA

    CSSA Education Series: Operations, Legal, and Customer Service

    August 7, 2019 – Hyatt Regency Valencia

    24500 Town Center Drive, Santa Clarita, CA 91355 – (661) 799-1234

    9:00am – 12:30pm

      Operational Best Practices (Sue Haviland) –  

    Self Storage consultant Haviland will present practical ideas that will help you eliminate common problems, avoid disasters, and improve your operations and bottom line

     The LEGALities (Jeff Greenberger) –

    Self Storage attorney Greenberger will take an in-depth look into the legalities self storage operators face outside of the lien statute including granting access, responsibilities under SCRA, last known address, and more.

    Lunch (included with full-day registration or optional add-on for half-day registration)

    1:00pm – 4:00pm

      Customer Experience: (Carol Mixon-Krendl) –

    Self Storage consultant Mixon-Krendl will provide you with tools and techniques to improve the customer experience including understanding customer expectations, emotional connection, creating a clear strategy, and managing customer reviews.


    You have the option of choosing either the morning session, the afternoon session or all-day session:

    $70 CSSA member HALF-DAY session (either morning or afternoon) – does not include lunch

    $90 non-CSSA member HALF-DAY session (either morning or afternoon) – does not include lunch

    ($40 – optional to add lunch to either morning or afternoon education session)

    $120 – CSSA member FULL DAY – includes lunch

    $150 – non-CSSA member FULL DAY – includes lunch

    Sponsored by:


Past events

Thursday, June 13, 2019 CSSA Education Series: San Diego, CA
Wednesday, May 08, 2019 CSSA Napa Owners Conference
Wednesday, May 08, 2019 Optional Activities Registration - CSSA Napa Owners Conference
Thursday, March 07, 2019 CSSA Education Series: Lien Law Seminar - Ontario
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 CSSA Strategic Planning Session

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