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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, June 13, 2019
    • Hilton San Diego Mission Valley, San Diego, CA

    CSSA Education Series: Operations, Legal, and Customer Service

    June 13, 2019 – Hilton San Diego Mission Valley

    901 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, CA 92108 – 619-543-9000

    9:00am – 12:30pm

    Top 10 Operational Best Practices (Sue Haviland) –  

    Self Storage consultant Haviland has designed this specifically for small/medium operations and will present practical ideas to improve your operations and bottom line

    Clauses You Must Include in Your Rental Agreement (Jeff Greenberger) –

    Self Storage attorney Greenberger will cover everything you need in your rental agreements to avoid problems and potential litigation

    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 Krendl will provide you with tools and techniques to improve the customer experience in all self storage touchpoints.


    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

    Note: Special parking rate- $5

    Sponsored by:


    • Thursday, July 18, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 6:00 PM (PDT)
    • Balboa Bay Resort, Newport Beach, CA

    15th Annual Self Storage Owners Summit

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

    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
    • Owner Non-Member Registration - $600.00 – full registration (consider JOINING CSSA)
    • Vendor Member Registration - $750.00 – full registration
    • Vendor Non-Member Registration - $1,000.00  full registration (consider JOINING CSSA) 
    • Guest Registrations - $100 – available for Member and Non-Member Registrations – 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.

    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 discounted room block is $299/night (+ $25/night resort fee which includes several amenities). CSSA special room rate is also available 3 days prior and 3 days after our event.

    Link for room reservations: 15th Annual Self Storage Owners Summit 

    If experiencing difficulties, contact the hotel at: 949-645-5000, use room block code: CSS0719


    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. This will also guarantee you admittance to this exceptional event as attendance by vendors is limited. CLICK HERE for detailed sponsorship information

    Vendor Limitations

    In an effort to maintain the ratio of owner/operators to vendors, attendance by vendors (both CSSA members and non-members) is limited. Registrations are accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Make your reservations today! Once the limits have been reached, you may sign up on the waiting list. 

    Program (tentative) 

    Thursday, July 18, 2019

    Balboa Bay Resort, Newport Beach, CA

          11:00am – Networking

         12:30pm – Summit begins

           1:00pm – Keynote Presentation (TBD)

           2:00pm – Industry Presentation – Chris Marr, CEO CubeSmart and Joe Saffire, CEO Life Storage -

                           moderated by Erik Frankel, Sr. Analyst Green Street Advisors

           3:15pm - Panel Discussion (topic & panelist TBD)

           4:30pm - Reception

           6:30pm - Summit concludes

    Presented By:   


    Platinum Sponsors:


    Gold Sponsors:


    Silver Sponsors:


Past events

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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California Self Storage Association
5325 Elkhorn Blvd., #283 
Sacramento, CA 95842

P: 888-CSSA-207 or 888-277-2207
F: 949-861-9425

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