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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, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
    • Balboa Bay Resort, Newport Beach, CA
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    19th Annual Self Storage Owners Summit

    July 18, 2024 

    11:00AM - 6:30PM

    Includes Lunch & Closing Reception

    Balboa Bay Resort, Newport Beach, CA

      1221 West Coast Highway

      Newport Beach, CA 92663

      Due to space limitations registration has been limited. 



    The Annual Self Storage Owners Conference (hosted by CSSA and Talonvest) is one of the self storage industries premier 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!

    Outstanding Destination…

    Overlooking Newport Bay, Balboa Bay Resort delivers the only Forbes Four-Star, AAA Four-Diamond waterfront resort in Newport Beach. This 15-acre paradise pampers guests with outstanding accommodations, waterfront dining, and day spa offering the quintessential California coast experience.



    NON-INDUSTRY KEYNOTE

    Palmer Luckey  

    Founder Anduril industries and Oculus VR

    Palmer founded Anduril Industries in 2017 to radically transform the defense capabilities of the United States and its allies by fusing artificial intelligence with the latest hardware advancements. At Anduril, Palmer integrates a consumer technology business model with mission-driven objectives, enabling rapid product development and deployment, setting the company apart from other players in the defense industry.

    His deep interest in defense technology was driven by his time at the USC ICT MxR lab, where he built hardware used to research immersive PTSD treatment for US veterans. He continued to support various military applications of VR during his time at Oculus, informing his belief that radical modernization of US military technology is a prerequisite for preserving our way of life.

    INDUSTRY KEYNOTES

    Joseph D. Margolis 

    Director & CEO - Extra Space Storage

    Joseph D. Margolis has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Extra Space Storage since January 1, 2017. Previously, he served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer (“CIO”) from July 2015 until December 31, 2016. Mr. Margolis served as a member of the Extra Space board of directors from February 2005 until July 2015. From 2011 until July 2015, he was Senior Managing Director and Partner at Penzance Properties, a vertically integrated owner, operator and developer of office and other properties in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Previously, Mr. Margolis was a co-founding partner of Arsenal Real Estate Funds, a private real estate investment management firm, from 2004 through 2011. 



    H. Michael Schwartz 

    Founder, Chairman and CEO - SmartStop® Self Storage REIT, Inc.

    H. Michael Schwartz is Founder, Chairman and CEO of SmartStop Self Storage REIT, Inc. (SmartStop), a self-managed REIT with a fully integrated operations team of more than 500 self-storage professionals focused on growing the SmartStop® Self Storage brand. SmartStop, through a wholly owned subsidiary, also sponsors other self-storage programs, including Strategic Storage Growth Trust III, Inc. and Strategic Storage Trust VI, Inc. SmartStop is the tenth-largest self-storage company in the U.S., and the largest self-storage provider in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario, Canada with an owned and managed portfolio of more than 196 properties in 22 states and Canada.


    INVESTMENT PANEL 

    Chip Brown 

    Partner & CFO, InSite Property Group


    Evan Stephens 

    CIO, Go Store It Self Storage 


    Matt Garibaldi 

    President, Storage Star/FollettUSA


    Rick Perdue 

    CEO, Rosewood Property Company

    Click HERE For Full Schedule 

    More program details to follow...

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    Click Here to view last years event 


    CSSA's room block at Balboa Bay Resort is SOLD OUT!

    *Below is a list of other hotels (with links) that are close by and comparable to

    Balboa Bay Resort: 


    Pendry - Newport Beach

    Hyatt Regency - Newport Beach 

    Lido House - Autograph Collection 

    Marriott Bayview - Newport Beach

    VEA Marriott Hotel & Spa - Newport Beach


    Consider Attending: 

    Kure-IT's networking Breakfast - July 18, 2024 - 8:30am - 10:30am 

    This year Kure It’s Economic Update and Networking Breakfast will have UBS’s Real Estate and Lodging Analyst, Jon Woolshin presenting. Jon has over 40 years of industry experience as a securities analyst, having covered nearly every equity sector. Our conversation will cover both residential and commercial real estate (with an emphasis on storage), detailing how the current macroeconomic environment trends are affecting the various sectors of real estate and what we might expect to see looking forward.

    This is sure to be an interesting discussion!

    Click Here For Details & Registration 


    Interested in Sponsoring?

    Click HERE for Details


    Thank you to our Sponsors




    • Tuesday, July 30, 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Virtual Zoom Discussion
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        CSSA Owner/Operator Peer Networking Discussion    

       

    Technology and Customer Service

    Napa Keynote Presentations 


    July  30, 2024 - 10:00am-11:00am

    Antonia Hockformer Director of Customer Experience at Ritz Carlton was our keynote speaker at the Napa Conference in May – “Guiding Principles to Create Unique Customer Experiences & Exceptional Service: The Pay-Off of Differentiating in the Self Storage Industry.” Her powerful message included tips and ideas to create loyalty among your customers. CSSA has summarized a few of her key points in a short video, which we will share with participants before this PPH. This will be the subject of our owner discussion.

        This is a FREE event for CSSA Members Only!

        Registration is Required


        Don't Miss Out - Register Today!

        CSSA's Peer Power Hour: An open discussion among fellow self storage owners and operators. Your opportunity to ask questions, talk about today's challenges, and share your knowledge/experience. Don't miss out on this unique networking event!

           Interested in Sponsoring? 

        Click HERE for Details 


        Helpful Registration Notes

        1. The email you use to register will be the email where all information is sent.
        2THIS EVENT IS FREE FOR CSSA MEMBERS ONLY - To register for free, you need to log into your membership. If you don't, it does not recognize you as a member and you cannot register for free.Fro
        3. The Zoom link for this presentation will be sent out the day before the presentation and again on the morning of the presentation - It will be sent to the email that was used for registration (see #1)
        • Tuesday, August 13, 2024
        • Tuesday, August 27, 2024
        • 3 sessions
        • Virtual Webinar with Q&A
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        Presented by Carlos Kaslow    

        No owner wants to find themselves in the middle of a wrongful lien sale with potential legal problems and costly consequences to their livelihood. Come learn from the man who wrote California’s self storage lien law!

        CSSA is offering a LIEN LAW VIRTUAL SEMINAR AND LIVE Q&A

        with attorney Carlos Kaslow.

        TUESdays - August  13, 20 & 27, 2024
        10:00AM - 11:30AM (pdt)

        • The material is divided into three 90-minute online segments
        • The segments are presented on the same day/same time, over 3 consecutive weeks
        • 50+ minutes of video presentation, 30+ minutes of live Q&A with Attorney Kaslow
        • This information includes information on NEW law re: auction advertising

          Kaslow has over 20 years’ experience in the self storage industry. He is a California attorney, publisher/editor of SSA's Self Storage Legal Review, and a founding partner of the Self Storage Legal Network.

          DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS INCREDIBLE OFFERING!

          Registration

          $189 - CSSA Members

          $329 - Non-CSSA Members


          Your price includes all three sessions, the live Q&A, and printed material.

          (Once we open our online education, you will also have limited access to this session online as a follow-up).

          Do You Own the California Lien Law Annotated Manual?

          CLICK HERE to get your copy

          DON'T MISS OUT – REGISTER TODAY!

          Carlos Kaslow

          An attorney specializing in the self storage industry & California lien law expert. Hear self storage attorney Carlos Kaslow, an expert on California self storage lien law, explain step-by-step what you must do to properly conduct a lien sale. Avoid legal mistakes and blunders that can cause problems down the road. Carlos will also discuss the updates and what lien changes CSSA is working on for the future.              

          Interested in Sponsoring? Click HERE for details

          Thank you to our Sponsors:


                

            

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          Helpful Registration Notes

          1. The email you use to register will be the email where all information is sent.

          2. To register with the membership rate, you need to log into your membership. If you don't, it does not recognize you as a member and you cannot access the membership rate.

          3. The Zoom link for this presentation will be sent out the day before the presentation and again on the morning of the presentation - It will be sent to the email that was used for registration (see #1)

        Past events

        Wednesday, June 26, 2024 Avatar Immersive Training: Next Level Sales and Service Training - AFTERNOON SESSION
        Wednesday, June 26, 2024 Avatar Immersive Training: Next Level Sales and Service Training - MORNING SESSION
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        Monday, May 20, 2024 CSSA Napa: Charity Storage Bowling Tournament
        Monday, May 20, 2024 Napa Optional Activity: CSSA's 5th Annual Charity Golf Classic
        Monday, May 20, 2024 Napa Optional Activity - Wine Lunch & Tour
        Monday, May 20, 2024 CSSA Napa Self Storage Owner's Conference 2024
        Wednesday, May 08, 2024 The Storage Blueprint: Mapping Out a 1-Year Plan for Explosive Growth
        Wednesday, April 17, 2024 Peer Power Hour - 2024 Finance & Market Update
        Tuesday, April 09, 2024 CSSA Virtual Lien Law Series with Carlos Kaslow
        Thursday, March 28, 2024 Peer Power Hour - Improving Operational Benefits
        Friday, February 09, 2024 CSSA One Day Lien Law Seminar with Carlos Kaslow
        Wednesday, January 31, 2024 CSSA Virtual Education Series: 2024 Labor Law Update
        Tuesday, December 12, 2023 Peer Power Hour - 2024 Lien Law Change & Fighting Future CA Tax Increases
        Thursday, December 07, 2023 CSSA SoCal Holiday Cocktail Party - Orange County
        Wednesday, December 06, 2023 CSSA San Diego Holiday Party
        Tuesday, December 05, 2023 Avatar Immersive Training: Interacting with the Homeless
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        Monday, December 04, 2023 CSSA NorCal Annual Holiday Lunch & Owners Discussion
        Thursday, November 16, 2023 Peer Power Hour - Interest Rates - How Much Higher and For How Long
        Tuesday, October 24, 2023 CSSA Virtual Education Series: Next Level Sales & Service Training - AFTERNOON SESSION
        Tuesday, October 24, 2023 CSSA Virtual Education Series: Next Level Sales & Service Training - MORNING SESSION
        Tuesday, October 17, 2023 Challenges of Self Storage Today for Hawaii (and everywhere else!)
        Tuesday, October 03, 2023 Peer Power Hour - PAGA
        Thursday, September 14, 2023 Peer Power Hour - Cyber Security in the Self Storage Industry
        Wednesday, August 09, 2023 CSSA Virtual Lien Law Series with Carlos Kaslow
        Tuesday, August 01, 2023 CSSA Virtual Education Series: Revenue Management Anyone Can Do - Anne Ballard (The Hat Lady)
        Wednesday, July 19, 2023 CSSA Virtual Education Series: AI for Self Storage-Next Opportunities
        Thursday, July 13, 2023 CSSA "Summit" Newport Bay Outing
        Thursday, July 13, 2023 18th Annual Self Storage Owners Summit 2023
        Wednesday, June 28, 2023 CSSA Virtual Education Series: Mid-Year Labor Law Update
        Wednesday, June 21, 2023 CSSA Virtual Education Series: Jump Back In - Marketing 2023
        Monday, May 15, 2023 CSSA Napa: Charity Storage Bowling Tournament
        Monday, May 15, 2023 Napa Optional Activity: CSSA's 4th Annual Charity Golf Classic
        Monday, May 15, 2023 Napa Optional Activity - Wine Lunch & Tour
        Monday, May 15, 2023 CSSA Napa Self Storage Owner's Conference 2023
        Thursday, April 20, 2023 CSSA Virtual Education Series: Win with 10 - Taking Your Store's Income to the Next Level
        Wednesday, April 19, 2023 CSSA SPECIAL Hawaii Lien Law Series with Carlos Kaslow
        Wednesday, March 29, 2023 CSSA Virtual Education Series: What is the Big Deal About ChatAI - Can AI Really Help Your Self Storage Operation NOW?
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        Wednesday, February 22, 2023 Peer Power Hour - Wait & See in '23! (Change in Interest Rates & Its Effect on Financing)
        Thursday, January 26, 2023 CSSA Virtual Education Series: Labor Law Update - What's New in 2023?
        Tuesday, January 24, 2023 CSSA Virtual Lien Law Series with Carlos Kaslow
        Wednesday, December 14, 2022 CSSA SoCal Holiday Cocktail Party - Orange County
        Tuesday, December 13, 2022 CSSA San Diego Holiday Party
        Monday, December 12, 2022 CSSA NorCal Annual Holiday Lunch & Owners Discussion
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        Tuesday, October 18, 2022 Hawaiian Self Storage Owner/Operator Meeting
        Tuesday, October 11, 2022 Peer Power Hour: Rate Management
        Tuesday, August 09, 2022 Peer Power Hour: Putting Today's Tech to Work at Your Self Storage Facility
        Thursday, July 14, 2022 17th Annual Self Storage Owners Summit 2022
        Wednesday, June 15, 2022 CSSA Virtual Lien Law Series with Carlos Kaslow
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        Monday, May 16, 2022 CSSA Napa: Charity Storage Bowling Tournament
        Monday, May 16, 2022 Napa Optional Activity: CSSA 3rd Annual Charity Golf Classic
        Monday, May 16, 2022 Napa Optional Activity - Wine & Culinary Tour
        Monday, May 16, 2022 Napa Optional Activity - Carneros Guided Tour (Paddleboard/Kayak Excursion)
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        Tuesday, May 03, 2022 Avatar Immersive Training: Dealing with the Difficult Customer (PM Session) - SOLD OUT!
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        Wednesday, April 06, 2022 CSSA Virtual Education Series: ADA/Accessibility - Red Flags & Risk Mitigation Strategies for CA Self Storage Owners
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        Thursday, March 03, 2022 CSSA Virtual Panel Discussion: A Deeper Dive into Operating Expenses
        Wednesday, February 09, 2022 CSSA Virtual Lien Law Series with Carlos Kaslow
        Tuesday, January 25, 2022 CSSA Virtual Education Series: Labor Law Update - What's New in 2022?
        Wednesday, December 08, 2021 CSSA SoCal Holiday Party & Networking Event
        Thursday, December 02, 2021 CSSA NorCal - Holiday Luncheon & Education Event
        Tuesday, November 16, 2021 CSSA Virtual Education Series: Managing Stress and Burnout at Work
        Tuesday, October 26, 2021 CSSA Virtual Education Series: Top Employer Concerns in a COVID World
        Monday, October 04, 2021 Napa Optional Activities - Wine Lunch & Tasting
        Monday, October 04, 2021 Napa Optional Activities: CSSA 2nd Annual Charity Golf Classic
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        Thursday, June 10, 2021 CSSA Virtual Lien Law Series with Carlos Kaslow
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        Thursday, March 25, 2021 Peer Power Hour: Employers Rolling Up Their Sleeves: Current COVID-19 Vaccine Issues, Including Incentives
        Wednesday, March 10, 2021 CSSA Virtual Lien Law Series with Carlos Kaslow
        Thursday, February 25, 2021 Avatar Immersive Training: Dealing with the Difficult Customer (PM Session) - SOLD OUT!
        Thursday, February 25, 2021 Avatar Immersive Training: Dealing with the Difficult Customer (AM Session)
        Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Peer Power Hour: Do's & Don'ts - 2021 Legal Perspectives: Your Questions Answered
        Thursday, January 28, 2021 CSSA Education Series: Virtual Training - New HR Laws for 2021
        Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Peer Power Hour: CSSA Networking Group (Session 2)
        Thursday, October 01, 2020 Preparing for Disasters - CSSA Virtual Education Series
        Thursday, September 17, 2020 Conflict - Attitudes in the Workplace: CSSA Education Series - Virtual Training
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        Wednesday, August 26, 2020 SOLD OUT - Peer Power Hour: CSSA Networking Group
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        Wednesday, August 05, 2020 Smart Selling: Maximize Revenue - Minimize Discounting - LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE (PM Session)
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        Thursday, July 23, 2020 CSSA Education Series: Virtual Training - Top 10 Ways to Stay Out of Court
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        Thursday, February 13, 2020 CSSA Education Series: Santa Ana, CA
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        Thursday, October 17, 2019 CSSA Education Series: Elk Grove, CA
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        Thursday, June 13, 2019 CSSA Education Series: San Diego, CA
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        Wednesday, February 27, 2019 CSSA Education Series: Lien Law Seminar - Pleasanton
        Wednesday, November 07, 2018 CSSA Strategic Planning Session

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