ISS Virtual Conference

The inaugural ISS Virtual Conference, designed for self-storage owners, managers, developers and investors, will take place in a convenient, online format, April 28-29. This event is the perfect way to engage with experts and peers and keep your skills sharp while you wait to attend the ISS World Expo in Las Vegas, July 13-16! 

What is the schedule?

Each of the two days will offer four knowledge-packed, one-hour seminars presented by industry visionaries. All sessions will be live, allowing you to participate in interactive polls, chats and Q&A with our speakers. 

April 28 | Investing and Development 

11 a.m. - Noon ET
Industry in Transition: How the Pandemic Has Forever Transformed Self-Storage Investing
Speaker: John Chang, Senior Vice President and National Director Research Services, Marcus & Millichap

1-2 p.m. ET
Finding Your Pocket of Opportunity: Firsthand Insight for Developing Self-Storage Despite Oversupply
Speaker: Marc Goodin, President, Storage Authority LLC

2:15-3:15 p.m. ET
How to Launch, Scale and Sustain a New Self-Storage Investment, Even in a Time of Crisis
Speaker: Scott Meyers, Principal, Kingdom Storage Holdings

 4:15-5:15 p.m. ET
Exploiting the Sea of Empty Buildings: Key Considerations for a Successful Self-Storage Conversion
Speaker: Scott Wyckoff, President and Chief Development Officer, Wasatch Storage Partners

April 29 | Modern Facility Operation  

11 a.m. - Noon ET
Keep Your Guard Up! Managing Self-Storage Risk in a Recovering But Wobbly World
Speaker: Brian Bogdanoff, Vice President and Partner, Insurance Office of America 

1-2 p.m. ET
COVID Made You Careless! How the Pandemic May Have Weakened Your Self-Storage Operation
Speaker: Jeffrey Greenberger, Partner, Greenberger & Brewer LLP

2:15-3:15 p.m. ET
Does Contact-Free Storage Come at a Human Cost? A Candid Discussion About Staff, Service and Technology
Speakers: Rick Beal and Magen Smith, Co-Founders, Atomic Storage Group
 
4:15-5:15 p.m. ET
Once COVID Is Over, Self-Storage Saturation Remains … How to Fortify Your Marketing to Combat the Glut of New Competitors
Speakers: Vanessa Carvajal, Agency Development Manager, Google; John Jordan, Co-Founder, Go Local Interactive

When can I register?

Registration is live and will be open right up through both event days. Even if you miss the live conference, you can still register to view on-demand sessions through May 31.

What is the cost?

There are two packages from which to choose:   

Seminar Package | $39 

  • Full access to all eight live education seminars 
  • Full access to all eight pre-recorded vendor presentations 
  • On-demand access to all sessions until May 31 
  • Full access to all areas of the virtual platform, including the Education Theater, Resource Center, Vendor Resources, ISS Store and Help Desk 
  • $5 donation to your choice of one of three charities 

Seminar Package Plus | $149 

  • Full access to all eight live education seminars 
  • Full access to all eight pre-recorded vendor presentations 
  • On-demand access to all sessions until May 31 
  • Full access to all areas of the virtual platform, including the Education Theater, Resource Center, Vendor Resources, ISS Store and Help Desk 
  • $5 donation to your choice of one of three charities 
  • Expo-hall registration package for the ISS World Expo, July 13-16, in Las Vegas ($165 value)

Charity Donations 

  • Of your ISS Virtual Conference fee, $5 will be donated to your choice of the three charities below. You’ll also be given the option to add to your charitable donation, should you so choose.    
    • Kure It Cancer Research 
    • Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals 
    • Rebuilding Together North Texas 

What if I have a date conflict?

Can’t attend the live conference on April 28-29? We’ve got you covered! All content will be available on demand to registrants until May 31, 2021.

How can I become a sponsor?

For information on sponsoring, review the Virtual Conference Sales Sheet PDF, or contact Debbie Pirkey at 480.372.7590.

FAQs

Browse our directory of frequently asked questions (FAQs) for brief answers to many common inquiries about attending,
education, and registration.