2022 Conference Schedule of Events

GA/SC Southeastern Conference and Tradeshow

Schedule at a Glance

(as of August 29, 2022)

SUNDAY (10/9/2022)
10:00 5:00 Azalea Ballroom Exhibit Set Up
2:00 5:30 Managers Summit/Storage Rookies
2:00 3:00 Dogwood A Auctions (Timeline) (MS) Donna Morgan Esquibel, StorageAuctions.Com
Dogwood B The 3 Must Haves to get started in Storage: Access Control, Website, and Database Jane Sauls, The Sauls Group / Brian Petersen, Am Self Storage Group
3:00 4:00 Dogwood A Increasing Your Conversion Rate Jim Mooney, Freedom Storage Management
Dogwood B Should your facility be unmanned, manned or a mix of both? Brian Petersen, American Storage Group
4:00 5:00 Dogwood A It’s your problem, even if it isn’t – Dealing with problem tenants (MS) Melissa Huff, Affordable Storage Guys
4:00 5:00 Dogwood B Panel Q&A – Lessons learned in Storage Stephanie Winfree, Max Vallotton, Wilson Covington, Kevin Lebrick
5:00 5:30 Dogwood A/B Intro to GASSA / SSASC
5:30 7:00 Azalea Ballroom Welcome Reception with Exhibitors
MONDAY (10/10/22)
7:30 8:15 Magnolia Prefunction Breakfast Buffet
8:15 9:15 Magnolia Ballroom General Session Tommy Nguyen, Storage Pug
9:15 9:30 Magnolia Prefunction Breaks
9:30 10:30 Magnolia Ballroom General Session Dr. Chris Kuehl, Economist
10:45 11:30 Breakout Presentations
10:45 11:30 Dogwood A It’s Not Unmanned, It’s Remotely Managed – The ins and outs of managing a facility without an onsite property manager Melissa Huff, Affordable Storage Guys
Dogwood B Overcoming Customer Objections Stephanie Tharpe, A+ Management Group
Dogwood C Construction conversation about materials, timelines and budgets Nigel Kreft, Storage Structures, Inc.
11:45 12:30 Breakout Presentations
Dogwood A Branding 101: How to create a brand for unmanned facilities. Jessica Casto & Julia Flaherty
Dogwood B The Insurance Company Protects Their Financial Interests. Why Wouldn’t You? Scott Greenwald
Dogwood C Enclosed Boat & RV/ Canopy Storage Matt Maurer, Betco
12:30 1:15 Magnolia Prefunction Lunch Buffet Open
1:30 4:00 Azalea Ballroom Exhibit hall open
3:30 3:45 Magnolia Prefunction Afternoon snack/beverage break in Exhibit Hall
4:00 5:00 Breakout Presentations
Dogwood A Security and Unmanned Facilities Jeff Wiebell, Access Control Technologies
Dogwood B Hiring and Vetting Vendors Jess Johnson, SBOA
Dogwood C Income Tax Reduction Strategies for Self Storage Owners Keith Mangum, Cost Segregation Services
5:00 7:00 Azalea Ballroom Trade Show / Cocktails / Live Auction
TUESDAY (10/11/22)
7:30 8:30 Magnolia Prefunction Breakfast buffet served
8:00 8:30 Magnolia Ballroom GASSA/SSASC Membership Meetings
8:30 9:30 Magnolia Ballroom Annual Rent Survey / SC and GA StaceyGorman, Marcus and Millichap
9:30 9:45 Magnolia Prefunction Break
9:45 10:45 Magnolia Ballroom What You Need to Know Before You Buy or Sell Jane Sauls, The Sauls Storage Group
10:45 11:00 Break
11:00 12:00 Magnolia Ballroom Legal Update with Scott Zucker Scott Zucker