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2018 Self Storage Expo, Conference and Trade Show

  • 24 Oct 2018
  • 12:00 PM
  • 25 Oct 2018
  • 5:00 PM
  • 924 Senate St, Columbia, SC 29201


  • Wednesday Night only from 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • FULL CONFERENCE (includes all sessions, cocktail reception, meals, expo) - All member pricing has been extended to Members of Georgia and North Carolina Self Storage Associations!
  • TRADESHOW ONLY TRADESHOW ONLY (Does not include ANY meals or drinks) - All members pricing has been extended to Members of Georgia and North Carolina Self Storage Association!
  • FULL CONFERENCE (includes all sessions, cocktail reception, meals, expo)
  • TRADESHOW ONLY (Does not include ANY meals or drinks) - All members pricing has been extended to Members of Georgia and North Carolina Self Storage Association!
  • Includes one 6' draped table in the Expo Hall & One Full Registration (second person must register separately). Power Included, notify us at least thirty (30) days prior to the event, in writing, if power is needed. You MUST send over logo's and you MUST insert your company bio below or you may not be listed in the program.
    1 ticket to all Meals and 2 Drink Tickets Included for both Attendees.

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South Carolina Convention & Expo
October 24th-25th, 2018

Hilton Columbia Center Hotel

924 Senate St, Columbia, SC 29201

(803) 744-7800 


Wednesday, October 24, 2018

· 12:30pm - 8:00pm   Registration Opens Foyer

· 12:30pm - 3:00pm   Vendor Hall Set up

· 2:00pm - 2:15pm     Welcoming and Opening Ceremonies from the President

· 2:15pm - 3:30pm     Education Session #1 - Keynote Speaker, Holly Fiorello: Social Media Marketing

· 3:30pm - 3:45pm     Afternoon Snack: Sponsored by StoragePug

· 3:45pm - 5:30pm     Roundtables Session (5 rotations, 20 mins each)

· 6:00pm - 8:00pm     Cocktail Receptions held in Vendor Hall – Sponsored by: STR

Thursday, October 25, 2018

· 7:30am - 8:45am     Breakfast served in General Session 

· 8:00am - 8:30am     Annual Meeting SSASC: Intro of 2018-2019 Board of Directors and Legislative Update

· 8:45am - 11:00am   Educational Session #2 -Social Media Breakout Session (3 rotations, 45 mins each) - Bring your laptop or tablet for hands on experience!

· 11:15am - 1:00pm   Vendor Hall Open

· 12:00pm                 Lunch served in Vendor Hall – Sponsored by: Marcus & Millichap, Gorman Team

· 1:15pm - 2:00pm    Educational Session #3 – Marcus & Millichap, Gorman Team: Property Analysis

· 2:15pm - 3:45pm    Educational Session #4 – Scott Zucker: Self Storage Legal Q&A, SC Lien Law

· 3:45pm                    Convention & Expo Adjourned

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Program Details:

The Self Storage Association of South Carolina is pleased to announce the Annual Convention & Exposition to be held October 24th-25th in Columbia, SC. This year’s convention is packed with information designed to help you succeed in your self storage business. We have aligned leading industry speakers, round table discussions covering hot issues and social events designed to help you network with peers and vendors who are also committed to furthering the needs of South Carolina storage owners, developers, operators and managers.  Program highlights include: 

  • 2 Day Exhibit Hall 
  • Legal Update/Q&A—Scott Zucker, Renown Self Storage Attorney
  • Social Media Marketing with Holly Fiorello
  • Breakout Sessions on Facebook, Instagram and Reputation Management
  • Concurrent Roundtable Discussions
  • Local and National Industry Update
  • SSASC Annual Meeting
  • Cocktail Reception in Exhibit Hall
  • And Much More!

Holly Fiorello


SSASC is proud to call the Hilton Columbia Center Hotel home for our 4th Annual Convention & Expo.  Downtown Location on Senate St. is walking distance to the Vista and Columbia's finest Restaurants.  Only 22 minutes from Columbia Metropolitan Airport, 3250 Airport Boulevard, West Columbia, SC 29170. Complimentary Airport Transportation.

Self Parking Available $12 per day - Valet $22 per day

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access in all guest rooms & public areas
  • For all Hotel Amenities and Services visit
Alternate Hotel:
Hampton Inn by Hilton Columbia Downtown Historic District  
Address: 822 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201
Phone:(803) 231-2000

    Registration Options:

    Full Conference includes all sessions, roundtables, expo and meals.

    Tradeshow ONLY includes access to the exhibit floor on Wednesday.

    Exhibitors include nearly 40 companies in the Expo Hall:

    • Bader Company
    • Baker Roofing
    • Bank Financial
    • Betco
    • Blink Signs
    • Boxwell
    • Janus International Group
    • Lindsey Storage Group
    • Live Oak Bank
    • Marcus & Millichap
    • MidCoast Properties
    • Miller Buildings
    • Ponderosa Insurance Agency
    • PTI Security
    • Rabco
    • Rapid Building Solutions
    • Self Storage 101
    • Sitelink
    • StoragePug
    • Storage Structures Inc.
    • Storsmart Insurance
    • STR
    • SunPower
    • The Peoples Agency
    • U-Haul Self-Storage Affiliate Network
    • And Many More!

    SSASC has extended member pricing to members of neighboring state self-storage associations!

      Registration Cancellation Policy: Cancellations will be honored prior to October 1, 2018.  After that date, guarantees to the hotel will have been made, therefore no cancellations can be honored.

      Contact Self Storage Association of South Carolina:

      Office: 803.814.4000


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