Round Rock, TX, October 21, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The Texas Self Storage Association hosts its annual convention and trade show in The Woodlands starting Sunday, October 25 – Wednesday, October 28, 2009. The membership luncheon on Monday, October 26, features Houston businessman Jim “Mack” McIngvale as the keynote speaker. A trade show featuring a wide range of products and services for the self-storage industry is open to the public on Tuesday, October 27 at a nominal fee. Educational sessions continue on Tuesday and half-day on Wednesday.
The event kicks off with a charity Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament with the proceeds benefiting the Shriners Childrens Burn Hospital in Galveston. Monday, October 26, features educational sessions ranging from marketing a self-storage facility, to applying solar power to self storage. Sessions offer topics of interest to potential investors and developers, new owners and managers and topics to appeal to the seasoned self-storage professional as well.
Of special interest to anyone considering entering the market is the Wednesday, October 28 lineup of speakers and special presentations. Dr. Mark Doutzour, Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University will speak to the impact of national and global trends on the commercial real estate market. In addition, a special panel discussion on perspectives on storage financing today will follow the presentation of the 2009 TSSA Market Survey results.
Those interested in attending may register online at www.txssa.org or by calling 888-259-4902. Anyone interested can attend all or part of the convention. Complete session descriptions and schedule of events are also available on the Association’s website.
The Texas Self Storage Association was established in 1986 and is a non-profit trade association dedicated to enhancing the quality of the self-storage industry in Texas. The Association provides opportunities for member to increase their knowledge of the self-storage industry through education, research, discussion and exchange of information.
For More Information:
Texas Self Storage Association – www.txssa.org