20th Annual Arizona Self-Storage Conference

Planning for the 2018 event is well underway!


Over 300 Owners, Operators, Investors, and Managers, 
along with 50 Exhibiting Sponsors,
will gather on September 26 & 27, 2018.


Don't forget the AZSA Golf Tournament the day before, September 25, 2018.


  • This is our industry:  Self-storage, the real estate sector with the highest profit and lowest foreclosure rate, darling of Wall Street because its phenomenal ROI, low cost of construction and operations, and growing demand among US consumers.

  • This is our community:  One of the fastest growing counties in the US, in the state with the highest entrepreneurial start ups, among the leaders in the nation for job creation.

  • This is our conference:  Owners Summit on September 26; Operational Symposium on September 27; over 300 owners, operators, investors, and managers; 50 Sponsor Exhibits available all day, both days; all taking place in the Showroom of the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, Chandler, Arizona.  


Registration will be open soon

Early Bird Pricing:

AZSA Owner/Operators & Managers:  $140 

Non-AZSA Owner/Operators:  $190

AZSA Member Vendors who are not Exhibiting Sponsors:  $700

Non-AZSA Member Vendors:  attend for $1100, including 1 year membership in AZSA


Owners Summit, September 26, 2018

Shawn Hill The BSC GroupThe BSC Group logo


AZSA and The BSC Group are proud to present the 3rd Annual Owners Summit on the first day of the Arizona Self-Storage Conference, hosted by Shawn Hill.  A market leader in debt and equity financing and loan workout services, The BSC Group specializes in the self-storage industry.  Shawn Hill's expertise and influence is evident in the program offered in this year's Owners Summit (Shawn Hill The BSC Group Bio).



Summit Keynote Speaker Marcus Trufant

NFL star for the Seattle Seahawks and self-storage owner/operator, Marcus Trufant will steps on stage to talk about his decision to invest in the self-storage market; how his self-storage investment strategy grows the wealth he accumulated as an NFL star; the partnerships he has formed to acquire, develop, and manage properties; the benefits available to others interested in investing in self-storage; and more. Watch for details! 

Extra Space Storage's Noah Springer

Noah Springer returns to the Arizona Self-Storage Conference to talk about cutting edge technology and what the REITs are doing to stay ahead of the competition.  Details to follow! 


Cuppa Jo with a Pro: Ken Nitzberg

The Chairman & CEO of Devon Self Storage will join us to share thoughts on this industry leader charts its course through the self-storage market.  Watch for more details!

More Summit Speakers to be Announced!



Operational Symposium, September 27, 2018

Symposium Keynote Speaker Sherman Gillums, Jr.

Sherman Gillums, Jr. will inspire and challenge your view of the world, your circumstances, and those around you with his message about how ordinary citizens and companies can help wounded Veterans recover, reintegrate, and reclaim their identities.  A severely wounded Veteran himself, confined to a wheelchair after a cervical spine injury, Sherman served in the US Marine Corps and retired as a Chief Warrant Officer after his injury. Most recently he served as Executive Director of Paralyzed Veterans of America. You won't want to miss his inspiring message about what it takes to overcome circumstances and how we can change the world one person at a time.  

Best Practices for Small & Medium Operators

Featured Speaker:  Ann Parham, President & CEO of the Parham Group, is a self-storage developer, operator and trainer.  She has owned and operated as many as 20 self-storage facilities at a time and opened 45.  She specializes in training managers, and Ann will share tips of the trade to build your business, including topics such as:

  • Websites that convey you as a fully functional, well equipped business
  • Building relationships with customers
  • Strategic partnerships to build your business
  • The importance of ongoing training for owners, operators, managers
  • And more - watch for details! 


Operationally Speaking...Q&A with the Pros

We'll bring back some of your favorite operators to answer your questions.

 2017 Sponsors with First Right of Refusal through January 15, 2018:


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Title Sponsor

      Mini Storage Messenger Logo

Promotional Sponsor




Major Sponsors: 

Chateau Products logo-chrome     Logo-Johnson Carlier     MiniCo Logo     StoreLocal Logo
Tenant Property Protection Logo   Sun Valley Solar Logo    Union Realtime logo   U-Haul Logo

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