AZSA Conference, Trade Show & Golf Tournament

** Call 1-800-WIN-GILA to reserve your room - mention AZSA to get the $119 rate - room block expired 3/21 but may still be available **

What does it take to succeed in self-storage and grow your business to new heights?

  • In real estate's MOST PROFITABLE sector
  • With the LOWEST FORECLOSURE rates
  • While those DARLINGS OF WALL STREET, the original self-storage REITS
  • Attract more attention and INVESTMENT FUNDS than ever?

Find out April 11-13, 2016 - 3 weeks earlier than previous years

Owners, operators, AND investors NEW to self-storage are invited to AZSA's inaugural Owners & Investors Summit, April 12. The broader business community will join veterans of the industry for a power house line up of speakers, developed with Summit Host Shawn Hill of The BSC Group (schedule below).

The show continues April 13 with even more movers and shakers of the industry. 

The trade show floor will be open for a reception on April 12 and in the morning of April 13, so there will be plenty of time during the best parts of the day to check out the newest products and services in every aspect of the industry.

Held at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, this great venue has 7 onsite restaurants, a Las Vegas-style casino, beautiful guest rooms, pool, outlet mall a short walk away, and more. 

Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, 5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd, Chandler AZ  85048  Call 1-800-WIN-GILA to reserve your room.  Mention AZSA and ask if the $119 rate is still available.

For more information or to join the Trade Show Committee, again co-chaired by Poppy Behrens of MiniCo and Dave King of Wentworth Properties, contact AZSA's Executive Director, Anne Mari DeCoster, at 602-374-7184,

2016 AZSA Conference & Trade Show Brochure

2016 AZSA Trade Show Schedule At A Glance




Monday, April 11

Pro-Am Golf Tournament - sponsored by Broken Arrow Roofing


11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


Whirlwind Golf Club

5:30 – 7:00 p.m. 

Opening Night Reception with St.. Baldrick's Signature Head Shaving Event - sponsored by Westport Management / US Storage Centers

Wild Horse Pass


Tuesday, April 12

Owners & Investors Summit


8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Registration; Silent Auction to benefit Kure It throughout the day

Show Room Foyer

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast & Networking

Show Room

9:15 – 9:30 a.m.

Owners & Investors Summit Welcome & Introduction: Committee Chair Poppy Behrens, Mini-Storage Messenger; Summit Co-Host Shawn Hill, The BSC Group; Title Sponsor Kay Schaefer, Deans & Homer

Show Room

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Keynote Address: Kenneth M. Woolley, Founder & Executive Chairman, Extra Space Storage

Show Room

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.



10:45 – 12:15 p.m.

Borrowing & Lending: An Unfiltered Discussion of Recent Transactions, The BSC Group's Shawn Hill moderating Micro Panels:
CMBS Lending: Chris Pilat, Citibank; Jim Tatum & Mark Minnick, Xtra Space Self Storage of Chino LLC
SBA Lending: David Tracey, BNC National Bank; Whitney Jurjevich, Ameri Park Boat & RV Storage LLC
Private Capital: John Good, Jernigan Capital; Brent Wright, Pamlico

Show Room

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.

Buffet Luncheon & Networking: Tim Dietz, Self Storage Association - sponsored by Aries Capital

Show Room

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Cuppa' Jo with a Pro:Up Close & Personal with Arlen Nordhagen, National Storage Affiliates REIT

Show Room

2:30 – 2:45 p.m.



2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

The Technology Race: Where Do You Stand? James Hafen, Yardi Systems

Show Room

3:45 – 6:00 p.m.

AZSA’s 20th Anniversary Party
Trade Show & Cocktail Reception - Co-sponsored by American Family Insurance - Luke Shafer Agency; Home Savings Bank; Marcus & Millichap - Walter Brauer; StoragePro Management Company
Spotlight Mini Sessions
(4 sessions @ 15 minutes each, at 4:00, 4:30, 5:00, & 5:30)

Acacia Ballroom

Wednesday, April 13

Conference & Trade Show


7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Registration; Silent Auction to benefit Kure It (concludes at 2 p.m.)

Show Room Foyer

7:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet & Networking

Show Room

8:00 – 8:15 a.m.

Welcome & Introduction:  Committee Chair Poppy Behrens, Mini-Storage Messenger; Title Sponsor Kay Schaefer, Deans & Homer

Show Room

8:15 – 9:00 a.m.

Marketing Success Today, Guy Middlebrooks, CubeSmart - sponsored by Select Merchant Solutions

Show Room

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Mimosa Morning on the Trade Show Floor
Spotlight Mini Sessions
(4 sessions @ 15 minutes each, at 9:15, 9:45, 10:15, & 10:45)

Acacia Ballroom
Front left corner
(by closed door)

11:00 – 12:00 noon

Don't Leave Money on the Table: Revenue Management - Panel featuring Charles Byerly, Westport Properties / US Storage Centers; Mel Holsinger, Professional Self Storage Management / ARGUS; Gary Sugarman, William Warren Group / StorQuest - sponsored by SiteLink / SMD Software

Show Room

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Buffet Luncheon & Networking: Tim Dietz, Self Storage Association - sponsored by Janus International

Show Room

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Look Good Online, Eric Olsen, Fasturtle - co-sponsored by Allstate Self Storage, BPI Capital Management, Cox's Mini Storage Management, The Rudel Company

Show Room

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.

Special Guest:  Wounded Veteran Pablo Lujan, Hunts for Heroes - sponsored by Professional Self Storage Management

Show Room

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.

Silent Auction winners announced at conclusion of conference

Show Room


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