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The Learning Event of the Year

Date: March 9 – 10, 2021
Where: Online Event Only

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Event overview

It is our pleasure to invite you to SSAA Convention 2021 coming to a web browser near you!

The SSAA Convention 2021 is an ONLINE EVENT ONLY  and brings leading speakers and experts in accelerating the self storage industry together with Australia’s and New Zealand’s leaders of today and tomorrow, giving us the knowledge and insight we need to compete — and win — in an ever-changing world.

Over the course of 2 days, you will hear from experts in the self storage industry, revealing innovative methods to market your facility, adopt new software and technology systems to help with the smooth running of your facility. For those who are building or expanding their facilities, there is a wide range of design and construction companies that can provide expert advice and practical solutions.

Advantages of a Virtual Convention?

The advantages of Virtual Convention that can gain as a result of attending them are the same if not more than that of taking part in regular conventions

  • Learn from the comfort of your own home or home office
  • Save on a lot of unnecessary costs & expenditures
  • Access to expertise on a range of topics
  • Don’t worry about formal attire or appearance
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Meet The Speakers

Our speakers are experts in their field across a range of industries, from online marketing to self storage building designs.

Craig James

Chief economist Craig James has a knack for making economics user friendly. He is currently chief economist at CommSec, interpreting ‘big picture’ economic and financial trends for customers, clients and staff. As well as providing presentations to staff and clients and commentaries on financial and economic trends, Craig appears regularly in the electronic and print media. Craig currently does around two to three regular TV crosses a day, ad hoc radio and newspaper interviews and writes regular commentaries as well as presenting to staff, clients and external organisations.

Ashley Fell

Ashley Fell is a social researcher, TEDx speaker and Team Leader of Communications at the internationally recognised McCrindle. As a trends analyst she understands the need to communicate with the emerging generations to effectively engage with them. From her extensive experience in media and communications, Ashley advises on how to achieve cut through in message-saturated times. Her expertise is in how to communicate across generational barriers. With academic qualifications in communications, an ongoing role in deploying and analysing national research studies, and with her position leading the communications strategy at McCrindle, Ashley brings robust, research-based content to her engaging presentations and consulting.

Linda Sharkey

Linda Sharkey is a Certified Practising Valuer, Chartered Valuation Surveyor and leader of the self storage team at Urbis. With 12 years’ experience, she has full geographical coverage in valuations and advisory across Australia and New Zealand. In addition to self storage, Linda is experienced in highest and best use analysis, feasibility testing, value capture and market trend studies.

Tony Raunic

A lawyer advising in Local Government, Property and Construction, Wills and Estates, and Self-Storage. The greatest skill Tony offers his clients is his natural ability to present often complex commercial issues in an easy to understand manner. Just as importantly, he quickly grasps the essential details of an enterprise or document, unravelling them in simple and easy to comprehend terms. This is not surprising, given Tony’s diverse career history involving: - 20 years’ experience in property and commercial law - Owning and operating successful legal and financial services businesses Coveted local government insight, serving as an elected councillor and Mayor for several terms. Tony’s approachable manner and friendly disposition has seen him develop a long-standing and loyal client base who seek his help with many issues including: -Statutory and local government authorities for advice on general property, commercial, environment, governance, probity and town planning matters -Developers, vendors and purchasers regarding residential and commercial sales, leases, subdivisions and off-the-plan transactions -Assisting corporates and other entities successfully navigate their dealings with Commonwealth and State Government departments, statutory authorities and local governments.

Darryl King

Darryl is a partner in Jackson Russell’s Business Law team. His areas of legal speciality are mergers and acquisitions, franchising, securities, and general corporate and commercial law. Darryl has over 20 years' experience of advising on, structuring and negotiating commercial transactions across a range of industry sectors. He specialises in contract negotiations, franchising, mergers and acquisitions, derivatives and securities, and general corporate and commercial law. Darryl is focused on providing effective commercial solutions in a New Zealand and international business environment. Darryl works with companies across a range of sectors, including food and beverage, retail, manufacturing, derivatives, business services and import/export sectors. His clients range from privately-held and family-owned business and investors through to subsidiaries of NZX listed companies, private equity owned companies and subsidiaries of multi-national companies. His international experience includes working in the London office of leading global law firm Allen & Overy. Darryl is an active member of the Franchise Association of New Zealand and is a member of the Association's Legislation and Government Liaison committees.

What to expect

The SSAA Convention 2021 online event gives you the opportunity to attend educational sessions, workshops, virtual self storage facility tours, a virtual trade exhibition area, and more.
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Event Program

Coming Soon

The program is subject to change.

All sessions will be recorded and made available in the members portal after the convention to all registered attendees

Virtual Tradeshow

Exhibiting at the SSAA Virtual Trade area allows you to engage with our delegates online

Tradeshow Sponsorships

Meet the people that need to meet you

Exhibiting as a solution provider at the SSAA Convention virtual trade show gives you access to all attendees. Our attendees are key decision-makers that are motivated and interested in the products and services that will best suit their business model and its goals

Meet and Greet

Exhibiting at the SSAA Convention is a great way to tell the industry that your company is the real deal with the capacity to meet their business requirements. And for those that already know and love you, it’s the perfect time to meet your clients virtually!

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

The old saying is never truer…Exhibitions are a great opportunity to see what new solutions are being offered by the industry and by your competitors, so you can stay at the top of your game

What last years attendees said

Tickets & Pricing

The following  Registration is valid until 1st March 2021

Individual Registration

Full Delegate – 2 Day Pass

  • 2-day convention log in
  • All Sessions
  • Online Facility Tours
  • Virtual Tradeshow
  • Self Storage Show Box


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Group Registration – 5 & More

Group Booking- 2 Day Pass

  • 2-day convention log in
  • Online Facility Tours
  • Virtual Tradeshow
  • Online Networking Event
  • Self Storage Show Box


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