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2022 IL-SSA Great Lakes Owners Summit and Expo
June 16, 2022

Union League Club of Chicago

65 W. Jackson Blvd.

Chicago, IL

(312) 427-7800

2021 IL-SSA Great Lakes Owners Summit and Expo


2021 IL-SSA Great Lakes Self Storage Owners Summit & Expo

Nearly 170 owner-operators, vendors and those seeking to learn more about this terrific sector, gathered in Chicago, IL at the Union League Club October 26-27, 2021.

Attendees enjoyed networking, visiting with vendors, and learned from the best speakers in the industry.

The IL-SSA deeply thanks our sponsors and exhibitors for their support and providing the latest products in the industry.

Gold Sponsor - Waikato Enterprises Inc.

Silver Sponsors - CubeSmart Management, Janus International Group and Mako Steel & Rabco Companies

Thank you to our speakers:

Christopher Thornberg, Beacon Economics, Keynote - Economic Report: The Self Storage Industry

Panel – Finding, Hiring and Retaining Key Staff in a Post Covid World Phil Murphy, Next Door Storage/CallPotential (Moderator), Jonathan Lewis, Storable, Peter Nora, U-Stor-It Group,

Alyssa Quill, Storage Asset Management

Joe Doherty, SSA , Political and Legislative Influences on Your Business

Marc Boorstein, MJ Partners and Shawn Hill, The BSC Group, Acquisition & Financing Session


Slides are available to IL-SSA members.  Log in, and the slides are under the events tab in the meeting archives.  Not an IL-SSA member? Join HERE.  
2021 Summit & Expo Program HERE


Networking Events

As a member of the IL-SSA, we offer networking hours with legal and legislative updates, a live Q & A to get your questions answered and, for you to share your recent experiences fellow owner-operators.  Member only invitations are sent to your email address.  Not a member, click HERE to join. 


Payment & Cancellation Policy:

All registrations must include full payment. Illinois Self Storage Association (IL-SSA) does not bill for payment or accept partial payments. The IL-SSA will not issue any refunds, even if you are unable to attend the event. Attendees may be substituted for a registrant without an additional charge. ILSSA must be notified in writing of any substitutions at least three days prior to the event.

Sharing Contact Information:
By registering for this event, you consent to IL-SSA sharing your contact information (e.g., attendee name and title, business name, physical and email addresses, and telephone number) with exhibitors, sponsors, and board members. You further consent to receiving communications from exhibitors, sponsors, and board members.

  • Self Storage Industry Update
  • Self Storage Educational Sessions
  • Legislative Updates



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