Welcome Reception

Sunday, October 8
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Howdy, y’all! Kick off the conference in style (and in your boots if you’d like) with good food, cold drinks and warm conversations. All attendees are invited to join this welcome reception as participants gear up for the annual casino night and poker tournament benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children®.

Charity Casino Night and Poker Tournament

Sunday, October 8
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Whether you get in on the poker tournament, opt for testing your luck at the casino games or join just to cheer on friends from the sidelines, it’s a guaranteed fun time for a good cause. The entry fee is $150 to partake in the poker tournament and casino games or $75 for spectators supporting the cause. All proceeds from this event support Shriners Hospitals for Children®.
If you would like to donate to contribute directly to our Shriners Hospitals for Children® fundraising goal, click here.


New Member and First-Time Attendee Orientation

Monday, October 9
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Join TSSA Director of Membership and Business Development Holly Barr for a casual conversation to help you get acquainted with your membership benefits. She’ll also share a few tips to help you make the most of your conference experience. With over 15 years of providing support to TSSA members, you can count on Holly to help you navigate the conference and your membership.
Sponsored by SBS Construction

Meet-Up opportunities

Monday, October 9
8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Thoughtfully planned meet-ups provide a dedicated space and time to gather with like-minded peers looking to connect, learn and grow. Members are invited to attend these topic-focused events that combine education and networking.

Young Professionals MEET-UP

Featuring Tyler Enslin
Are you a young professional or new to the self-storage industry and looking to make career-lasting connections? Featured presenter Tyler Enslin will share insights and strategies to help you master your networking skills.

Mastering Your Memory
In this engaging training session, you'll learn unique methods to increase your memory skills. These practical concepts can be implemented in daily life, as you'll be able to instantly recall full names, give presentations without notes, increase focus and improve your mental organization.

Manager Think Tank

Facilitated by JoLea Conn, All*Star STORAGE; Jessica Kimball, Devon Self Storage and Carmen Turner, Sentry Self Storage
Managers are invited to join and discuss common challenges and successes from the frontlines of self-storage. 

In this meet-up, the content is driven by the participants. We’ll vote on discussion topics, then collaborate in round table discussions to learn and exchange effective strategies. Managers will leave with new ideas and a broadened network of industry peers. 
Sponsored by Supply Side USA 

women in self storage

Facilitated by Anne Ballard, Universal Storage Group; Denise Bowley, Self Storage Science, LLC; Dina Garcia, Superior Metal Services and moderated by Ginny Sutton, Texas Self Storage Association
A panel of women in various stages of their careers will share their stories and provide insight on how we can continue to promote representation of women in the self-storage industry. This will be a casual conversation with time for networking.  
Sponsored by RPM Storage Management/SQubed 

Young Professionals Happy Hour

Monday, October 9
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Continue the conversation with like-minded professionals. Expand your self-storage contacts during this networking opportunity.

Boot Scootin' Party

Monday, October 9
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Second Rodeo Brewing
122 E. Exchange Ave #340, Fort Worth, TX 76164
Everything’s bigger in Texas, including the conference party! Located in the historic Stockyards, there’s plenty to see and do, but make plans to join us donning your favorite Texas-themed attire, including boots, hats, belt buckles, diamonds, denim or whatever it is that you call “country." Best Western Getup will win a prize, so go as big as you want to with the theme!
Transportation is provided to and from the Omni starting at 7:45 p.m.
Sponsored by Chateau Products and Energy Roofing Solutions 

Trade Show Exhibits, Education and Networking

The TSSA trade show is your destination for comparing products and services from the top self-storage vendors in Texas, and beyond, to make informed buying decisions. The leading industry vendors in self storage will showcase their solutions for all your business needs. Compare products and services from more than 100 vendors and use this as your one-stop shopping solution for the year.

TSSA Trade Show Hours

Monday, October 9
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Explore the best products and services in self storage during the grand opening of the trade show. Enjoy libations and light fare as you visit with vendors and fellow members. 
Reception sponsored by RPM Storage Management/SQubed 
Tuesday, October 10
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Lunch is available as you continue to explore the solutions and services showcased by TSSA vendor members in the trade show. The Education Theater, located in the middle of the trade show, will provide quick, informative bite-sized education on the latest trends and innovative products. Stop by the theater while in the exhibit hall to hear what’s new in self storage. 
Lunch sponsored by CubeSmart and OMC Gate
Education Theater sponsored by Janus International

Live and Silent Auctions

While the trade show is open, conference attendees can bid on an array of items to help raise money for the Shriners Hospitals for Children®. Stay for the Live Auction on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. before the 2023 trade show closes.
If you would like to donate to contribute directly to our Shriners Hospitals for Children® fundraising goal, click here.