Fall Retreat

General Information

Registration for the 2024 Fall Retreat is OPEN!

Register now to join us on September 24th for this fan-favorite event at the Publick House Historic Inn in Sturbridge, MA. This year's featured speakers include storage attorney Scott Zucker, Universal Storage Group's Lou Barnholdt, and SSA President and CEO, Tim Dietz. Navigate this year's event using the tabs above to read about the day's agenda, speakers, and to connect with our sponsors.

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September, 24, 2024
Publick House Historic Inn
277 Main St.
Sturbridge, MA 01566

Our sponsorships SOLD OUT at last year's event, so be sure to register for your spot as soon as you can!

Sponsorships

Event Sponsor ($350)
Includes one company representative, a small table to showcase materials, your company listing in the program and online, mentioned across our social media platforms, verbal recognition, and two complimentary Client Tickets.

Production Sponsor ($250)
Only one is available! Your company logo will be included on all speaker PowerPoint presentations, you will be listed in the program and online, mentioned across our social media platforms, and receive verbal recognition.

Lunch Sponsor ($125)
Your company logo will be included on signage at the lunch buffet, you will be listed in the program and online, mentioned across our social media platforms, and receive verbal recognition.

Lanyard Sponsor ($100)
Only one is available! Your company supplies the lanyards with your logo. You will be listed in the program and online, mentioned across our social media platforms, and receive verbal recognition.

Agenda

Tuesday, September 24
8:30 AM Attendee Registration
9:00 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:00 -10:00 AM Educational Session
10:00 - 11:30 AM Educational Session
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch & Networking
1:00 - 2:00 PM Educational Session
2:00 PM Adjourn

Speakers

Tim Dietz

Tim Dietz

Self Storage Association

Tim Dietz is the President & Chief Executive Officer for the national Self Storage Association. 2024 is his 20th year with the SSA and is his 9th as chief executive. Under his leadership the SSA has grown to more than 5,000 members, which includes 23 state associations managed by the national SSA. Dietz and his team of 20 association professionals administer 30 events each year, and act as the primary advocates defending the industry in the public arena. Over the past two decades the SSA advocacy department has also supervised the passage of more than 400 laws to help improve the regulations that govern the lien process, insurance programs, and other legislation that influences the industry. Dietz previously lobbied in the environmental remediation and telecommunications sectors.

Scott I. Zucker

Scott I. Zucker

Weissmann/Zucker

Scott Zucker is a founding partner in the Atlanta law firm of Weissmann/Zucker and has been practicing law since 1987. Scott represents self storage owners and managers throughout the country on legal matters including property development, facility construction, lease preparation, employment policies, and tenant claims defense. He also provides, on a consulting basis, advice to self storage companies in the areas of foreclosure and lien sales, premises liability, and loss control safeguards.

Scott is legal counsel to a number of state self storage associations, a frequent lecturer at national self storage conventions, and is a contributing legal writer for trade magazines such as the Mini-Storage Messenger, Inside Self Storage, and The Globe. Scott is the author of Legal Topics in Self Storage: A Sourcebook for Owners and Managers (First Edition 2000, Second Edition 2018), which is the primary reference guide for self storage owners and managers in the self storage industry. Scott is a partner in the Self Storage Legal Network, a subscription based legal information service for self storage owners and managers and former Deputy General Counsel to the national Self Storage Association.