Boat/RV-Storage Workshop

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Originally Aired - Friday, April 5 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

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Event Location

Location: Academy C

Event Information

Title: Boat/RV-Storage Workshop


Presented by Toy Storage Nation.

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are interested in operating a highly successful and gratifying business, the boat- and RV-storage market is brimming with opportunities. In this full-day event, you’ll meet professionals experienced in building profitable facilities from the ground up. They’ll set you up with the tools you need to thrive in every aspect of the business, from development and construction to operations and risk management. As part of this event, you’ll visit a local boat/RV-storage site and get to meet and mingle with vendors who specialize in this product. Breakfast, lunch and a cocktail hour are included. Take the first step toward your own professional success while forging relationships with industry experts who can help guide you through the entire process. 

You’ll learn: 

  • How to scout the perfect site for boat/RV storage 
  • How to identify the needs of your market and conduct a feasibility study 
  • The different types of storage buildings available 
  • Key design considerations 
  • How to find and choose a lender 
  • Specific tools to protect your investment, from insurance to security technology 
  • The legalities involved in operating this type of business 
  • Tips for operating the site successfully 
  • How to market the product 

7:30-8 a.m.                     Breakfast 
8-8:25 a.m.                     Financing (Shrestha) 
8:30-8:55 a.m.                Feasibility (White) 
9-9:25 a.m.                     Investing (Beasley) 
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.    Facility tour and canopy construction (Hayworth) 
12:30-1 p.m.                   Lunch (Sponsored by Cox Private Capital) 
1:30-1:55 p.m.                Enclosed construction (Lopez) 
2-2:25 p.m.                     Development and operation (Ellsworth) 
2:25-2:45 p.m.                Vendor visits 
2:45-3:10 p.m.                Software and data (Bailey) 
3:15-3:40 p.m.                Marketing (Lucas) 
3:45-4:10 p.m.                Security and technology (Bilton) 
4:10-4:30 p.m.                Vendor visits 
4:30-5:30 p.m.                Cocktails and content 
                                          •  Legal issues (Greenberger) 
                                          •  Panel Q&A 
                                          •  Closing remarks  
5:30-6 p.m.                     Hosted reception

Sponsored by: 

Baja Construction Co. Inc. [Platinum] 

Cushman & Wakefield [Gold] 

Development Services Inc. [Gold] 

Janus International Group [Gold]

Live Oak Bank [Gold] 

MakoRabco [Gold] 

S3 Partners [Gold] 

Self-Storage Consulting Group LLC [Gold] 

The Storage Group [Gold] 

Yardi [Gold] 

BETCO Inc. [Silver]

BlueGate Boat & RV Storage [Silver] 

Cox Private Capital [Silver]

Kiwi II Construction Inc. [Silver]

Storage Commander Software LLC [Silver]

US LED [Silver]


Please note: This event is a special partnership offering. It is not one of the half-day workshop choices available as part of the All-Access Package. It is available à la carte only, and you must first choose an ISS World Expo registration package. Register now!  

Type: Workshops


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