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Asia's biggest self storage event of the year!

Industry leaders share expertise, release the results of original research and market data, connect with investors and show YOU how to make more money at your business!

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Andrew Work

Executive Director

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2020 Programme

Day 1 : 11 November 2020





SSAA Board Meeting

Board members only | Formal | Conference hotel level 4 Hummingbird Room 

Pre-Expo Seminar

Anyone interested in self storage industry (Extra ticket purchase required) | Formal | Conference hotel level 4 Nightingale Room 

Universal Storage Containers presents: Facility Bus Tour

All types of tickets | Smart Casual | Gather at the conference hotel lobby 

This year, we are visiting LOCK+STORE and StoreFriendly centres.

PTI Security Systems presents: Welcoming Cocktail

Premium and Premium Experience tickets | Smart Casual | Storefriendly Event Space!

Meet the power players in storage over drinks at your first day at Self Storage Expo Asia!

Day 2 : 12 November 2020


















Self Storage Expo Asia Registration Start

All types of tickets | Formal | Conference hotel level 2 Waterfront Ballroom 

Meet cutting edge suppliers and self storage operators over coffee before the conference opens.

Conference opening

Don't be late for the legendary SS Expo Asia opening! Regulars know it is not to be missed.

Speech from the Chair

Helen Ng | Chair of SSAA and CEO of General Storage Company

Special Speaking


Keynote Speaker

Vincent Phang | CEO of Singapore Post

Self Storage Powering the New Economy

You think you know the storage business? The world and the industry have been transformed in the past year. Client expectations and the client mix is shifting in every market in Asia. Hear from the most agile players adapting to the new reality through use of new technolgies and new business practices.

Contactless Storage

Storage in Asia was never about hugs and kisses, but now clients around the world are demanding completely contactless storage from self storage and valet storage alike. If you are not able to book, collect, provide access and security using contactless technology, you may be left behind.

Group Photo & Lunch Networking

R6 Sitelink presents: Special Lunch Session

Michael Dogger | CEO of Sitelink

Software is the crucial driver of decision making, yield management, and customer acquisition and service to ensure you deliver results to the bottom line. Fine dining and deep learning happen at the R6 Sitelink lunch.

TBA Keynote


Tough Times: Managing Through Adversity

If 2020 is the first downturn you've seen in the industry, don't worry - we've got you covered. Both old secrets of the biz and new tech for cost saving and customer acquisition are going to get you through 2021 and beyond.

Afternoon Coffee Break

Regional Reports

North Asia - Japan, mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and more.

Regional Reports Part II

South East Asia, India, the Middle East and more.

TBA Panel

Keep checking for updates as we bring new speakers online.

Conference Closing

Pop a cork and celebrate the industry over drinks with friends new and old.

Adigma Asia presents: Celebration Dinner

Premium and Premium Experience ticket holders | Smart Casual | Conference hotel level 2 Riverfront Ballroom

It's always epic good times and entertainment at the Expo Celebration Dinner brought to you by Adigma Asia

Day 3 : 13 November 2020

















Investors Forum Registration Start

All types of tickets | Formal | Conference hotel level 2 Waterfront Ballroom 

Singapore and Asia's real estate investment community join the self storage industry for early coffee before starting a big deal of learning about making deals and earning returns in self storage.

Forum Opening

We set the stage for a full day of investment intelligence, networking and deal making.

TBA Keynote


Industry Data! SSAA Survey Results

Bob Tan | JLL

The Investor's Favourite: The Association's annual survey collects key operational and investment data and anonymises it for safe sharing. Jones Lang Lasalle is our partner conducting the survey and analysing the results. This is the data everyone wants and the Investors Forum is the place to get it.

REITS Across Asia and Around the World

America's first mixed self storage REIT listed on the SGX last year. Investors in Asia have been quietly looking into storage REITS. Could Singapore, Asia's king of REITs, become the next destination for storage REITs?

Deal Flow Presentations

Investors have a chance to have a look at real self storage operations and examine the returns they may make possible. 

Industry Awards Lunch

The first event Industry Awards! Details to follow!

Funding for Smaller Operators: The Agglomeration Model

Callum Laing, CEO, MBH Corporation

If your self storage business isn't ready to list but you want it to access public money markets, the agglomeration model may be for you. The best-selling author and pioneer of the agglomeration model shows how smaller, profitable companies can scale their business using the public markets while avoiding the high  costs and without losing control.

Leasehold v Freehold in Asia

Self storage is a service business - and a real estate venture. Leasehold v freehold has a profound impact on the business model and how investors achieve returns. Hear from experienced players who have put money into great deals - and gotten it out again.

Afternoon Coffee Break

Case Studies in Storage Investment

Investors and operators take the stage to look at their role in real deals, how they approached them, and how the returns are being delivered.

In Investor's Story

A global investor shares his experience and his insights are where the best deals are to be had in the 2020's.

Picks and Shovels: Investing in the Suppliers

Making money on storage is one thing. But a lot of great businesses are supplying the industry. For those interested, storage investment can be tech investment too. Beyond locks, supplying storage is a high tech industry.

TBA Panel Topic

The SSAA brings the Investor Forum to a rousing close with real estate giants sharing their contrasting visions for the best investments in the biz.

Conference Closing

Now's the time to get some networking in with the deal makers over drinks at the Grand Copthorne.

Storefriendly presents: Experience Night

The Storage industry invites a select few to join them on a secret adventure in the Merlion city. 

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