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New ISS Website
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Get expo information and connect with show attendees, speakers and exhibitors in this forum. Read about goings on, plan meetings, ask questions and more. Join us April 3-5, 2013, at the Paris Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas.
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Going to the expo in april?
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General Self-Storage Forums
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If you have general questions or comments and arenít sure where to ask/put them, start with this forum.
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Rental agreements, lawsuits, lien sales, abandonment ... anything relating to legal issues for self-storage. Also discuss specialized insurance coverages for the business, stories of insurance claims, etc.
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Manager or Owner signature on lease
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Software, hardware, kiosks, electronic locks, websites, crime prevention, video surveillance, gate access, alarm systems and more.
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Winsen Sentinel Communication Issues
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Share bizarre or interesting stories from inside the storage trenches: difficult customers, strange items stored, unusual happenings, etc.
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Share your insights with readers of ISS magazine! Answer questions in this forum, and your responses might be selected to appear in an upcoming issue of our print publication.
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Start a thread to survey the SST community. Similarly, respond to all polls here.
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Is this year good enough so far?
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Chat here about ancillary products/services: boat/RV storage, retail merchandise, storage condos, wine storage, records storage, mobile storage, pack and ship, business services, cell-tower leases, eBay sales, car washing and others.
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Where do you all get your boxes/supplies?
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