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The only national not-for-profit magazine serving the self storage industry

Who We Are

The SSA Foundation Board of Governors and the SSA Board of Directors will provide oversight to SSA Magazine and its educational content.

The Self Storage Association Foundation's (SSAF) mission is to provide timely, accurate industry information, communication and exceptional educational experiences for SSA members and owner-operators and investors across the United States and in affiliated nations.

The SSAF sponsors a SSA Foundation Forum and a general session executive education program at both national SSA conferences and conventions on topical and cutting-edge topics of interest to the industry at-large.

SSAF also provides information, education and training as to the SSA-adopted Code of Ethics and by promoting respect for the anti-trust laws of the United States and foreign nations that must be adhered to by all companies involved in this industry.

The Board of the Foundation is authorized to recognize accomplishments, achievements and significant landmarks within the industry, including serving as the Nominating Body of persons to the SSA Board for annual induction into the Self Storage Hall of Fame. The Board of the Foundation may from time to time acknowledge persons both inside and outside the industry who have contributed to the betterment of the industry by way of special awards and recognitions.

SSAF will make charitable contributions to worthy causes, efforts and for educational purposes on behalf of the self storage industry such as the SSAF Scholarship Program.



SSA Magazine reaches over 15,000 facilities and vendor members every month. Its mega issues – January, March, June and September – are distributed to more than 18,000 mailing addresses.

Readership Demographics

From publicly traded companies to individual store operators, this non-profit magazine is the go-to source for owners/operators, executives, managers and employees through the U.S.


SSA Magazine is the only non-profit magazine serving the self storage industry. The revenue we generate by selling advertising is used to fund our educational programs, state and national conferences, legislative initiatives and much more. We hire professional journalists to interview industry vendors as experts within their sector. This ensures that we are providing the best and most unbiased coverage to our readers.

Stay Informed

Our mission is to keep members informed on the issues that affect them on a daily basis. Every issue includes detailed articles, columns and special sections on education, legislation, new products/technology, and developments in the industry. The more informed you are, the more successful you will be.

SSA Staff

SSA takes great pride in representing the industry and its members, and that commitment begins with our staff. Whether its education, membership, marketing, networking or advocacy, we have employees on hand to answer your questions and guide you.


The SSA aims to unite like-minded storage professionals with the common goal of making their respective businesses and the industry as a whole better. We take great pride in representing our members and doing all we can to help them thrive.