Record attendance of almost 200 and we want to thank all members, sponsors, vendors and guests who attended.  A great line of speakers included our Keynote Speaker - Alison Felix, Vice President and Executive, Denver Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Ben Vestal, Argus Self Storage Sales Network giving the State of Colorado Self Storage Update and Arlen Nordhagen, CEO of Denver based National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA).  Alison spoke to us about "Emerging Trends in the U.S. and Colorado Economies"...some interesting facts shared:

  • Employment has been increasing in Colorado and the nation for more than  seven years, with Colorado gains outpacing the nation;
  • ​Unemployment rates are below national rates across most of Colorado;
  • The majority of industries in Colorado have added jobs over the past year.

   And we can't forget Steve Giampaolo from the CO Division of Insurance explaining the process implemented for securing a license to sell limited lines self-storage insurance at your facility.   






     Tuesday, M​ay 15, 2018 COSSA’s Spring Meeting & Trade Show, "The Times They Are a-Changing" was held at the Denver Hilton Inverness        Hotel.  We had record registration and attendance at almost 300 attendees.  For those who remember when COSSA first started, we were lucky to have 30 people at a meeting! 

A huge “thank you” to everyone who registered, attended and, of course, our sponsors and vendors.  COSSA would not be this successful without your support.  Attendees were given an update on the “
State of the Colorado Self Storage Industry” by Adam Schlosser, Marcus & Millichap.  William Hobin, CEO of The William Warren Group, gave a high-energy overview as well as operational ideas of ways to compete with the REITS.

View the presentation here!

Attendees had the opportunity to participate in various round table discussions, ranging from banking, facility management, property taxes, auctions and more!  




Annual Membership Meeting, Thursday, October 11, 2018  

Double Tree Hotel, 3203 Quebec Street, Denver

​  Join us for our annual membership meeting where we will discuss issues that are timely and important to the industry.  Along with the State of State of Colorado Self Storage update, we will have a panel discussion on the pros and cons of Traditional vs. Multi-Story facilities.  Have you thought about adding Boat and RV Storage if you have space?   Hear about those things you may need to consider if you want to go beyond what you currently offer.  Review a copy of the agenda.

  This year, we will have a mini-trade show at the meeting!   Along with our generous sponsors of the event, a limited number of COSSA vendor members will be available to talk with you about their products and services.                                                                               





Colorado Rockies vs New York Mets Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 6:40pm

Our Annual Membership Meeting held on

October 12, 2017  was a great success! 










Pre-Registration is closed, 

Onsite Registration available.