Membership Benefits

  • Operational Forms: KSSOA produces member-only forms including a standardized lease, auction documents, incident reports, and other important forms. 
  • Industry Resources: The Members Area of this website is a library of operational and legal resources essential to run a successful self-storage operation in Kansas. It is regularly updated and reflects the most recent industry trends, legal guidance, training resources, best practices, and other helpful resources.
  • Member Directories: KSSOA's Member Directories help you locate self-storage facilities in the state as well as vendors who provide the products and services you need to run your self-storage business. 
  • Subscription to KSSOA's Standards Newsletter: Published annually, it provides pertinent information on current trends in the Kansas Self-Storage Industry, activities of the association, and informative articles on legal, management, and operational issues.
  • Digital Newsletter: Distributed monthly, KSSOA's newsletter provides quick access to news and upcoming educational and networking events.
  • Educational Events: Held year round and statewide, these events provide our members the opportunity to network and hear educational presentations on topics that directly impact their day to day operations in Kansas. Almost all of these events are FREE to members.
  • Networking Events: In Wichita and Manhattan, networking events provide members the opportunity to informally talk shop and share information. These events include moderated discussions, site tours, luncheons, and workshops. All these events are FREE to members.
  • Kansas Self Storage Conference: KSSOA's annual conference offers top-tier educational seminars, exhibit demonstrating leading edge technology, products & services, networking opportunities, industry reviews, market updates, and attracts both local and national operators, vendors, and consultants.
  • Member Directories: KSSOA's Member Directories help you locate self-storage facilities in the state as well as vendors who provide the products and services you need to run your self-storage business. This large online self-storage database also links potential renters with our member facilities.
  • Kansas Self Storage Auction Website: All listings on KSSOA's self-storage auction website, one of the first and still among the best in the industry, are FREE to all members. It is the largest single collection of storage lien auctions in the state.
  • Membership Promotion: Annual decals and KSSOA logos are available to increase awareness and promote professional membership to customers.
  • Legal Counsel: Legal advise and interpretation is available from KSSOA's legal counsel along with guidance in conducting business within the laws of the State of Kansas.
  • Legislative Watch: KSSOA represents its members' interests by presenting a unified front on legislative issues impacting the Kansas Self-Storage Industry.
  • Mini-Storage Messenger: KSSOA members receive a print copy of Mini-Storage Messenger magazine, delivered to your office.
  • National Self-Storage Association (SSA): Your KSSOA dues pay for an affiliate membership in the SSA, which includes a subscription to Globe Magazine, among other benefits. The SSA provides each KSSOA member with a $50 discount coupon towards SSA publications, conferences, and educational events.
  • For Vendors: KSSOA puts you in front of hundreds of qualified prospective customers. Membership gives you exposure throughout the self-storage community in Kansas. All advertising and membership opportunities to promote your products and services are members-only benefits.