Wrap-up of the 2017 ISS World Expo
The 2017 ISS World Expo in Las Vegas was the biggest yet! If you missed the event, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a recap from some of the industry’s leading vendors. If you’re new to self storage or want to keep up with industry trends and technology, look no further.
At the 2017 ISS World Expo, the PTI team unveiled a new look, new product line, and the all new EasyCode Mobile App.
New PTI logo unveiled at ISS World Expo.
As the global leader of access control and security solutions for the self storage industry, PTI announced that both IP and MPX FLIR Video products can now be purchased directly from PTI. This exciting partnership continues to solidify PTI as your one-stop-shop for security products.
PTI Booth with new branding and logo at the ISS Show in Las Vegas.
The PTI booth stayed packed during trade show hours as people poured in to demo the all new EasyCode app that boasts a number of new and improved features including: improved customer signup, find my unit, and personalized access points. EasyCode is the only app in self storage that actually works with your access control system to open gates, elevators, doors, and more. EasyCode from PTI allows you to enhance your customer experience without compromising security.
Additionally, PTI highlighted just how important integration, security, and convenience are for the future of the industry by displaying a new product: DoorBoss. DoorBoss is designed to work with your PTI access control system to monitor and control SecurGuard™ electronic locks from Janus International Group™.
This year Janus International™ outdid themselves with the largest booth ever displayed at the ISS World Expo (pictured below). Check out the time lapse video of the booth being constructed here: https://youtu.be/fsg0UH7tKlY.
Additionally, the Janus International team stayed busy talking to customers about their revolutionary SecurGuard™ electronic lock that fits on the inside track of all Janus International™ doors and is monitored and controlled by PTI’s DoorBoss and access control system.
The industry’s leading roll up door manufacturer has also begun accepting preregistrations for their R3 sweepstakes. Think Big. Dream Bigger. Janus International™ is making one lucky winner’s dream a reality by turning an old & outdated facility into a state-of-the-art self storage operation!
For more information about Janus International, click here.
Customers were busy at the SiteLink booth at the Las Vegas ISS Expo. Often standing three rows deep, these crowds are a barometer that building activity in self-storage has heated up.
At this ISS show, SiteLink’s new myHub offering, a browser-based companion to SiteLink Web Edition self-storage management software, was turning heads. SiteLink myHub operates on tablets, smartphones, PCs and Macs to run self storage businesses anytime, anywhere. This added convenience delighted customers who, at no extra charge, can run Web Edition and myHub simultaneously. Check out the SiteLink myHub FAQ.
Of course, having choice among 3rd party vendors continues to be a central advantage for SiteLink customers. The SiteLink Marketplace offers more than fifty best in class technology partners integrating call centers, listing services, websites, tenant insurance, kiosks, gates (including PTI) and more. Discover the benefits of choice with SiteLink.
In addition to SiteLink’s software booth, SiteLink Merchant Services was also swamped with new business. Learn more about SiteLink Merchant Services payment processing integration.
The CallPotential team exhibited SmartKIOSKs, Manager Handheld Tools, Lead Management and Automated Collection Software all designed to save manager time AND increase revenue. SmartKIOSK Indoor, a brand customizable self service station made its industry debut with live hands-on demonstrations. President and CallPotential Founder Phil Murphy presented on a variety of topics from Lead Tracking to Tenant Convenience Tools.
CallPotential's winning team of products include Lead Manager, Collection Manager, DIY Call Center and SmartKIOSK—all working to empower teams to automate day-to-day processes and drive customer satisfaction instead of chasing leads. CallPotential’s patent-pending technology automates and enhances the sales process to deliver an average of 27% increase in sales conversion ratios while reducing ad budgets by 30-45%.
Las Vegas is always a treat for the technology experts at storEDGE, but this year was exceptionally sweet. During the first night of the show, storEDGE introduced their latest built-in business intelligence tools and gave demos of the new custom dashboards feature to attendees over happy hour drinks. Using the feature, storage businesses can style and personalize their dashboards as they please - bringing custom-made reports to life with unique charts.
Throughout the rest of the trade show, attendees could check out storEDGE’s modern, cloud-based software and responsive websites by stopping by and snagging a demo of built-in software features like two-way texting, call tracking, and the integrative facility map. To show how storEDGE software integrates with other vendors, the booth also featured a kiosk from Advanced Kiosks to showcase storEDGE’s smooth integration with mobile kiosks.
storEDGE is the industry’s leading technology company, offering the only end-to-end solution in self storage. If you missed your chance to chat with storEDGE technology experts at the ISS World Expo, fear not. You can check out their new custom dashboards feature online, or browse all the latest, features on the storEDGE website anytime.
Learn more about using mobile technology to improve and enhance your self storage facility by downloading the EasyCode case study from PTI.