Boat/RV-Storage Workshop by Toy Storage Nation

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Friday, April 14 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

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Title: Boat/RV-Storage Workshop by Toy Storage Nation


If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are interested in operating a highly successful and gratifying business, the boat- and RV-storage market is brimming with opportunities. In this full-day event, you’ll meet professionals experienced in building profitable facilities from the ground up. They’ll set you up with the tools you need to thrive in every aspect of the business, from development and construction to operations and risk management. As part of this event, you’ll visit a local boat/RV-storage site and get to meet and mingle with vendors who specialize in this product. Breakfast, lunch and a cocktail hour are included. Take the first step toward your own professional success while forging relationships with specialists who can help guide you through the entire process. (Separate registration required.)

You’ll learn:

  • How to scout the perfect site for boat/RV storage
  • How to identify the needs of your market and conduct a feasibility study
  • The different types of storage buildings available
  • Key design considerations
  • How to find and choose a lender
  • Specific tools to protect your investment, from insurance to security technology
  • The legalities involved in operating this type of business
  • Tips for operating the site successfully
  • How to market the product


7:30-8 a.m.                      Breakfast

8-8:30 a.m.                      Enclosed Construction (Maurer)

8:30-10:15                       Facility Tour

10:15-10:45 a.m.             Canopy Construction (Hayworth)

10:45-11:15 a.m.              Feasibility (White)

11:15-11:45 a.m.              Operations (Ellsworth)

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.    Lunch & Learn: Ancillary Revenue (Anderson)

12:45-1:15 p.m.                Financing (Shrestha)

1:15-1:45 p.m.                  Vendor Visits

1:45-2:15 p.m.                  Marketing (Lucas)

2:15-2:45 p.m.                  Software and Data (Bailey)

2:45-3:10 p.m.                  Investing (TBD)

3:10-3:30 p.m.                  Vendor Visits

3:30-4 p.m.                       Security (Koenig)

4-4:30 p.m.                       Legal (Greenberger)

4:30-4:45 p.m.                  Closing Remarks (Schwartz)

4:45-5 p.m.                       Panel Discussion (Beasley)

5-6 p.m.                            Cocktail Hour


Type: Other Education/Events


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