Provisional Membership

Provisional Membership is for those considering entering the self storage industry. We encourage you to become a Provisional Member to gain access to information and resources vital to the correct establishment of a new self storage business.

Enjoy networking with self storage professionals and obtain advice and support as you move towards the operational stage. Provisional Membership status can be held for a period of 4 years and will provide an invaluable source of information, training and support.

Provisional Members benefits

Industry Magazine – the ‘Insider’

The Insider is an informative industry specific magazine that is published bi-monthly. It provides coverage of industry issues, events, advice and news. There is also ample opportunity for members to promote their business and achievements in the Insider with advertising exclusive to SSAA members.


The SSAA offers training sessions and workshops on topics related to the self storage industry to enable learning, skills development and business profitability such as - operations, legal and sales.

Annual Conventions & Trade Shows

These are invaluable events within the self storage industry. Members may register to attend specialised educational and management training sessions and engage with local and overseas suppliers about the latest ideas, products and services for the self storage industry in order to resolve common issues and challenges faced by operators.

Networking Functions

Meetings of members are regularly held across Australia and New Zealand in a premier venue with dinner and drinks. They are an informal opportunity for discussion of local issues amongst industry colleagues in a social setting. These meetings provide a platform for business networking opportunities,communication and relationship building between the Executive, Facility Members and Service Members.

Awards for Excellence

These prestigious awards are conferred annually to reward and promote excellence in the industry. Award recognition is one of the many tools used by the SSAA to improve the standard of the industry so that operators can benefit from having more satisfied customers.

Storage Finder Directory

The most comprehensive directory of self storage facilities in Australia and New Zealand is available on our website at and Potential customers can easily search self storage facilities in their preferred location and even get a quote online. Listing on this site is free of charge to all SSAA members. This is an invaluable and useful lead generation tool for your business.

Code of Ethics

Members are required to adhere to an industry Code of Ethics so as to engender greater confidence from the general public regarding the industry and SSAA Service and Facility Members who operate in it.

SSAA Certificate and Logo

All members are provided with a Membership Certificate and door/window decal to display at their business site and have the right to display the SSAA logo on their website or printed materials, to identify their membership with the SSAA and their commitment to industry best practice.

USA, UK and European Affiliation

The SSAA is affiliated with the Self Storage Associations in the USA, UK, Europe and Asia. SSAA members are able to participate in all of their conventions and trade events.

Need Assistance?

Our team is at your service to help you with your membership questions

AU: 1800 067 313
NZ: 0800 444 356