Being a member of FEDESSA and a national self storage association brings a number of significant benefits to every self storage operator. 

The exact membership offering does vary in the different countries but all associations strive to supply tangible benefits to its members and their businesses.

FEDESSA membership benefits. 

Membership Certificate or doorsticker: As a member you get a membership certificate to be displayed in your facility or a doorsticker.

Industry data: In collaboration with all its self storage associations and their member companies, FEDESSA produces an Annual European Report in conjunction with property advisers JLL. This report is produced with input from operators to help quantify the size and drivers of the industry across Europe.

Self Storage Magazine: Free quarterly copy of the Unlocked Magazine, the only self storage magazine in the UK and Europe. Unlocked includes established business profiles, industry innovations, marketing articles, legal topics, HR information, IT tips and general interest articles. In this magazine you will also find information on upcoming events and important dates.

E-news: FEDESSA keeps the members of the national self storage association up to date with a monthly eNews, which contains quick business tips and industry information and dates.

Local conferences: FEDESSA organises local conferences in conjunction with the national self storage associations. These conferences are open to all self storage operators, suppliers and investors in the specific country where the conference is taking place.

European conference: Each year FEDESSA and the SSA UK hold a European Conference & Trade Show. The conference is two full days of speakers, round table discussions and plenary sessions with a large trade show especially for self storage and plenty of networking opportunities both in the trade show and at the two social evening events. 

Marketing:  As member of FEDESSA, your business will also be listed on the website, providing direct enquiries to your business on our Facility Locator. Access to contact details of fellow members & suppliers and their expertise on all aspects of the construction and operation of self storage facilities.

 Members website: Access to the Members' section containing up-to-date regulation and legislation information.


  • Access and input to specialist advisory groups which consider industry specific issues e.g. fire safety, insurance, security etc. These often bring together the expertise and ‘firepower’ of the largest self storage companies.
  • Support from your industry association and FEDESSA which has strong links with many government and statutory bodies and provide the latest advice and assistance when required, on anti-smuggling, anti-terrorist and anti-criminal activities.
  • Access to industry guidelines and support on issues such as insurance, late payers and lien (non-payment) procedures.
  • Use of the association and FEDESSA logo on all letters, marketing and customer-related documents showing that the member meets the necessary standards required for membership.