In The News
Date: October 1, 2014

MiniCo Insurance Agency Launches Photo Contest to Celebrate
its 40th Anniversary

Mini-Storage MessengerMiniCo Insurance Agency, a provider of specialty property and casualty insurance products for self-storage operations and other industries, invites customers, insurance agents and friends to participate in a photo contest to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary.

MiniCo Insurance Agency is taking its 40th anniversary celebration to the Internet with the launch of a photo contest. Customers, insurance agents, advertisers, colleagues and friends are invited to visit the company’s Facebook page and submit a photo wishing MiniCo a happy 40th anniversary.

Three prizes will be awarded including one grand prize of a $500 gift card, one second prize of a $250 gift card, and one third prize of a $100 gift card. The contest starts on October 1, 2014, and participants may upload photos through October 24, 2014. Voting will take place October 25-31, 2014. Detailed contest information and the official rules are available at

Founded in September 1974, MiniCo pioneered insurance products designed specifically for the self-storage industry to include tenant insurance and a property and casualty policy for self-storage business owners including innovative specialty coverages designed to address exposures unique to the industry. In 1979, MiniCo introduced the Mini-Storage Messenger, the first trade periodical for the self-storage industry. The highly respected Self-Storage Almanac annual resource was introduced in 1992.

MiniCo President and CEO Mike Schofield commented, “MiniCo owes its continued success to the support of our policyholders, insurance agents, subscribers, advertisers and colleagues in the self-storage industry. This photo contest is another fun way to engage and give back to interested parties that have played a major part in the sustainability of MiniCo over the past 40 years.”

About MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC
MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, was founded in 1974 as a provider of specialty insurance products and publications for the self-storage industry. Today the company is a program administrator offering multiple specialty property and casualty insurance products for a variety of unique industries and exposures. MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, the parent company of MiniCo Insurance Agency of Canada, Incorporated, is a member of the Aran Insurance Services Group.

Dan Sommer
MiniCo Insurance Agency
(602) 678-3504