In The News
Date: January 31, 2011


PHOENIX, ARIZ. – MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, has announced its sponsorship of the upcoming 2011 PhoneSmart Un-Conference. MiniCo’s flagship publication, Mini-Storage Messenger, is also named as a sponsor of the self-storage industry networking and educational event which be held June 7-11, 2011, at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows in Kohala Coast, Hawaii.

PhoneSmart Director of Operations Tron Jordheim describes the Un-Conference as “a less-structured conference geared toward providing participants with the information and contacts they want with plenty of free time to network, socialize, sightsee and rejuvenate.”

The event will include networking breakfasts and lunches, round tables, moderated free-form discussions, and social events such as a catamaran snorkel cruise and a cocktail reception at the home of Barry Hoeven, President of U.S. Storage Centers and Westport Properties, Inc. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Kure it! Kidney Cancer Research Fund, a charitable organization founded by Mr. Hoeven.

Information and registration is available online at or by calling 866-682-8273.

MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, publishes the Mini-Storage Messenger, the leading monthly trade magazine covering the global self-storage industry. Other publications include Self-Storage Now!Mobile Self-Storage MagazineRV & Boat Storage TodaySelf-Storage Canada, the Self-Storage Almanac, the Self-Storage Development Handbook, and the Self‑Storage Buyer’s Guide.

Since 1974, Phoenix-based MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, has been a self-storage leader providing superior specialty insurance programs, informative publications and valuable products and services created expressly for the self‑storage industry.

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