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Equipping Emergency Command Centers

Read how SmartSource devised a scalable program to ensure the availability of Emergency Command Center technology, while also reducing IT labor costs for the agencies.

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June 2016

SmartSource® Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Names Patrick Fisher as Account Executive, Government Sector

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (“SmartSource Rentals,” Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and technology solutions for businesses and events, announced the appointment of Patrick Fisher as an Account Executive based in the company’s Washington, DC office.

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April 2016

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Names Thomas Sentell As Account Executive

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (“SmartSource Rentals,” Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and technology solutions for businesses and events, announced the addition of Thomas Sentell as Account Executive serving in the Los Angeles region. He will be responsible for working with clients across the trade show and event organizer markets.

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April 2016

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Names Mark A. Decker As Account Executive

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (“SmartSource Rentals,” Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and technology solutions for businesses and events, announced today the appointment of Mark A. Decker as Account Executive serving in the District of Columbia metropolitan area. He will be responsible for driving new business opportunities across the trade shows, professional conference, and meeting and events markets.

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April 2016

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Announces Laura A. Longo As Account Executive

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (“SmartSource Rentals,” Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and technology solutions for businesses and events, announced that Laura A. Longo has joined the company as Account Executive in the New York region. She will be responsible for developing new business opportunities in the Business Solutions Channel, including the Entertainment, Legal and Staffing general business rentals verticals.

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February 2016

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Names Mary Caldiero Digital Marketing Manager

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (“SmartSource Rentals,” Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and technology solutions for businesses and events, announced today the appointment of Mary Caldiero as Digital Marketing Manager. Caldiero will be responsible for leading the company’s digital marketing strategy, including social media, blog, web content, email campaigns and search engine marketing and optimization (SEM and SEO).

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January 2016

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Announces New CFO and VP of Finance, Sanjay Kapur, CPA, MBA

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (“SmartSource Rentals,” Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and technology solutions for businesses and events, announced today that Sanjay Kapur has joined the company as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Vice President (VP) of Finance. Kapur brings over two decades of financial, diversified operating management and strategic consulting experience to the role. He succeeds CFO Stephen Rupolo, who is now leading corporate product, pricing and asset management strategy in the newly created position of Vice President – Product Strategy.

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January 2016

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Names CFO Stephen Rupolo, CPA Its New Vice President – Product Strategy

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (“SmartSource Rentals,” Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and technology rental solutions and services, announced today that Stephen Rupolo, CPA the company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will move to a newly-created position as Vice President – Product Strategy. The position is considered to be an essential part of the company’s Strategic Plan. Rupolo, who has been with the company since 1987, has extensive experience in product development and innovation.

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ExhibitorLive, November 2015 Edition

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Named a Platinum Sponsor for IAEE’s 2015 Expo! Expo!

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals has been named a Platinum Sponsor for the 2015 Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition being held on Tuesday, December 1st – Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland. Additionally, SmartSource Rentals will be exhibiting its total technology solutions including four new offerings: an Event App, E-Literature Station, Event Registration software and Badge Printing solution. The theme for this year’s Expo! Expo! is, “It’s all about the Experience.”

This article originally appeared in the November 2015 issue of ExhibitorLive.
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Smart Meetings, November 2015 Edition

Generation Tech

Millennials—people between the ages of 18 and 34 in 2015—are unlike any other generation before them. One distinction that truly sets them apart from Generation X (ages 35–50) and baby boomers (ages 51–69) is how they think about technology. Millennials are the first generation of digital natives.

This article originally appeared in the November 2015 issue of Smart Meetings magazine. Smart Meetings is part of Bright Business Media LLC, which is an integrated media company that features an award-winning e-newsletter, mobile app, webinars and networking events in addition to a print and digital magazine.
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November 2015

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals – A Platinum Sponsor for IAEE’s 2015 Expo! Expo! Also Exhibiting Exciting New Offerings at Booth #260

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (“SmartSource Rentals,” Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer and audio visual (AV) event technology and business technology solutions, has been named a Platinum Sponsor for the 2015 Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition being held on Tuesday, December 1st – Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland. Additionally, SmartSource Rentals will be exhibiting its total technology solutions at Booth #260, including four new offerings: an Event App, E-Literature Station, Event Registration software and Badge Printing solution. The theme for this year’s Expo! Expo! is “It’s all about the Experience.”
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Convention South, October 2015 Edition

Getting More Millennial Traffic At Your Event

The data is in and it confrms what most of us suspected: Millennials do have different expectations as meeting attendees, purchasing decision makers, students and communicators. Their expectations drive how they perceive an event and whether or not they will attend.
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September 2015

As Firefighting Teams Battle Raging Wildfires,SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Responds with Critical Technology

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (“SmartSource Rentals,” Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, continues to demonstrate a high level of responsiveness in a situation where lives, property, and millions of acres of land and forest are at stake. Specifically, SmartSource Rentals has been playing a critical role providing its leading-edge technology to the National Interagency Wildland Firefighting Teams, as they lead the battle against raging wildfires which have been prevailing in several U.S. Western states.
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June 2015

Lauri A. Christiansen Joins SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals as Marketing Director

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (“SmartSource Rentals,” Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, announced the appointment of Lauri A. Christiansen, MBA, PMP as Director of Marketing. Christiansen brings 15+ years of B2B marketing and sales experience, both for major corporations and as an entrepreneur.
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April 2015

David Swift Named Account Executive for SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (“SmartSource Rentals,” Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, announced the appointment of David Swift as Account Executive. Swift, who is based in the Greater St. Louis, Missouri area, brings to the role 18 years of experience in consultative sales, project and production management, meeting planning and event technology solutions for a wide range of conferences, trade shows, meetings and corporate events.
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February 2015

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Announces Greg Brice as Account Executive

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (“SmartSource Rentals,” Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV), and technology rental products to the trade show, professional conferences, and general technology markets, has announced that Greg Brice has joined the company as an Account Executive serving from the Company’s Orlando, Florida branch office. Brice brings to the role extensive business development experience, a proven sales track record and broad knowledge of the trade show and conference markets.
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February 2015

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Names New President and CEO – Peter V. Handal – Former Chairman and CEO of Dale Carnegie Training

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (“SmartSource Rentals,” Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV), and technology rental products to the trade show, professional conferences, and general technology markets, announced that, effective February 16, 2015, Peter V. Handal will begin serving as its new President and Chief Executive Officer.
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January 2015

Patricia Coleman Joins SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals as Director, Mid-Atlantic Sales

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (“SmartSource Rentals,” Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, announced the appointment of Patricia Coleman as its new Director of Mid-Atlantic Sales.
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November 2014

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals reports a Record October

SmartSource Rentals, one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, reported a 17% increase in sales in the month of October 2014 over last October’s revenues.


November 2014

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Named a Platinum Sponsor for Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition – The Company Also Exhibiting at Booth #1035

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, has been named a Platinum Sponsor for this year’s Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition being held on December 9-11, 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, California.
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November 2014

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Exhibiting at the Upcoming EDPA Access 2014 Conference & Showcase

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, is a Silver Sponsor and will be exhibiting at the EDPA Access 2014 Conference & Showcase being held on December 3-5, 2014 at the Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort in Palm Harbor, Florida.
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October 2014

SmartSource Rentals Announces the Appointment of Rod Hall as Manager of Trade Show Services

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, announced that Rod Hall has joined the company as Manager of Trade Show Services.
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August 2014

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Announces the Appointment of Mark Bailey as Account Executive

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, announced that Mark Bailey has joined the company as an Account Executive.
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June 2014

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals 30th Anniversary Celebration Marked by Memories, Growth Achievements, Proclamations and Philanthropy

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, recently gathered team members and others for a celebration of its 30th anniversary.
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May 2014

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Marks Its 30th Anniversary

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, has hit another corporate milestone. The company, which pioneered the concept of providing technology for short-term applications, has reached the big 30.
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April 2014

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Implements 6S Program

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), the nation’s leading provider of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, recently completed the implementation of a 6S Program at its corporate headquarters and throughout the warehouses of its 21 nationwide locations. 6S is a program for improving workplace organization using visual controls.
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March 2014

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Exhibiting at Exhibitor2014, Booth #662 – The Spotlight Will Be on the Innovative Sound Shower® Directional Speaker Technology

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), the nation’s leading provider of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, will be exhibiting at the upcoming Exhibitor2014 Conference & Exhibition, March 16-20, 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The company, exhibiting at Booth #662, will be showcasing an innovative directional sound system – Panphonics’ Sound Shower® Directional Speaker Technology.
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February 2014

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Launches the Sound Shower® Speaker System

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), the nation’s leading provider of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, announced today a new solution to an old problem. SmartSource has added Panphonics’ new Sound Shower® Directional Speaker Technology to its rental technology to solve the problem of how to deliver great audio in a noisy trade show environment.
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February 2014

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Announces Lauren Cushing as Sales Account Executive

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), the nation’s leading provider of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, announced today that Lauren Cushing has joined the company as an Account Executive. Cushing is expected to leverage her longstanding experience in the trade show and events marketplace to develop new business and expand existing customer relationships.
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December 2013

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Awarded Multi-Year Contract from The Offshore Technology Conference

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), the nation’s leading provider of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, has been awarded a multi-year contract to serve as the Official Computer and Technology Provider for the Offshore Technology Conference (www.otcnet.org), the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production and environment protection. SmartSource will be serving in this role for OTC’s 2014, 2015 and 2016 events.
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November 2013

With Growing Sustainability Success, SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Becoming an Incredible Hulk of Corporate Green Initiatives

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), the nation’s leading provider of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, is going full speed ahead when it comes to its green initiative. Right now, company-wide, SmartSource is recycling an estimated 20% of all its cardboard, paper and electronic waste. Equally important, the company has reduced its overall waste considerably.
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September 2013

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Launches New Website

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), the nation’s leading provider of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, knows what matters to corporate event, professional conference and trade show planners and their constituents, as well as the traditional corporate technology user. Its new website reflects that insight and puts it all out there for the market to see. Front and center at the newly designed www.smartsourcerentals.com is a flash design promoting some of its most popular leading-edge technologies. They include: WiFi arrays, video walls, charging stations, presentation and event technologies, and lighting and staging technologies.
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September 2013

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Earns a Place on the 2013 Inc. 5000

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), the nation’s leading provider of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, has been named to the 2013 Inc. 5000 along with other significant brands, including: Alex and Ani, LivingSocial, Bojangles, OtterBox and KT Tape.
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August 2013

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Named Endorsed Skyline Provider (ESP) – One of Eight Select Long-Term Suppliers Participating in Skyline Exhibits’ Recently Launched ESP Program

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), the nation’s leading provider of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, has been named an Endorsed Skyline Provider (ESP) in the recently launched Skyline Exhibits (St. Paul, MN, www.skyline.com) Endorsed Skyline Provider (ESP) Program. According to the Skyline program announcement, the ESP program was developed to make it easy for Skyline Dealers to work with a pre-qualified, select network of vendors offering top-of-the-line products and services to businesses and organizations worldwide.
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August 2013

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Names Brett S. Hyams Senior Account Executive

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), a Total Technology Provider and integrator for tradeshows, professional conferences and general technology needs, has announced the appointment of Brett S. Hyams, Senior Account Executive. He is responsible for new business development in the trade show and event planning sector. A strong closer with outstanding customer service and follow through, Hyams has demonstrated the ability to develop, retain and expand valued customer relationships.
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August 2013

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Named Finalist in the 19th Annual HIA-LI Business Achievement Award Program

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), the nation’s leading provider of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, has been named a finalist in the HIA-LI 19th Annual Business Achievement Award program. SmartSource was named a finalist in the Large Business category. The HIA-LI (www.hia-li.org, Hauppauge, NY) is a leading Long Island business association, recognized as a dynamic voice for business on Long Island and powerful economic engine for regional development for over three decades.
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June 2013

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Named to Trade Show Executive’s “2013 Who’s Who Among General & Specialty Service Contractors”

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), the nation’s leading provider of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, recently earned a place of distinction on the Trade Show Executive (TSE) magazine’s “2013 Who’s Who Among General & Specialty Service Contractors” annual list. The company placed in two categories: Audio Visual Rentals and Computer Rentals. The TSE list represents “the most active service contractors in the U.S. and Canada.” SmartSource is among just 286 organizations qualifying for the list.
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