SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals
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Technology Solutions for Breakout Rooms, General Sessions, Trade Show Floor, Corporate Events.



Registration / Badge Printing, Lead Retrieval, Audio Visual Equipment Rentals, Charging Station-Kiosk Rentals, Digital Signage, Desktop & Laptop Computer Rentals, Copier & Printer Rentals, Beacon Technology, Audience Response Systems, WiFi Array, Lighting, iPad Rentals, iMac and Mac Pro Rentals, Server Rentals, Sound, Touch-Screen Rentals, Projection, LCD-Plasma Displays, Video Walls.



SmartSource® Computer & Audio Visual Rentals is one of the nation’s largest and most trusted providers of technology solutions for events, such as trade shows and user conferences, and businesses, including the entertainment, staffing and legal industries.  In business for over 30 years, we’ve learned from experience what it takes to make our customers successful. This passion disseminates throughout the organization so that we become a better and more relevant partner to the clients we serve. Integrity, teamwork, and professionalism are in our DNA.



We are experts at integrating the hardware, software, service, and expertise needed for even the most complex temporary installations. As a company, SmartSource values collaboration; keeping a sharp focus on our client’s needs is a core value we are proud to uphold. Our goal is to ensure our client’s success by making their event one to remember. We are the official technology solutions provider to thousands of trade associations, corporate events, user conferences, as well as major entertainment studios and legal and staffing firms.



We understand the value of the trust you place in a technology solutions provider. Properly configured and executed technology can make or break a project or event. The majority of our clients work with us year after year because we create the right business experience.  This enables them to do what they do best, while we handle their technology needs.




  • Our 21 locations in major metropolitan areas ensure a national presence with a local touch.

  • Our multimillion-dollr inventory includes Audio Visual (AV), office and IT equipment, lighting, kiosks and touchscreens, LED displays, mobile devices, and enterprise solutions. 

  • Our mobile apps, registration, lead retrieval, and e-Literature software solutions ensure attendee engagement. Our Data and Analytics allow our clients to measure critical elements of their events.



At SmartSource, we take great pride in delivering event technology solutions with a dedication to service excellence that gives our clients peace of mind, every time, throughout their entire event.

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