Alert Management Systems earns Woman-Owned Small Business certification

February 4th, 2020

Alert Management Systems co-presidents Kara Longmire (left) and Mary Crosslin. Alert Management Systems, Colorado Springs, Colo., has been officially designated as a certified Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) by the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce. Alert is now eligible for the WOSB Program and has been certified as such by a Small Business Administration-approved third-party certifier. […]

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Alert Management Systems integrates with SmartEquip network

January 7th, 2020

SmartEquip and Alert Management Systems have launched the complete integration of their respective software platforms, a partnership that offers Alert customers a significant reduction in equipment operating costs through streamlining parts ordering for industrial equipment rental fleets. “We’re thrilled to offer Alert users the opportunity to seamlessly interface with SmartEquip,” says Mary Crosslin, co-president and […]

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Alert Management Systems wraps up its 34th annual User Conference

December 3rd, 2019

Alert Management Systems, Colorado Springs, Colo., hosted its 34th annual User Conference in November. Alert’s client base of successful rental operators met to learn about new features in Alert’s upcoming revision release, meet with vendors, network with peers, take classes and vote for desired enhancements. “This is my first conference, and it shows that Alert […]

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Women leaders share their best advice and lessons learned

March 11th, 2019

The tent and event industry is filled with “wise people who have an amazing willingness to share their expertise,” say Elizabeth Wilson, president of All Occasions Event Rental, Cincinnati, Ohio. While the industry remains dominated by men, women-owned businesses and individual women in leadership in their companies are becoming more visible. Women who have taken […]

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Taking the lead: Women professionals thrive in the male-dominated tent industry

October 1st, 2018

Women have always contributed to the tent rental industry, even as it's traditionally been a man's world. As their influence continues to grow, career opportunities are expanding. When Sarah Crews, director of sales and marketing for Miami, Fla.-based Economy Tent International (ETI), started going to outdoor trade shows 13 years ago, she didn’t see many […]

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