Essex Rental Corp. (Nasdaq: ESSX) ("Essex" or the “Company”) today announced that members of its Board of Directors and management will address institutional investors at the ISI Annual Industrial Conference on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at the Waldorf Astoria hotel at 301 Park Ave. in New York City, NY. Laurence Levy, Chairman and Ed Levy, Vice-Chairman will provide an overview of the Company, discuss its competitive position and its strategies for growth. A copy of the slides being presented at the conference will be available on March 6, 2012 via the Investor Relations section (“Events and Presentations”) of the Essex Rental Corp. website at www.essexrentalcorp.com. Additionally, the presentation slides will be filed as a Current Report on Form 8-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on March 6, 2012. A live webcast of the presentation will be accessible via the link below and an archived version will be available for 90 days until June 4, 2012. Webcast Link: http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/isi/industrial2012/97109164.cfmAbout Essex Rental Corp. Essex, through its subsidiaries, Essex Crane Rental Corp. and Coast Crane Company, is one of North America's largest providers of rental and distribution for mobile cranes (including lattice-boom crawler cranes, truck cranes and rough terrain cranes), self-erecting cranes, stationary tower cranes, elevators and hoists, and other lifting equipment used in a wide array of construction projects. In addition, the Company provides product support including installation, maintenance, repair, and parts and services for equipment provided and other equipment used by its construction industry customers. With a fleet of over 1,000 cranes and other construction equipment and unparalleled customer service and support, Essex supplies a wide variety of innovative lifting solutions for construction projects related to power generation, petro-chemical, refineries, water treatment and purification, bridges, highways, hospitals, shipbuilding, offshore oil fabrication and industrial plants, and commercial and residential construction.