VR Survey winners, $10K Scholarship Deadline Extended, Entertainment Rigging Course, and more!
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Volume 1, Issue 18


Photo:  Screenshot from new ITI Basic Entertainment Rigging & Inspection Course. The course is available now.

Hi Friend,


And the winner is...

You might have heard about the recent survey ITI conducted to explore the expanded use of virtual reality in the world of cranes and rigging. Check out the results here

You may have also heard that those who completed the survey in its entirety were entered to win an Apple Watch or Amazon Echo. Thank you to all those who participated, the data provided is invaluable to industry.

The time has come to announce the grand prize winners!

Apple Watch Winner


Timothy R., Hutter Construction


Amazon Echo Winner






Are you on LinkedIn?

1. If you are, that's great! We will get back to you in a minute.

2. If you aren't, you should really think about giving it a shot. LinkedIn is the best we to connect with other professionals in our industry. In fact, as of 2015, one out of every three professionals on planet Earth are part of the LinkedIn Network.

Okay, now the really important stuff. There are a couple ways to connect with ITI on LinkedIn. First, you can visit and then follow the ITI Company Page at iti.com/linkedin. Benefits of following the company page include, being the first to hear all ITI/Industry Updates and growing your network by making new connections. 

Have you taken an ITI Training Course in the past? Have you added that course to the education section on your LinkedIn Profile? If you haven't, there is no easier way to keep track of your commitment to continuing education. Let everyone in your network know how you have invested in yourself to be the best you can be. 


Click here to add your ITI Course History to your profile.

Person of the Week


Rocky Paulson

Instructor, Basic Entertainment Rigging

Rocky Paulson started rigging in 1969 at the Cow Palace in San Francisco. In 1973, he became a member I.A.T.S.E. and later that year he went to work for NBC as a rigger for the Disney on parade shows as well as production rigger on NBC's production of Peter Pan.  After traveling on several continents with these shows, Mr. Paulson worked numerous concert tours and shows. Clients included Earth Wind & Fire, Pink Floyd and The Grateful Dead to name a few. 

In 1977, Rocky formed the first entertainment rigging production company, Stage Rigging, which continues to hold its position as one of the most respected entertainment rigging companies in the U.S.  At the end of 2005, he retired from Stage Rigging, but has continued teaching activities, including ITI's new Basic Entertainment Rigging & Inspection Course

$10k Rigging Engineering Scholarship - DEADLINE EXTENDED!

All entries must be submitted by Aug. 15.

Professional development is an essential element for any career path. Lifting Gear Hire wanted to help encourage people working within the crane and rigging industry to invest in themselves to develop additional knowledge and skill.  Enter ITI.

To read more and submit an application, click here.

New ITI Bookstore Catalog

The ITI Bookstore is the world's greatest resource center for all things cranes, rigging, and load handling. Check out everything they have to offer by downloading the new ITI Bookstore Catalog today!


To the catalog!


Case Studies

How can ITI help your organization? Check out some case studies featuring ITI customers. 

To the Case Studies!

Warm Regards,

Team ITI


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