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A complete list of all the IATSE Locals.

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IATSE 125th Anniversary Video

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AFL/CIO - Massachusetts

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The role of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO is to serve as the unified voice of all organized workers in the Commonwealth and to be a voice for all working people, those in unions and those not yet organized. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families—by working for economic and social justice in the workplace, in our communities, our state and in our nation.


Basketball Hall of Fame

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Where the game never ends.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

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Today the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Inc., presents more than 250 concerts annually. It is an ensemble that has richly fulfilled Henry Lee Higginson's vision of a great and permanent orchestra in Boston.

The Bushnell

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For over 80 years, The Bushnell has been central to life in Greater Hartford serving as its unique gathering place for arts, education, and community activities. 

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City Stage/Symphony Hall

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Springfield’s only destinations for live, professional theatre!

City Stage/ Sym. Hall

Connecticut Convention Center

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The Connecticut Convention Center is an award-winning venue owned by the State of Connecticut. Its operations are overseen by the Capital Region Development Authority. It is professionally managed by Waterford Venue Services, a subsidiary of Waterford Group, a leader in the hospitality and gaming industries. 

CT Convention Center

Entertainment Technician Certification Program

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All experienced electricians are invited to take ETCP's entertainment electrician certification exam. The intent of the electrical examination is to evaluate and validate the competency of the upper third of electricians working in the entertainment industry. These positions typically involve liability issues, the health and safety of workers and audiences, and compliance with the electrical and other laws of the local area, including laws requiring performance by Qualified Personnel. Those who pass this rigorous test will become ETCP Certified Entertainment Electricians and will be recognized as the industry's best. 

ETCP certification

Fork Lift Safety

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A special Thank You! to Kenneth for finding this page for us!  To the class, enjoy the pizza!!

Fork Lift Safety

IATSE Local 232 - Northampton-Amherst

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Stagehand Local 232.  Northampton/Amherst Massachusetts.

Local 232 - Northampton/Amherst

IATSE Local 84 - Hartford

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You most likely have already seen Local 84 and it's professionals work in Connecticut. Name a Broadway show or any concert and we're the ones who unloaded the trucks, hung the lights, and set the stage. Go to see basketball or hockey in Hartford and Local 84 is behind the scenes producing the audio, setting the cameras, and manning the spotlights. At trade and industry shows we prepare the venue, build the booths, and run the audio and video.

Local 84

IATSE National website

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Since 1893, we've been behind the scenes. Since the early days of the musical, and the dawn of the film age, we have created indelible images; entertaining the world for generations. We are the brothers and sisters of the IATSE.

IATSE National Benefit Funds

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IATSE National Benefit Funds Office  417 Fifth Avenue  3rd Floor  New York, NY 10016-2204

Office Hours:  Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST/DST

Main Number: 212-580-9092   Toll Free Number: 800-456 FUND(3863)

Main Fax Number: 212-787-3607    Email:  Participant Services:

IA National Benefit Funds

IATSE Training Trust

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Providing training opportunities for the IATSE workforce.

IA Training Trust

Info Comm / AVIXA - CTS Training

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For more than 30 years, AVIXA has administered the Certified Technology Specialist™ (CTS®) program, which is recognized worldwide as the leading AV professional credential.

There are more than 11,000 CTS holders. And, now over 2,000 have a CTS-D (Design) or CTS-I (Installation) specialized credential.

CTS Certification

Major Theatre Equipment Corp.

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We not only manufacture high quality equipment such as stage curtains and drapery, rigging, and projection screens, but our experienced crew can handle all your installation needs as well.

Major Theatre

Mass Mutual Center

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Featuring 100,000 sq.ft. of flexible meeting space plus an 8,000 seat arena,
the MassMutual Center is owned by the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority
and managed by MGM Springfield. 

Mass Mutual Center

Massachusetts International Festival of the Arts.

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MIFA’s mission is to present the finest examples of contemporary practice in the performing, visual and literary arts for the purposes of educating, entertaining and enriching lives. MIFA serves the economic revitalization of Holyoke through the preservation and reopening of the historic landmark Victory Thertre.

The Massachusetts Int’l Festival of the Arts (MIFA) has presented great art since 1994 with artists like Mikhail Baryshnikov, Vanessa Redgrave, Hal Holbrook, Eddie Palmieri, William Kentridge and London’s Globe Theatre along with wonderful Massachusetts artists and institutions.


Occupational Safety & Health Administration

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With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.


Pro Event

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Pro Event, Inc., has more than 34 years of experience and is the largest supplier of staging structures and technical labor in New England. We have ten different outdoor roof systems, as well as various stages, scaffolding structures, barricades, and handicap structures. We also supply your stagehands, event coordinators, production managers, riggers, and other technicians.

Pro Event

RigStar Rigging

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We help you put the puzzle together for safe, competent production rigging.

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Robert's Rules of Order

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Learn more about Robert's Rules of Order, Parliamentary Procedure, Bylaws, Conducting Meetings, and Taking Minutes with

Robert's Rules of Order

SAFETY BULLETINS - Contract Services Administration Trust Fund

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Safety Bulletins are researched, written, and distributed by the Industry-Wide Labor-Management Safety Committee for use by the motion picture and television industry. The Industry-Wide Labor-Management Safety Committee is composed of guild, union, and management representatives active in industry safety and health programs.

Safety Bulletins are guidelines recommended by the Safety Committee. They are not binding laws or regulations. State, federal, and/or local regulations, where applicable, override these guidelines. Modifications in these guidelines should be made, as circumstances warrant, to ensure the safety of the cast and crew.

The Committee and the Safety Bulletins are representative of the commitment of both Labor and Management to safe practices in the motion picture and television industry. The members of the Committee and all those who contributed to its work have devoted a great deal of time and effort to these guidelines because of the importance of safety to our industry.

Safety Council of Western New England

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Founded in 1917, the Safety Council of Western New England is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization. SCWNE is a Chapter of the National Safety Council and serves Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. We are governed by a local Board of Directors who volunteer their time. Our Board Members come from member companies in various industries throughout our region.

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Springfield Symphony Orchestra

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The Springfield Symphony Orchestra is the largest Massachusetts symphony outside of Boston. It consists of over 80 musicians from the NE region of the United States and Canada, and holds many performances in a given season - as either the full orchestra or in ensemble formats. The Orchestra is led by internationally acclaimed American conductor Kevin Rhodes, who has held the post since 2001. 

Springfield Symphony Orchestra

XL Center - Hartford

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The  16,000+ seat downtown XL Center entertains millions of visitors annually with a variety of concerts, family shows, ice-skating spectaculars, consumer events, sporting events and trade shows throughout the season. The venue has played host to an extraordinary roster of world-renowned artists, including Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Pearl Jam, Black Eyed Peas, Britney Spears, Drake, and many others.

XL Center

Zasco Productions, LLC

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Based in Massachusetts for nearly 30 years, Zasco Productions, LLC is an owner-operated company with an exceptional reputation for successfully representing our client’s vision.

Video, audio, lighting, staging, rental, multi-media, and production services are delivered by a highly skilled, experienced staff of CTS Certified professionals, using our state-of-the-art, in-house equipment inventory.

Zasco Productions