's second annual Las Vegas Motor School was held immediately following the LDI2002 trade show. Building on the popularity of the first class offered in Las Vegas in June 2001, over 40 participants enrolled for the two-day course. Participants from the US and Canada received instruction on chain-hoist motors by Don Dimitroff of Columbus McKinnon, fall protection lead by Morgan Neff of Mine Safety Appliances, and truss theory taught by Keith Bohn from Tomcat USA.

In other Tomcat training news, the company's annual four-day Hoist and Rigging Workshop will take place in Midland, TX, February 5-8, 2003. Recognized worldwide, the Hoist and Rigging Workshop is a unique learning opportunity for those new to the entertainment industry as well as veterans of the business. For more information regarding the annual Tomcat Hoist and Rigging Workshop or to register, call Lisa Jebsen at 915-694-7070.