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This industry is not for sissies

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Determined Robyn D’Alessandro, 55, national marketing manager of Gearhouse Group of Companies has been involved in many aspects of theatre and live events for 35 years.

Sep 21, 2018 Read More

The OSH women of Gearhouse

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Behind every successful woman is a tribe of other successful women who have her back”

Aug 28, 2018 Read More

Getting technical for nature-based tourism

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MOZAMBIQUE: The 2018 International Conference on Nature-Based Tourism in Conservation Areas in Maputo had the requirements for a dark, climate controlled event space that could accommodate 500 people as well as high resolution LED screens. Invent Audio Visuals was the local supplier and it sought the assistance of South Africa’s Gearhouse Group with some of the technical elements.

Aug 23, 2018 Read More

A dedicated comms system company launches for the event industry

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The Gearhouse Group's collection of companies, branches and divisions service the conferencing, exhibition and event industries holistically. The Group is constantly evolving to meet changing needs, and while each company operates individually, they also fit neatly together to provide the widest range of technical services currently available in South Africa.

Aug 23, 2018 Read More

Walking With Women

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SOUTH AFRICA: Celebrating the centenary of Nelson Mandela and in support of the Elders’ #WalkTogetherCampaign, the first ever global showcase for women in the event production industry saw interconnected events laid on in South Africa, India, UK, Guinea and Brazil. Supported by the Gearhouse Group’s Splitbeam arm, the Johannesburg #WomenWalkTogether event required lighting and audio equipment to bolster the Market Theatre Complex’s, Barney Simon Theatre’s existing setup, as well as supplying an LED screen and A/V Equipment to the market nearby. The equipment was all operated by women from the Gearhouse Academy and SARA (South Africa Roadies Association).

Aug 23, 2018 Read More

Long term technical reinforcement a Good Idea

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Gearhouse Splitbeam has undertaken to support the arts, and theatre, by making sure that ‘this generation of South Africans as well as those to come, have world-class theatre on their doorstep’ according to Director, Alistair Kilbee. This ethos is what prompted their involvement with an interdisciplinary ‘incubation’ space in Maboneng to which Splitbeam supplies Lighting, Audio and Audio Visual on a long-term rental basis, ensuring that the artists at work there experience the nuances that technical reinforcement can bring to their work throughout the course of the work’s development. 

Aug 23, 2018 Read More

Providing the magic behind the scenes

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The annual Loeries Awards are an exceptional display of the best of African creative talent, which includes not only those being awarded but also those who labour behind the scenes to ensure the event is of the highest standards. Creative Feel spoke to one of the Loeries’ sponsors, Gearhouse, which looks after all technical and production aspects of the event. 

Aug 23, 2018 Read More

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