Local equipment rental provider, Gearhouse Splitbeam, was recently approached by Suntoy – a provider of innovative renewable and sustainable solar energy solutions and creator of the immensely popular Consol Solar Jars ™ brand - to assist with the local preparation for a lighting event taking place between 29th October and 13th November 2016 in the UK.Nov 17, 2016 Read More
Walter Sefularo Senokoane, was born on the 19th April 1985, and has grown into a positive, health driven individual over the past 31 years. With an enthusiastic, energetic, approach to life, he has become a great achiever and is driven to conquer anything that evokes the slightest twinge of fear; no matter what it takes!Nov 17, 2016 Read More
Various South African event industry exhibitors will be showcasing South African product and capabilities in the events space at IBTM Barcelona from 29 November – 1 December 2016, in line with SANCB's mandate to grow business event arrivals to South Africa and the rest of the continent. Gearhouse Group will be participating as a joint exhibitor together with The Conference Company, Scan Display, Aqua MICE and Logico at the South African National Convention Bureau Pavilion at this year's exhibition.Nov 17, 2016 Read More
Gearhouse's "Kentse Mpahlwa Academy" which we know has been going strong since 2005, has mentored and trained young learners from varying walks of life, giving them all the hands on training and skills they need to be work ready and industry compliant, when they step into their career path.
Being leaders in the industry, Gearhouse's strong foundations on health and safety, rigorous work ethics and service ethos are key factors that drive the Academy; teaching learners various structured theoretical and practical tools of the trade which will in essence " Gear them up" for the industry they will be entering into.Nov 17, 2016 Read More
Splitbeam was selected to deliver the audio, lighting and A/V equipment as well as technical support for the Johannesburg season of Annie – The Musical which ran at the Teatro Montecasino from October 12th until November 27th. Prosound's Mark Malherbe was the sound designer for the South African production, and specified an audio system based around Meyer Sound speakers.Nov 17, 2016 Read More
Prolyte Group held a three day training course at DWR Distribution in Johannesburg from 1-3 November. Key Account Manager Europe and North Africa, Date Jonkman and Ruud De Deugd from Prolyte Group led the training, focusing on basic rigging techniques and safety standards in the industry.
"Training is so important in the industry and when working with rigging specifically, most people are not well educated and end up learning on the job, from someone who learned from someone else, who probably learned from someone who may not have learned to do it properly," says De Deugd. "That is why Prolyte does these kinds of campuses, worldwide, just to get more knowledge and more awareness of the proper way to work with trussing."Nov 17, 2016 Read More
Over 100 units of iMira screen are on their way to South Africa as part of the Gearhouse Group's year-end technology upgrade. The new screens are scheduled to arrive ahead of the festive season events and New Year's functions.
Ultra slim, lightweight and easy-to-use; iMira digital posters are a convenient, cost effective and eye-catching way of displaying promotional content, way-finder information, boardroom schedules or client welcome information. The system operates on patented cable-less connection technology, which means that content can be uploaded to the screens via USB or wirelessly. Marketed as a "plug-and-play" broadcast and communication system; iMira is particularly easy to use – no complicated configuring, wiring or programming required. Just plug in your USB, the on-board 5GB media player extracts the information in minutes and you are good to go. There is also an HDMI input /output option to link to PC or to link up to 8 panels together as a "video wall" if required.Nov 17, 2016 Read More