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WHO LET THE DOG OUT?

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Collaborating to Raise Awareness for a good cause

Sets,Drapes,Screens (SDS) was able assist Ana Martins, one of the Draughting team at Gearhouse South Africa’s Johannesburg offices to fulfil a project that was close to her heart. She had heard through her partner at Beswick & Fellowes that their team was intending to participate in the Office National X-treme Chair Race. The reasons behind their decision struck a chord and she immediately volunteered her time and creative input to the cause.

Jun 22, 2017 Read More

MERLINS CREATE MAGIC FOR GEARHOUSE

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Gearhouse South Africa has taken stock of two Robert Juliat Merlins purchased through DWR Distribution.

“It’s a pleasure for the crew to work with the Merlins,” comments Peter Abrahamse, Acting Lighting Workshop Manager. “No longer do you need four people to lift a big, bulky followspot as it is totally possible to move it around with only two people, saving us time on load in and load out.

Jun 22, 2017 Read More

KENTSE MPAHLWA STUDENTS PREPARE FOR FIRST SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT

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35 1st year learners at the Gearhouse Kentse Mpahlwa Academy have spent the first six months of 2017 involved in workshop rotations and doing on-site practical training as part of the National Certificate: Live Event Technical Production Services in South Africa – a qualification developed by the Gearhouse field experts and delivered at the Group’s offices around the country. A stringent interview process reduces hundreds of keen applicants to a select 15 in Johannesburg and 10 each in Cape Town and Durban each year.

Jun 22, 2017 Read More

KEEPING UP WITH RUNNING EVENTS REQUIREMENTS

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A new trend in running has seen several new events popping up across the country, catering to the increasing demand for short, fast and fun foot races with a strong social element. Stillwater Sports, a lifestyle sports event specialist, offers an exciting array of top sporting experiences across South Africa, amongst which are some of the most anticipated events on the South African running calendar. Events like the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN and FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN, The Sanlam Cape Mile and the Fedhealth XTERRA offer fast, flat race events with the added benefit of encouraging a community spirit in whichever city they take place.

Jun 22, 2017 Read More

AVID FOR GEARHOUSE

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South African based Technical supplier to live events, Gearhouse South Africa, recently purchased 2 Avid VENUE S6L-32D systems to add to their existing Avid Audio inventory in their Johannesburg operation. 

 “Gearhouse South Africa bought Avid Profiles back in 2010 and they have proven to be a hugely popular console specified on almost every touring rider coming to South Africa, since then” says Audio Departmental Head, Llewellyn Reinecke. “We used Avid on the World Cup 2010 and on numerous annual local festivals with international artists.

Jun 22, 2017 Read More

TAKING THEATRE TO THE PEOPLE

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Over the last two years Splitbeam has built a strong relationship with ASSITEJ South Africa, an NPO focused on promoting theatre for children and young audiences, benefiting not only the theatre practitioners and community arts groups that they support, but also thousands of young people for whom they make theatre accessible every year.

May 3, 2017 Read More

SPOTLIGHT: ZONA DE WAAL

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Zona de Waal, started her work experience in the events security industry, working as a freelance Events Safety consultant for 6 years with Alliance Safety Management. Having previously run her own security company which provided all the CPO’s (Close Protection Officers) and Venue protection for Sun City’s events; she already had the events industry in her blood.

May 3, 2017 Read More

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