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THE BELMOND MOUNT NELSON UPGRADES ITS TECHNICAL OFFERING WITH IVTM

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With the busy season looming; technical services supplier, INHOUSE Venue Technical Management (IVTM) and The Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel partnered up recently to offer the hotel’s clients a truly 5-star technical service. This very well established hotel is known for its client-driven approach and prides itself on offering a very high level of service.

All of the hotel’s conference venues underwent refurbishments. The Sherwood Room (formally Garden Room), Lord Nelson Room and Orchid Room each received soft refurbishments. The Union Castle and the Ballroom were completely refurbished which included the installation of high tech, up-to-date presentation equipment. The Union Castle now boasts a full Audio/AV solution controlled via a 7”touch pad which offers clients the option of using a drop down screen and projector or 55”LED plasma. The system is both VGA and HDMI compatible.

Nov 24, 2015 Read More

GEARHOUSE GOES TO TOWN FOR BIDVEST

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The annual Bidvest Awards Gala Dinner corporate function is one of the largest on the SA corporate calendar. The international Bidvest Group, with almost 150 000 employees in countries all over the world, gathers to celebrate excellence and take stock of their performance. An international gathering, this prestigious demands a special event for its entertainment.

Usually held over three nights, the event comprises of a banquet each night and a performance of a specially created stage show for Bidvest’s top executives and employees, who travel in from all over the globe for the event.

Nov 24, 2015 Read More

AROUND THE HOUSES

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George Ezra’s recent three city tour of South Africa with Seed Experiences saw Gearhouse support each leg from its various local operations. Three concerts taking place over three consecutive nights in cities separated by several hundred miles is a common occurrence for touring artists, but less so for local rental companies. However, this was the challenge that faced Gearhouse Group South Africa as it supported George Ezra for his performances in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Nov 24, 2015 Read More

GEARHOUSE GROUP SUPPLIES SOUTH AFRICAN OF THE YEAR

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SOUTH AFRICA: Gearhouse South Africa has once again been called upon to meet the technical needs of the South African of the Year awards show. The televised event from ANN7 (Africa News Network 7), which took place at Johannesburg’s Ticketpro Dome, saw various Gearhouse Group companies supply the set , LED screen, lighting, audio, power, rigging, and A/V equipment.

Nov 24, 2015 Read More

ACADEMY STUDENTS INVOLVED WITH AFRICALIA CREATIVE INDUSTRIES DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

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For the first time on a professional stage, 9 young people from various provinces will together present “Location 9” a dance work choreographed by the multi award Dancer, Choreographer and Teacher Portia Mashigo specifically for this group of young dancers. The work is based upon the formation of a bigger platform where people develop an individual vocabulary which is used to present a story about who they are. A story is shared by many at this location 9, where dance is our language, my location.

Nov 24, 2015 Read More

67 MINUTES FOR MANDELA

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Gearhouse Kentse Mpahlwa Academy technical services students gave 100 % enthusiasm, initiative and commitment to the Cape Town branch’ s 67 minutes for Mandela initiative this year. The idea was to identify a children’s centre’ that the learners could visit; arrange a soccer game and provide a sound system to play music for the day.

Aug 25, 2015 Read More

THE ARNOLD COMES TO SOUTH AFRICA

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The largest multi-sport Festival and Trade Expo South Africa has ever seen, is set to hit our shores in May next year. The Arnold Classic is named after well-known body builder and actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger who orchestrated the inaugural event 27 years ago in Columbus Ohio, together with business partner, Jim Lorimer. 

Arnold sports festivals are now held annually in the USA, Europe, Australia and Brazil with the aim of promoting the different sports codes to the youth and in 2016 the event will launch in Johannesburg, South Africa and Hong Kong as well. Almost the entire Sandton Convention Centre will be occupied by some 30,000 attendees; including coaches, families and supporters and 10,000 athletes of which at least 5,000 are expected to be youth athletes.

Aug 25, 2015 Read More

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