Spotlight on: Liza Hooper


Loves: Creative thinking and coming up with designs that convey the idea or concept in a fun innovative way. Visual communicator. Avid photographer and follower of all that’s creative and different.

Feb 25, 2019 Read More

Gearhouse embraces the spirt of the Global Citizen Project


The Gearhouse Group, South Africa’s leading complete technical solutions provider for the events industry, has a long and proud tradition of empowering youth through its highly respected Kentse Mpahlwa Academy. As the key technical solutions provider for the recent Global Citizen Festival Mandela 100, held at the FNB Stadium on 02 December, Gearhouse used the occasion to extend a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to its current academy learners participate in South Africa’s biggest-ever live production.

Feb 25, 2019 Read More

Guns n Roses: Once in this lifetime


There was no time to hang around as Gearhouse worked around the clock to ensure Guns N’ Roses’ first South African concert for 30 years went off without a hitch, discovers Simon Luckhurst.

Feb 25, 2019 Read More

Gearhouse raises its game


Live events supplier Gearhouse has invested in additional K2 and KS28 L-Acoustics cabinets, 36 LA12x amplified controllers in LA-RAKII and eight P1 AVB audio processors, making it the largest L-Acoustics Certified Provider in South Africa and boosting its ability to service even the most ambitious national events. This investment also makes Gearhouse the first company on the continent to meet the new KX Standard for its large format systems. In December, this new capability was put into service at the massive Global Citizen Festival in the 90,000 capacity FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.

Feb 25, 2019 Read More

T’is the Season, to G.I.V.E


G = Generosity

I = Is

V = Very

E = Enriching

Feb 25, 2019 Read More

Joburg Ballet Waltzes to Montecasino


Joburg Ballet announced its first major season at The Teatro at Montecasino, which saw the company’s production of Cinderella waltzing across the stage from 14 – 23 December. ETECH spoke to Joburg Ballet’s artistic director Iain MacDonald and Vanessa of Vanessa Nicolau Theatre and Events, the contractor that provides Joburg Ballet with all of its technical services, about this ambitious undertaking.

Feb 25, 2019 Read More

Loss of Life at Global Citizen set-up

It is with heavy hearts that we as Gearhouse South Africa share with you the occurrence of an incident at the Global Citizen set-up on Saturday afternoon which resulted in the tragic loss of life of one of the members of our rigging team, Mr Siyabonga Ngondze. Siyabonga was an experienced rigger, who had worked regularly with Gearhouse on many local and international events with similar requirements to this one.

Dec 2, 2018 Read More

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