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KENTSE MPAHLWA LEARNERSHIP COMES FULL CIRCLE

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Gearhouse South Africa runs the annual Kentse Mpahlwa Gearhouse Academy, industry learnership programme from training centres in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. This programme is a full-time, in-house training programme with theoretical and practical components in key technical services such as lighting, rigging, audio-visual, structures and power.

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ICT SOLUTIONS IMPROVE CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE

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Gearhouse ICS is known for its conferencing support in areas like registration and touch screen systems, presentation management, RFID tracking and audience response, but what are they doing when they are not providing IT solutions to major conferences around the country? Well, they are innovating in other areas of the event industry, of course. The team has just completed the preparation, installation and operation of the Jazz TV element of the 15th Cape Town International Jazz Festival, for the second consecutive year.


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K DAY:BIGGER AND BETTER IN 2014

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On 29th March, the annual Primedia K-Day Music Festival, a massive showcase of local talent brought to Cape Town audiences by 94.5 Kfm and MTN, rocked Sandringham Farm in Stellenbosch, Cape Town with what turned out to be a bigger and better event than ever before. 

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SPOTLIGHT: JANA DUVENHAGE

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Speak to Jana Duvenhage, Sales Executive at the Cape Town branch of Gearhouse SA, for more than 10 minutes and it becomes clear that she is not one to sit around and wait for things to happen in her life. If things are not happening fast enough, she will get up and make them happen! 

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IVTM SUPPORTS INTERNATIONAL EGG COMMISSION AT THE WESTIN

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It was as early as May 2013 that IEC client, Cassandra (Cassy) Price, Business and Events Manager from the International Egg Commission, contacted Travis Smith, Venue Technical Manager from INHOUSE Venue Technical Management (IVTM) with regard to an upcoming international event to be held at the WESTIN HOTEL in September 2013. At that early stage, the event was planned as a very basic conference with a generic equipment requirement - a 3 day conference to be held over a 4 day period. As the WESTIN HOTEL’s onsite supplier, IVTM was on brought on board for the conference from the outset. 

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IVTM WELCOMES NEW HILTON DBN GENERAL MANAGER

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The Hilton Durban recently announced the appointment of their new General Manager, Markus Fritz. Mr Fritz has worked at a number of hotels in Europe, the UK and South Africa, including the Hilton Cape Town City Centre. As part of his welcome to Hilton Durban, combined with an opportunity to show case the “work in progress” of the lobby refurbishment, a cocktail event was held at the end of February, with numerous dignitaries, press and hospitality role players in attendance. 

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GEARHOUSE SERVICE ACKNOWLEDGED AT EXSA AWARDS

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EXSA (Exhibition Association of South Africa) hosted their annual Award ceremony on 21 November 2013, at the Johannesburg Expo Centre. The event celebrated the industry’s cream of the crop service providers. 

Gearhouse won Best Supplier Company: AV and Commercial and Business Development Manager Brian Prowling, collected Best Employee: AV Supplier. 

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