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SPOTLIGHT: VINCENT GREENWOOD

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Gearhouse Durban’s Audio Visual Operations Manager may be new to heading up the AV division at Gearhouse South Africa but is certainly no newcomer to the company or to the Audio Visual environment.

As early as 2000, Vincent Greenwood was already freelancing for Gearhouse as an Audio technician “I was resident Gearhouse sound technician at Bargo’s nightclub in Greyville for 2 years, setting up all the mini concerts and DJ events using the grand old Turbosound TMS3’s and working with the likes of Rodriguez, Springbok Nude Girls and Boo,” he explains. 

Jul 10, 2014 Read More

NAVIGATING TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GARMIN

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On Thursday 27th March 2014, Crystal Towers Hotel and Spa hosted the Garmin Exclusive Partner event where the African Product Collection for 2014 was showcased and their brand campaign ’My Africa, My Garmin for Life’ launched. 

The event was focused around Garmin’s Navigation to Health initiative, through which Garmin is helping to change the face of Africa. Technical proficiency was pivotal to the success of the occasion, the venue’s technical partner; INHOUSE Venue Technical Management (IVTM) was on hand throughout the event to assist. 

Jul 10, 2014 Read More

CEO BIDS FAREWELL TO CTICC

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The Inhouse Venue Technical Management team, based at CTICC, had the privilege of being involved in two farewell events that were hosted for the outgoing CEO, Rashid Toefy. The one was an internal relaxed staff event and the other was a formal external stakeholder.

The interactive staff farewell involved as many staff and service providers as possible to pay tribute to a great leader and thank Rashid for his leadership, contribution and the opportunity to be part of such a successful organisation.

Jul 10, 2014 Read More

LANDMARK DEAL FOR GEARHOUSE GROUP AND PROSOUND

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Two of South Africa’s longest standing players in the South African technical services production industry came together to sign a landmark deal within the local event industry. 

Gearhouse’s 10-strong Group of Companies is widely recognised as the country’s largest equipment rental supplier and services live events across a wide range of disciplines whilst Prosound is predominantly known for their system integration and design (permanent and temporary) along with their sales, distribution and services role in the pro-audio, lighting, AV and associated structures arenas. The Gearhouse and Prosound teams have a long history of working successfully together to service local and international events, each fulfilling different requirements for the same clients. 

Mar 28, 2014 Read More

ULTRAFEST

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‘Ultra’ is a pretty serious adjective second only, I presume, to ‘mega ultra’. For something to be ultra it means that it needs to traverse far beyond that which is considered merely ‘good’ or even ‘great’, and blow the mind with such devastating force that all other superlatives pale miserably in comparison.

Mar 28, 2014 Read More

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.

Mar 28, 2014 Read More

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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