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
‘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
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
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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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.Mar 28, 2014 Read More
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!Mar 28, 2014 Read More
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.Mar 28, 2014 Read More