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.Mar 28, 2014 Read More
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.Nov 28, 2013 Read More
Gearhouse Group, South Africa’s largest rental staging company, has increased their Audio Visual projection stockholding with the recent purchase of sixteen 20K projectors - eight Christie Roadster HD20K-J 3-chip DLP® and eight Panasonic PT-DZ21K 3-chip DLP® units.Nov 27, 2013 Read More
South African based rental companies, Prosound and Gearhouse Splitbeam (Pty) Ltd have successfully worked together on many major international and local touring productions where Splitbeam has skilfully managed the specialist lighting and Prosound the specialist audio. Splitbeam’s primary focus is on lighting for theatre productions and its services have quickly gained traction in the theatre rental market since the company’s launch in February 2010.Nov 27, 2013 Read More
Gearhouse SA has made a substantial investment in new Martin and Robe moving lights in recent months, with the purchase of 72 x Martin MAC Vipers and 150 fixtures from Robe’s ROBIN series including Pointes, DLX, DLS and DLF and LEDWash 600s.
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Three of Gearhouse’s first year students, who are currently enrolled at the Kentse Mpahlwa Gearhouse Academy in Cape Town, recently worked on the Johannesburg leg of the RMB Starlight Classics (Sept 2013), after they impressed JAM Events production managers, Sam McGrath and Joanne Jaques with their hard work and skills at the Cape Town event held in March 2013.Nov 27, 2013 Read More
Every year thousands of predominantly Afrikaans speaking South Africans embark on a two hour drive from Johannesburg to Sun City’s Superbowl to attend Huisgenoot Skouspel. This year was no different as fans either stayed at Sun City for the weekend, or commuted on the day, to see their favourite performers on one stage during October 2013.Nov 27, 2013 Read More