iMira - Simply beautifulOver 100 units of iMira screens are on their way to South Africa as part of the Gearhouse Group's year-end technology upgrade. The new screens are scheduled to arrive ahead of the festive season events and New Year's functions. 16 Nov 2016 Read more >>

Bringing South African sunshine to the UKLocal equipment rental provider Gearhouse Splitbeam was recently approached by Suntoy - a provider of innovative renewable and sustainable solar energy solutions and creator of the immensely popular Consol Solar Jars™ brand - to assist with the local preparation for a lighting event taking place between 29 October and 13 November 2016 in the UK. 31 Oct 2016 Read more >>

A Revolution in South African lightingSplitbeam purchases 14 additional ETC Source Four Revolutions for the South African tour of Annie 5 Oct 2016 Read more >>

Gearhouse - shaping the future of events"Welcome to Tomorrow" was the catch phrase used to introduce some of Gearhouse Group's latest technology to 600 of the organisation's top clients and suppliers. The launch was housed in the inaugural build of the Maxi Dome Lite Venue, a bespoke temporary structure designed and built in South Africa by Gearhouse In2Structures, the Group's specialist design and manufacturing company. 28 Sep 2016 Read more >>

A culture of providing creative technical solutionsLEDVision (Pty) Ltd, South Africa's top full-service LED rental provider, has just taken delivery of the latest in a string of technological acquisitions that continues to set them apart in the LED arena. 15 Jun 2016 Read more >>

Mapping a pathway to the starsA Night with the Stars, a showcase piece for the Johannesburg Youth Orchestra Company and Born To Perform (a platform created by Creative Directors, Gemma Marinus Donnelly and Matthew Marinus to create professional opportunities in the performing arts industry for talented children and teens) took place at the UJ Arts Centre on 27 and 28 May 2016. 14 Jun 2016 Read more >>

Gearhouse Sales refreshed for 2016In a fast-changing information landscape and a softening global economy; event organisers are seeking value for money and are better informed about technical potential than ever before. A well-delivered event is no longer sufficient to keep these clients satisfied; technical suppliers need to be able to meet and serve their option-savvy expectations in terms of value, solution innovation and standout service but, most importantly, meet them in a way that instils trust and fosters confidence in their technology partner. 8 Jun 2016 Read more >>

Glass innovation for ConsolDigital design agency Injozi, approached Gearhouse Group with an unusual concept for their Consol Glass campaign for Grey Advertising Johannesburg. The brief was to create a projection surface using the client's product, in this case glass bottles, to be used as a backdrop for a variety of performance scenarios. 6 Jun 2016 Read more >>

SDS invests in new technologySets, Drapes, Screen (SDS) took delivery of an additional 14 AV Stumpfl screens (a mixture of the manufacturer-patented FullWhite® borderless screens and wide-format screens), this May. The new stock will be evenly deployed between the Cape Town and Johannesburg branches to ensure a mirrored stock holding in both centres. 1 Jun 2016 Read more >>

IVTM goes BoseInhouse Venue Technical Management, a subsidiary of the Gearhouse Group South Africa has taken another delivery of 12 units of the Bose L1 Compact portable PA system supplied by Durban-based Energywise Systems over recent months into its various operations across the country. Starting with an initial purchase of eight sets in 2010, IVTM has now increased its stock holding to 113 units nationally. 17 Feb 2016 Read more >>

Gearhouse embraces international skills exchange programmeWhen 75 of the world's leading event technology services providers unite to form the world's most comprehensive event technology network, the resultant formidable force in the event industry generates unlimited opportunities to share knowledge and stimulate industry growth through engagement between its members. 23 Nov 2015 Read more >>

How safe is your event?With safety an ongoing and increasingly primary concern for live events in the largely unregulated South African live events industry, production houses, professional conference organisers, event managers, exhibition organisers and now even the big-brand end-users themselves are taking the problem more seriously. 23 Sep 2015 Read more >>

Bidvest on Broadway with GearhouseThe annual Bidvest Awards Gala Dinner corporate function is one of the largest on the SA corporate calendar. The international Bidvest Group, with almost 150,000 employees in countries all over the world, gathers to celebrate excellence and take stock of their performance. An international gathering this prestigious demands a special event for its entertainment. 11 Sep 2015 Read more >>

Topping the technicals for Madame ZingaraMadame Zingara's unique South African travelling theatrical experience is reinventing itself in bigger, better and more opulent surroundings than ever before. The installation of the custom-built, triple-story speigelpaleis, known as the "Queen of Flanders", on Cape Town's Grand Parade offers the creative energies of the Madame Zingara team even more scope to dazzle and astound their audiences. "The Celebration" is the culmination of 15 years of the dinner cirque's fantastical journey and looks set to live up to every bit of hype around it. 14 Jul 2015 Read more >>

Increased efficiency for the 15th Annual African Utility Week (Clean Power Africa)The Annual African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa, hosted at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from the 12 to the 14th May 2015, is the industry's only global meeting place, conference and trade exhibition for African power and water utility professionals. 27 May 2015 Read more >>

Spending Valentine's night with the president - at CTICCThe Inhouse Venue Technical Management (IVTM) team operating within the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) recently had the privilege of being the preferred supplier for the inaugural Ubuntu Awards Gala Dinner, a premier event hosted by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), on 14 February 2015 in the CTICC. 14 Apr 2015 Read more >>

95% reached at Cape Town Technical Production Services sector learnershipAs the Gearhouse Kentse Mpahlwa Academy's (GKMA) students for 2015 settle into this year's popular technical internship it is becoming evident that this initiative, now in its 13th year of operation, is now a truly effective contributor to raising the skills standards within the South African live events Industry. 30 Mar 2015 Read more >>

Gearhouse wins at EXSA AwardsGearhouse South Africa was the proud recipient, for the fourth consecutive year, of the Best AV Supplier Award at the EXSA (Exhibition and Event Association of Southern Africa) Awards held at The Forum, Bryanston, on 26 November. 1 Dec 2014 Read more >>

Set to service the Western CapeSet construction and installation company Sets, Drapes, Screens, or SDS, is part of the Gearhouse Group of companies and has been successfully servicing live events, venue requirements, television productions, custom exhibition stands and brand activations in Gauteng and the Western Cape for the past six years with set requirements as well as a variety of large format screens and draping. 27 Oct 2014 Read more >>

New LED product for South African eventsLEDVision (Pty) Ltd, a full-service LED screen supplier, and part of the Gearhouse Group of Companies, has expanded its rental stockholding once again to offer more innovative options to the local live event market. 19 Sep 2014 Read more >>

Gearhouse Group announces the launch of its West African operationThe Gearhouse Group of Companies already leads the South African market in equipment rental for live events. Now the Group has announced that it is advancing the service onto the African continent with the establishment of Gearhouse Ghana, a fully stocked operation located in Accra. 23 Jul 2014 Read more >>

Gearhouse Group supplies Armin Only IntenseGearhouse Group has become the premier supplier of technical production services to the events staging industry in South Africa over more than 20 years of the company's existence. Its range of services, turnkey solutions and cutting edge technology ranks the company among the world's leading companies of its kind. 8 Jul 2014 Read more >>

Gearhouse Splitbeam provides full service for Full MoonOne of Vuyani Dance Company's 2014 dance experiences took the form of an "out-of-this-world" dance piece called Full Moon at the Mandela stage at the Joburg Theatre, Johannesburg. Inspired by the mysteries of the universe, this dreamlike piece claims to take audiences "on an epic journey into the celestial realm and back to earth, riding the mysterious carpet of the time-space continuum in a magical flight of the imagination". 20 May 2014 Read more >>

Gearhouse ICS provides ICT support at the 15th Cape Town International Jazz FestivalICT solutions provider 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. 8 Apr 2014 Read more >>

Gearhouse and Prosound reach landmark dealTwo of South Africa's longest-standing players in the South African technical services production industry came together this week to sign a landmark deal within the local event industry. 19 Feb 2014 Read more >>

Gearhouse continues to improve AV stockholdingGearhouse Group, South Africa's largest rental staging company, has increased their audiovisual projection stockholding with the recent purchase of sixteen 20K projectors - eight Christie Roadster HD20K-J 3-chip DLP's and eight Panasonic PT-DZ21K 3-chip DLP units. 5 Dec 2013 Read more >>

Splitbeam inherits prosound lighting stockSouth 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. 12 Nov 2013 Read more >>

Gearhouse supplies first ever Sensation Innerspace in South AfricaThe Gearhouse Group of companies recently provided comprehensive technical support, in the form of rigging, audio, lighting, trussing, structures and power, for the successful execution of the electronic dance production: Sensation Innerspace, which took place at the Coca Cola Dome in Northriding on 7 September. 20 Sep 2013 Read more >>

Gearhouse delivers world-class service at 63rd FIFA CongressThe Gearhouse Group of companies recently took charge of all technical requirements ahead of the 63rd FIFA Congress hosted in the Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre (SVICC) in Mauritius. The opening was held on 30 May and the congress took place on 31 May, and with Gearhouse's reputation as a good and reliable service provider, the Group was naturally the first choice for Executive Producer and Creative Director David Bloch to partner with, in executing the Opening Ceremony. 31 Jul 2013 Read more >>

Splitbeam supplies Starlight ExpressGearhouse Splitbeam was the theatre lighting supplier of choice for the South African production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Starlight Express at The Mandela, Joburg Theatre in Johannesburg. Produced by the theatre's executive producer, Bernard Jay, and directed by Janice Honeyman, this much loved musical exploded onto the South Africa theatre scene in July 2013. 17 Jul 2013 Read more >>

Gearhouse SA hosts AV Alliance in Cape TownOn 28 and 29 June, the global AV Alliance network held one of their association meetings at the CTICC which saw 22 delegates of the Alliance come together to strengthen ties across the network, compare methodologies and explore each other's knowledge base. The Alliance usually links the meetings to industry events and this time decided to visit IFES tying their meeting in with the expo in Cape Town. 8 Jul 2013 Read more >>

CTICC appoints IVTM as inhouse technical supplierThe Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) has appointed Inhouse Venue Technical Management (IVTM) as its new audiovisual supplier. 14 May 2013 Read more >>

Jersey Boys hit supplied by Gearhouse SplitbeamLatest buzz on the musical theatre wires is that the newly opened Jersey Boys at the Teatro, Montecasino in Johannesburg is absolutely unmissable. Fresh from its Singapore tour- where the show played to rapt audiences at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore - the show opened in South Africa on 3 April 2013 for a ten week run. 19 Apr 2013 Read more >>

Gearhouse Training Academy renamedSeldom will you find an opportunity that is so geared towards the Technical Supply industry, so involved with what is happening on the events scene right now and such a fun way of learning that you simply have to sign on, if Technical Production is your passion. 9 Apr 2013 Read more >>

Gearhouse ICS takes Conferencing to the next levelICT solutions provider, Gearhouse ICS, came up with the goods yet again at a high profile congress in Cape Town last month. Their touch-screen 'posters' took the event to a new level in interactive conference tools. 22 Mar 2013 Read more >>

Gearhouse Group supplies CNN Journalist Awards in ZambiaGearhouse Group supplied full technical production (Lighting, Staging, Audio, AV, Rigging, Power distribution and some Set elements) for the CNN African Journalist of the Year Competition 2012, (produced by Mark West of CAP Events) which took place at the Government Complex Auditorium, Lusaka recently. The event is focused on encouraging, promoting and recognising excellence in African Journalism and has been running since 1995. The event is hosted in different regions annually and was this year hosted by CNN and MultiChoice in Zambia and broadcast live on ZNBC. 5 Sep 2012 Read more >>

IVTM Signs 15 on OrangeAfter a period of establishment and a growing business relationship we are pleased to add African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel to the Western Cape portfolio of on-site venues at INHOUSE Venue Technical Management (IVTM). 16 Aug 2012 Read more >>

Inhouse Venue Technical Management signs with Coastlands UmhlangaThe recent addition of Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel and Convention Centre to the Inhouse Venue Technical Management (IVTM) - KwaZulu-Natal portfolio, is proof of what a lot of hard work (and a little bit of luck) can achieve. 20 Jun 2012 Read more >>

Brenda Caplen joins Gearhouse ICSBrenda Caplen, formerly of Evaluate Interactive Event Systems and Conference Communications, has joined newly-formed ICT solutions provider Gearhouse ICS. ICS offers a complete conference and event solution, from registration to audience response systems and continues to present new services as they become available. 22 May 2012 Read more >>

Gearhouse Group adds 10th companyThe ideal and complete conference and event solution, from registration to audience response systems, has taken shape in the newly formed company, Gearhouse ICS. 2 May 2012 Read more >>

Splitbeam supports award-winning designFaheem Bardien walked away with this year's Naledi Best Lighting Design award for his evocative lighting design for The Mandela Trilogy staged at Teatro, Montecasino. Gearhouse Splitbeam provided the full lighting rig as well as crew for stage, lighting, flies and props on this unique opera which has been described as "an impressive entertainment product of export quality". 20 Apr 2012 Read more >>

Gearhouse wins international awardGearhouse SA was once again awarded the accolade of Favourite International Production Company at the TPi Awards, an awards evening considered by many as the premier event for the live production industry. The event acknowledges and rewards the achievements of the most talented and successful individuals and service companies working within the industry and attracts over 1,100 people from all areas of the live music business. 24 Feb 2012 Read more >>

Common ground with OasysGearhouse SA is a technical supplier to the Southern African Live Events industry whilst Oasys Innovations is a supplier of infrastructure for exhibitions and events. Both companies have evolved into multi-disciplined operations through years of servicing the Live Event market and are market leaders in their respective fields. 21 Feb 2012 Read more >>

System Solutions commissioned for double stadium contract in GabonSystem Solutions, part of the Gearhouse South Africa Group of Companies, has been commissioned by ANGT (Agence Nationale Des Grands Travaux) who represent the Gabon government, to design, supply and construct large format outdoor LED screens and a control system each for the brand-new stadium in Libreville and the existing stadium in Port Gentil. 9 Nov 2011 Read more >>

Gearhouse In2Structures houses SADC ConferenceWhen the Royal Elephant Hotel in Centurion was called on to host an event for 200 SADC VIPs plus 1500 invited guests; they contacted temporary venue specialists Gearhouse In2Structures for assistance. 28 Oct 2011 Read more >>

New LED technology available from LEDVisionFull-service daylight screen rental company LEDVision, one of the Gearhouse Group of Companies, is the first South African LED rental company to stock the recently launched DuoLED product from Lighthouse. 29 Aug 2011 Read more >>

Gearhouse supplies full technical production for Cape Town Fashion Week 2011The Gearhouse Group delivered a slick technical package for Cape Town Fashion Week 2011, in keeping with the polished look of the fashion spectacular which took place between 13th and 16th July 2011 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Gearhouse SA supplied lighting, audio, AV, power and rigging and sister company sets, drapes, screens (SDS) provided all set elements. The entire project was managed for Gearhouse by Theo Van As and Grant Orchard from the Cape Town branch. 12 Aug 2011 Read more >>

Mandela Day, the CheeseKids wayGearhouse SA and others from the Gearhouse Group pooled their services to provide the technical elements for the Cheese Kids, Mandela Day Celebration which took place at Innesfree Park on Sunday 17th July 2011 (the day before Nelson Mandela Day). 1 Aug 2011 Read more >>

Gearhouse splitbeam provides lighting for SuperstarPieter Toerien's spectacular version of the well-known musical, Jesus Christ Superstar, opened this May at Cape Town's Artscape Opera House to tumultuous applause. This was the latest in a string of smash-hit musicals for which theatre equipment supplier, Gearhouse Splitbeam, supplied the lighting rig. The company offers niche theatre-specific equipment on a long-term rental basis and is fast becoming the "go-to" option for international tours and local shows alike. 13 Jun 2011 Read more >>

Gearhouse SA joins global event technology services provider allianceSouth Africa's premier technical supplier, Gearhouse South Africa recently joined a world-wide network of key industry players; a move which will undoubtedly improve their international profile and extend their market reach as well as assist local meeting planners who can now easily access the same standard of technical service anywhere in the world through this association. 24 May 2011 Read more >>

Gearhouse South Africa announces its membership of the African Bureau of Conventions (ABC), a recently established South African, and African Convention Bureau whose primary aim is to bid and secure new conferences and events for South Africa and Africa. 14 Mar 2011 Read more >>

Gearhouse SA celebrates New Age FriendshipOver 40,000 excited cricket fans packed the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban, South Africa, to see India clinch victory over the Proteas (South Africa) in Sunday's Standard Bank International Pro20 international cricket tournament, in the process, making history as the biggest crowd ever to watch a cricket match on the African continent. 27 Jan 2011 Read more >>

Gearhouse S.A. beats the clock for awardsIt seems that mega short timescales have now become almost the norm in the world of technical expectations, but to design and realise a full stadium production in less than a week is still a considerable achievement by any stretch of the imagination. 11 Jan 2011 Read more >>

Gearhouse South Africa supplies Loeries 2010Gearhouse South Africa supplied full technical production to the 2010 Loerie Awards staged at the Good Hope Centre in Cape Town, South Africa for the second year running. 28 Oct 2010 Read more >>

Gearhouse South Africa supplies Johannesburg Day 2010 ConcertGearhouse South Africa designed and supplied a full technical production package to 94.7 Highveld Stereo's 2010 Johannesburg Day event (in association with Santam), produced by Primedia and staged at Riversands Farm in the leafy Johannesburg suburb of Fourways. 27 Sep 2010 Read more >>

Gearhouse South Africa makes major AV and lighting investmentsGearhouse South Africa has recently made substantial investments in the latest AV and lighting technologies to ensure that the company stays at the technological forefront - offering the very latest products and services to its clients in the dynamic and fast changing world of show and event production. 1 Sep 2010 Read more >>

Gearhouse spends 67 mins for MandelaManagement at Gearhouse SA believe that it is by the capabilities of their front-line staff that their reputation for excellence has been established. In support of their employee advancement policy and skills equity drive, the company has an extremely proactive approach to training. "Ensuring that the technical staff is fully competent to work with the equipment we supply, is vital to our service delivery," explains Gearhouse's National Training Manager Garth Green. 30 Jul 2010 Read more >>

Gearhouse SA helps close World Cup in styleGearhouse South Africa was contracted by ceremonies producers VWV Group to deliver all technical aspects of the amazing Closing Ceremony of the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup - including rigging, power, sound, lighting and large format projection (which was contracted out to French-based ETC) - utilising the dynamics, skills and services of most companies in the Gearhouse Group. 19 Jul 2010 Read more >>

Gearhouse South Africa supplies full technical production for World Cup Kick-off Celebration ConcertGearhouse South Africa supplied full technical production for the FIFA World Cup™ Kick-Off Celebration Concert, staged at Orlando Stadium in Soweto, Johannesburg. 24 Jun 2010 Read more >>

Gearhouse South Africa supplies Africa Day 2010Gearhouse South Africa supplied full technical production for the 2010 Africa Day celebrations in Johannesburg, which moved from downtown to a completely different location in the leafy green environs of Dries Niemand Park in Kempton Park, Randburg. 23 Jun 2010 Read more >>

Gearhouse SA in "best" SAMAs production to dateThat was the general consensus of opinion apparent to anyone watching the 2010 MTN SAMAs webcast, as countless winners and artists voiced their opinions on the awesome looking stage and set during their post performance interviews at Sun City Superbowl, South Africa, for the country's premier music awards. 3 Jun 2010 Read more >>

Gearhouse South Africa is a winner at the Kora AwardsGearhouse South Africa supplied full technical production - including lighting, sound, rigging, AV, stage, set - and crew for the high-profile 2010 Kora All Africa Music Awards staged at the Palais de Sport in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, West Africa. 28 Apr 2010 Read more >>

A refreshing move by the Gearhouse SA Group is the launch of its latest company, Gearhouse Splitbeam at the beginning of February 2010. This joint venture between Alistair Kilbee, previously MD of Splitbeam (a theatre services supplier) and the well-known live events technical supplier, Gearhouse SA, is tipped to answer the needs of theatre productions countrywide. 24 Feb 2010 Read more >>

Gearhouse SA supplies 2010 Oriflame Diamond ConferenceGearhouse South Africa supplied full technical production - sound, lighting, AV and video, staging, sets, rigging and power - and one of their massive new In2Structures SupaDome venues for Swedish cosmetics multinational Oriflame's 2010 Diamond Conference. 10 Feb 2010 Read more >>

Miss World 2009Miss World 2009 returned to South Africa for the second year running, this year staged at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg. 5 Jan 2010 Read more >>

In2Structures launches new SupaDome and AliDome venuesJohannesburg-based In2Structures (part of the Gearhouse South Africa Group) launched two stunning new Dome structures in a special event at the GHSA Head Office in Bezuidenhout Valley, Johannesburg, South Africa. 4 Nov 2009 Read more >>

Gearhouse SA supplies 2009 Loerie AwardsGearhouse South Africa supplied technical equipment - rigging, sound, lighting, video, media, power, backline - for The 31st Annual Loerie Awards. This is the major element of the Loeries Festival, anecdotally considered the coolest, best and most anticipated party weekend for media professionals in the southern hemisphere! 9 Oct 2009 Read more >>

Gearhouse supplies South African TattooGearhouse South Africa supplied all technical production - including, sound, lighting, power and structures - plus audience seating for the hugely popular 2009 South African Tattoo, staged at Montecasino, Johannesburg, ZA. 22 Sep 2009 Read more >>

Gearhouse SA flies high with EmiratesGearhouse South Africa's Durban and Johannesburg branches combined resources and skills to provide all technical production - including rigging, sound, lighting, AV and sets - required for the high-profile launch of Emirates Airline's new non-stop service between Durban and Dubai. 7 Aug 2009 Read more >>

Systems Solutions scores at Soccer CitySystem Solutions, part of the Gearhouse South Africa Group of Companies, has been awarded a R39-million contract by the City of Johannesburg to supply and install a High Definition IPTV digital signage video distribution system as well as two large-format, high-resolution outdoor LED screens at the brand-new flagship Soccer City Stadium venue. 20 Jul 2009 Read more >>

Gearhouse closes the Confederation CupBefore the kick-off of the 2009 FIFA Confederation Cup Final at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg, the 53,000 live audience plus several million Superchannel 1 and SABC viewers witnessed an equally exciting and beautifully visual Closing Ceremony. 6 Jul 2009 Read more >>

Gearhouse with the godsLeading international dance brand Godskitchen brought their hugely successful 2009 world tour show to South Africa, headlined by Armin van Buuren and staged at two amazing events in Johannesburg and Cape Town. 22 Jun 2009 Read more >>

Honda "Let It Shine" - the pure magic of lightingIf you've seen the latest amazing commercial for the new Honda Insight hybrid vehicle... and wondered how the massive car headlight animations were achieved... then we can reveal that Gearhouse South Africa supplied the technical solution. 25 May 2009 Read more >>

Largest line array PA in South AfricaNorthwind Recording appointed Gearhouse South Africa to team up, design and supply the largest ever line array PA system to date to be used in the country, for the three-day 2009 Mighty Men Conference (MMC 09), staged at the Shalom Farm, Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal. 14 May 2009 Read more >>

Gearhouse SA gets jazzedGearhouse South Africa's Cape Town branch supplied technical production design, complete technical infrastructure including lighting, sound, AV, staging and power, plus 40 crew for the three main stages at the 2009 Cape Town International Jazz Festival. 23 Apr 2009 Read more >>

New Radisson Blu in Sandton sets the trend in eventsThink modern, think chic, think stylish... The newly opened Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton, the upmarket business and shopping hub of Johannesburg, definitely deserves each of its five stars. 3 Mar 2009 Read more >>

Gearhouse South Africa in Top Gear for MPH ShowGearhouse South Africa supplied technical production - including rigging, lighting, projection/media and audio, plus seating via Havaseat - to the 2009 MPH Prestige & Performance Motor Show in Johannesburg. 12 Feb 2009 Read more >>

Gearhouse South Africa tours Lionel RichieGearhouse South Africa supplied all technical production - staging, rigging, lighting, video and audio - for Lionel Richie's hugely successful South African tour, with resources pooled from their Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban bases. 9 Dec 2008 Read more >>

Gearhouse In2Structures supplies first Igloo in DubaiThe first Gearhouse South Africa In2Structures MaxiDome temporary venue has been installed in Dubai, on the left bank of Dubai Creek with the InterContinental Dubai Festival City as a backdrop. 18 Nov 2008 Read more >>

Gearhouse riggers certified by UK bodyThe South African entertainment industry has no formal test with which to determine the competency of riggers in the industry. Four Gearhouse SA riggers recently undertook an assessment for the UK's National Rigging Certificate (NRC), thereby assuring the company's lead in the South African entertainment rigging industry. 14 Oct 2008 Read more >>

Sets, Drapes and Screens in Johannesburg and the long-standing Scenic Service in Cape Town have joined forces, with the aim of delivering an even more streamlined, high quality service in line with the vision and values of the Gearhouse group. 26 Sep 2008 Read more >>

New venue for Zip Zap CircusWhat started 16 years ago with a swing in a tree in the Cape township Langa has since become a world-famous circus school. And thanks to the clever design of the Gearhouse In2Structures's FT Dome, the Zip Zap Circus School in Cape Town boasts a venue of its own - for the first time since its humble beginnings. 11 Aug 2008 Read more >>

It's time for the annual Loerie Awards, and Gearhouse SA is more involved than ever in this highlight on the advertising industry's calendar. 24 Jul 2008 Read more >>

Gearhouse In2Structures' semi-permanent venueThis is a highly versatile structure that can be transformed and configured according to the show or event and the client's requirements. 23 Jun 2008 Read more >>

For many of us load shedding is nothing more than an inconvenience, but it can have a serious effect on any business, especially those in the events industry where the core business is heavily reliant on a stable power supply. Apart from the irritations of planned events going awry at critical moments and interrupted planning, the main impact seems to have been on the client's wallet, which ultimately leads to a decrease in smaller events. 5 Jun 2008 Read more >>

Mobile screen technology makes outdoor display a breezeLEDVision, part of the Gearhouse group of Companies, recently acquired two 10m² mobile LED-screens. The purchase comes hot on the heels of the success of the purchase and introduction of their 40m² mobile LED-screen in 2007. 27 May 2008 Read more >>

Gearhouse sweeps the boards at annual TPSA awardsMany of the behind-the-scene stars of the South African live events industry were honoured at a recent award ceremony held by the Technical Production Services Association (TPSA). Gearhouse SA took home more than a few awards for the mantelpiece. 17 Mar 2008 Read more >>

Gearhouse South Africa was honoured to receive the award for Favourite International Production Company of the year, at the 2008 TPi Awards in London on 17th February. Now in its seventh year, the TPI annual Awards pays tribute to the creme-de-la-crème of the international Technical Production Services industry, including awards for production and tour managers, sound engineers, lighting designers, video directors, set designers, transport companies and riggers. 19 Feb 2008 Read more >>

Variety is the spice of life for LEDVisionSouth African large screen specialist, LEDVision has recently deployed their stock of LED screens on a wide range of high profile events, with great results. 26 Jun 2007 Read more >>

Empowerment drive at GearhouseTen months have passed since Gearhouse South Africa brought in empowerment partners Andile (Kentse) Mpahlwa, Nkosinathi Biko and Relebogile Moshidi, all partners within Red Coral Investments. The transaction put an end to an arduous search for the right partners and Ofer Lapid is nothing short of delighted with the outcome. 26 Apr 2007 Read more >>

Gearhouse goes Inhouse from January 2007Gearhouse (PTY) Ltd and Ashraf Omar (AV Network) this month announced the launch of a new company, Inhouse Venue Technical Management (Pty) Ltd (IVTM). Part of the Gearhouse group of companies, Inhouse VTM was formed to facilitate the supply and management of technical equipment and personnel within key venues across the Western Cape. 26 Jan 2007 Read more >>

The 8th African Gymnastics Championships - Gearhouse CTNSouth Africa was selected to host the 8th African Gymnastics Championships at the Bellville Velodrome between 22 and 27th November. The Championships culminated in a spectacular Gala evening on the 30th to celebrate the International Gymnastics Federation's (FIG) 125th anniversary. Gearhouse Cape Town was nominated the preferred technical supplier to both these events.  14 Dec 2006 Read more >>

China comes to the CapeBeijing's New Impression Culture Development Company Ltd and the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China presented The China Experience - a showcase of China's 5000 year cultural heritage at the Artscape Theatre from the 7th - 12th November 2006.  11 Dec 2006 Read more >>

Firing up the Ice Lounge with Gearhouse SAOn the 1st and 2nd of November 2006, Gearhouse South Africa had the privilege of providing the technical requirements for the launch of South Africa's first "Ice Lounge" at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town.  24 Nov 2006 Read more >>

Gearhouse Durban sponsors Dance4life initiativeGearhouse South Africa is assisting Dance4Life South Africa with the technical aspects of a mega dance event planned for the closing of Dance4life's very successful 2005 school HIV and Aids Awareness program. The event is geared towards the South African youth, inviting their participation in a dynamic and fun global dance experience scheduled for 25th November 2006 (the Saturday before World Aids Day).  20 Nov 2006 Read more >>

Gearhouse CT technical supplier to Homeless Soccer World CupThe idea for a street soccer tournament, aimed at helping society's most marginalised make a new start in life, was born in 2001 after an international meeting of editors of street newspapers in Cape Town.  30 Oct 2006 Read more >>

"Bringing light into the darkness" at the Radiology CongressDelegates travelled from all over the world to be part of the 24th International Congress of Radiology between 12 and 16 September 2006 at the CTICC. Professional conference organisers, Global Conferences together with the Congress Organising Committee planned all aspects of the event to the finest detail.  2 Oct 2006 Read more >>

United we stand - Gearhouse CTN at ISBT expoThe end of October saw the team at Gearhouse CTN feverishly putting the finishing touches to the striking Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Stand commissioned by Octopus Insight Ltd, a Nottingham-based production house working on behalf of Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics - a Johnson & Johnson Company (OCD). The stand was constructed for the International Society for Blood Transfusion (ISBT) exhibition running from the 1st September at the CTICC. 18 Sep 2006 Read more >>

Back to back music in Cape Town...The City of Cape Town was overflowing with great musicians over the weekend of 25th - 28th August. On Friday evening, planned to coincide with the end of woman's month, gospel went big with the Mitchell's Plain group "Covenant woman", followed by the famous and much adored gospel diva CeCe Winans. The venue: His People's Church, the technical supplier: Gearhouse Cape Town.  8 Sep 2006 Read more >>

The 3rd Red Bull Box Cart Race took to the streets of Jozi again this weekend. Client, Red Bull is renowned for their extreme events and delivered a day of fun for all ages on the streets of Parktown, Johannesburg on the 27th August.  30 Aug 2006 Read more >>

eThekwini Events Company pulled out all the stops to promote the city of Durban at this year's Durban Beach Africa Festival 2006 which took place from the 29th of June to the 9th of July.  7 Aug 2006 Read more >>

Conference Gear has grown from "Conference Who?" to a force to be reckoned with. It has been a year since this new division was launched under the Gearhouse name. They have established themselves well within the conference and corporate launch markets and are making significant inroads into the smaller event sectors. A rapidly expanding client-base and a reputation for exceeding expectations have ensured that the division is well-placed for continued growth over the coming year. 24 Jul 2006 Read more >>

ITE South Africa, part of ITE Group plc, recently awarded Gearhouse SA preferred supplier status on the upcoming Beauty Africa Expo to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in July 2006. 4 Jun 2006 Read more >>

It seems that everyone is planning their events for March, April and May this year and Gearhouse South Africa is expecting a shipment of new equipment this month to make sure that there is enough equipment to go around during the second quarter of the year.  23 Apr 2006 Read more >>

IBM's elite HPC (Hundred Percent Club) EMEA were entertained in fine Capetonian style in March as part of the company's HPC Incentive program. These top sales performers from the EMEA Region (Europe, Middle East and Asia) had reached in excess of 100% of their targets and were treated to a celebration of their achievements. 9 Apr 2006 Read more >>

The sounds of Mean Mr Mustard, The Parlotones, Freshly Ground and Dr Victor rocked the halls of Emperors palace at the largest radio promotion ever on 23rd February. 94.7's Winners Only Party was a joint venture between the radio station and Emperors Palace with a 2.5 million rand prize at stake and a brand new Volvo to boot. 14 Mar 2006 Read more >>

Gearhouse SA is thrilled to have contributed to the technical element of the Glo-CAF awards ceremony in Abuja, Nigeria on 16th February 2006 where Samuel Eto'o Fils won African Footballer of the Year for the third time.  26 Feb 2006 Read more >>

Leading technical supplier, Gearhouse South Africa was contracted by Inzalo Communications to supply technical equipment and services for the Opening Ceremony at this year's premier event for women's golf. 30 Jan 2006 Read more >>

Two of the biggest players in their respective fields, Gearhouse South Africa and Dimension TV have embarked on a joint venture in the arena of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Screens. 28 Nov 2005 Read more >>

At last there is a product to take any presentation into a memorable highly powerful experience. Wings Platinum has hit South African shores. This new revolutionary product allows one to create presentations using timelines containing pictures, videos, audio, live video and text. 14 Nov 2005 Read more >>

Three levels of exhibitors for the 18th World Petroleum Congress kept Gearhouse SA's Project Managers Helen Surgeson and Catherine Landry busy over the duration of first South African-hosted World Petroleum Congress at the Sandton Convention centre between 25th and 29th September. 5 Oct 2005 Read more >>

Gearhouse South Africa's Audio team has prepared a space in their workshop and eagerly unpacked their new 24/16 KUDO system. The delivery is timed to coincide with the beginning of the busy spring season of Jazz festivals and concerts. 25 Sep 2005 Read more >>

While Nokia Cape Town Fashion Week staged at the CTICC between 10th and 13th August featured fresh and original garment designs from 60 African designers; the two separate production designs in Halls 1A and 1B by producers Tramps - the Show Production Company and Umzingeli respectively, reflected a unique design sense of their own.  1 Sep 2005 Read more >>

Three days, plenty of bubblegum coloured caps and T-shirts, all the ad execs in the business and an impressively dominant stand from Gearhouse - all ingredients of the 2005 Markex & World of Events, held at the CTICC from 3-5 August. 22 Aug 2005 Read more >>

Gearhouse Durban impressed all with their glitzy contributions to the live entertainment at the Mr Price Pro. 14 Aug 2005 Read more >>

Just more than a month after the launch of Conference Gear, we take a look at where it is headed and how it fits into the South African conferencing landscape. 4 Aug 2005 Read more >>

With Pietermaritzburg being announced the capital of KwaZulu Natal late last year, it is a market that is fast growing in terms of conferencing and eventing. Gearhouse South Africa, the leading technical supplier in the country, seized the opportunity to be affiliated with the Royal Agricultural Showgrounds earlier this year and after quick negotiations secured a Preferred Supplier status with the RAS.  12 Jun 2005 Read more >>

Last year Gearhouse South Africa acquired a fifty percent share of the set design and building company Art of Light for the purpose of providing a unique new service to the events industry. The name of the company is In2Structures and the aim of its business is to supply innovative and inspiring structures, sets and stages that are specifically designed according to a client's requirements or the specific needs of an event. 8 Jun 2005 Read more >>

A spirit exists within athletes to try and exceed their own standards of excellence. That same spirit exists within BMW's positioning of their 3-series. 26 May 2005 Read more >>

When Dr Hasso Plattner (co-founder and chairman of SAP) proffered Fancourt as a venue for the second 46664 concert on 19th March and underwrote the entire event cost - the fight against Aids in South Africa took another step forward. 24 Apr 2005 Read more >>

The first fully accredited learnership for the National Certificate in Live Event Technical Production is currently underway in Bezuidenhout Valley in Johannesburg. Gearhouse SA's Training Centre is running the program under the auspices of Create SA (the National Skills Fund strategic project of the Media, Print, Packaging and Publishing Sectoral Training Authority - MAPPP-SETA). 8 Mar 2005 Read more >>

Gearhouse South Africa's Durban branch recently signed a preferred supplier agreement with Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom. The newly opened complex in Umdloti prides itself on being the "most technologically advanced Casino in South Africa" and Gearhouse's state-of-the-art equipment and technical expertise proved to be the natural choice to support the venue. 30 Jan 2005 Read more >>

Gearhouse South Africa, leading supplier of Presentation and Event technical equipment and services in Africa, recently expanded their hire stock to offer clients the Folsom Research 1600 Series Screen Pro™ Plus system from Barco - Folsom, LLC.  9 Dec 2004 Read more >>

The workshops at Gearhouse SA, leading technical supplier to the events industry, were abuzz during October in preparation for the Auto Africa exhibition, taking place from October 25-31st at Nasrec. 2 Nov 2004 Read more >>

President Thabo Mbeki's inauguration at Pretoria's Union Buildings this year saw a complete transformation of the venue, thanks to the creative flair of Gearhouse SA. 27 Jun 2004 Read more >>