A dedicated comms system company launches for the event industry


The Gearhouse Group's collection of companies, branches and divisions service the conferencing, exhibition and event industries holistically. The Group is constantly evolving to meet changing needs, and while each company operates individually, they also fit neatly together to provide the widest range of technical services currently available in South Africa.

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Walking With Women


SOUTH AFRICA: Celebrating the centenary of Nelson Mandela and in support of the Elders’ #WalkTogetherCampaign, the first ever global showcase for women in the event production industry saw interconnected events laid on in South Africa, India, UK, Guinea and Brazil. Supported by the Gearhouse Group’s Splitbeam arm, the Johannesburg #WomenWalkTogether event required lighting and audio equipment to bolster the Market Theatre Complex’s, Barney Simon Theatre’s existing setup, as well as supplying an LED screen and A/V Equipment to the market nearby. The equipment was all operated by women from the Gearhouse Academy and SARA (South Africa Roadies Association).

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Long term technical reinforcement a Good Idea


Gearhouse Splitbeam has undertaken to support the arts, and theatre, by making sure that ‘this generation of South Africans as well as those to come, have world-class theatre on their doorstep’ according to Director, Alistair Kilbee. This ethos is what prompted their involvement with an interdisciplinary ‘incubation’ space in Maboneng to which Splitbeam supplies Lighting, Audio and Audio Visual on a long-term rental basis, ensuring that the artists at work there experience the nuances that technical reinforcement can bring to their work throughout the course of the work’s development. 

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Providing the magic behind the scenes


The annual Loeries Awards are an exceptional display of the best of African creative talent, which includes not only those being awarded but also those who labour behind the scenes to ensure the event is of the highest standards. Creative Feel spoke to one of the Loeries’ sponsors, Gearhouse, which looks after all technical and production aspects of the event. 

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Group collaboration for BRICS


The 10th BRICS Summit themed “BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution” – denoting the primary focus of the collaborative meeting between leaders of the world’s leading emerging economies, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, took place at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, from the 25-27 July 2018. 

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Supporting Event Organisers in the Western Cape


On 19th July 2018 – The Event Organiser's Network arranged their 4th Annual Western Cape showcase to around 300 Event Organisers from the region. The event introduces Event Planners to what is on offer for them to incorporate into their next event; allowing them to explore and experience what’s new in in terms of technology, venues, catering etc and network through free-flow, table-based interactions. 

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Spotlight On: Zintle Fani


Zintle completed her studies in Media and Journalism at Rosebank College in 2008-2009. 

On leaving varsity life, she was fortunate to find an opportunity to become a freelance journalist, working for a community newspaper called Ekurhuleni Times.

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