60 Years of Giving


Desti Loeijs is known for her quick smile and ‘can-do’ attitude by all in the local Live Events industry. In fact, it’s pretty much impossible to work on Live Events and not have met Ms. Desti Loeijs!

Jul 19, 2018 Read More

67 - More than just a number


With 67 Minutes for Mandela Day imminent and looking to the past, we realise have come a long way, with many positive changes, the majority of which can be attributed to Mr Nelson Mandela. It inspires us at Gearhouse to try to instil Mandela’s values and beliefs into our personal and professional lives. Every 18th July on Nelson Mandela's birthday the call goes out for people everywhere to celebrate his birthday by acting on the principle that each one has the power to change the world. 

Jul 17, 2018 Read More

A world-class event in Maputo


The Government of Mozambique partnered with the Global Wildlife Program and the World Bank team in Mozambique to put together the 2018 International Conference on Nature-Based Tourism in Conservation Areas in Maputo, Mozambique on 7-9 June, 2018. One of the pre-requisites of the event turned out to be the need for a dark, climate controlled event space that could accommodate 500 people as well as high resolution LED Screen.

Jun 21, 2018 Read More

The Liberation Concert


Gearhouse Group was able to supplement the technical elements for The Liberation Concert which took place at the Nelson Mandela Theatre, Joburg Theatre Complex on the 25th May. The concert celebrated Nelson Mandela’s legacy and fell aptly as the finale to Africa Month with the dual purpose of launching The Liberation Project’s new album Songs That Made Us Free. The Liberation Project served as the house band and featured special guest appearances from a host of South African and International icons who have lent their voices and played a vital role in South Africa’s struggle for freedom.

Jun 18, 2018 Read More

Laser Projection now available from Gearhouse Splitbeam


South African theatre technical supplier, Gearhouse Splitbeam, has just taken delivery of 2 x Panasonic PT-RZ12K 3-Chip DLP 12000 Lumens Laser Projectors through PanSolutions Holdings (PTY) Ltd. Their arrival was met with great excitement and the new units will soon be out on a production for Joburg Ballet.

Jun 15, 2018 Read More

4 Top Tech Trends for 2018


In 2018, one of the tech trends that is particularly prevalent on local events and inbound business events is the ongoing search for an unusual and memorable experience. That need can be met first and foremost with engaging content but quite often an interesting venue or location can really make an impact. The Gearhouse In2Structures Domes are in demand both locally and internationally for that very reason.

May 16, 2018 Read More

Ultra South Africa celebrates its fifth anniversary with a record-breaking production


Record numbers of electronic music fans flocked to the Expo Centre at Nasrec and the Cape Town Stadium on 9 and 10 February to enjoy the annual electronic music extravaganza, Ultra South Africa, which celebrated its fifth anniversary this year.  

The Ultra brand of live electric dance music festivals was founded in 1997 in Miami by executive producer and CEO, Russell Faibisch, with the inaugural Ultra Music Festival held in 1999 on the sands of Miami Beach. Focused on a love for music, artists and fans alike, Ultra and Ultra Worldwide represent one of the largest and most successful independent electronic music festival brands in the world. Event organisers continue to transport the unrivalled experience from the Miami flagship festival to an ever-growing number of destinations and ‘Ultranauts’ all over the globe.

May 16, 2018 Read More

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