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Caplen joins Gearhouse ICS

South African company Gearhouse ICS has appointed Brenda Caplen to help develop its conference and events business.

Brenda Caplen, formerly of Evaluate Interactive Event Systems and Conference Communications, has joined newly-formed South African conference and event company Gearhouse ICS.

Caplen has17 years of experience in the Southern African conference and events industry through its busiest and most prolific period – gained on sizeable projects such as the World Parks Summit, World Summit on Sustainable Development and 18th World Petroleum Congress.

Her experience with audience response systems, speaker management, simultaneous interpretation services, radio frequency identification and delegate registration systems fits well with the ICS offering and complement the skills of the remainder of the team, Gearhouse said.

“This is a dynamic new space to explore, with enormous scope for growth,” said Caplen (pictured). “I am excited and invigorated by the new challenge. My passion has always been to find ways of integrating new techniques and ideas into something fresh and innovative to make the lives of event organizers, speakers and delegates easier and more streamlined. Gearhouse-ICS offers me that opportunity on a much larger scale.”