For 46 years Derek and I have been in the industry of setting up, not just venues, but also creating theaters where extraordinary memories can be made.
Many of us have had the tricky job of setting up a tent, although some of us do it on a larger scale, like MPR Hiring. Over the last 46 years the tools of the trade have moved away from just plain muscles and a sledgehammer to automated pulley systems that can erect ballroom sized marquees.
What makes an event HOT or NOT! After many years at the helm of MPR Hiring, 46 years to be exact, our owner and CEO Derek De Jongh has been to his fair share of events. We decided to sit down and ask him for his tips on what makes a great event especially memorable.
It’s a title Johannesburg has bestowed upon itself: the Lightning Capital of the World. With numerous incidents occurring every year, MPR knows all the tricks of the trade to avoid getting electrocuted.
Whether you’re a couple, waiting for Cupid’s arrow, or just want to enjoy your chocolates undisturbed, Valentine’s Day is hard to ignore. The most difficult part of this unofficial holiday is planning and hosting an event that goes off without a hitch…