THE POPE’S VISIT TO SOUTH AFRICA – 1995
- Produced, conceptualised, managed, coordinated and staged the entire event
- Produced and directed the international television broadcast of the event, broadcast to over 1 billion people
- We were contracted by the Catholic Church of South Africa to manage, co-ordinate and stage the first-ever Papal Visit to South Africa. We had a mere 5 weeks in which to accomplish this task and the event was by all accounts a huge success with over 325,000 people attending the event at Gosforth Park in Germiston, South Africa.
- We negotiated numerous sponsorships for this event to reduce the costs to the Church. The logistics of staging the Mass at Gosforth Park were mammoth. We began with an enormous tract of land, which is Gosforth Park, a racecourse. There were no facilities or amenities and we provided our 325,000-strong audience with water, lighting, sanitation, food, parking and more