SMD Technical has been successfully supplying their top rated services to the eventing and hospitality industry for 28 years. They are mainly active in the corporate hospitality, conferencing, product launches, weddings and private events.

SMD Technical is divided into two divisions, namely the services side and the speciality product section.

On the service side they provide lighting, battery powered effects lighting, lasers, sound, artist backline, staging, dance floors, wedding aisles, lecterns, generators and power distribution. What sets SMD Technical apart from many other lighting companies is their extensive stock of decorative lighting products from naked bulbs, decorative bulbs, vintage filament bulbs, chandeliers, fairy lights curtains and strings. They are probably the industry leaders in South Africa when it comes to their stock of chandeliers.

On the product side since 2002 SMD have designed and built various battery powered and specially designed lighting products to solve the old look of lighting fixtures and present lights in new modern neutral casings. Some of these products are in such demand and have become very popular going out in batches of 100 units and more per hire. The most popular being the battery table lightboxes and table lamps, the recent battery candle guards and the range of décor washes.

All SMD Technical staff are Cape Town based and are permanent South African citizens and have had a long working relationship with the company. A few members of staff have been elevated to a profit share status and share in decision making processes of the entity. The most important factor is that all staff thoroughly enjoy their work and take pride in their creations, designs and delivery.


Steve Olivier

Owner Director
Mobile: 082 777 3007

Ali Abbas

Senior Technician &
Wedding Portfolio Manager

Mobile: 079 697 0160

Lee-Roy Thole

Senior Technician