Welcome to The Event, a division of Film & Event Media. We’re a South African based publishing house that is focused on everything film and events in Africa and around the world. The Event is Africa’s leading meetings industry magazine. The key to success in this growing industry is exposure to your target audience. The Event offers you the platform to reach that audience (international and regional) on a month-to-month basis, through a focused business-to-business publication.

Founded in 2003, Film & Event Media produces business-to-business publications, and acts as an online media hub for the film and events industries.  Our monthlies and annuals include: The Filmmaker’s Guide to South Africa – a yearly showcase of the SA film industry targeted at an international market; The Event – a monthly that covers the thriving African events and exhibitions industry; The Callsheet – a monthly about the African film industry that covers commercials, film, technology, documentaries and more. Film & Event Media publications also include The Event Planner’s Guide to Africa (EPG) – Africa’s leading meetings industry annual publication.


The Event is printed by Forms Express and their suppliers have The Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody certification. The magazine is printed on Hi-Q 80gsm gloss, wood free white paper, which is sourced from sustainably managed forests, and uses vegetable-oil-based, environmentally-friendly inks conforming to the highest European standards.


Four sport federations banned from bidding

South Africa’s sports minister has banned four of the country’s sport federations from bidding for major international tournaments after they failed to create enough opportunities for black players. Rugby, cricket, athletics and netball are the affected federations. The South African Rugby Union had said it would bid for the 2023 Rugby World Cup by the […]

Tourism INDABA Speed marketing sessions give exhibitors an opportunity to showcase and shine!

South African Tourism, the owner and host of Tourism INDABA, is serious about giving South African tourism products and services lucrative platforms and opportunities to grow their businesses. Taking place during the three-day trade show, from Saturday 7th to Monday the 9th of May 2016, INDABA Speed Marketing sessions are part of the many initiatives […]

Premier Hotel Sani Pass to undergo a R75 mil refurbishment

Premier Hotel Sani Pass, located in the picturesque Mkomazana Valley in the southern Drakensburg, is due to undergo a full refurbishment, estimated to conclude on 1 December 2016. The nine-month project will see the hotel, built in 1958, upgraded to meet the hospitality requirements of avid, modern travellers. Surrounded by the Drakensburg Mountains, 34 additional […]

Huge Industry Endorsement of IT&CM China 2016’s Programme

IT&CM China 2016’s first day business activities kicked off amidst other event highlights including Association Day Forums, Campfire Knowledge sessions, Association Day Destination Presentations, Networking Lunch and Cocktails and a brand new media briefing engagement format. In addition to the show’s stellar business profile of 280 international and local MICE exhibitors, over 500 attending buyers […]

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The Event Issue 4

The Event Issue 4, brought to you by Film & Event Media, explores World Travel Market Africa in depth, pre and post tours at Meetings Africa 2016, and a special case study on delegate boosting with the SANCB.