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.



Botswana: When nature calls
Botswana is without a doubt one of Africa's top safari destinations, teeming with game and bird-life, thanks in large part to a strong commitment to wildlife protection, environmental conservation, and preservation of cultural heritage. The unimaginable vastness and other-worldliness makes for outstanding tourism spots as ...

High-Security Events in South Africa
Who you gonna call?   Not all events held in our country can be harmonious occasions. Certain spheres, such as politics, can be fraught with potential for upsets. That’s why is crucial to host your ‘high-security’ event at a venue that is well-versed in safety procedures, and ...

Youth in Business Events
Full name:  Adriaan Liebetrau Age: 30 Company: Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) Job Title: Chief Executive Officer 3 words to describe yourself: Passionate, Ambitious, Go-getter What do you do at SAACI? Please describe a typical day This is probably the hardest question to answer, as I have only ...

Industry Buzzwords – Why They’re Important for Your Business
Content. Costing. Collaboration. Quality. It’s almost three quarters through 2014 and the industry is buzzing with these keywords. But what do they really mean for event organisers, for venues and for exhibitors? And how can we harness them to create an even greater business events ...

Event Issue 8 eBook 2014web
The Event Issue 08 | 2014

The Event is brought to you by Film and Event Media. In this month’s issue we tackle Working in Africa, Industry Buzzwords and Youth in Eventing.