Welcome to the Event, a division of Film & Event Media. We’re a South Africa-based publishing house that is focused on everything film and events in Africa and around the world. The Event is Africa’s leading business-events 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 Africa (FMG) – 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 also publish The Event Planner’s Guide to Africa (EPG) – Africa’s leading business-events industry annual publication.

The Event is printed by Exhibit Print 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.



A further R37 million for the V&A Waterfront–operated cruise liner terminal

Passengers disembarking from the German luxury liner Europa received a warm welcome at Cape Town’s Cruise Terminal in E Berth at the Port of Cape Town, marking the first arrival of the 2016/17 season. In December 2015, the Transnet National Ports Authority handed over the operation of the Terminal to the V&A Waterfront, as the […]

A Massive Thank You From The Event Team

Lance Gibbons – Publishing Editor This has been a year of political uncertainty, fluctuating currencies, protests, and the threat of being downgraded to junk status; however, we have still managed to attract a great number of conferences, incentive travellers and new exhibitions to our country. Wesgro has exceeded set targets for the year, procuring more […]

Your 2017 Business Guide

We take a look at the local and international conferences, trade shows and association congresses that are not to be missed in 2017. The global exhibition and conference industry is worth millions, with around 260 million exhibition visitors every year according to UFI’s 2016 Global Exhibition Day stats. There are 4.4 million exhibiting companies, with […]

Soweto: Where Heritage meets Entertainment

Established during the gold rush in the late 1800s, Soweto has a long and vibrant history. It was home to renowned South Africans including Desmond Tutu, Trevor Noah, and the late Nelson Mandela, and today is home to the Hector Pieterson Museum, the Nelson Mandela National Museum, and many other unique, local attractions. A township […]

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The Event Issue 12

The Event Issue 12 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. In our final edition for the year, we explore the iconic sights and hidden gems South Africa has to offer, and we also speak to industry leaders to find out what valuable lessons they’ve learned in 2016.