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.



South Africa Consulate stages cultural event

The South African Consulate with the cooperation of Call of Culture, a non-profit group, organized on Tuesday an evening program on cultural exchange to enhance the relationship and understanding between South Africa and Saudi Arabia. South Africa’s culture, food, music, artwork and architecture were enjoyed by the attendees. Shoayb Casoo, South African consul general, said […]

Africa is the next tourism frontier and SA needs to cash in

The CEO of SA Tourism says local tourism is buoyant again with overseas tourists rising 14% in January. Picture: THE TIMES Africa is on track to become the next tourism frontier, South African Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona said, speaking ahead of the launch of Indaba 2017, a travel show which will bring more than 7,000 […]

Oracle hosts one of Africa’s largest tech event

In a major push to further drive digital transformation and encourage the adoption of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions, Oracle on 28 March 2017 hosted thousands of customers and partners at digital day events simultaneously in 25 African countries. “Africa is a priority market for Oracle and we are committed to support Africa’s Industry […]

Interview with Minister Kganyago of ATKV Resorts

Minister Kganyago, ATKV Resorts Manager: Resorts and Conference Marketing, explores the many conferencing options across their diverse South African portfolio. He digs into how the company has repositioned itself in the marketplace to ensure that the conference delegate goes home with memorable experiences. ATKV is riding the new wave of experiential conferencing, he explains, “That’s […]

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The Event Issue 4

The Event Issue 4 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This April, we explore the year’s event decor and design trends, and we speak to expert local suppliers to find out how to avoid disaster while on the job. Issue 4 is also packed with insights and interviews with key industry players.