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.


Scan Display looks forward to an innovative Markex 2016

Fifteen years after first exhibiting at Markex, Scan Display will be thinking ‘Outside the Box’ at this year’s exhibition by creating a stand from cardboard materials. “We have always pushed the creative boundaries at Markex,” says Managing Director, Justin Hawes. “It’s the ideal exhibition to show the industry how we are coming up with original […]

Hotel Boom in Africa – Carlson Rezidor leading Expansion

Carlson Rezidor is accelerating its growth strategy in Africa. The group has opened five Radisson Blu hotels in the first six months of 2016 and signed four new hotels including the first Quorvus Collection in Africa. The group is also entering its 28th country in Africa and taking the Park Inn by Radisson brand to the Indian Ocean Islands. This hotel group is […]

CTICC’s participation in Global Exhibition Day

The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) is delighted to announce its participation in the inaugural Global Exhibitions Day (GED) which took place on Wednesday 8 June 2016. GED will bring together the global exhibitions and trade fair industries to raise awareness around the valuable contribution the industry makes to the economy, as well as […]

The State of Conferencing in South Africa

South Africa has seen steady growth in the conferencing realm year on year, and the continent of Africa has been a focus for MICE development and progress. Local thought leaders share their insights on the current state of the industry and where we are headed from here. The development of the tourism sector has been […]

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The Event Issue 6

The Event issue 6 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month, we speak to the experts to find out what the state of conferencing is in South Africa. We also place a spotlight on the 2016 SAACI Congress, as well as some winning stand designs.