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.



New online calculator tracks economic impact of events, festivals

The South African Cultural Observatory (SACO) will enable South African festival and event organisers to track the economic impact of their events by launching the South African Festival Economic Impact Calculator (SAFEIC) – a new and critical online tool to measure the impact of events on the South African cultural and creative economy.   ©Anna […]

Cape Town ranked best business tourism destination in Africa

Wesgro has announced that the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has ranked Cape Town as the number one city in Africa for business tourism and now rank in the top 40 destinations for business tourism in the world – improving 15 places on the global rankings from 54th place in 2015 to 39th place […]

National Tourism Department sends 20 young chefs to the Seychelles

The National Youth Chefs Training Programme is the result of a partnership between the National Department of Tourism (NDT) and the South African Chefs Association (SACA) to address the urgent need for cooks and chefs in South Africa’s growing hospitality industry. This programme forms part of the National Government’s Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) as […]

Nology introduces Yealink T5 Smart Media IP Phones

The local availability of Yealink’s T5 Smart Media IP Phone Series, released by Nology, the Platinum distributer of Yealink in South Africa, is making waves in business circles, as users realise the potential of this latest Yealink offering in enhancing telephonic communications in the workplace. The new T5 series includes the T56A, T58A and T58V. […]

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The Event Issue 5

In Issue 5 of the Event, we find out from exhibitors why INDABA 2017 is the travel trade show to be at. We also explore the North West province in depth – from conferencing and events to tourism strategies for the region. Brought to you by Film & Event Media.