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.



Candy Tsamandebele – The new Face of Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition 2017

Indigenous afro-soul artist and songwriter Candy Tsamandebele just added yet another exciting page to her music career. She is the face of Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition 2017, with Dizu Plaatjies of Amapondo. Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition 2017’s theme is “Rhythms of the Ancients” which made it easier for her to sign on as one of […]

Facebook leads top local creative students on Instagram Hack in partnership with Durban Tourism

Today, Facebook is holding a Durban Passions Instagram Hack, featuring 40 of South Africa’s top advertising students. In a day of fun and learning at the Facebook Creative Hub, the hack will be themed around Instagram and Stories, with students challenged to use mobile in quick, creative ways to connect with passions via Instagram, An […]

Business confidence bounces back

 Business confidence in South Africa rose to its highest level in six months on Tuesday, supported by stronger new vehicle sales and the first interest rate cut in five years.Data released by the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) showed that the Business Confidence Index (BCI) in July returned to levels last seen in […]

$550m infrastructure investment fund for Africa

Cornerstone investors:  A.P Moller Holding jointly with PensionDanmark and Lægernes Pension will be funding Africa with a new infrastructure fund worth $550m to support sustainable economic growth in the region. South Africa is one of the beneficiary countries, and is said to significantly benefit from the funding in the medium to long term. It is […]

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The Event Issue 8

In the Event Issue 8, Africa’s leading business events industry magazine, we explore the many conveniences the Gautrain offers, as well as the venues along its route. We also deconstruct the MICE millennial to find out how event planners should be tailoring their shows to fully engage this demographic. Brought to you by Film & […]