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.



Join nearly 5000 travel industry professionals at WTM Africa

Join nearly 5000 travel industry professionals at the leading B2B exhibition for inbound and outbound African travel and tourism markets. With more than 646 exhibitors and buyers from over 77 different countries WTM Africa creates personal and business opportunities providing our customers with quality contacts, content and communities. Avoid the onsite registration fee of R800 […]

Capital Hotel Group brings extended stay concept to Tshwane

The Capital Hotel Group is launching the first high-end apartment hotel in Tshwane, The Capital Menlyn Maine, on 15 March 2017. The apartment hotel will add 200 rooms to its stock, bringing it to 1,000 rooms. The Capital Menlyn Maine boasts Koi as its in-house restaurant, flexible accommodation arrangements, state-of-the-art conference facilities and easy access […]

Rwanda to Host 5 Major Global Health Events in 2017

A team of 20 exhibitors of health equipment from Shanghai – China have arrived in Rwanda for the Medical Instrument Trade Conference due to take place on March 1 – 2 in Kigali next month. Bringing together 150 health experts from across the world, the conference will discuss problems in medical supplies in Rwanda and […]

Africa’s top hotel and aviation conferences return to Rwanda

Following last year’s hugely successful event and Rwanda enormous efforts to establish its self as a MICE hub in the region, it has been announced that the influential Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) will again run alongside AviaDev Africa in Kigali, Rwanda, on October 10-12. The return to Rwanda comes as Bench Events – the […]

Joint Association Member Meeting on economic opportunities hosted at the CTICC

CTICC hosts Joint Association Member Meeting as tourism bodies discuss growth opportunities for the industry The CTICC yesterday welcomed South Africa’s national Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, and provincial Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, at the Joint Association Member Meeting (JAMMS) where members of associations within the industry discussed economic development within the sector. […]

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The Event Issue 3

The third installment of the Event is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month we dig into the whys and hows of audio visuals in the business events sphere, and we bring you a comprehensive rundown of all that happened at Meetings Africa 2017 – and much more!