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.



The Gambia Hoping to Revive Key Tourism Industry

“It seemed like the entire world was coming to an end,” recalls Abdoulie Hydara, director general of The Gambia’s tourism board, bringing to memory the country’s recent protracted political crisis. The Gambia, a tiny, tourism-reliant country in West Africa, typically averages around 4,000 visitors a week during its peak month of January. Yet, last month […]

Andrew Binning, CEO of Inkanyezi Events, has been elected as the new EXSA President

Andrew Binning, CEO of Port Elizabeth-based Inkanyezi Events, has been elected as the new President  of one of South Africa’s  largest business associations, The Exhibition and Events Association of Southern Africa, EXSA. Binning officially took office on the 1st of February, succeeding outgoing Chairman Neil Nagooroo. With over 100 member organisations, EXSA, is the longest […]

Sandton Convention Centre EXSA Awards 2017

The annual Exhibition Industry Awards took on a new spin this year in a united industry awards ceremony which was co-hosted alongside the inaugural AAXO Organiser and Exhibitor Awards. The exhibition industry embraced the “out of Africa” theme dressing in traditional attire, safari outfits and animal print for the event which took place on Thursday, […]

Hospitality sector gears up for Africa aviation summit 2017

As the second African Aviation Summit in Kigali draws near, sector players say the conference will be a platform to forge partnerships and learn from experience of more advanced markets and stakeholders from the continent and beyond. The event is part of the Aviation Africa series launched a couple of years ago. The initiative seeks […]

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The Event Issue 2

The Event Issue 2 is one of our biggest editions of the year! Published by Film & Event Media, we bring you a special focus on Meetings Africa 2017 and some top tips from incentive travel leaders – and much, much more.