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.



Inaugural Association Day Takes Centre-Stage At IT&CM India 2014
The inaugural Association Day, launched at IT&CM India 2014 in collaboration with KW Conferences, opened to a full house of delegates with the first educational session helmed by esteemed expert speaker Martin Sirk, CEO of International Congress and Conventions Association (ICCA). Forum topics that provided attendees ...

Technology and Incentive Travel – A Presentation by David Sand
IT&CM India: CEO of Uwin Iwin, David Sand, gave an inspiring and interactive presentation on using technology to amplify incentive programmes for companies. “Incentive can be used on all levels of human interaction; they are a part of human behavior, and we have formalized incentives ...

IT&CM India 2014 – As it happens
IT&CM India kicked off with a pre-show tour of Delhi for international buyers and media, the highlights of which included Jama Mazjid, Red Fort, India Gate, Parliament House, and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. The leading business event on India’s calendar was held at the luxurious Kempinski ...

The Event is attending IT&CM India!
The Event is looking forward to a packed schedule of meetings, workshops and networking at IT&CM India, which is currently being held in New Delhi. ICCA CEO Martin Sirk will give a talk entitled 'The Third Wave of Destination Marketing Competitiveness' tomorrow morning, which will include ...

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The Event Issue 08 | 2014

The Event is brought to you by Film and Event Media. In this month’s issue we tackle Working in Africa, Industry Buzzwords and Youth in Eventing.