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.


The search is on for Eastern Cape’s greenest organisation

The prestigious Eastern Cape Top Green Organisation Awards is open! Organisations operating in the province are encouraged to enter and flex their green mettle. The awards programme, which aims to promote responsible environmental management is organised by the Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) in collaboration with Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, […]

Monaco Debuts Inaugural Presence at IT&CMA 2016 as Destination Exhibitor

Monaco, well known for its luxury travel offerings, and previously a visitor to IT&CMA, has confirmed their presence as a destination exhibitor this year as part of a campaign to promote MICE and Incentive Travel to the country. Benoit Badufle, Managing Director of the Monaco Government Tourist & Convention Bureau Asia c/o Horus Development & […]

Tourism growth continues

Tourist arrivals in South Africa are continuing on their growth trajectory, according to the latest release from Statistics SA. More than 760 000 tourists arrived in the country in May this year, 11% more than in May 2015. This brings the total tourist arrivals for January to May 2016 to over 4.2 million, which is […]

TBCSA Tourism Business Index

Persisting tough trading conditions affecting tourism in Q2 – TBCSA Tourism Business Index The Tourism Business Council of South Africa reports that the persisting tough trading conditions in the South African economy are affecting businesses in the sector and have led to below normal levels of business performance as recorded in the 2016 Quarter 2 […]

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The Event Issue 7

The Event Issue 7 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. In this edition we dig into what it really means to be ‘green’ in the MICE industry. We also bring you all you need to know about Markex 2016, and much more.