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.



Third Radisson Blu opens in Cape Town

Carlson Rezidor, one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has opened its third Radisson Blu Hotel in Cape Town — its 10th in SA. The Western Cape is experiencing growing demand for hotel rooms and about 1,000 are scheduled to be added to the Cape Town market in 2017. The new hotel is the first […]

Marriott International reveals future of new brand portfolio across Middle East and Africa

Marriott International’s newly combined portfolio has 247 hotels, 54,000 rooms, in 30 countries with 17 operating brands across the Middle East & Africa Debut of new lifestyle and luxury brands and entry into new geographies set to bolster growth Between Marriott Rewards, Ritz-Carlton Rewards and SPG, members now have more access to more variety in […]

AAXO appoints General Manager – Pat Lofstedt

In keeping with their continued endeavours to professionalise and grow the exhibition industry in Africa and South Africa, the Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) have welcomed Pat Lofstedt to the position of General Manager of AAXO as from the 3rd of April 2017. “From the outset, Pat displayed in-depth knowledge of the exhibition industry […]

Cape Town gets RED with new hotel

The V&A Waterfront’s newly revamped Silo District, which is shaping up to be a vibrant hive of cultural activity for travellers and Cape Town locals alike, will soon be home to Africa’s very first Radisson RED – a unique hotel culture inspired by all things art, music and fashion. The V&A Waterfront’s newly revamped Silo District, which […]

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The Event Issue 4

The Event Issue 4 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This April, we explore the year’s event decor and design trends, and we speak to expert local suppliers to find out how to avoid disaster while on the job. Issue 4 is also packed with insights and interviews with key industry players.