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.



Tshimologong & ACSA Partner for Security Design Challenge

Itumeleng Dhlamini, community manager, Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, says that the hub welcomes the collaborative project with Airports Company SA and is excited to work with a host of budding IT gurus to find an appropriate access management solution. The Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) and Wits University’s Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, have partnered […]

How to Exhibit Successfully

As with any marketing tool, your exhibition participation needs to be well thought out, planned, budgeted for, aligned with and integrated into the company’s marketing strategies and mix, as well as assessed for effectiveness. According to a paper by McCoy and du Plessi (2000) “In many leading market economies, exhibitions play a fundamental role in […]

Didier Scaillet Named as New SITE CEO

Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) announced that Didier Scaillet has been appointed new CEO, serving both SITE and the SITE Foundation. MICE industry veteran has high-level experience with multi-national association management. Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) announced that Didier Scaillet has been appointed new Chief Excellence Officer (CEO), serving both SITE and the SITE Foundation. He […]

Ticket Sales Open: Bookmark Awards and IAB Digital Summit

Ticket sales are now open for the 10th Annual Bookmark Awards and the 4th IAB Digital Summit. The digital industry’s hottest ticket is available now here – at the same price as last year. The Bookmark Awards have recognised top industry talent, predicted digital trends and awarded up and coming mavericks for the past decade. […]

Event Issue 1 2018
Event Issue 1 2018

Issue 1 2018 of the Event is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month we explore how the business-events industry will change in 2018 and more.