WELCOME

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.

 

LATEST NEWS

CTICC 2 Impress With First Event

The Cape Town International Convention Centre’s new expansion – CTICC 2 – delighted organisers and delegates alike as it successfully hosted the 21st Annual Congress of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC). The conference, held from 13 to 15 September was the new venue’s first ever event and attracted 1 500 delegates from over 500 […]


White space and well-being explored at IMEX America 2017

White space, “unplugging”, nutrition and mindfulness are all elements of well-being, a topic that is increasingly topping the to-do list for event strategists and meeting planners, and one that is explored in detail at IMEX America this year. The show, taking place October 10 – 12 in Las Vegas, shines a light on all aspects […]


WTM Africa Demonstrates Power of Exhibitions

Exhibitions remain one of the most powerful marketing tools for a business, and particularly so with an experiential business in the travel and tourism sector where buyers appreciate face-to-face negotiations. This was proven by WTM Africa 2017, with the phenomenal amount of US$ 365,950,813 of business being generated. “We are absolutely thrilled that WTM Africa […]


Constitution Hill – A Historical Treasure Chest

Constitution Hill is a heritage site in Johannesburg.  Situated on a hill overlooking the bustling Johannesburg inner city to the south and the forested suburbs to the north, the site provides a unique perspective on the City of Gold and its dramatic history. It is home to the Constitutional Court of South Africa and to the notorious Old […]


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The Event Issue 9

The Event issue 9 brings you a special look at the festivities taking place during Tourism Month, and we also explore popular trends and ideas for making your year-end party extraordinary. Brought to you by Film & Event Media.