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.



Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum

The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum is the largest annual gathering of African entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, media partners, corporations, business, enterprise development agencies, academic institutions, business schools, accelerators, incubators, policy makers, and government agencies from across the continent and world-wide. The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum is a showcase of the innovation and entrepreneurial potential […]

Hilton to bring first modular hotel to Africa

Hilton Worldwide has marked this year’s African Hotel Investment Forum with the announcement of new properties and extensions in three African countries. It continues the company’s commitment to expansion across the continent as it seeks to double its footprint from its existing 39 hotels to more than 80 hotels in the next three to five […]

dnata selects Avaya as digital transformation partner

dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers and a member of Emirates Group, announced that it has selected Avaya as a strategic technology partner to power its customer service digital transformation strategy. Avaya Private Cloud Services (APCS) will deliver a customer experience transformation solution that will create a personalised experience for dnata customers […]

Huawei Kathea Partnership Set to Change VC Landscape

Kathea and Huawei have aligned to form a strategic partnership which will see Kathea become a specialised distributor of Huawei video conferencing (VC) and unified communications (UC) products. This will be the first time in 20 years that Kathea will adopt a multi-vendor strategy for VC. “Kathea believes that this partnership will prove to be […]

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The Event Issue 10

The Event Issue 10 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month we find out how the Western Cape’s burgeoning knowledge economy is impacting the region, we also explore the idyllic business events destination of Mauritius and provide insight into the upcoming IMEX America.