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.



15 in the Race for Entrepreneur of the Year

Following a fiercely competitive preliminary round of the 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year competition sponsored by Sanlam and Business/ Partners, a shortlist of 15 standout entrants has made it through to the final round of the competition, with the ultimate winners to be announced in September. According to Gugu Mjadu, spokesperson for the 2016 Entrepreneur […]

Chic conferencing at Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Sea Point

Popular Cape Town conference venue, The Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Sea Point, has opened its new conference facilities to offer a whole lot more to clients.  Geared to maximise the facilities for versatile use, the upgrade will definitely excite companies and conference organisers. Situated just a few kilometres from Cape Town’s bustling CBD, […]

IHG Business Rewards Launches Booker Bonus Points Promotion

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has launched its new IHG Business Rewards promotion, offering members the opportunity to earn 50% extra bonus points at participating IHG hotels worldwide. As a way of thanking those who book on behalf of others, IHG Business Rewards is rewarding members with 50% extra IHG Rewards Club points on Qualifying Spend* up to […]

Pacific World Appointed as ibtm china’s Official DMC Partner

Pacific World, the leading global DMC and Event Management company, has once again been appointed as the official destination management partner for ibtm china this year which is set to take place in Beijing (7th & 8th September, 2016).   As the official DMC Partner, Pacific World will be responsible for facilitating all onsite logistics […]

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The Event Issue 8

In The Event Issue 8, we look at Gautrain venues connecting business and travellers, as well as a special case study by SANCB: On-Site Event Services. We also bring you Madex 2017 highlights, and Andrew Human, CEO of the Loeries, makes a case for why Creative Week Durban is just as important for those working […]