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.



Day Zero: International Visitors Cancel Trips to Cape Town

This comes after South Africa’s tourism capital tightened water restrictions to just 50 litres. The drought-induced water crisis in the Western Cape province has hit the key tourism sector with visitors cancelling trips. Officials in Cape Town, South Africa’s tourism capital which boasts world renowned attractions such as Table Mountain, have tightened water restrictions to just […]

Register for Africa’s Travel Indaba 2018

This year, the continent’s premier travel trade show will highlight the stories that inspired Africa’s world-class tourism businesses. Registration has opened for Africa’s Travel Indaba, which will transform Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre into a lively hub of activity from 8 to 10 May 2018 under the banner Africa’s Stories, Your Success. Owned and […]

Wesgro Welcomes President Ramaphosa’s Investment Plans

Cape Town and the Western Cape’s official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency welcomes President Ramaphosa’s announcement during the State of the Nation Address (SONA) that he will be organising an investment conference in the next three months, targeting both domestic and international investors. This focus on creating a climate conducive for increased investment will […]

Zimbabwe to host Data Centre Africa 2018

Zimbabwe is set to host the Data Centre Africa Expo conference – the first ever in the country – as part of efforts to grow the data centre market and to update players in the ICT sector of developments in the industry. The Data Centre Africa 2018 is set to run from February 7 to […]

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Issue 2018 of the Event is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month we explore shared economies in the spotlight at Meetings Africa, how exhibitions and conferences are improving the delegate experience and sustainable events.