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.



Constitution Hill: An Ideal Year-End Function Venue

These freedoms we fought for  Dignity | Equality | Justice Constitution Hill is a Human Rights Precinct Perched atop a hill in Johannesburg, with magnificent views over the northern suburbs, Constitution Hill is a Human Rights Precinct. This site, previously home to three notorious prisons, today stands tall as a beacon of hope. What better […]

International Forum for Aviation Research Summit in SA ‘Memorable’

Aviation and aeronautics research is one area where happily, South Africa has not reached junk status level as evidenced by the hosting of the eighth summit of the International Forum for Aviation Research (IFAR) in Pretoria. Thirty-eight participants from 17 member countries were at the CSIR Conference Centre for the two day event. According to […]

TedxEuston: London’s Premier Africa-Focused Event Is Back

Tickets have gone on sale for TEDxEuston – the only TEDx event outside Africa that celebrates the diversity of the continent, and promotes inspired thinking of a new generation of African leaders and its diaspora.  The ever popular TEDxEuston, which carries the theme METAMORPHOSIS returns to the Mermaid Conference Centre, in the City of London […]

Dubai Begins Countdown to Host 2018 ICCA Congress

Dubai is gearing up to host the 57th Congress of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) next year, following the conclusion of this year’s edition in Prague. Dubai was named host city for the 57th ICCA Congress in 2014, following a successful bid for the event that was led by Dubai Business Events and Dubai World […]

Walk on the Wild Side with Google’s E-Trails

You can experience South Africa’s wildlife and vicariously trek its national parks through the eyes and lenses of local wildlife rangers who have captured the essence of the country. All this is thanks to a team of nature-loving South Africans in partnership with Google Street View and South African Tourism who have released a large […]

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The Event Issue 11

Issue 11 of the Event is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month we explore CTICC’s newly opened venue, and we also measure expo ROI to see how exhibitors place value on events of this nature – and much more.