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.



Flights And Hotels Increase Near Victoria Falls, As Tourism Surges

As there is an influx of tourists to see the scenic beauty of Victoria Falls, located in southern part of Africa’s region between Zambia and Zimbabwe, the number of international flights from Europe and America increases along with the accommodations. The surrounding areas near Victoria Falls includes Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, Zambezi River, Kazuma Pan National […]

100 Pilots And Crew Member Strike At South Africa’s Mango Airlines

Mango Airlines, a state owned airlines based in South Africa headquartered at OR Tambo International Airport near Johannesburg, South Africa’s biggest city and the center of tourism, trade and business, is now undergoing the strike as the Trade Union Solidarity has vowed to continue for wage demands. Over 100 pilots and other flight crew of […]

GBTA Report Reveals Top Challenges Of Business Travellers

A brand new report released by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) mentioned that the time spent in transit is the most challenging aspect of corporate travel. Changing a flight mid-trip, layovers, work environment during the transit and preparing expense reports also made the list of the most challenging aspects of the business travellers of […]

IMEX America Hailed As Positive And Unifying Week For Industry

IMEX chairman Ray Bloom has hailed this year’s IMEX America in Las Vegas as a positive, unifying week for the industry. More than 12,000 exhibitors, hosted buyers and attendees came to Las Vegas, with the Tuesday and Wednesday of the show the busiest days ever at IMEX America. Ray Bloom said: “This has been a […]

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The Event Issue 10

The Event Issue 10 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This October we bring you an in-depth look at Tshwane, the intellectual capital of SA, and we explore the South Africans attending IMEX America this year. We also look at the exhibition supply chain from inception to completion.