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.



Swiss Air Lines celebrates 15 years of service in South Africa

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS), the airline of Switzerland, proudly celebrates 15 years of flying between Johannesburg and Zurich. SWISS, a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group has been successfully serving South Africa from its Zurich hub since 1 April 2002 and currently operates daily flights between the two cities using the Airbus A340-300. “As we […]

fastjet recognised as Best African Low-Cost Airline

Airline fastjet was recognised today as Africa’s Best Low-Cost Airline at the World Airline Awards, presented by Skytrax, at the Paris Air Show in France. This is the airline’s first World Airline Award and its second accolade in two years after winning the World Travel Awards Best African Low-Cost Airline in 2015. The award is […]

Hotel development in Africa still on the rise

Hotel development activity in Africa is still rising in the face of the continent’s economic problems, showing a 13% increase in 2017, according to the annual survey by W Hospitality Group. The ninth edition of its Hotel Chain Development Pipelines in Africa has 36 international and regional contributors reporting almost 73 000 rooms in 417 […]

The Silo: Is this Africa’s best new hotel?

Cape Town’s The Silo Hotel — named after the former grain-silo complex in which it is housed — opened its doors in March as an instant Cape Town landmark. From the outside, it’s an industrial monolith with a standout set of 25-feet-high convex windows overlooking the popular V&A Waterfront. The inside, by contrast, is a […]

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The Event Issue 6

The sixth issue of the Event magazine is brought to you by Fim & Event Media. This June, we find out from key industry players what the state of conferencing is in SA, and where the future will take us. We also bring you the full SAACI Congress programme and all the highlights from Africa’s […]