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.



Win Big at the Monte De Dios Wedding and Bridal Fair

Nestled against the picturesque Bronberg mountain lies Monte De Dios, an exquisite Spanish Equestrian Wedding and Conference Venue. Monte De Dios offers a variety of versatile outdoor & indoor venues; ranging from more intimate events to larger groups of five hundred guests, offering complete choice, flexibility and experience to meet all your event needs with […]

Ethiopian Airlines adds a new destination

Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, will add Antananarivo, Madagascar to its 95 networks of worldwide destinations by March 28, 2017. A statement issued in Accra by Mrs Hanna Atnafu, Manager Corporate Communications, Ethiopian Airlines, said Antananarivo was the capital and the largest city of Madagascar. It said the island nation was known as a […]

SAA merger: CEO raises questions

Cape Town – It is unclear what a merger between the three state-owned airlines SAA, Mango and SA Express would achieve that cannot be achieved by each airline individually, Erik Venter, CEO of Comair, told Fin24. This was in reaction to a parliamentary response by Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown. Fin24 reported on Tuesday that […]

Here’s the full list of South Africans going to Davos in 2017

61 South Africans will be making their way to the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting being held in Davos next week, including 6 government officials. 2017 marks the first time in four years that the South African government has scaled down its number of attendees to the global conference. In 2016, 54 delegates from South Africa attended, […]

Rethinking Uganda Airlines

Analysts say the government needs Shs800bn subsidy annually to keep national carrier in the air. The good news is that if President Yoweri Museveni’s New Year 2017 pledge is implemented, Uganda could end this year with a revived national air carrier. The bad is that the revived Uganda Airlines could end up like a dove […]

The Event Issue 1

The Event Issue 1 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. In the first edition of 2017, we find out what business events will look like in the future, and we also bring you a comprehensive list of new and refurbished venues across the African continent.