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.



SAACI 2017 National Congress – Will You Be There

The 2017 Southern African Association for the Conference Industry Congress – SAACI 2017 – will be held at the CSIR ICC in Tshwane, South Africa, from 2 to 4 June 2017. This forward-thinking congress welcomes professionals from a variety of conference industry sectors including conference and event organisers, event management companies and service providers, as […]

Admire Victoria Falls from Colonial Elegance along the Zambezi River

Immersing travellers in Africa’s wild beauty and colonial history, the Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara boasts an incomparable location, as the only hotel overlooking Victoria Falls. Taking its name from the explorer Sir David Livingstone who called The Falls after his queen, poignant reminders of this era embrace guests in a unique […]

Romantic Exclusivity in an Adults-Only African Island Paradise

Ensconced on a tiny private island in the remote Quirimbas Archipelago off the northern coast of Mozambique, Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort takes full advantage of its idyllic location with the romantic allure of welcoming adults only. Indeed privacy is a signature hallmark, and the resort won the 2015 World Travel Award for Africa’s Leading Private […]

The Manufacturing Indaba – Growing South African manufacturing

Going into its fourth year, the annual Manufacturing Indaba is fast approaching and, with the country heavily focussed on growth solutions and the impact future trends will have on the manufacturing sector in South Africa,  participants eagerly plan for two remarkable days, hosted at Emperors Palace from the 27 to 28 June 2017. The City […]

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The Event Issue 5

In Issue 5 of the Event, we find out from exhibitors why INDABA 2017 is the travel trade show to be at. We also explore the North West province in depth – from conferencing and events to tourism strategies for the region. Brought to you by Film & Event Media.