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.



Lufthansa ups luggage allowance for economy class passengers in SA

Cape Town – German flag carrier Lufthansa has upped their luggage allowance for South African travellers by granting all economy class flyers two pieces of checked-in luggage. The airline says the new luggage allowance is effective immediately, on all flights to and from SA. Economy class travellers can now check-in two pieces of luggage, each […]

Radisson Blu Hotel Marrakech Carré Eden opens in Morocco

According to Breaking Travel News, Radisson Blu Hotel Marrakech Carré Eden has opened its doors to the first guests in Morocco. Situated on Boulevard Mohamed V, the hotel is in the heart of the trendy Guéliz district, known for its great shops, bars and clubs. It’s just a short amble from the old medina, with […]

4G LTE in Nigeria: What to Expect

Following the acquisition of Visafone with its 800MHz frequency spectrum earlier this year and the 10-year 2.6GHz frequency spectrum in July this year, MTN Nigeria has started rolling out the 4G-LTE state-of-the-art services thus setting the pace and breaking new boundaries as the first of the leading telecommunication companies (telcos) in Nigeria; which has added […]

African telecoms giant MTN has canned its mobile money service in South Africa

African telecoms giant MTN has canned its mobile money service in South Africa, the second mobile company to do so this year. MTN South Africa announced Sept. 15 that it was decommissioning the product “due to a lack of commercial viability.” The announcement illustrates the difficulty of cracking the financial services market in South Africa […]

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The Event Issue 9

The Event Issue 9 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. In this month’s issue we bring you some exciting year-end party ideas, as well as a look at the 2016 Loerie Award winners. We also dig into translating and interpreting for business events.