WELCOME

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.

 

LATEST NEWS

AfDB supports JKIA Airport expansion project

Efforts being made by Kenya’s government to make Nairobi an aviation hub has received a big boost from the African development Bank (AfDB) which approved a US$160 million loan for the expansion of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). The project entails construction of a 4.9km second runway to International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Category II […]


Aquila Private Game Reserve has New Game

Aquila Private Game Reserve have now extended their latest investment into conservation with a multi-million Rand commitment seeing the welcoming of new Cape giraffes and eland. The magical story of Aquila Private Game Reserve evolved over 18 years ago from nothing other than pure passion and the strong desire of one man: Searl Derman. The […]


FOLORUNSO ALAKIJA INSPIRES AT FLOURISH AFRICA

Folorunso Alakija, one of a handful of successful female entrepreneurs on the continent listed as one of Forbes most powerful women in the world, attended the Flourish Africa conference. The 66-year-old business magnate has persistently championed the causes of women in Nigeria from her work with widows and orphans through the Rose of Sharon Foundation […]


MINISTER THABETHE PROMOTES BUSINESS EVENTS

South Africa’s deputy minister of tourism, Elizabeth Thabethe, has announced a “bold and ambitious” delegate-boosting plan as part of a Bidding Support Programme to propel the country’s business events industry forward. Speaking at IBTM World in Barcelona, Thabethe told CMW the South African National Convention Bureau (SANCB) was emphasising that South Africa – and Africa – is “open for […]


THE EVENT ISSUE 12
THE EVENT ISSUE 12

This month we explore convenience for business travellers, the pros and cons of township tours and upcoming business events to look forward to in 2018.