Business Events Africa is a leading industry journal for the conference, exhibition, special events and incentive markets in sub-Saharan Africa. The monthly publication has been in existence for 38 years and has partnerships with all the major associations in the industry. BEA also has an online directory of venues, service providers, speakers and organisers in Africa. For more information go to www.businesseventsafrica.com.
The Event, a division of Film & Event Media, is a South African based publishing house that is focused on everything film and events in Africa and around the world. The key to success in this growing industry is exposure to your target audience. The Event provides the platform to reach the events audience (international and regional) on a month-to-month basis, through a focused business-to-business publication. Film & Event Media publications also include The Event Planner’s Guide to Africa (EPG) – Africa’s leading meetings industry annual publication. Visit www.theevent.co.za.
Meetings magazine is a market leader in the MICE and business tourism sector, published by 4Mal Media Management. The publication shares news that is relevant to the local MICE industry, including opinions and comment from industry role-players, special reports, trends, and innovative ways of doing business.
In addition to Meetings which is printed every two months (available in print and digitally), 4Mal Media also publishes three annual titles: The Meetings & Event Planner, The Exhibition Planner, and The Incentive Planner. The brand’s digital presence is housed under The Planner Guru brand, which includes a website, newsletter, and social media.
The EGF would like to thank and acknowledge these media partners for their ongoing support.
The EGF strives to network with other international organisations that promote sustainable events.
The Sustainable Event Alliance is a global affiliation of organisations, events and individuals who are focusing on improving the sustainability outcomes of events. They are committed to harnessing the powerful opportunity to advance and promote sustainable development through events. Visit sustainable-event-alliance.org.
A Greener Festival is a not-for-profit company committed to helping music and arts events and festivals around the world adopt environmentally efficient practices. They provide information, education resources and facilitate the exchange of good ideas. A Greener Festival Award was set up in 2007 and has been growing each year. For a very small fee to cover our expenses, A Greener Festival will send an auditor to your festival to assess what measures you are taking to make your festival as green as possible. For more information about the process in South Africa, click here, or visit www.agreenerfestival.com.
The Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC) is a global community of meeting, event, and sustainability professionals who share an interest in sustainable meeting practices. The GMIC network extends around the world. It includes meeting and event organizers and the entire supply chain that supports them. It brings together individual practitioners and the organizations that hire them. It acts as an expert resource for other meetings associations whose broader mandates include a commitment to sustainability. Visit www.gmicglobal.org.