African Symposium is a full-service event planning and management firm that produces socially responsible events in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Our mission is to catalyze social impact by raising the standard of Africa-focused events in business, development, film, philanthropy and the Arts. We are dedicated to producing high-level, targeted events that showcase the wealth of opportunities that the continent has to offer.
WHAT WE DO
Our boutique full service event planning and management firm is based in New York City, with a presence in Ethiopia, South Africa and Cote D’Ivoire. We specialize in:
Producing High level events that promote Africa
Curating a targeted audience
Facilitating results-driven networking
Helping organizations in the US connect with local fixers/project managers in Africa
Bring together the diaspora and those interested in Africa to network and drive investment to the continent.
We also offer
On-site and day of event management
Consultation: Strategic planning, Speaker & venue identification, Program Development
Destination Meetings & Conferences
HOW WE DO IT
As a dedicated Africa-focused firm, we create research-backed content and event programming with our client’s ROI in mind. What sets us apart is that we are a one-stop-shop for all your event needs. Whether your event is small or large, our skilled event producers use integrated technology to manage logistics and raise the profile of your organization. We use our large email database of Africa-related attendees to curate a targeted audience for each event we produce. African Symposium’s signature series are designed to bring together the diaspora and those interested in Africa. With a base in NY and a presence in Africa, African Symposium is best positioned to produce High level events that connect Africa and the US.
Ms. Adey Hailu is the Founder of African Symposium, a leading-edge consulting firm that provides Africa focused event planning and conference management services. As an experienced conference producer and events curator, Adey assists businesses, governments, and non-profit organizations with developing substantial and well-organized events internationally and in various sectors. She has produced and been involved in putting together numerous Africa related events ranging in size from 20 to 8000 people in attendance. The topics of these events range from African Art events, investment and business networking events, film screenings, presidential events and conferences. Subsequently, Adey is excited to introduce a unique set of African Symposium signature branded events launching in the Spring of 2019. AS’s signature series are designed to bring together the diaspora and those interested in Africa to network and drive investment to the continent.
WHO WE HAVE WORKED WITH
To receive invitations to our upcoming events & for inquiries
AFRICAN SYMPOSIUM LLC.
NEW YORK, NY 10039
Bole Kk Woreda 02 No. 898
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel. +251 913055130
Cnr. Handrik Verwoerd Drive
& Gordon Hood Road
Centurion 0046, South Africa
Tel. +27 (0)827257878
Cocody, B.P.V. 316