African Symposium is a full service event planning and management firm.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.

 
 
 
 

RECENT EVENTS

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 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 (Spring 2019) 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.

 
 
 

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

 
 
 

OUR FOUNDER

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.


 

PORTFOLIO

ART

DIPLOMATIC

CONFERENCES

MISCELLANEOUS

AWARDS

LAUNCH

SPECIAL EVENT

NETWORKING

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WHO WE HAVE WORKED WITH

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CONTACT

To receive invitations to our upcoming events & for inquiries


 

NEW YORK

AFRICAN SYMPOSIUM LLC.   

NEW YORK, NY 10039

ETHIOPIA

Bole Kk Woreda  02 No. 898

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tel.  +251 913055130

SOUTH AFRICA

Cnr. Handrik Verwoerd Drive

& Gordon Hood Road

Centurion 0046, South Africa

Tel.  +27 (0)827257878

COTE D’IVOIRE

Cocody, B.P.V. 316

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