Testimonials - 2018
"A note to thank the entire GRV team and the support staff in Nairobi for a superb venue. The speed-dating concept is genius, so keep it up!" Troy Smith, Raytheon Blackbird Technologies
“Of all the events we attend, we found the matchmaking sessions the most rewarding as we had the opportunity to meet, network and exchange more than just business cards, it was very well organised. GRV staff were exceptionally professional and helpful to get us connected to more people” Gerald Mohrmann, Sat-Com (Pty) Ltd
“The event was very well organised in terms of topics, presentations and sessions as well as having the exhibition within the main hall. I have also to commend the organisers on the arrangement of the matchmaking meetings  which facilitated the interaction among participantsTarek Awaad, African Union Commission (AUC); Committee of Intelligence & Security Service of Africa (CISSA)
Thanks for the message and the opportunity you and your colleagues at GRV Global gave to COMESA to participate in the second Annual Security Symposium. COMESA benefitted immensely from the interaction with the various delegates and presentations made as well as ideas shared. On behalf of COMESA, we will follow up on some of the agreed collaborative ventures with a number of delegates during the match-making sessions. Raymond Kitevu Conflict Early Warning Expert - Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Secretariat  

Africa Security Symposium: East and Sub-Sahara 2019
Sheraton Addis Hotel


Presented as a gift to Ethiopia, the Sheraton Addis is situated on a hilltop overlooking the city and opposite the National Palace, formerly known as the Jubilee Palace, built to mark Emperor Haile Selassie's Silver Jubilee in 1955. About 7 km (11 miles) away from Bole International Airport, the hotel’s central location provides easy access to the city’s commercial districts and many of Ethiopia’s most renowned attractions are within easy reach. .

Guests can relax in exceptional comfort in one of the spacious, contemporary rooms overlooking the beautiful city or get a little work done at the hotel's Business Center that offers a full range of executive services, including secretarial and office support before enjoying the complimentary access to the heated outdoor pools, sauna and Jacuzzi.
Our Conference Director is negotiating favourable rates with the Hotel, please check back for updated information. As Symposium delegates, you will be responsible for all travel and accommodation costs.