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 2018
Venue & Accommodation
A convenient base for your business trip in Kenya, the new Radisson Blu Hotel Nairobi, Upper Hill stands in the heart of a fast-growing business district. The hotel is just a 20-minute drive from both the airport and Nairobi National Park - a well known wildlife preserve with herds of zebras, wildebeests and giraffes.

Its 271 rooms and suites offer thoughtful amenities like free high-speed, wireless Internet, 24-hour room service, in-room safe, and a mini bar along with lovely city or park views. Dine on international classics and Kenyan dishes anytime in the Larder, or savor an African-inspired meal beside the open kitchen at the Chop House. You can also enjoy a meal and glass of wine at the Alfresco Pool Bar & Grill, then stop by the sophisticated cigar lounge. Additionally, the fitness center helps you stay in shape, while the swimming pool lets you bask in the warm African sun or cool off with a refreshing dip!
Address and Contact Details
Radisson Blu Hotel Nairobi
Elgon Road, 00100, Nairobi, Kenya 
+254 (0) 709 810 000
Africa Security Symposium participants may benefit from flexible, preferential accommodation rates when staying at the Radisson Blu Nairobi. To book your room, please click here https://bit.ly/2GTVgHr. If you have any issues, you can email Barbara Wangui at barbara.wangui@radissonblu.com, whom will be able to assist you, and please keep GRV in copy aorr@grvglobal.com of all emails so that I can ensure the highest level of care is met.  
All visitors to Kenya must obtain an entry visa. Most nationalities may obtain their visa upon arrival ($50 cash ONLY) but others must gain their visa before departing their country of origin! It is now possible to arrange an eVisa here ahead of your trip, but if you are in any doubt, please contact your local Kenya Embassy or High Commission as soon as possible.
* please note, we will be updating this logistics page often, as soon as information becomes available. Please check back again soon!