Expo 2020 Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai – the grandest trade exposition ever staged in the Arab world – is held between 20 October 2020 and 10 April 2021 in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) under the auspices of the Paris-based intergovernmental organization Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) that is in charge of overseeing and regulating all international exhibitions that last more than three weeks and are of non-commercial nature ("Expos"). BIE Member States elected the UAE as the host of the next World Expo during the General Assembly of 27 November 2013. It was formally registered at the General Assembly of 25 November 2015.

  • The Expo 2020 Promise

    The Expo 2020 Promise

    The first World Expo in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, Expo 2020 will welcome more than 200 international participants, including a record 192 countries. It will bring together nations, multinational corporations, non-government organisations and millions of visitors from all over the world, providing an opportunity to witness future innovations, marvel at unique architecture, experience diverse cultures, taste cuisines from all over the world, and enjoy live performances, art and other entertainment.

  • Connecting Minds, Creating the Future

    Connecting Minds, Creating the Future

    Through its theme, “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, and its three subthemes – Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability – Expo 2020 seeks to unlock the potential of each visitor while encouraging collaboration and presenting opportunities for all to make a difference towards the future development of humanity and our planet.

  • The Impact

    The Impact

    The visitors and exhibitors will all experience the warm Emirati hospitality at its finest, as well as the UAE’s values of inclusion, tolerance and cooperation. All in all, Expo 2020 aspires to build a meaningful legacy that will benefit generations to come, both locally and globally, spanning everything from innovations and architecture to friendships and business opportunities.

    Through numerous initiatives on the journey to 2020, such as Expo Live, the Expo School Programme, the World Majlis series and various business programmes (which particularly target SMEs), Expo 2020 is already making a significant impact in Dubai, the UAE and beyond.