Dubai Expo Key Facts
Expo 2020 is a Universal Exposition and to be hosted by Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The BIE or Bureau International des Expositions awarded Dubai as the host during their general assembly last November 27, 2013. UAE selected the theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, sub-themes being Sustainability, Mobility and Opportunity.
The World Expo in Dubai in 2020 will be the first to held in the Middle East , South Africa and South Asia region. The 6 months event will open on October 20, 2020 and its closing date on April 10, 2021.
The staging of the world fair and the preparations leading up to it are expected to result in 277,000 new jobs in the UAE, an injection of nearly $40 billion into the economy, and an increase in visitors of at least 25 million and up to 100 million.
Dubai Expo 2020 will showcase and explore what is possible when new ideas and people connect.