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The Netherlands to join Expo 2020 Dubai’s festival of ingenuity after announcing participation
20.03.2017

The UAE and Dutch share focus on innovation and will work together in number of sectors Dutch Ambassador hails ‘unmissable opportunity’ to showcase what his nation can achieve His Highness Sheikh Ahmed: The Netherlands an important collaborator on road to Expo 2020 Dubai The Netherlands, one of the World’s most innovative economies, will take part in Expo 2020 Dubai, it was announced today. The Dutch were last year ranked ninth on the Global Innovation Index, which lists ...

Expo 2020 Dubai teams up with DEWA to develop sustainability
13.03.2017
Dubai’s main supplier becomes an Official Sustainable Energy Partner Expo 2020 Dubai and DEWA will work together to deliver a sustainable World Expo HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum commends opportunit ...
Expo 2020 Dubai and Jebel Ali Free Zone team up to offer Emirati youth more work training opportunities
11.03.2017
MoU leads to integration of Expo’s highly successful Apprenticeship Programme with Jafza’s Tumoohi scheme Enhanced programme will offer training and job placeme ...
Expo 2020 Dubai’s GCC Roadshow sets off in Oman
05.03.2017
Roadshow will make stops in Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia Visit highlights opportunities for businesses and SMEs in region through Expo 2020 Dubai Expo 2020 Dubai calls for businesses throughout region ...
Al Futtaim Carillion to build Theme Districts within the Expo 2020 Dubai site
02.03.2017
Dubai-based firm will be the main contractor for AED 2.2 billion project Legacy is at the heart of the Theme Districts’ designs and pavilions will be converted for mixed use after April 2021 The three Them ...
France confirms commitment to join growing band of nations to sign up for Expo 2020 Dubai
26.02.2017
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee, highlights countries’ bonds across political and educational landscapes ...
Expo 2020 to serve the world a taste of UAE
22.02.2017
Expo begins search for producers of all sizes to make and sell licensed foods Organisers seek UAE-based SMEs for authentic traditional ‘home’ cuisine Food and drinks category just one of up to 40 li ...
Expo 2020 Dubai partners with SAP to enable ‘made-for-you’ experiences for millions of visitors
15.02.2017
SAP is first international Premier Partner to be announced Platforms will use live data to identify individual preferences Expo aims to offer tailor-made experience for ea ...
SMEs in pole position to win Expo 2020 Dubai licensing opportunities
01.02.2017
Expo and Dubai SME join forces to help SMEs win Expo merchandise deals 5,000 types of products to be offered to millions of expected Expo visitors Creativity and agility of SMEs key in competition to become Exp ...
Expo 2020 Dubai announces 47 construction contracts worth AED 11bn for 2017
30.01.2017
98 non-construction contracts worth AED 360 million also to be awarded in 2017 Global companies Orascom-Besix awarded contract in Q4 2016 to develop Expo site’s deep infrastructure Over 1,200 contracts to ...
Unveiled: Expo 2020 Dubai’s ‘oasis’ of a more caring and sustainable future at ADSW
17.01.2017
Expo 2020 Dubai’s Sustainability Pavilion to showcase ‘tomorrow’s realities today’ Mega-event’s aspirations align closely with UAE’s cor ...
Expo 2020 Dubai delivers first public roll-out of Expo Live, an innovation and partnership programme for social good
15.01.2017
USD 100 million backing for projects that will benefit communities Public launch of platform fulfils pledge made during the bid stage Expanded programme seeks proposals fr ...
Expo 2020 to unveil details of its strategy for a cleaner, greener world and its centrepiece Sustainability Pavilion
09.01.2017
Public panel of designers and leading experts to explain Expo 2020 Dubai vision Visitors to be explained plans in detail at Expo 2020 Dubai’s exhibition stand Susta ...
Expo 2020 Dubai to partner with 70 official product licensees
12.12.2016
Significant opportunities available for businesses to produce Expo-branded products for the mega-event’s 25 million visitors Products to be inspired by Expo subthemes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainab ...
More than 1,000 young people come together to shape Expo 2020 Dubai at YouthConnect 2016
19.11.2016
Expo 2020 Dubai’s flagship youth event began with inspiring keynotes by Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and Directo ...
MoFAIC marks historic relations with sub-Saharan Africa
19.11.2016
The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC), has, in co-operation with Expo 2020 Dubai, celebrated the cultural collaboration with sub-Saharan Africa at the launch of the book &lsquo ...
Indonesia becomes the first Southeast Asian nation to publicly announce its participation in Expo 2020 Dubai
14.11.2016
Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s most populous nation, announced its commitment to participate in Expo 2020 Dubai, building on strong links between the two countries. Exp ...
UAE Youth Affairs Minister Shamma Al Mazrui to address young people from across the GCC at Expo 2020 Dubai’s YouthConnect
10.11.2016
Her Excellency Shamma Al Mazrui, the UAE’s Minister of State for Youth Affairs, will address over 1,000 young people from acros ...
Accenture Digital Connected Hackathon Launched With Expo 2020 Dubai To Inspire International Collaboration And Innovation
09.11.2016
Talented young people from eight cities are invited to compete for prizes including potential job offers at Accenture and Expo 2020 D ...
HRH The Prince of Wales hears about Expo 2020 Dubai’s youth engagement
08.11.2016
Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Director General, Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau today welcomed His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to the Expo 2020 Dubai site. ...
Italy, hosts of the 2015 World Expo, sign up for Expo 2020 Dubai
07.11.2016
Italy confirm its commitment to participate in Expo 2020 Dubai, with letter from Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. The commitment to Expo 2020 Dubai came at a meeting between His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Mak ...
Greece confirms participation in Expo 2020 Dubai
30.10.2016
Expo 2020 Dubai, today announced that Greece has confirmed its official participation in Expo 2020 through a letter from the Greek Prime Minister, His Excellency Alexis Tsipras, addressed to His Highness Sheikh Mo ...
Expo 2020 Dubai joins DWIC in Shanghai to attract partners and visitors from emirate’s largest trading partner
26.10.2016
A team from Expo 2020 Dubai will attend ‘Dubai Week in China 2016’ from 27 – 29 October 2016, which aims to promote trade between Dubai and China. Expo 202 ...
Luxembourg confirms participation in Expo 2020 Dubai
24.10.2016
Expo 2020 Dubai today announced Luxembourg as one of the first countries to formally confirm its participation. The agreement was made at a meeting withHis Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of t ...
Expo 2020 Dubai offers young people a starring role through YouthConnect 2016
18.10.2016
Expo 2020 Dubai organisers are asking young people from across the GCC to work with them as they prepare to host the region’s first global mega event. Registration opened today the second edition of YouthCon ...
Young people passionate about creating a positive impact on their community, Expo 2020 Dubai finds
04.10.2016
Expo 2020 Dubai has worked with market research firm, YouGov, to gather the opinions of youth in the UAE and GCC, on their hopes and ambitions, as well as areas of interest ...
Final call for GCC youth to submit entries to the Expo 2020 Dubai photography competition held in collaboration with HIPA
28.09.2016
The photography competition for GCC youth launched by Expo 2020 Dubai in collaboration with the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Mak ...
Slovenia confirms participation in Expo 2020 Dubai
22.09.2016
The Republic of Slovenia is announced as the latest nation to officially sign up to Expo 2020 Dubai in exchange of letters at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce His Excellency Sultan Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Eco ...
Expo 2020 Dubai reveals further details of its legacy plan at Cityscape Global 2016
05.09.2016
The site of Expo 2020 will transform into an ecosystem to encourage the growth of the UAE’s knowledge economy, according to plans unveiled at Cityscape Global today. ...
Expo 2020 Dubai welcomes 27 apprentices as Apprenticeship Programme begins
04.09.2016
Over the next 9 months, apprentices will learn from and work directly alongside the industry experts leading the delivery of Expo 2020 Dubai Expo 2020 Dubai has welcomed 27 apprentices to the Expo 2020 Dubai site ...
Over Dh5bn in Expo 2020 Dubai spend to be allocated to SMEs
29.08.2016
Landmark announcement builds on existing efforts to enhance SME integration into the Expo 2020 Dubai supply chain, boosting the economic impact of the mega-event for the wider business community Sultan Al Mans ...
Expo 2020 Dubai launches photography competition for GCC youth in collaboration with HIPA
10.08.2016
Expo 2020 Dubai has joined with the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) to launch an exciting new photography competition for yo ...
Candidates shortlisted for Expo 2020 Dubai Apprenticeship Programme
04.07.2016
The final selection process is underway for the Expo 2020 Dubai Apprenticeship Programme, a pioneering nine-month scheme that will offer valuable hands-on experience, vocational training and skills development to ...
Expo 2020 Dubai and DP World partner to position the UAE at the heart of future global trade
15.06.2016
Expo 2020 Dubai today announced DP World as its Premier Global Trade Partner. The company, which is a leading enabler of global marine and inland trade, owns and operates 77 ...
Expo 2020 Dubai, Dubai SME and Tejari unite to support SME growth
06.06.2016
Expo 2020 Dubai, Dubai SME and Tejari, the strategic procurement company, have signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will broaden access for thousands of SMEs in the emirate to tender opportuni ...
Expo 2020 Dubai connects with Etisalat for fastest, smartest site on Earth
05.06.2016
The UAE’s leading international telecoms and technology service provider awarded Telecommunications and Digital Services Premier Partnership for Expo 2020 Dubai. The site of Expo 2020 Dubai will be one of t ...
Expo 2020 Dubai’s Premier Partnerships take off with Emirates Airline
29.05.2016
Expo says ‘Hello Tomorrow,’ forming its first Premier Partnership with Emirates Airline to help bring 25 million visitors to Dubai for the global mega event. Expo 2020 Dubai today announced Emirates ...
Expo 2020 Dubai makes a strong impression on potential participant nations
24.05.2016
Delegates from 132 nations responded positively to Expo 2020 Dubai’s ambitious plans for the global mega-event, as the International Planning Meeting (IPM) enters its second day, focussed on interactive work ...
Expo 2020 Dubai® to host International Planning Meeting
22.05.2016
Senior representatives of countries from around the world will attend Expo 2020 Dubai’s International Planning Meeting to learn about the benefits of participation, the preparations underway, and the long-te ...
Expo 2020 Dubai® hosts ideation workshops for young jobseekers during Careers UAE
20.05.2016
In line with the UAE Youth Empowerment Strategy and the Government’s drive to engage and empower young people, Expo 2020 Dubai participated in the 16th edition of Care ...
Expo 2020 Dubai® and Wamda Host Collaborative Entrepreneurship Summit
19.05.2016
Expo 2020 Dubai joins forces with Wamda to host a Summit bringing together businesses of all sizes to identify opportunities for collaboration and growth. Expo 2020 Dubai, has joined with Wamda, to launch the C ...
Expo 2020 Dubai® reveals its Master Plan at Arab Media Forum 2016
10.05.2016
Expo 2020 Dubai has revealed its master plan in the form of a dedicated experiential zone displayed at the 15th edition of the Arab Media Forum. Visitors were among the first to take a glimpse at how the Expo 2020 ...
Expo 2020 Dubai® concludes its nationwide academic roadshow for 2015-2016 academic year
03.05.2016
Expo 2020 Dubai concludes its nationwide academic roadshow, engaging hundreds of students across Dubai, Sharjah, Fujairah, Al Ruwais & Madinat Zayed. Aimed at inspiring ...
EXPO 2020 DUBAI® HOSTS 9TH EDITION OF BUSINESSCONNECT
02.05.2016
BusinessConnect seeks to engage the local and international business community in the lead-up to Expo 2020 Dubai by facilitating dialogue, sharing of expertise, and enabling the development of recommendations arou ...
EXPO 2020 DUBAI® LAUNCHES APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMME TO PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
25.04.2016
In line with the UAE Youth Empowerment Strategy and the Government’s drive to engage with young people, Expo 2020 Dubai announces the launch of its Apprenticeship Prog ...
Expo 2020 Dubai® spars at the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2016
21.04.2016
Expo 2020 Dubai is taking part in this year’s edition of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship, a global tournament that brings together the sport&rs ...
HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum receives letter of intent from Switzerland to be first international participant in Expo 2020
19.04.2016
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee and Chairman of Dubai Airports and E ...
Expo 2020 Dubai hosts BIE Secretary General to inspect ‘impressive progress’ as development enters a new phase
17.04.2016
His Excellency Vicente Loscertales, Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) – the international body that oversees all World Expos – ...
CLEGG APPOINTED EXPO 2020 CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
31.03.2016
Dubai Expo 2020 has appointed Simon Clegg as its Chief Operating Officer. Clegg, a previous Chief Executive of the British Olympic Association and Ipswich Town Football Club, held a similar position on the Organ ...
Leading global architects win Expo 2020 theme pavilion design competition
13.03.2016
Dubai, UAE, 12th March 2016: His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Expo Higher Committee and Chairman of Dubai Airports and Emirates Airline, in partnership with leading property develope ...
Expo 2020 and WAMDA partner to drive collaborative entrepreneurship
18.01.2016
New initiative links corporates with SMEs and startups to drive continuous and sustained economic growth Dubai, UAE. 18 January, 2016: Expo 2020 Dubai has announced that it will partner with Wamda, the leading pl ...
Expo 2020 Dubai to appoint global thought leaders as ambassadors for the mega-event
27.12.2015
Dubai, UAE, 23 December 2015 - The Higher Committee of Expo 2020 Dubai today announced an Expo Ambassadorship Programme, which will include a series of global thought leader ...
Dubai confirmed as World Expo host in 2020
26.11.2015
168-member governing body unanimously endorses detailed plans for the mega-eventHis Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum: “Now is the time for us to translate our vision into reality.” The 158th ...
Expo 2020 Dubai launched YouthConnect
15.11.2015
The first in a series of annual events designed by youth for youth to unlock opportunities Expo 2020 welcomed some of our nation’s brightest young minds at the inaugural ‘YouthConnect’ on Saturday, November 14th, 2015 at the Sky Bubbl ...
Expo Milano 2015 marked UAE National Day, starting the 5-year countdown to Expo 2020 Dubai
20.10.2015
Expo Milano 2015 marked UAE National Day as Italy prepared to bring its World Expo to a close in just under two weeks’ time. The occasion was particularly auspicious a ...
Expo 2020 Dubai unveils YouthConnect
05.10.2015
Youth to Participate in an “Engaging, Empowering and Entertaining Event” Expo 2020 Dubai unveils YouthConnect, the first in a long-lasting and wide-ranging series highly interactive forums designed by youth for youth. The inaugural event wi ...
Higher committee approves progress made towards the delivery of expo 2020 ahead of key autumn events
16.09.2015
The Higher Preparatory Committee of Dubai Expo 2020 met yesterday under the chairmanship of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Higher Preparatory Co ...
Expo 2020 Dubai will provide opportunities for businesses of all sizes and nations.
02.09.2015
Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy,Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General, Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau, launches Expo 2020’s ‘BusinessConnec ...
Over 18,000 submissions received for new expo 2020 Dubai Logo Competition
17.05.2015
More than 18,000 creative hopefuls have submitted their designs for the Expo 2020 Dubai Logo Design competition, as the once-in-a-lifetime contest drew to a close on 30 April 2015. The chance to design the new em ...
Expo 2020 Dubai launches new procurement portal
23.04.2015
Expo 2020 Dubai e-Sourcing Portal Consolidates Procurement and Strengthens Transparency and Access Expo 2020 Dubai announced the launch of the Expo 2020 eSourcing portal, an online procurement system that will li ...
Expo 2020 Dubai launches Business Engagement Programme
22.04.2015
Regional & Global Corporates Invited To Invest In Long Term Vision of Expo 2020 & UAE Expo 2020 Dubai officially launched its business engagement programme to more than 250 senior regional and global corp ...
Expo 2020 Dubai higher committee and BIE meet in Paris
12.04.2015
Expo 2020 Dubai Updates BIE Executive Committee The Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee, represented by His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of Road and Transport Authority, s ...
Expo 2020 Dubai marks 2,020 day countdown
12.04.2015
2,020 Wishes By Public For 2020 Released To Commemorate Milestone Expo 2020 Dubai officially marked the 2,020 day countdown to the opening of the iconic event with the releasing of 2,020 wishes made by the public ...
Expo 2020 Dubai hosts world Expo governing body
25.03.2015
BIE Delegation Updated on Expo 2020 Dubai 2015 Progress Expo 2020 Dubai welcomed Secretary General, Vicente Loscertales, from the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the governing body of World Expos. Thi ...
Expo 2020 Dubai Logo Design Competition is for everyone
25.03.2015
Expo 2020 Dubai Calls On The UAE To Get Creative And Design Its New Logo Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy,Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General, Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau, has officially ...
HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum chairs first Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee Meeting of 2015
18.03.2015
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee Chairman, President of the Department of Civil Aviation and Chairman and Chief Executive of ...
Expo 2020 Dubai launches UAE-Wide Community Engagement campaign
18.03.2015
‘For Everyone’ Includes Art Showcase, Expo 2020 Dubai Logo Design Competition & Multi-Experiential Roadshows and Events Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy,Minister of State for International Cooperati ...
DWTC appoints CH2M Hill & Mace
25.01.2015
DWTC APPOINTS CH2M HILL & MACE AS REAL ESTATE PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT FOR DUBAI TRADE CENTRE JEBEL ALI DEVELOPMENT Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has appointed a consortium of CH2M HILL and Mace to undertake all real estate and constructio ...
Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee Welcomes Bureau International Des Expositions Delegation
15.12.2014
The Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee has officially received the Secretary General, Vicente Loscertales, from the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the governing b ...
Expo 2020 leadership review 2015 goals
08.12.2014
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Chairs Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee Chairman, President of the Department of Civil Aviation and Chairman and Chief Execu ...
Dubai Expo 2020 and Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research Host Second Theme Workshop
07.12.2014
Dubai World’s Fair team gathers academic community to explore Expo 2020 theme assumptions, research and education activities At the invitation of Dubai Expo 2020 and ...
Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee Maps Out Key Deliverables To BIE General Assembly
26.11.2014
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Marks One Year Anniversary of Winning Right to Host World Expo in Dubai As the UAE prepares to mark the one year anniversary ...
Expo 2020 Dubai Technical Team In Milan Observations Programme
12.11.2014
Expo 2015 Milan Team shares key learnings in preparation for May World Expo. At the invitation of Expo 2015, the UAE Consulate General to Milan and the Expo 2020 Dubai team, consisting of representatives from the ...
Expo 2020 Dubai Hosts International ISEA Youth Design Workshop Connection between Art and Science
06.11.2014
Expo 2020 Dubai this week hosted 30 art and design students at the 20th International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA), the annual academic event that offers a series of s ...
Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee Updates Bureau International des Expositions
16.10.2014
Expo 2020 Preparation and Legacy Plans shared with BIE Executive Committee Today, Expo 2020 Dubai shared its preliminary plans, priorities and governance with the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the i ...
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum chairs Expo 2020 Higher Committee meet
16.09.2014
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Expo 2020 Higher Committee Chairman, President of the Department of Civil Aviation and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirat ...
Next phase masterplanning for Dubai Expo site well progressed
28.08.2014
HOK-ARUP CONSORTIUM CONTINUES WORK ON. Next stage design master planning is well progressed for Dubai Expo 2020’s host venue, Dubai Trade Centre-Jebel Ali - a 438-hectare site that includes the dedicated ga ...
Dubai Expo 2020 marks first BIE Assembly engagement since winning historic bid
11.06.2014
HE Al Hashimy Maps Out Expo 2020 Vision To Member States HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Expo 2020 Preparatory Higher Committee Chairman, President of the Department of Civil Aviation and Chairman and Chief ...
HH Sheikh Ahmed discusses UAE-Italy bilateral relations with Milan delegation
03.06.2014
Chairman of the Expo 2020 Preparatory Higher Committee, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed discussed Milan’s hosting of the World Expo in 2015 His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Departm ...
Expo 2020 Master Plan development outlined
28.04.2014
Mega Event Preparations Progress Rapidly as Next Phase of Delivery Ramps Up Helal Saeed Almarri, Director General of Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing, CEO of Dubai World Trade Centre and Expo Prepar ...