What is EXPO 2020 all about?

Expo 2020 is just 1 year away and Dubai is getting ready to welcome the world to its doorstep on October 20, 2020. As we get closer to the world’s biggest event. It is one of the world’s biggest fair exhibitions where people from all over the world will be joining in to showcase their business ideas, projects, and innovation. Every individual here gets a chance to show their business ideas to the world, which will help in increasing the business revenue and growth of their company.

Here’s everything you need to know about Expo 2020 that is happening in Dubai:

  • What is Expo?

A global fair exhibition for millions of people to interact, exchange ideas, showcase innovation and increase collaboration. For the first time, it is going to bring together the best of products from all over the world to the UAE.

  • When will Expo 2020 be held?

The world’s greatest show will be conducted on October 20, 2020, and ends on 10th April 2021. It is a six-month-long exhibition that is going to change Dubai drastically.  

  • What is its main motto of Expo 2020?

The Expo is based on opportunity, mobility, and sustainability. The main motto is aiming to leave a meaningful and lasting legacy. 

  •  What is the Theme of Expo 2020?

Connecting Minds, Creating the Future is the theme of Expo 2020, that aims to build partnerships and inspire ideas to the world of tomorrow. The sub-themes include – Opportunity, Mobility, and Sustainability which are the key pillars of this event. 

  • Accommodation and food.

There will be 100+ restaurants and 150+ hotels which are going to provide food and accommodation

  • Where will Expo 2020 be held?

It will be conducted in the Dubai South District closer to Al Maktoum International Airport. The Dubai Metro will take 46000 passengers per hour to and from the Expo site. The site has four main entrances. 

  • Who are the attendees?

The World Expo is going to attract visitors to around 25 million. Representatives from more than 170 countries are expected to attend this event for a period of six months. It includes 300 leaders from government, arts, media, and technology from more than 80 countries

  •  Why is Expo 2020 so important?

1. GDP Enhancement:

Employment is a big factor in Expo 2020, with an infinite number of job opportunities there shall be great enhancement in the GDP of the country

2. Engagement:

It helps in building engagement with other countries by bringing them on the same platform

3. Building trust:

Dubai Expo 2020 will be a medium where different countries can not only brand themselves globally but also discuss and work on the issue of universal concern.

4. Cultural Exchange:

It will allow visitors to build new relationships and is going to be the best place for cultural exchange

 

Few interesting facts about this event:

  • To date, more than 7.5 million hours have been worked on the Dubai Expo 2020 site.
  • More than half of the contracts have been awarded to SMEs by Expo 2020 in Dubai
  • It is the third-largest global event in terms of economic and cultural impact after the Olympic
  • The area of dimensions is 4.38 sq km of land for 25 million expected visitors 

 

It is definitely going to be a grand event in terms of scale and cultural exchange. To know more check out the website and understand the brief insights of this great fair.