- Friday, 1 October 2021 - Thursday, 31 March 2022
Expo 2020 Dubai
Connecting Minds, Creating the Future
Our once-in-a-lifetime celebration – the largest event ever staged in the Arab world – is set to welcome 190 participating countries, and millions of visitors from across the globe. Here they will experience warm Emirati hospitality at its finest, as well as the UAE’s values of inclusion, tolerance and cooperation. Youth are at the heart of our World Expo. That’s why Expo 2020 aspires to create a meaningful legacy that will benefit generations to come, both locally and globally, spanning everything from innovations and architecture to friendships and business opportunities.
Themes for the future
To build a better world, we need to use our heads and our hearts. The Expo subthemes help to guide us on this journey together.
Unlocking the potential within us.
Creating smarter and better connections.
Living in balance with the world around us.
Expo 2020 Dubai
The first Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia with many reasons to be counted as one of the most important in exposition history. Measuring 4.38 sq km, the Expo 2020 site is located in the Dubai South district. It is close to Al Maktoum International Airport and within easy reach of Dubai International Airport, Abu Dhabi International Airport and Dubai and Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminals. The site will also have its own metro station, capable of transporting 36,000 passengers per hour.
Bureau International des Expositions
Created by the 1928 Paris Convention, the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) is the Paris-based intergovernmental organisation in charge of overseeing and regulating World Expos.