The World Expo is one of the longest running and largest events on the planet taking place once every five years. This incredible showcase is where ground-breaking innovations such as the washing machine television and mobile phones were first introduced to the world. In 2020 this amazing event will be coming to Dubai and will be the largest event ever held in the Arab world with 192 countries exhibiting and over 25 million visitors expected.
In 2020 the World Expo exhibitors will be focusing on the following three themes:
- Opportunity: Showcasing ideas on creating real change in order to further human development and create a better world.
- Mobility: Dedicated to the movement of goods people ideas and data and how that will help us leap forward into the future.
- Sustainability: A concerted effort to find the most sustainable solutions to energy and resource consumption that will help preserve the planet.
Some exciting news for those who visit the New Zealand site, the legendary Parris Goebel has been appointed to lead the New Zealand Entertainment and Cultural programme. Other activities planned for the New Zealand Pavilion are Food & Beverage Month, Sustainable futures week, Future Foods, Global Indigenous Forum, National Day celebration on 06 February 2021.