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WECC seals and important Agreement with Kazakh Invest at Expo 2017 Astana

An agreement between WECC and Kazakh Invest was sealed on the occasion of the press conference dated June 11th, 2017 in Astana. This marks an important step which enables Companies from all over the world, represented in Astana by the Commissioners of the Pavilions of the participating Countries, to develop business and synergies with Kazakhstan.

WECC has strong relationships with Commissioners of more than 120 Countries worldwide besides a network of extensive international contacts in both public and private sector. The Club has over 1000 members with headquarters in Milano, Shanghai, Antalya and Astana.

Kazakh Invest is a national company which provides support for industrial and innovative activities and helps attract investments in the Kazakhstani economy.

Focus of this Agreement is directed at the development of the following sectors: ferrous/non ferrous metallurgy, oil refining, petrochemical industry, food production, production of motor vehicles and its parts, production of agricultural equipment, electrical machinery, railway engineering, mining industry and construction material.

Local and International Press and Tv attended the Press Conference
Speakers :

  • MAXAT KABASHWEV: Executive Chairman, Kazakh Invest
  • ALESSANDRO ROSSO: President, World Expo Commissioners Club
  • WANG HUI: Vice President – Asia, World Expo Commissioners Club
  • ELAZAR COHEN: Israel Commissioner Expo 2017 Astana
  • JACOPO STECCHINI: International Director, 3rd Floor

Stefano Ravagnan, the Italian Ambassador to Kazakhstan, was also present.

“This deal with Kazakh Invest is an example of how strategic WECC can be in creating commercial synergy and in helping to extend networking in international relations” stated the President of WECC” Alessandro Rosso.

Expo 2017 Astana is an International Expo which is taking place from June 10th to September 10th in Astana, Kazakhstan. “Future Energy” is the theme of this International Expo dedicated to the production of sustainable energy, referring specifically to the environment and renewable energy. This is the first time that a central Asian country has hosted such an event with more than 80 countries participating and an estimated 5 million visitors expected over the three months.

With Alessandro Rosso Group as a founding member, WECC is in Astana to continue its mission, started at Expo Milano 2015, to encourage networking and collaboration between Commissioners, Pavilion Directors, Institutions and Companies. WECC’s new seat is a space of about 450m2 situated in a key location within the exhibition area. This space, equipped with the latest technology, has meeting rooms, a lounge and exhibition areas and is available to Club Members for B2B and B2G meetings and events.



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Happy Birthday WECC!

It was 2014 when the World Expo Commissioners Club was founded. During these three years many successful achievements has been collected and over one thousand members joined the Club.

We take this opportunity to remaind you that WECC Headquarters, located in Milano – Piazza Duomo 21, together with the Secretariat are at your complete disposal.

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Billions on Offer

Representatives of small and medium enterprises, SMEs, will get a chance to showcase their firms to procurement staff from Expo 2020 Dubai and some of its largest contractors at an event next week.

The first in a series of Meet the Buyers events will take place on 10th May in Dubai, where SMEs can gain valuable insight into the process of awarding billions of dirhams worth of contracts and sub-contracts in their sector, then meet the people face to face who will be deciding on the deals.

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One month to the Opening of EXPO Astana 2017

Approximately one month away, on June 10, one of the key events dedicated to renewable energy will be opened in Astana. Exciting technological innovations which will become a part of everybody’s life in the future will be demonstrated to the visitors of EXPO-2017.

The participants are doing their best to surprise guests of the exhibition by unique designs. Some of the pavilions are planned to be finished long before the opening. “About 50% of the exhibition is ready, and we are going to complete our works in May”, Kim Jehona, a representative of the pavilion of South Korea, president of the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (КОТРА), said.

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WECC new seat, inside the Expo Site, will be ready soon with its 465sqm of spaces that include meeting room, a lounge and an exposition areas. The new seat will be at full disposal of the Commissioners and WECC Members.

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WECC hosted the first Expo 2017 Astana press conference in Italy

Milan, February 6th 2017,The World Expo Commissioners Club hosted in its headquarters in Piazza Duomo 21 in Milan the first press conference in Italy for the presentation of Expo Astana 2017 Future Energy in occasion of which the passing of the baton from Expo Antalya 2016 has been held.

Expo 2017 Astana will be held in Kazakhstan from the 10th June to the 10th September 2017 and will see the participation of over 100 Countries and 18 International Organisations, with an estimated affluence of 5 million visitors. At the Milanese presentation were present Firat Isik, General Secretary of Expo 2016 Antalya who passed the baton to the representatives of Expo 2017 Astana represented by Roza Assanbayeya, Promotion and Tourism Deputy Director of Astana Expo 2017 National Company and President of Kazakh Tourism Association, Ekaterina Kameneva, Head of Project – Official Ticket Operator of Expo 2017 – and Asylbek Tauasarov, Advisor of Ambassador of Kazakhstan in Italy. The conference was concluded by Alessandro Rosso, Chairman of Alessandro Rosso Group, who presented the projects of the Group for the promotion of the International Exhibition of Astana.

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XVII Infopoverty World Conference

21stApril 2017, United Nations Headquarters, Conference Room 12, New York

The 17th Infopoverty World Conference will take place on April 21, 2017 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York and will focus on “Transferring knowledge and adequate technologies: the way to combat poverty and make the world safer”.

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EXPO DUBAI 2020 to serve the World a taste of UAE

  • 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 licensed product opportunities

Dubai, Febuary 22nd 2017, Expo 2020 Dubai today launched a search for producers of authentic Emirati and regional products including dates, Arabian coffee and sweets, chocolate and spices, which will form part of a warm, mouth-watering welcome offered to Expo’s millions of visitors from around the world.

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The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) has approved an application from the region of Bologna and Emilia Romagna in Italy to host a ‘B Class’ International Horticultural Exhibition in 2019. Expo 2019 Bologna & Emilia-Romagna was approved by AIPH on 23 January 2017.

With a theme of ‘Grow Green. Eat Green. Live Green’ the Expo will take place in Bologna, Italy from May to October 2019. It will cover around 50 hectares in the Parco Nord region of the city and within the city centre itself, and is expected to attract 2.5 million visitors.

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