Private Party with the General Commissioner of Expo 2017 Astana – July 11th 2017

The WECC Business Lounge hosted an important event organized by Mr Rapil Zhoshybayev, Commissioner General of Republic of Kazakhstan and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs. The event, organized to create business networking among entrepreneurs, Commissioners and Directors of Pavilions and other important guests, has also been a moment of leisure with International dancers and singers. Mr. Rapil Zhoshybayev, now official Full Member of the World Expo Commissioners Club, thanks WECC:

“I warmly welcome the initiative of the World Expo Commissioners Club.
I appreciate WECC Management having opened a space for us here in Astana after its first location in Milan during EXPO2015.
It is a place to share and further develop the common themes that EXPO is offering to the entire world.
I hope that WECC will leave on even after EXPO Astana 2017, ensuring that commissioner will have the advantage of such a space in the next Expos to come.”

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Expo 2019 Beijing

Twenty Countries Confirmed for Participation in 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition

On April 13, the Organizing Committee of 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition (hereinafter referred respectively to as “the Organizing Committee” and “Beijing Expo 2019”) held a briefing meeting at the Beijing Hall of Beijing Hotel with diplomatic envoys from more than 80 countries and international organizations.

Wang Chuncheng, Deputy Director-General of Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition Coordination Bureaus (BIHECB), said in the introduction session, “Beijing Expo 2019 will attract more than 100 countries and international organizations to participate. It is of vital importance in 2017 to promote the exhibitor recruitment, so we will strive to complete 80% of the tasks in this regard, that is, to confirm 80 exhibitors from various countries and international organizations.”

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Expo 2020 Dubai:

Embracing a global legacy

Vision considers the evolution of World Expos and what Expo 2020 Dubai will add to the rich history of the World Fair when it opens its doors in October 2020

1 May 1851 was a landmark in global innovation. Over 15,000 contributors gathered in London for The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations, an event that showcased the best of science, manufacturing, technology, and fine art. It embodied the spirit of the Victorian era.

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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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