January 23rd, 2017, during the last meeting of the AIPH that took place in Ratingen Germany two new International Horticultural Expo has been assigned. The first will take place in Bologna (1 May – 31 October 2019) and the second in Qatar in 2021.Continue Reading
will enhance awareness of a green and healthy life
Expo 2019 Beijing (April 29th – October 7th 2019) will be the next International Horticultural Expo to be organised, following Expo 2016 which recently closed in Antalya, Turkey. In an interview with the BIE, Peng Hongming, the Deputy Secretary General of the China Flower Association, discusses China’s history with Horticultural Expos, its pavilion at Expo 2016, and the aims and themes of Expo 2019 Beijing….Continue Reading
Alessandro Rosso Construction & Management, part of the Alessandro Rosso Group, after its presence in Expo Shanghai 2010, Expo Milano 2015 and Expo Antalya 2016, will be also present in the Expo 2017 Astana.
ARC&M will be focused on offering to the participating Countries the following services:
- Pavilion Set-up
- Pavilion Management
- Pavilion's Restaurants & Bars Management
Do not hesitate to contact Mr. Federico Lo Schiavo for more details.Continue Reading
Expo 2016 Antalya closed on October 30th but WECC is already working on the next International Exposition scheduled to take place in Astana, Kazakhstan June 10th – September 10th 2017.
WECC will have its own seat inside the Expo site and new exclusive benefits for all WECC’s Members will be planned for this special occasion.
Stay tuned for the details…Continue Reading
at Expo 2016 Antalya
The Italian National Day has been celebrated on Semptember 28th at the presence of Italy’s Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economic Development Ivan Scalfarotto, CEO and General Director of Italian Foreign Trade and Promotion Agency Piergiorgio Borgogelli, the Italian Ambassador Luigi Mattiolo and General Commissioner of EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency Ambassador Erdoğan Kök.
Ceremony started with singing of national anthems of two countries. In his opening speech Undersecretary Scalfarotto noted that Turkey was one of the most important trade partners of Italy. He said that over one thousand and 300 Italian companies were active in Turkey and they invested more than 4,5 billion dollars in the country. He also pointed out that there were also some Turkish firms that made investments in Italy.Continue Reading
Further Details of its Legacy Plan
The site of Expo 2020 will transform into an ecosystem to encourage the growth of the UAE’s knowledge economy, according to plans unveiled at Cityscape Global today.
In a keynote speech at the Cityscape conference, taking place on September 4th, Marjan Faraidooni, Expo 2020’s VP of Legacy set out ambitious plans to transform the Expo’s 4.38 square kilometre site into an ecosystem that connects businesses in the transport and logistics, travel and tourism, real estate and education sectors, as part of a creating a thriving knowledge economy that contributes to the UAE’s diversified future. Ms Faraidooni explained Expo’s intentions. “Our legacy plans are wide ranging and ambitious. Our Expo will continue to foster innovation, and to create meaningful partnerships that will live beyond 2020 – not only for the UAE but for the region as a whole.”
Number of Participating Countries exceeded the Plan
101 countries have confirmed their participation in the International Specialized Exhibition “Astana EXPO-2017”.
We recall that earlier, Brazil officially confirmed its participation in the Exhibition, being the 99th participating country. The strategic number of countries specified in the Exhibition’s registration dossier was 100 participating countries. Ukraine confirmed its participation and became the hundredth country. The next country in the list is the Dominican Republic.Continue Reading
From 12 to 18 September MLNS restaurant hosted the week of Mexico. During this week we offered to the visitors a special Mexican Menu presented by the well-known Mexican Chef Juan Miguel Prada.
Some of the specialities offerred to the guests were:Continue Reading
All the WECC Members, upon presentation of their Membership card, can benefit from a 20% discount on all Food and Beverage consumptions at the following restaurants and bars in the Expo 2016 Antalya site:
#MLNS Fast Casual (Italian Restaurant)
Odessa Rosso Beach (inside the Ukrainian Garden)
Italian Kiosk (inside the Italian Garden)
Furthermore, we remind you that all the Members have the following benefits at the Akra Barut Hotel in Antalya:
very privileged room rates,
free access to Executive Lounge,
free access to the hotel facilities (business center, fitness center, Turkish bath, sauna and indoor pool),
20% discount on SPA treatments,
20 % discount on all consumptions,
10% discount on transfers services, upon reservation at the hotel directly.
On 18th June 2016 the Consul of Germany in Antalya and Commissioner General of Section, Mr. Martin Vetter, invited to the official opening of the German Garden in EXPO 2016 Antalya. Together with Mr. Robert Dölger, Attaché of the Germany Embassy in Ankara, Mr. Fırat Işık, Secretary-General of EXPO 2016 and Mrs Isabel Besemer, Director of the German Garden, he cut the ribbon as symbol of the official opening of the German Garden.
The motto of the German Garden is “Future plants – the innovation potential of renewable raw materials”, which perfectly matches the general theme of EXPO Antalya, “Flowers and Children – a greener life for future generations”.Continue Reading