Expo 2020 Dubai

ABOUT Expo 2020 Dubai​

Now opening 1 October 2021 - 31 March 2022

Expo 2020 Dubai is the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, and the largest event ever held in the Arab world, Expo 2020 Dubai will capture the world’s imagination by welcoming the best minds and the most innovative ideas from around the globe.

Expo 2020 Dubai will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience – a six-month celebration of creativity, innovation, humanity and world cultures. It will be a time to create and renew connections, a time to be awed by the spectacular events programme, and a time to do business. Expo 2020 will welcome artists and academics, pop stars and pioneering thinkers, culinary wizards and corporate gurus, tech ninjas and tomorrow’s leaders.

Expo 2020 Dubai is also an opportunity to convene the global community in a spirit of hope and optimism and to help shape a better, post-pandemic future by inspiring new and exciting solutions to overcome some of the world’s most pressing challenges. 

 Connecting Minds, creating the future

Expo 2020 Dubai's main theme is supported by three sub-themes


This explores unlocking the potential within individuals and communities to shape a better future. It encompasses areas such as education, employment, new industries, financial capital and governance.


Focuses on smarter and more productive movement of people, goods and ideas, tackling areas such as transportation, travel and exploration, personal mobility, logistics and digital connectivity.


This encompasses innovations and practices protecting our ecosystems, as well as effectively managing resources and tackling the effects of climate change, creating lasting benefits for future generations.