27 November 2013
Foreign Secretary congratulates Dubai on being named Expo 2020 host
Foreign Secretary praises Dubai’s outstanding bid, and expresses delight at Dubai being chosen to host Expo 2020.
10 October 2017
UK is ready to seize Expo 2020 Dubai opportunities
International Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox, announces UK’s plans for Expo 2020 Dubai, the world's largest exhibition, as UK companies help deliver the event.
29 March 2018
International Trade Secretary urges UK business to show off the best of Britain at Expo 2020 Dubai
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox is today urging innovative UK businesses to seize the opportunities at Expo 2020 Dubai.
3 April 2018
Mace and Jacobs appointed as delivery partner for UK Pavilion
A joint venture of Mace and Jacobs have been appointed as the UK Government’s delivery partner for the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.
29 June 2018
Open call for sponsors and partners for the World Expo 2020 Dubai
DIT is looking for sponsors and partners to help deliver the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai from 20th October 2020 to 10th April 2021.
24 July 2018
Judging panel announced for designer of the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020
The 10 panel members are looking for a design concept that will create an original, inspiring and memorable visitor experience.
25 July 2018
Bath tech firm secures £1.2 million worth of export deals
ScienceScope, an education technology company, is set to double its turnover following new export deals in the United Arab Emirates and Singapore.
27 September 2018
Es Devlin OBE to design UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai
The UK Pavilion will be the centrepiece of the UK's presence at Expo 2020 Dubai - highlighting UK expertise in artificial intelligence and the space sector.
1 November 2018
GIG appointed caterer for UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai
Hospitality caterer GIG, part of the Global Infusion Group, has been awarded the hospitality services contract for the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.
7 November 2018
De Montfort University announced as Founding Partner for the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai
Baroness Fairhead, Minister of State for trade and export promotion at the Department for International Trade, announced De Montfort University Leicester as a Founding Partner for the UK Pavilion at World Expo 2020 Dubai.
3 April 2019
Minister for Trade and Export Promotion announces HSBC as founding partner for the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai
Baroness Fairhead, Minister of State for trade and export promotion at the Department for International Trade, announced HSBC as a Founding Partner for the UK Pavilion at World Expo 2020 Dubai.
9 May 2019
Innovision to lead events for UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai
Leading creative and experience agency, Innovision, have won the contract to deliver the events programme at the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.
26 June 2019
Liam Fox to break ground on UK pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai
On 27 June, Secretary of State for International Trade, The Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP, will break ground on the UK’s Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.
27 August 2019
Resource Futures win environmental consulting contract for UK Pavilion
Resource Futures appointed to provided decommissioning possibilities for the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.
30 December 2019
UK Pavilion selected amongst top buildings to look out for in 2020
The UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai has been selected amongst the top buildings coming in 2020 by leading architecture magazine, Dezeen.
22 September 2020
UK invites the world to collaborate on musical project at EXPO 2020 Dubai
Everyone is encouraged to submit sounds for inclusion in an inspiring soundscape to be heard by millions at the UK Pavilion
23 February 2021
British fashion council to address sustainability in global fashion and retail at expo 2020 dubai
Caroline Rush, CEO at the British Fashion Council (BFC) has been announced as a headline speaker for an exciting programme of events on the future of fashion and retail at the UK Pavilion.
9 April 2021
key speakers announced for travel Summit at expo 2020 dubai
First speakers announced for a programme of events designed to explore the future of sustainable travel at the UK Pavilion.
20 April 2021
UK to explore how creativity can solve global challenges at expo 2020 dubai
Can creativity save the world? Speakers announced for a programme of events designed to explore how creativity can tackle major global challenges.
20 May 2021
UK to explore the future of sustainable Living at expo dubai 2020
How will advances in the way we think about energy and infrastructure deliver a sustainable quality of life? Speakers have been announced for a programme of events designed to explore how technology and innovation can drive global solutions to the way we live.
25 May 2021
Majid al futtaim becomes hotel partner for uk pavilion at expo 2020 dubai
Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has announced that it will be the Official Hotel Partner for the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.
4 June 2021
UK to explore global food security at expo 2020 dubai
In February 2022, the UK's leading experts will come together at Expo 2020 Dubai to discuss how the latest innovations in agri-tech and food security can help tackle global challenges to the way we grow and consumer food.
26 August 2021
UK to explore the future of healthcare at expo 2020 dubai
How can healthcare and life sciences improve people's lives? This question and more will be the focus during a week-long programme on the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai between 26th and 30th January 2022.
01 September 2021
10 must see UK Pavilion attractions at Expo 2020 Dubai
From October 1st 2021, Dubai will play host to the World’s Greatest Show – Expo 2020 Dubai. For the first time in the event’s history, all of the 191 participating nations will have their own pavilions, promising immersive cultural experiences while showcasing what makes each country unique.
01 September 2021
Royal College of Art announced as Heritage Partner for the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai
With 30 days to go until Expo 2020 Dubai (1 October 2021 – 31 March 2022), the Royal College of Art is today announced as the official Heritage Partner for the UK Pavilion by the Department for International Trade.
03 September 2021
UK to explore innovative technology for the betterment of mankind at Expo 2020 dubai
How can technology improve human experience - from health, transport, energy to the environment? This question will be the focus for a programme of events at the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai in March 2022.
10 September 2021
UK launches expo factor competition for expo 2020 dubai
The UK has announced the launch of the eXpo competition in partnership with global social business Debate Mate to drive forward the UK Pavilion's education programme at Expo 2020 Dubai.
29 September 2021
HE Reem Al Hashimy launches UK ‘Collective Message’ to the universe at Expo 2020 Dubai
First word from HE Reem Al Hashimy entered into UK AI algorithm, starting a Collective Message that will use words from thousands of visitors throughout Expo 2020 Dubai.
01 November 2021
Nicola Anthony’s live installation at
Expo 2020 Dubai interacts with #COP26 Tweets
to represent tipping point of global action on climate crisis
From the 1st - 9th November 2021, visitors will be able to see British contemporary artist Nicola Anthony, member of the Royal Society of Sculptors, working to create a new sculpture inside the Inspiration Gallery on the commissioning theme, See Things Differently.
16 November 2021
Wood pledges commitment to the UAE with support for the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai
Wood as an Official Partner of the UK Pavilion, is delighted to support Expo 2020 Dubai. The event, which takes place from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East and will be the largest ever staged in the Arab World.
9 December 2021
UK explores how education must adapt for tomorrow’s world at ‘In the Future… How will we Learn?’
How can we prepare for AI in learning? What does the classroom of the future look like? How do we educate children for the needs of the 21st century? These are some of the questions being discussed by leading figures from the world of education during ‘In the Future… How will we Learn?’, taking place in the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai and online from 9-11th December, under the UK’s participation theme ‘Innovating for a Shared Future’.
7 January 2022
UK TO EXPLORE THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABLE LIVING AT EXPO 2020 DUBAI
How will advances in the way we think about energy and infrastructure deliver a sustainable quality of life? This is the central question being discussed by leading figures and companies from a range of sectors during ‘In the Future, How will we Live?’ hosted by the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai from 11-18th January, under the UK’s participation theme ‘Innovating for a Shared Future’.
10 January 2022
UK National Day set to takeover Expo 2020 Dubai with a feast of all things British
Expo 2020 Dubai is preparing for a full-site takeover for UK National Day to celebrate extraordinary talents across the UK, from established musicians to emerging artists. On 10th February 2022, the Expo site will become an extension of the UK, with new and diverse music, theatre, arts, poetry, comedy, film, food and innovation that speaks to all ages and backgrounds, inviting the world to see things differently.
07 February 2022
UK’s major year of sport and culture to be showcased at Expo 2020 Dubai with Culture Secretary visit
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries and Minister for Exports Mike Freer to lead the government’s delegation at UK National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai.