A recently economic report published by Oxford shows Dubai Expo 2020 would support over half a million jobs. The World expo takes place every 5 years for a period of 6 months. The first world expo event was held in London 1851. World expo is the third largest even in whole world after Olympics and FIFA world cup. the next World Expo event will be held in Milan , Italy.
For Expo 2020 Dubai, Sao Paulo City from Brazil , Izmir from turkey and yekaterinburg the fourth biggest city in Russia are competing for the bid while Ayutthaya a Thai city was removed as a candidate for the 2020 Expo.
If Dubai wins the bid than Dubai will be holding Even from October 2020 till April 2021 as it is Dubai`s 50th anniversary in 2021,making it the first time for the event to held over two years.
What is in it for Dubai ?
If Dubai wins the bid it will be creating 277,149 Job opportunities in 2021 alone and 90% of the job opportunities will occur from 2018 – 2021 .
Dubai expo can attract 25 million unique visitors and 33 million visits during the six months between October 2020 and April 2021
We hope Dubai will be able to win this bid in coming month and Expo 2020 will bring huge opportunities for all the business sectors. you can view infographics of the report below