than five months to go until Expo 2020 welcomes the world, delegates from
across the globe are coming together for the final International Participants Meeting, at Dubai
Exhibition Centre (DEC), Expo 2020 Dubai, from 4-5 May.
The attendees – all participants and partners of the first
World Expo to be held in the Arab world and one of the first mega-events to
take place globally since the start of the pandemic – are from more than
173 countries, with a number of delegates also participating virtually. They
represent nations, multilateral organisations, academic institutions and
corporations from across the globe.
receive the latest
updates on critical topics relating to the six-month global gathering, which
opens on 1 October, including operations, security, city readiness, marketing
and communications, and programming – as well as the stringent measures being
taken, in line with the UAE’s wider efforts to combat COVID-19, to ensure the
health and well-being of Expo’s workforce, participants and visitors.
The IPM is the first event to be held at DEC – a 45,000sqm, world-class,
multipurpose space that will be a major draw for the MICE industry during Expo
2020 and beyond, and a significant symbol of Expo’s long-term business and