Participate in Expo 2020 Dubai

An artist's impression of an outside area at Expo 2020. Image: Expo 2020 Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai is an opportunity for your business to reach a global audience at the world’s largest gathering of commerce, culture and industry.

If you have strategy to target export opportunities in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Central and South Asia, Expo 2020 could provide a platform to accelerate your organisation’s growth. 

There are a range of ways for New Zealand businesses, organisations and individuals to participate in Expo 2020. 


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  • Partner with New Zealand at Expo 2020

    Harness the convening power and status of World Expos and reach an audience of millions. 

    High-profile partnership opportunities are available for companies to align themselves with New Zealand at Expo 2020. 

    A formal association with the New Zealand Government will add prestige to your business and activities in the Gulf region, helping you to further your interests and open doors.  Official partners will receive rights and benefits, including priority access to the Pavilion's corporate hosting facilities, in return for financial or in-kind sponsorship.  

    Contact us now to discuss sponsorship packages and secure three years of value from your association with the New Zealand Government and New Zealand Pavilion. 

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  • Expo 2020 Procurement Portal

    Supply your product or service to Expo 2020

    Procurement for the goods, services and construction for the 438 hectare Expo 2020 site is open to the global business community via an online portal.

    The United Arab Emirates has made a commitment to support small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and several New Zealand companies have already been successful.

    New Zealand companies are encouraged to register on the Expo 2020 Dubai e-Sourcing Portal for updates on tender opportunities.

    Register on the Expo 2020 Portal

  • Apply for an Expo Live Innovation Impact Grant

    Accelerate your start-up idea

    Expo 2020 has launched an Innovation Impact Grant Programme to fund innovative solutions that improve lives and support the spirit of Expo 2020’s theme Connecting Minds, Creating the Future. Funding grants of up to US $100,000 are awarded to projects that benefit communities and the environment around the world.

    Apply now

  • Invitation to participate

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Opportunities during
Expo 2020:

  • Connect with buyers, distributors and investors from around the world at one major event.
  • Secure new leads, progress and close deals.
  • Demonstrate or launch products and innovations.
  • Show manaakitanga (hospitality) by hosting clients and partners in the Pavilion’s restaurant and hospitality spaces.
  • Build relationships and market understanding.
  • Hold thought-leadership symposia, seminars or workshops.
  • Enhance participation at major trade shows held in the United Arab Emirates.
  • See the latest innovations and technology from around the world.
  • Be part of telling the New Zealand story to an international audience.

Plan your Expo 2020 journey now!

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