Trade Mission to World Expo in Dubai

Taking Scotland to the World

We are embarking on a mission to take Scottish Businesses to World Expo in Dubai for the opportunity to join 30,000 businesses, over 25 million visitors and 190 countries.

Showcase your business to the world - with 30,000 businesses, 190 countries and more than 25 million visitors at the World Expo Dubai, it's the opportunity of a lifetime.

This trade mission will give Scottish firms the chance to connect with hundreds of potential new business partners from around the world in a single visit.

World Expo will run from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022, Expo 2020 Dubai is the first World Expo ever hosted in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region.

The first delegation departs 27th November to 3rd December and will showcase Scottish luxury products and experiences. The second delegation departs on 17th January 2022 to 24th January 2022 and will focus on the energy sector.

The final delegation will depart on 7th March to 14th March 2022 and will focus on Women Entrepreneurship & Leadership in Business.

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Second Delegation: Clean Energy & Climate Change

Second Delegation: Clean Energy & Climate Change

17th January 2022 to 24th January 2022

The second delegation departs on 17th January 2022 to 24th January 2022 and will focus on Clean Energy & Climate Change sectors.

Third Delegation: Women Entrepreneurship & Leadership

Third Delegation: Women Entrepreneurship & Leadership

7th March 2022 to 14th March 2022

The third and final delegation will depart on 7th March to 14th March 2022 and will focus on Women Entrepreneurship & Leadership in Business.

World of Opportunity

Unique global platform

Unique global platform

Expo 2020 Dubai is your unique global platform to attract investments, forge agreements and promote international cooperation.

We all have the power to build a better world and shape the future. Discover what makes Expo 2020 Dubai unique and how it is ‘Connecting Minds and Creating the Future’ through sustainability, mobility and opportunity. 

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World-class business events

World-class business events

Pack your calendar with global investment forums, investor pitching conferences and inspiring addresses, attended by the who’s who of the business world and visionary minds.

With 182 days to collaborate, innovate and marvel at what humanity can accomplish together, this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you simply cannot miss. 
Wander through the breath-taking architecture of pavilions housing ground-breaking technological advances and immersive experiences, lose yourself in incredible live performances, and travel the world’s cultures and cuisines in one amazing place. 

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Match with other businesses

Match with other businesses

Easily make connections with the right people at the right time while you’re at Expo with the Dubai Expo Business Matchmaking app.

Experience countless architectural marvels in one place – including the world’s largest 360-degree projection surface, 90+ uniquely designed pavilions and 200.000 sqm of future LEED Gold & Platinum structures. 
 
Pack your calendar with global investment forums, investor pitching conferences, inspiring addresses and more. 

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Scottish Chambers of CommerceScottish Development InternationalDubai World Expo 2020Scottish GovernmentAl-Maktoum College of Higher EducationDP&L Travel

Export Hub Scotland

To register your interest in the World Expo, Dubai trade mission, please visit the Export Hub Scotland or, talk to a member of the team on LiveChat

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World's Greatest Show

World's Greatest Show

History is full of milestones that you weren’t there to see, but now you have the chance to be there and to influence the future

  • Experience what a truly connected high tech world could be, from autonomous vehicles to space travel
  • Redefine off-the-grid with structures that generate their own electricity and water
  • Discover the extraordinary possibilities of 3D printing, from food to medical devices
  • With over 60 live shows every day, all the world will be on a stage
  • Heighten your senses, with everything from operas to A-listers, pop-up theatres to flash mobs, and sports events to national day celebrations
  • Get hands-on and be part of the action, with varied activities and workshops for all ages
  • and lots more! ...
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FAQs

What is a World Expo?

World Expos are one of the oldest and largest international events on the planet, taking place every five years and lasting six months. It is a festival for all, where everyone can experience, explore, innovate and have fun by sharing ideas and working together.

What is Expo 2020 Dubai?

Expo 2020 Dubai will be the first World Expo ever hosted in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region. Through our theme of Connecting Minds, Creating the Future, we aim to host a World Expo that inspires people by showcasing the best examples of collaboration, innovation and cooperation from around the world.

Who is participating at Expo 2020 Dubai?

There will be more tens of thousands of participants including nations, multilateral organisations, businesses and educational institutions. To date, 191 nations from across the world have confirmed their participation at Expo 2020.

When is Expo 2020 Dubai?

Expo 2020 will run for six months from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022. It will be open seven days a week, from 10:00 to 00:00 on Saturday to Wednesday, and 10:00 to 02:00 on Thursday and Friday.

Where is Expo 2020 Dubai and what methods of transport can I take to get there?

Measuring 4.38 sqkm, the Expo 2020 site is located in the Dubai South district. It is close to Al Maktoum International Airport and within easy reach of Dubai International Airport, Abu Dhabi International Airport and Dubai and Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminals. The site also has its own Metro station, capable of transporting 22,000 passengers per hour in each direction.