Finland will participate in the World Expo 2020 in Dubai, UAE. According to the theme ”Connecting Minds, Creating the Future” the Expo 2020 provides a platform to foster creativity, innovation and collaboration globally. Already 180 countries have made an announcement to participate to the Expo 2020. It will be open from 20th of October 2020 to 10th of April 2021, and more than 25 million visitors are expected to visit in the Expo 2020.
Finland’s pavilion aims to promote Finnish companies and attract more visitors and investments to Finland by increasing visibility and positive image. Besides traditional engineering there is high interest for Finnish education and health care expertise as well as technology and cleantech know-how.
Participation in the World Expo 2020 is particularly important for companies supplying technology and service solution for different industries. The United Arab Emirates is one of the most important trade partners for Finland in the Middle East and Gulf region and thus important market for Finnish exports.