Hear our experts’ take on the latest developments and trending topics
The first modern fair was held in Paris just after the French Revolution in 1798, on the site where the Eiffel Tower now stands. By 1928 Expos had gained both codification and their own organisation. Subsequent Expos have been well-recognised landmarks of human achievement, for example, the New York World Fair of 1939 showcasing US technological innovation and the Shanghai Expo of 2010 which consolidated the city’s reputation, especially for international business. Now, as the pandemic recedes, it is Dubai’s turn, the first Expo in the Middle East.
Stay up to date