Minnesota takes important step in bid for World’s Fair 2023

Presidential backing means state will compete with Lodz, Poland. Editorial Board Star Tribune DECEMBER 12, 2016 — 5:16PM JIM GEHRZ STAR TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO 2015Mark Ritchie, a former Minnesota secretary of state, played a key role. Minnesota’s bid to host a World’s Fair in 2023 took an important step forward last week when President Obama […]

Obama Supports Minnesota’s Bid For 2023 World’s Fair

Minnesota received a big endorsement from President Barack Obama to host a World’s Fair in 2023. Read on Alpha News

Obama Endorses Minnesota Bid for World’s Fair in 2023

President Barack Obama has endorsed a Minnesota bid to host a World’s Fair in 2023 on the theme of wellness. In memos Friday to the secretaries of state and commerce, the president says he finds that officially recognizing the proposed expo is in the national interest. An organizing committee announced plans last year for “Minnesota […]

Obama Endorses Minnesota’s Bid For World’s Fair 2023

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Barack Obama has endorsed a Minnesota bid to host a World’s Fair in 2023 on the theme of wellness. In memos Friday to the secretaries of state and commerce, the president says he finds that officially recognizing the proposed expo is in the national interest. An organizing committee announced plans last […]

Obama backs Minnesota bid for 2023 World’s Fair

President Barack Obama has endorsed a Minnesota bid to host a World’s Fair in 2023 on the theme of wellness. In memos Friday to the secretaries of state and commerce, the president says he finds that officially recognizing the proposed expo is in the national interest. An organizing committee announced plans last year for “Minnesota […]

Presidential Memoranda — Minnesota World’s Fair 2023

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE SUBJECT:            Minnesota World’s Fair 2023:   Wellness and Well Being for All I have reviewed the reports and recommendations presented to me by you and the Secretary of State that recognition be given to the “Minnesota World’s Fair 2023: Wellness and Well Being for […]

Expo update! US to participate in Astana 2017, selects creative team; Dubai 2020 moves forward

ASTANA 2017 Astana Expo 2017 [Kazakhstan] opens June 10, and 111 counties have confirmed participation – including the United States, as per an announcement made at the 4th Annual Kazakhstan – US Convention. A team including APCO, the Eurasia Foundation and BRC Imagination Arts has been selected to design, build and operate the USA Pavilion at Astana Expo 2017. US Ambassador to Kazakhstan […]

Dubai Expo 2020 forecasts a unique attendance model for a world’s fair

Dubai Expo 2020 organizers project their six-month world’s fair will be visited 25 million times between opening day on 20 October 2020, and closing day on 10 April 2021. Dubai’s 25M figure is in line with visitation at comparable past expos (Milan 2015 visitation was 21M). But its attendance model is unique – because it forecasts that 70% […]