Minnesota is a great choice for Expo 2023 / Star Tribune

These are important days for Minnesota’s bid to host Expo 2023 — a three-month World’s Fair — six years hence. Since Sunday, a delegation from the Paris-based Bureau of International Expositions (BIE) has been in the Twin Cities, meeting corporate and civic leaders, exploring the proposed Expo site near TCF Bank Stadium, and evaluating the […]

Four Countries Including United States Submit Bids to BIE to Hold Specialised Expo in 2022 or 2023

our countries have submitted competing bids to organize Specialised Expo 2022/23: the Republic of Poland, the United States of America, the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Republic of Argentina. The Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) has now closed the candidature. The 169 Member States of the BIE will elect the host country of Specialised Expo […]

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 […]