MPLS. COUNCIL RECEPTIVE TO ‘EXPO 2023′ AS MINN. WORLD’S FAIR BID RAMPS UP

Imagine Minnesota hosting 10 consecutive Olympic Games, or a state-fair-sized crowd every day for three months. Could the Twin Cities really pull that off? On Wednesday, the Minneapolis City Council said it likes the idea of hosting a version of the World’s Fair eight years from now. Stephen Tellier, KSTP.com  |  July 22, 2015 – […]

QUAM PART OF TEAM LAYING GROUNDWORK FOR EXPO 2023

Lois Quam and Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Minnesota World’s Fair Bid Committee co-chairwomen, announced their efforts to bring the World’s Fair to Minnesota in 2023 at a kick-off event Friday. Karin Elton, Marshal Independent | April 11, 2015 Read the full Marshall Independent article HERE

MINNESOTA WILL BID TO LAND THE 2023 WORLD’S FAIR

The world’s fair, that science and technology extravaganza that introduced wonders ranging from the Ferris wheel to videoconferencing, could land in Minnesota if a group of civic leaders have their way. The new Minnesota World’s Fair Bid Committee announced Friday that it is preparing a bid for the 2023 fair, called Expo 2023, and that […]

Dimitri Kerkentzes, Deputy Secretary General of the BIE, spoke of our theme to at our international symposium

Dimitri Kerkentzes, Deputy Secretary General of the BIE, spoke of our theme to at our international symposium. Here is an excerpt from his speech: Specialised Expos are unique global gatherings that educate the public, promote innovation and advance cooperation on an international stage. By fostering progress and by conveying the key values that underpin their […]