The Committees

Representatives of BIE Member States meet twice a year in four committees. The committees work on the different issues related to the activities of the BIE and report to the General Assembly. All the proposals of the Committees are submited to the approval of the General Assembly.

The Chairperson of each committee is elected for a period of two years from among the delegates of the Member States. They are re-eligible for another two-year period, without interruption. The Chairpersons of the committees are also the Vice-Presidents of the BIE General Assembly.

View the members of each committee

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is composed of representatives of 12 Member States elected by the General Assembly.

Its main functions are:

  • To examine all applications from candidate countries who want to organize an Expo
  • To oversee the advances of all upcoming Expos and advise the organizing teams 

 

Rules Committee

The Rules Committee is composed of representatives of 12 Member States elected by the General Assembly.

Its main functions are:

  • To provide participating and organizing countries with a guide of all the mandatory regulations for the organization of an Expo
  • To examine the rules and regulations of the Expos
  • To establish the Bureau's internal by-laws

 

Administration and Budget Committee

The Administration and Budget Committee is composed of representatives of 9 Member States.

Its main functions are:

  • To prepare the BIE's annual budget
  • To guarantee the compliance with the budget

 

Information and Communication Committee

The Information and Communication Committee is composed of representatives of 9 Member States.

Its main functions are:

  • To establish the communication strategy of the BIE
  • To advise Expo organizers on their communication plan