Expo 2020 competition: all about the 4 candidates

The BIE member states will vote for the host of Expo 2020 during the organization's General Assembly on November 27th. Click on the links below to learn about the four candidate cities and their projects.

Brazil - Expo 2020 Sao Paulo

Expo 2020 Sao Paulo

Theme: Power of Diversity, Harmony for growth
Expected visitors: 30 million
Site: 502 ha in the region of Pirituba in the North-West of Sao Paulo.
Post-Expo objective: Make Pirituba a new economic center of Sao Paulo
All you need to know about Expo 2020 Sao Paulo


Russia - Expo 2020 Ekaterinburg

Expo 2020 Ekaterinburg

Theme: The Global Mind
Expected visitors: 12 million visitors
Site: 500 ha 5 minutes away from the city center
Post-Expo objective: Expo would help develop the region in terms of international out-reach and the site would become a part of city's development plan.
All you need to know about Expo 2020 Ekaterinburg


Turkey - Expo 2020 Izmir

Expo 2020 Izmir

Theme: New routes to a better world, Health for All
Expected visitors: 39 million
Site: 500 ha in the Inciralti region
Post Expo objective: Turn Izmir into a world heath hub with two health campuses and health facilities
All you need to know about Expo 2020 Izmir


UAE - Expo 2020 Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai

Theme: Connecting minds, Creating the Future
Expected visitors: 25 million
Site: 438 ha between Dubai and Abu Dhabi
Post-Expo objective: The site would become the Dubai Trade Center Jebel Ali
All you need to know about Expo 2020 Dubai