A number of the pavilions from Expo 2020 Dubai will be used again at the legacy site to house domestic and foreign businesses, organizations, and educational institutions. It’s anticipated that by September, 3,000 people will be employed in offices at Expo City Dubai.
DP World, Emirates Airline, Siemens Energy, Siemens Industrial, Terminus Group, Engie, and Gratiya Consultancy are just a few of the anchor tenants and new companies that will set up shop at the site. To support these organizations, Expo City Dubai provides a beneficial free zone environment and online platforms.
Eighty percent of the event’s infrastructure has been preserved at the Expo 2020 legacy site in Dubai, which has been designed as a model for sustainable urban planning. This highlights the dedication to eco-friendly practices.
The former Expo 2020 Dubai pavilions will now have a new lease on life, serving various functions and assisting in the region’s ongoing development and growth.
At Expo City Dubai, the University of Wollongong will open its Data Science, Discovery, and Innovation Centre. The vice-chancellor and university president, Professor Patricia M. Davidson, is the director of this center, which aims to strengthen Australia’s position in the field and develop beneficial opportunities for scholars, researchers, and business professionals. The university emphasizes its conviction that data science has the potential to transform industries and enhance lives in a variety of ways by launching the center at Expo City Dubai. In order to spur significant advancements in the field, the center will concentrate on collaborative and collegial research.
FinGulf LLC will occupy the Finland Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. The manager of FinGulf LLC, Mika Puustinen, emphasized that the Finland Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai would place a strong emphasis on sustainability and the circular economy. Their dedication to these ideals is made clear by extending the pavilion’s life cycle at Expo City Dubai. The pavilion and exhibition will continue to act as a platform for fostering ties between the UAE, Finland, and other Nordic nations under the new organization, FinGulf. They are also in a good position to offer something to the upcoming COP28 conference.
The China Pavilion will be preserved and play a significant role in the Belt and Road Initiative, serving as a symbol of the friendship between China and the UAE. The pavilion will continue to serve the same objectives as originally intended—supporting the growth of people-to-people ties as well as economic and trade ties between China and the United Arab Emirates. It will act as a platform to help Chinese companies look for business and investment opportunities in the UAE. The pavilion will also serve as a hub for culture, hosting a variety of events that highlight Chinese storytelling and culture.
To create a specialized space for the Emirates Group Innovation and Emerging Technologies Centre, the area will be transformed. The innovation team will have a dedicated space in this area, according to Sir Tim Clark, president of Emirates Airlines. It will also serve as a location for events and offer a cooperative setting for international partners to collaborate on projects that are in line with their vision for aviation and travel.
Various organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, business owners, SMEs, government agencies, educational institutions, and research facilities will congregate at Expo City Dubai. The objective is to work together and enhance Dubai’s status as a hub for international trade.
In order to carry on Expo 2020 Dubai’s legacy, organizations of all sizes and from various sectors must collaborate, according to Manal AlBayat, chief engagement officer of Expo City Dubai. The objective is to encourage collaboration, spur creativity, and assist these diverse businesses’ aspirations for growth.
Expo City Dubai is notable for being built as a “15-minute city,” among other things. This makes it simple for locals and guests to get around because all amenities and attractions are conveniently close by—within a quick 15-minute walk or bike ride.