The Expo City will be home to 3,000 employees by September. Leading companies like Emirates, DP World, Siemens Energy, Terminus Group, Gratiya World, and Engie are shifting their bases to this venue.
In addition to this, the city will be hosting institutions including the Finnish Institute Fin Gulf at the Finnish Pavilion; the Centre for Data Science, Discovery and Innovation at the University of Wollongong at the Australian Pavilion, and a Chinese business hub at the Chinese pavilion.
Expo City Dubai retained over 80 percent of Expo 2020’s infrastructure
The Chief Engagement Officer of the Expo City Dubai, Manal Al Bayat shared her thrill at welcoming the unique array of partners. She added that Expo City Dubai is dedicated to its mission of collaborating with diverse sectors of organizations to work towards common goals and aid each other in their aspirations.
The Managing Director of Siemens Energy Middle East, Dietmar Siersdorfer stressed, Expo City Dubai’s sustainable infrastructure and innovative tech solutions support communities and protect the environment.
Siemens Middle East CEO, Helmut von Struve notified the public about the enterprises’ decision to relocate to Expo City Dubai, due to its latest configuration and its emphasis on sustainability.
Various pioneers and leaders of the sector praised the city’s dedication to their work ethic and mission. Patricia Davidson, the president, and vice-chancellor of the University of Wollongong underlined the university’s reinforced position in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region and the chance to manifest lasting impact through data science.
Meanwhile, Mika Puustinen, the director of Fin Gulf shared that sustainability and circular economy were the major themes of the Finnish Pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai. With the Fin Gulf, the pavilion will act as a channel between the UAE, Finland, and other Nordic countries, in addition to actively participating in the coming COP28 climate conference.
The China pavilion will continue its work on cultivating and improving China-UAE relations and business development in addition to the people-to-people connectivity. This pavilion is expected to be an integral part of the Belt and Road Initiative.
The growth of this well-anticipated Expo City will be carried out by collaborative efforts involving Fortune 500 enterprises, entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized enterprises(SMEs), as well as government bodies, academia, and research institutions.
This will also be in alignment with D33 (Dubai’s economic agenda) and the border development and diversification goals of the United Arab Emirates. This program will also encourage cross-sector collaboration in sectors such as education, creativity, and mobility while focusing on sustainability themes aligning with Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan.
Expo City will be a platform for a plethora of cultural, educational, leisure, and retail centers. This venue is accessible by Dubai Metro City. The city’s framework supports a balanced lifestyle and a sense of community. All these amenities are reachable within a 15-minute walking or cycling distance at the Expo City.