The Expo 2020 Dubai announced the selection of AS World Group Limited, which specializes in the fields of event management and strategic consulting, as an authorized distributor of tickets for the upcoming event that will be held from October 20, 2020 until April 10, 2021.
According to a statement issued yesterday, the exhibition's main office hosted the signing ceremony of the agreement between the two sides signed by the CEO of commercial affairs at "Expo 2020 Dubai", Sanjeev Kosla, and CEO of "AS World Group", Sajid Barakat.
The agreement aims to promote tickets for the Expo 2020 Dubai in Africa, and it will also attract visitors from all over the continent to the largest event in the world, which will represent a huge and unprecedented boost in trade and economic prospects between Africa and Dubai.
AS World Group, operating at the Dubai International Financial Center, will promote a number of packages and special offers for government ministries, chambers of commerce, universities, private companies and others.
Barakat said: “We are very proud of our cooperation with Expo 2020 Dubai and our selection as the official distributor of tickets for the event, because we believe that we will be able through communicating minds and making the future to spread the vision and mission of Expo 2020 Dubai globally, with a special focus on each From Africa and the Middle East ».
He added, "We will strive to promote the exhibition by offering various distinguished offers that meet all the needs of the participating delegations from Africa and other regions."
Barakat pointed out that “as the first (Expo) global events to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, (Expo 2020 Dubai) will set a record with the participation of 192 countries throughout its activities that continue for a period of 173 days under the slogan (Connecting Minds and Making the Future)” .
He stressed that "(Expo 2020 Dubai) comes in light of the improvement in the general economic performance of the continent of Africa as a whole," pointing out that "about 1.3 billion people living in 54 countries in the continent aspire to the Gulf region in general, and Dubai in particular, to seize the commercial, economic and tourist opportunity." And educational, they will also get a unique opportunity to visit the Expo 2020 ».
For his part, Kosla said: “We realize that the strong regional presence of AS World Group will contribute to delivering the message of (Expo 2020 Dubai) to all parts of the African continent, as this continent will play a pivotal role in the first versions of Expo in the Middle East and Africa South Asia. ”
He added: “We are very proud that every country has its own pavilion, which happens for the first time in the history of global (Expo) events at all, a step that ensures that every country, including that of Africa, has its own platform to showcase its achievements, aspirations and cultures.” “Given the strategic location that Dubai has at the intersection of roads between Africa and the rest of the world, we expect a great turnout from visitors to this continent to attend the largest global review of human intelligence and excellence ever,” Kosla said.
The CEO of AS World Group, Sajid Barakat, explained that the marketing strategy developed by the company for the Expo 2020 Dubai ticket sales program targets countries in West Africa, including Senegal, Mali, Guinea Conakry, Mauritania, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Togo, Benin and Niger In addition to a group of Central African countries such as Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in addition to Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and other African Francophone countries, through many reliable channels managed by the company along West Wu Africa to strengthen frameworks for cooperation between companies and consumers alike.
He said that "AS World Group" will make use of its extensive networks of sales, services and logistics in Africa, with the aim of boosting its sales from "Expo 2020 Dubai" tickets to the largest possible segment of the public, and thus helping the latest versions of the "World Expo" to achieve its goal. With more than 25 million visits over 173 days.
Gateway to Africa
AS World Group is a diversified coalition specializing in the areas of organizing international summits, business trips, events and tourism initiatives.
The company has a position that makes it a gateway to the African continent, as it allows it to play the role of link between the Expo 2020 Dubai and large audiences in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
The company has experience in supporting government departments and councils of ceremonies and helping them to organize the logistical aspects of official delegations during conferences and summits.
African country gets an opportunity to visit the "Dubai Expo"