The English Premier League champion will have attendance... and will promote the event through the group's clubs in the world

Partnership between Expo 2020 Dubai and Manchester City

  • Manchester City will be at Expo 2020 Dubai.

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  • Douglas-Home: “The language of football inspires millions of people to be part of an extraordinary World Expo.”


Expo 2020 Dubai and City Football Group have announced a new partnership that will make the largest event in the Arab world the official exhibition partner of Manchester City, the English Premier League football champion.

Under this partnership, Expo 2020 will also become an official partner of Mumbai City FC, the champions of the Indian Super League.

Expo 2020 Dubai will be held from October 1, 2021 until March 31, 2022, and will welcome more than 190 countries, providing a launch platform for diverse and vibrant events, including innovation, culture, art, music and sports.

This partnership will make City Football Group part of the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region, to advance knowledge through pioneering global initiatives to drive social change through football and spread values ​​based on innovation and sustainability.

Sulto Douglas-Home, CEO of Communications, Marketing and Sales, Expo 2020 Dubai, said: “At Expo 2020 we are all excited with City Football Group to bring people together for meaningful change in important areas such as youth empowerment, gender equality and inclusion, as well as the use of Technology for the benefit and the good.

“As the Official Exhibition Partner of Manchester City and Official Partner of Mumbai City FC, we are excited to see how the powerful global language of football can inspire millions of people around the world to be part of a truly exceptional and historic World Expo in this region,” he added. the vast.”

“This partnership represents a distinguished addition to Expo 2020’s record of cooperating with a number of prominent sports worldwide, including our official partnership with the Formula 1 World Championship and the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League, a record to which we will soon add more sports partnerships.”

“At Manchester City we work hard to provide the best solutions for success, whether on the pitch or whatever else we do, to engage with our worldwide fan base, operate in a sustainable way and help support our societies.

Partnering with Expo 2020 Dubai and exploring this vast amount of experience and expertise will give the club a great opportunity to develop its knowledge in many areas.”

He added, "We are also looking forward to revealing Manchester City's presence at Expo 2020 Dubai, where we will show the world how the club takes the leadership seat in the football industry."

He continued, “Reflecting the global character of Expo 2020 and its participants, as well as the diverse and multicultural demographics in the United Arab Emirates, this partnership will reach the world through the wider network of City Football Group clubs, through an impressive range of local activities that we are planning in a number of clubs The group, including New York City FC and Melbourne City FC.

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City Group is currently providing advisory services to Mumbai City FC, and has entered into a partnership to acquire a majority stake in the Indian club, and the deal is still awaiting final approvals.

Facts and information about "Expo 2020 Dubai"

■ Expo 2020 Dubai aims to bring the peoples of the world together to build bridges of cooperation, inspire action, and provide solutions to real challenges.

■ Under the slogan "Connecting Minds and Creating the Future", Expo 2020 represents the incubator of the most influential ideas in the world.

■ Expo 2020 is committed to contributing to building a more equal, just and equitable world for all.

■ Expo 2020 Dubai is the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region.

■ Its site extends over an area of ​​4.38 square kilometers in "Dubai South" near Al Maktoum International Airport.

■ In 1851 London hosted the first international expo, which was called the "Great Exhibition" and was held in the "Crystal Palace".

■ International Expos are held under the auspices of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), an intergovernmental organization responsible for supervising and organizing all international fairs (Expos) and promoting its core values ​​of education, creativity and cooperation.

■ Four types of Expos are held under the auspices of the BIE: International Expos, Specialized Expos, Agricultural Expos and the Milan Triennial.

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