A world’s fair is a rare and exciting opportunity to bring the world together in a spirit of celebration. It is a platform for new ideas and technology, for cultural and creative exchange.
Expo 17 will be a hybrid exhibition comprised of three smaller exhibitions: a modest recognised world’s fair officially sanctioned by the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE); a housing exhibition; and a horticultural exhibition.
The recognised exhibition, the officially awarded world’s fair, will celebrate our global relationship with one another. In addition to addressing environmental issues, every nation will be invited to display its distinct blend of artistic talent, innovative technology, entertainment, and culinary traditions.
The housing exhibition will be a platform for social and environmental rehabilitation, and will involve the creation of a brand new community on the shores of the Saint Lawrence River.
The horticultural exhibition will explore our relationship with the planet’s ecosystem and offer working solutions to global warming and other concerns.
Today, Expo 86, if done on a smaller scale, would be classified as a recognised exhibition.
The 1990 horticultural exhibition (Floralies) in Japan.
The City of Tomorrow, the 2001 housing expo in Malmö, Sweden.