Specialized exhibitions, officially known as ‘International Recognized Exhibitions’, are global events designed to respond to challenges facing humankind. Specialized exhibitions welcome millions of visitors and offer a journey through the chosen theme through engaging and immersive activities.
The first Specialized Expo exhibition was held in 1936 in Stockholm. Previously, exhibitions were held in Spain (EXPO 2008 Zaragosa) and South Korea (EXPO 2012 Yeosu).
Capital of Kazakhstan was chosen as the venue of the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO 2017 on November 22, 2012 during the 152nd General Assembly of the International Exhibitions Bureau in the course of a secret vote of representatives of 161 member States of the International Exhibitions Bureau. The application of the city was supported by 103 countries.
4500 volunteers from 35 countries
150 supervisors – young leaders, representatives of youth organizations
During the EXPO Astana was visited by 5.4 million people
4 million people visited the EXPO exhibition
140 inventions in the field of renewable energy,
16 of them were implemented in Nur-Sultan