Expo signs AS World Group as authorised ticket reseller
The contract promotes Expo 2020 Dubai ticket packages in Africa
Expo 2020 Dubai has signed AS World Group (DIFC) as an authorised ticket reseller for the event that is taking place from October 20, 2020 to April 10, 2021.
The contract promotes Expo 2020 Dubai ticket packages in Africa and is poised to bring visitors from the continent Dubai, in what will be a major and unprecedented boost for trade and commerce between Africa and Dubai.
Sajid Barkat, Chief Executive Officer, AS World Group, said: “We are very proud and honoured to work with Expo 2020 Dubai as an authorised ticket reseller because we believe that by ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’ we can propagate the vision and message of Expo 2020 Dubai globally, with special focus on Africa and the Middle East. We will promote Expo 2020 Dubai with the most flexible packages adapted for all needs of African (and other) delegates.”
Expo 2020 Dubai will have 192 countries participating in the 173-day long mega event under the theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’.
Khosla, said: “AS World Group’s strong regional presence will help take Expo 2020’s message far and wide across Africa. The continent will play a key role at the first World Expo in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. We are proud that every country will have its own pavilion for the first time in World Expo history, ensuring all nations, including those from Africa, have a platform to showcase their achievements, ambitions and cultures.
“Given Dubai’s strategic location at the crossroads between Africa and the rest of the world, we expect many visitors from the continent at The World’s Greatest Show of human brilliance and achievement,” Khosla added.
The group will promote special packages and offers for government ministries, chambers of commerce, universities, private businesses, etc.
With extensive, world-class customer reach and engagement, AS World Group will leverage its substantial sales, service and logistics networks in Africa to promote its Expo 2020 Dubai ticket sales to as large an audience as possible, thereby assisting the latest World Expo to achieve its target of a total of 25 million visits during its 173-day period.