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Astana EXPO 2017

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Future Energy will be theme of 2017 International Exhibition in Kazakhstan

6 April 2016 – Almaty, Kazakhstan – A new resource has been added to the PM World Library related to major event projects. The new resource is titled “Astana EXPO-2017.”

Hosting EXPO-2017 International Specialized Exhibition in Astana is one of the key projects of Kazakhstan. The initiative to host a large scale event in the capital of the country belongs to President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. On June 10, 2011 Kazakhstan’s bid was officially presented in Paris to the Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau (IEB) Vincent Gonzales Loscertales. From that moment on, Kazakhstan officially joined the competition to host EXPO-2017 in Astana.

160405 - Expo LOGOThe World Exhibition in Astana will last 3 months. It will be open to some 100 countries and about 10 international organizations. It is expected that more than 2 million people will visit the exhibition. The theme of EXPO-2017 “Energy Future” will let to attract the world’s best energy-saving technologies, technological advances and existing renewable alternative energy sources.

The exhibition will provide a powerful impetus to diversification of economy and technological upgrading of production facilities along with the scientific grounds of the country. The preparation for such a big event involves the domestic small and medium enterprises, including into the construction of exhibition facilities and infrastructure.

During the days of EXPO-2017, Astana will be filled with the spirit of different cultures from all over the world. Every day various concerts, shows and other entertainment activities will be held at the exhibition.

To access this new resource, go to, click on “Events”, scroll down to resource.  Must be a registered member to access.