Dubai Expo 2020: What Does It All Mean?

In less than four months, Dubai is set to host the largest event that is yet to take place in the Arab world. Dubai Expo 2020 will be the first world Expo for the MEASA region and is touted to be one of the most sustainable World Expo’s in history.

What is the Dubai EXPO 2020?

A World Expo is a global event that aims to bring together the world’s cultures; creating a learning environment by sharing values, ideas and innovations. The first world Expo was held in London, England in 1851. They are now held every five years with Dubai’s originally scheduled for 2020.

By May 4,2020 two thirds of the voting majority of the BIE (Bureau International des Expositions — the intergovernmental committee that oversees and regulates World Expos) had elected to postpone the Dubai EXPO 2020 to 2021 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Secretary General of the BIE — Dimitri S. Kerkentzes — welcomed “this resounding expression of support” from the international community and the Government of the UAE and added that the decision “demonstrates the strong bonds that tie us and the shared commitment we have to deliver a truly inclusive World Expo”.

Dubai Expo 2020 has a number of aims including the goal of raising awareness of the challenges faced by different nationalities across the globe and increasing economic prosperity for all.

After the trials of the Covid-19 pandemic, Dubai Expo 2020 is offering businesses the first major opportunity to come together and showcase themselves. The handling of the pandemic by the UAE authorities has strengthened the international reputation of the nation as a global business and investment destination.

How Safe Will Dubai Expo 2020 Be?

Health, safety and wellbeing are priorities of the Dubai Expo 2020. Precautionary measures have been implemented such as thermal cameras upon arrival, mandatory facemasks & social distancing, sanitation stations and enhanced cleaning operations. There will also be a number medical facilities and clinics across the sites.

In April 2021, it was reported that His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, issued directives to make vaccinations for Covid-19 available to official representatives from those countries participating in Dubai Expo 2021.

What Can I Expect to Find at Dubai Expo 2020?

Countries will have their own pavilions to represent their culture and innovative engineering. Denmark, for example, has already seen 250+ of its companies register. With aims to showcase its developments in green technology and clean energy, Denmark is an enthusiastic partner of the Dubai Expo 2020.

There will be something for everyone to enjoy and learn from with bespoke tours available for the range of people who will attend.

What Will Ogram Be Doing At Dubai Expo 2020?

As ever, Ogram is at the forefront of business and development in the UAE. Ogram are already supplying quality, vetted front of house and back of house food and beverage staff to various pavilions. With expectations of increasing the level of support and collaboration with all stakeholders of the event as it draws closer.

Pavilions of the Dubai Expo 2020 expect flexible, quality staff that excel at providing an efficient and enthusiastic customer experience. Ogram staff not only match those skillsets but exceed them. All Ogram staff are fully vetted, briefed and updated prior and during their assignment. The high calibre sourced staff ensure that your project runs economically and successfully.

Soon, Ogram will be extending its fully automated marketplace. This extension will enable clients to pick staff based on Ogrammer’s profiles, book on- demand and manage attendance. Ogram’s fulfilment algorithm ensures that all shifts will be covered. Ogram’s swift and effective deployment process ensures that staff will arrive in good time and as needed.

As the Dubai Expo 2020 finishes in March 2021, Ogram supports stakeholders by providing the flexible part-time temporary staffing that is required for a short term event. Not only do Ogram provide the payroll function for their part time workers, they also give businesses flexibility to scale up or scale down easily, without attracting the fixed overhead costs normally associated with permanent staff.

If you want further information on the ease of hiring qualified pre-vetted part-time staff for your exhibit at Dubai Expo 2020, then check out Ogram, email info@ogram.ae or talk to us on +971 55 2811 411

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