The official denomination in the BIE regulations is International Recognized Exhibitions.

  • International Expos take place between two World Expos and have a duration of 3 months
  • Participants include: countries, international organizations, NGOs, corporations and other institutions
  • The size of the site is limited to 25 hectares and participants customize pavilions that are built by the organizers ·
  • The theme of the International Expos must be specific, specialized, and provides the lead wire for all other dimensions: architectural, events, participation, modes of cooperation, etc.

INTERNATIONAL EXPOS REGULATED BY THE SINCE 1931

  WORLD EXPO   WORLD EXPO
1936   STOCKHOLM – Sweden 1974   SPOKANE – USA
1938   HELSINKI – Finland 1975   OKINAWA – Japan
1939   LIEGE - Belgium 1981   PLOVDIV – Bulgaria
1947   PARIS - France 1982   KNOXVILLE – USA
1949   STOCKHOLM – Sweden 1984   NEW ORLEANS – USA
1949   LYON - France 1985   TSUKUBA – Japan
1951   LILLE – France 1985   PLOVDIV – Bulgaria
1953   JERUSALEM – Israël 1986   VANCOUVER – Canada
1953   ROME – Italy 1988   BRISBANE – Australia
1954   NAPLES – Italy 1991   PLOVDIV - Bulgaria
1955   TURIN – Italy 1992   GENOA - Italy
1955   HELSINGBORG - Sweden 1993   TAEJON - Korea
1956   BEIT DAGON - Israël 1998   LISBON - Portugal
1957   BERLIN - Germany 2005   AICHI – Japan
1961   TURIN - Italy 2008   SARAGOZA – Spain
1965   MUNICH - Germany 2012   YEOSU – Korea
1968   SAN ANTONIO – USA 2017   ASTANA - Kazakhstan
1971   BUDAPEST – Hungary