Bureau of International Expositions

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Bureau of International Expositions

The governing body for World Expos. It organizes these expositions every five years as well as periodic, specialized expositions. These expositions are attended by tens of millions of people each time they are held. It was established in Paris in 1928.
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The International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE), based in Paris, oversees the organisation of the large-scale event.
The Alitalia stoppage coincides with a visit to Italy by officials of the International Exhibitions Bureau.
The project is an initiative from Sweden and accepted by Expo, BIE, the official international exhibitions bureau.
Official speeches were given by Giuseppe Sala, General Commissioner of Expo Milano 2015, the President of the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE), Ferdinand Nagy, and it fell to the Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to declare the Expo open.
All the activities of the Plan will be carried out in strict accordance with the rules of the International Exhibitions Bureau," said Meiramov.
The four candidate cities, which also included Brazil's Sao Paulo and Turkey's Izmir, had pulled out all the stops during the 20 minute presentations before voting by the 168 member states of the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE), which oversees the organisation of the events.
The medal was handed to the general commissioner of the Moroccan pavilion Ahmed Ammor during an official ceremony organized by the International Exhibitions Bureau (IEB).
The award was received by Mohsen bin Khamis al-Balushi, Adviser at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Commissioner-General of the Sultanate's pavilion at Expo Yeosu 2012 during a ceremony organized by the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE) to handing-on prizes for best pavilions participating in Expo Yeosu 2012.
EXPO 2020: Turkish President Abdullah Gul said on Thursday received the Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau, Vicente Gonzalez Loscertales and the EXPO 2020 Izmir Steering Committee members led by Izmir Governor Cahit Kirac at the Cankaya Presidential Palace in Ankara.
The committee's discussions focused on reviewing preparations for the International Exhibitions Bureau delegation that will be visiting the UAE to assess the country's feasibility to host the World Expo 2020.
The two-day forum will be attended by the top management of the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE), Secretariat of the Commissioner of the Expo team, as well as more than 200 representatives from 86 countries who have received an official invitation to participate in EXPO 2017.
PARIS, Nov 27 (KUNA) -- The International Exhibitions Bureau (Bureau International des Expositions or BIE) announced Wednesday that its member countries voted to award the right to host the World Expo 2020 to the city of Dubai.
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