Dubai: economic missions to be accomplished Economic missions are valuable for finding partners abroad

Expo Dubai is a unique opportunity to promote economic relations on an international level. For Luxembourg companies, the stakes are high. A special programme has been set up for the occasion by the Chamber of Commerce. 

Disproportionate, gigantic, colossal... There is no shortage of superlatives when it comes to the Dubai World Expo. It is here, in the furnace of the first city of  the  United Arab Emirates, known for its dizzying skyscrapers, that Luxembourg has set up its pavilion.

And it is more precisely in the space dedicated to the theme of "Opportunity" that Luxembourg entrepreneurs represent the economic power in the pavilion. The mission is clear.  offering an unforgettable showcase of Luxembourg-style innovation and know-how until the end of March 2022. In other words, the World Expo will be a great opportunity to open up new perspectives, to launch new projects on the economic level. It is therefore a unique opportunity for economic actors to strengthen their links and even to forge new links with new partners.

Economic missions - expanded programme

Economic missions are therefore valuable in finding partners abroad. This is why the Chamber of Commerce has set up an economic programme so that Luxembourg companies can participate in Expo 2020 Dubai.

All this translates into the following ambitious trade mission programme: an ICT mission, a mission Space, a "Made in Luxembourg" week, a mission Sustainability, an international B2B meeting fair, a mission Healthtech and a mission Food & Beverage.  

Dates of the missions:

  • 17.-22.10. 2021: ICT Mission
  • 24.-30.10. 2021: Space Mission
  • 31.10-6.11.2021: Made in Luxembourg-Week
  • 17.01.-20.01.2022: Sustainability Mission
  • 3.01-25.01.2022: Matchmaking Event
  • 2022: Luxembourg Day
  • 27.-27.01. 2022: Healthtech Mission
  • 13.02-17.02.2022: Food&Beverage Mission

ICT Mission (17.-22.10)

The trade mission will include a visit to GITEX, the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition, which is the leading computer and consumer electronics exhibition in the Middle East. This is where the global technology community gathers to present and discuss the most innovative ideas shaping the future of the sector.

This economic week also includes business-to-business meetings with international prospects via the platforms offered by the fair, a guided tour of Expo 2020 Dubai, VIP access to the Luxembourg national pavilion, a networking reception and a visit to a sector-related flagship project.

Missions to be performed

The aim of these fairs is to highlight the country's economic strengths as well as to strengthen connections with partners or even to create new links with potential partners. The establishment of business relationships is therefore crucial to the development of a business. And participating in such missions is a direct opportunity to become familiar with the markets in the Middle East.

Each mission provides the opportunity to visit a trade fair, meet with relevant representatives and speakers from Luxembourg, participate in B2B (business to business) meetings, take part in guided tours, attend various networking receptions and join visits to companies or flagship projects related to each mission. 

Under the main theme "Connecting Minds, Building the Future", with the aim of building a better world between partners from different sectors, Expo 2020 Dubai fits perfectly with the national policy of economic diversification


This high-profile event brings together more than 1,200 private companies government entities and startups from more than 60 countries choose this fair as a platform to make contact with more than 100,000 visitors each year. Exhibitors can present their offerings to a diverse crowd of end users and buyers.

GITEX 2021 will include the GITEX Technology Week and GITEX Future Stars events.

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