Project Milestones

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Málaga Attends the 171st BIE assembly in Paris to defend its candidature to host the 2027 World Expo

The Spanish Embassy in Paris host a reception, to which all BIE delegates and other candidate teams are invited. These receptions are part of the activities that each candidate city must organise and the date is fixed by the BIE.

The Enquiry Mission of the Bureau International des Expositions arrives in Spain today and will be visiting Madrid and Málaga until Friday.

Expo 2027 Málaga is attending 2022 Greencities, the Urban Intelligence and Sustainability Forum, held at Málaga’s Trade Fair and Congress Centre (FYCMA).

The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs hosted the diplomatic corps at an event to present the Expo 2027 Málaga candidacy

Spain presents Málaga’s candidature to host the 2027 World Expo in Paris.

Juan José Escobar Stemmann named special mission ambassador for Málaga’s candidature to host Expo 2027

Málaga will be represented again at MIPIM, the largest International Real Estate Investment Exhibition, with a focus on its candidature to Expo 2027

Presentation of Malaga's bid for Exp 2027 at Expo 2020 Dubai

The City Council announces Malaga’s candidature – “THE URBAN ERA: TOWARDS THE SUSTAINABLE CITY” – at transfiere

Málaga’s candidature to host the Expo 2027 is present at a function organised by the Andalucían Regional Government during Expo 2020 Dubai, during which a promotional video about Málaga will be shown.

Spain applies to organise Specialised Expo 2027 in Malaga

The Andalusian Government supports Málaga's candidacy for the 2027 International Exhibition. The Autonomous Government of Andalusia approves an institutional declaration in which it states that the decision would place Andalusia, in the epicentre of major events

Málaga's candidacy as the host of the 2027 international exhibition on “The urban era: towards the sustainable city". The Council of Ministers has agreed to present the candidacy of the city of Málaga as the host of the 2027 International Exhibition on "The urban era: towards the sustainable city”.

June 24, 2021

The Andalusian Parliament approves an Institutional Declaration in recognition of the potential of the province of Málaga, including explicit support for the Málaga project to hold an Expo in 2027.

June 2, 2021

The Finance Minister and spokesperson for the government of Spain, María Jesús Montero, showed her support for Málaga’s plans to host the World Expo in 2027. During her visit to the city and when asked by the press, she explained that “the Spanish government is going to support any type of application that allows us to be an international benchmark. It’s clear that Málaga meets all the requirements and all the conditions to host such an event. Naturally, since the application is feasible, the government of Spain will be there, as it always has been.”

May 10, 2021

During an extraordinary general meeting, the City of Málaga’s Social Council approved including the Expo Málaga 2027 plans on the Unique Projects’ drawing board.

The BIE publishes on its website their visit to Malaga as a city with intentions to apply to host a specialized International Expo in 2027.

The secretary general of the International Office of Exhibitions (BIE, Bureau International des Expositions) Dimitri Kerkentzes visits Malaga to learn about the city's offer for the celebration of an International Exhibition in 2027. The trip schedule includes a visit to the proposed site location for the Expo as well as two meetings: one with the Malaga Mayor, Francisco de la Torre; the Counsellor of the Presidency of the Regional Andalusian Government, Elías Bendodo; the President of the Provincial Government, Francisco Salado; the acting Government Sub-delegate, Juan Pedro Carnero; City Council members and representatives of the opposition political groups; the Rector of the University of Malaga, Jose Ángel Narvaez; the Secretary General of the CEM, Natalia Sanchez and the President of the Chamber of Commerce, Sergio Cuberos, among others. The second meeting took place with leaders from the business community, civil society, professional associations and unions.

Meeting in Malaga with the directors of the city's media organizations to inform them of the steps to present Malaga as the venue for an International Expo in 2027.

Meeting in Malaga with companies, entities, professional associations and unions to explain the steps to present the City as the venue for an International Expo in 2027.

Malaga Mayor, Francisco de la Torre, attends a meeting at the headquarters of the International Exhibition Office (BIE), in Paris, with the secretary and undersecretary Vicente González Loscertales and Dimitri Kerkenzes to announce Malaga's intention to present its candidacy to host an International Exhibition.

The acting Malaga Mayor, Francisco de la Torre, announces his commitment to start negotiations with the central government and the Regional Andalusian government with the objective to obtain the necessary support for the City to choose to organize an International Exhibition at the end of the next decade.