AC Milan is pleased to announce a new partnership with Expo 2020 Dubai, which sees the next Universal Exposition become the Official Partner of the Rossoneri.

Expo 2020 will take place from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022 and will be the first Universal Exposition hosted in a country in the MEASA area (Middle East, Africa and South Asia).¬†This is the largest event ever organized in the Arab world and will welcome over 200 participants, including 191 countries, offering a platform to promote creativity, innovation and collaboration following the claim of the event “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future” , create the future).

Thanks to the appeal and popularity of its iconic brand and its fan base of over 500 million fans around the world, AC Milan intends to amplify the message of Expo 2020 by creating dedicated content that will involve players and Club ambassadors. AC Milan will also be present at the event, to promote the core values ‚Äč‚Äčof sport and inspire positive change through football.

Through the partnership with Expo 2020, AC Milan intends to strengthen its presence in the Middle East, a key market for the Rossoneri and in which the Club has already been active for many years. 

In addition to having already played football matches in the region, AC Milan boasts several partnerships at the local level, aimed at strengthening the link between the Rossoneri and their numerous fans. Among them also the long-standing one with Emirates Рpartner of AC Milan since 2007 and Premier Partner and Official Airline Partner of Expo 2020.

Casper Stylsvig, Chief Revenue Officer of AC Milan, said: “Being a club based in Milan, the city that hosted the last edition of the Universal Exposition in 2015, AC Milan is aware of how Expo 2020 is destined to be a a special and historic event that will see the world come together to express its full potential.

For AC Milan it is a real honor to forge a partnership with such an iconic and extraordinary event. Expo 2020 Dubai will go down in history not only as the first Universal Exposition to be held in Middle East, but also as a driving force of inspiration to create a better world and shape the future “.

Sholto Douglas-Home, Chief Sales & Marcomms Officer, commented: “Expo 2020 is delighted to forge this partnership with an internationally renowned and respected club such as AC Milan. With passionate and worldwide fans and 122 years of glorious history, AC Milan has always been a pivotal club and an innovative force in the world of football.

The values ‚Äč‚Äčof Expo 2020 align perfectly with those of AC Milan, which like us constantly pushes people to improve, encouraging them to become ambitious, tenacious, creative and forward-looking.

We also recognize the unique strength that sport has in bringing people, communities and countries together through cooperation and innovation and we look forward to partnering with AC Milan and launching our People and the planet”.

Expo 2020 Dubai invites millions of visitors from all over the world to participate in the creation of a new world and discover innovations that will have a decisive and positive impact on the planet and its inhabitants. 

Emirates, partner of AC Milan and Expo 2020 Dubai, will donate a one-day pass to Expo 2020 Dubai to fans who will reach Dubai on its flights. Follow a few simple steps and apply for your pass at emirates.com.

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